TheDanish Refugee Council assists refugees and internally displaced personsacross the globe : we provide emergency aid, fight for their rights, andstrengthen their opportunity for a brighter future.
We work inconflict-affected areas, along the displacement routes, and in the countrieswhere refugees settle. In cooperation with local communities, we strivefor responsible and sustainable solutions.
We work toward successfulintegration and whenever possible for the fulfillment of the wish to returnhome.
TheDanish Refugee Council was founded in Denmark in 1956 and has since grown tobecome an international humanitarian organization with more than 7,000 staffand 8,000 volunteers.
Our vision is a dignified life for all displaced.
Allour efforts are based on our value compass : humanity, respect, independence andneutrality, participation, and honesty and transparency.
DRChas been operating in Greece since November 2015, providing support to theGreek Ministry of Migration Policy in ensuring dignified reception conditionsfor refugees and migrants arriving on Lesvos island.
In March 2016, DRCexpanded its operations in Athens, in response to the changing context and thebuild-up of refugee population on mainland Greece.
Under the overall supervisionof the SMS Coordinator the SMS interpreter will provide interpretationservices, from Arabic AND French to Greek and retro-
versa. The SMS interpreterupon prior assignment by the SMS Coordinator will primarily, but notexclusively, support Site Managers, public authorities and medical actorsimplement their activities.
His / her role will be distinct from that of SMSCultural Mediators, in order to safeguard confidentiality and neutrality forPoC sensitive personal data.
Skills & Qualities
Terms and Conditions
The contract willbe under the Greek Labor Law, and all allowances will be provided to theemployees (Christmas, Easter, Vacation bonus).
DRC providesPrivate Insurance for all National staff.
DRC providestraining opportunities to develop and strengthen the quality of its services aswell as its staff members’ professional and personal development.
The position willbe based in Attika (Greece) and national terms and conditions apply.
The employee shall follow DRC instructions on safety, confidentiality andethical guidelines, including the Code of Conduct and the HumanitarianAccountability Framework.
Employee should not engage in any other paid activity during the DRCcontract period without prior authorization.
Employee should not engage in any activity that could harm DRC or theimplementation of any project during the DRC contract period.
Employee should not give interviews to the media or publishproject-related photos or other material without prior authorization.
Employee shall return all borrowed equipment for the project to DRC afterthe end of the contract period or upon request.