Job Position Title :
Program : Economic Recovery and Development (ERD)
Base Location : Athens
Reports to : Livelihoods Manager
The position is undertaken and fulfilled by IRC and is exclusively funded by third bodies with predetermined duration to materialize a specific program.
Background to IRC :
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives.
Founded in 1933, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.
At work today in over 40 countries, the IRC aims to restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure.
The IRC works in Greece from July 2015 responding and providing aid to refugees and migrants. The IRC’s programming in Greece currently focuses on Protection, Mental Health & PSS, Water and Sanitation & Economic Recovery & Development and in Athens, and Lesvos & Chios islands.
Scope of Work :
IRC Greece supports vulnerable refugee and host communities in Athens to access income generation through employment and self-
employment. Working through employment and business development service providers the IRC supports access to job counseling, legal counseling, job referral, life skills, vocational training, on the job training and microenterprise directly and in collaboration with partners.
IRC Hellas and partners will provide integration courses for refugees residing in Athens. The IRC is recruiting a Soft Skills Training Assistant to support the delivery of the Soft Skills Module that covers topics related to cultural orientation, life skills and job readiness to facilitate social and economic integration.
The Soft Skills Training Assistant, under the direct supervision of the Livelihoods Manger, will be responsible for coordinating and implementing outdoor activities and / or inviting guest speakers to complement the soft skills training.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to :
Program Coordination Responsibilities :
Coordination and Administration :
Key Working Relationships :
Position Reports to : Livelihoods Manager
Other Internal and / or external contacts :
Integration Learning Centre Assistants; Greek Language Educators; Interpeters / Intercultural Mediators
local and national government entities
Other details :
This position will be based out of the partner’s offices in Athens, Greece and may require occasional travel to other locations
Professional Standards :
Disclaimer Clause : This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skills, effort, duties and responsibilities associated with position.
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Professional Standards : The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.
These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.