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About Safeplace International: SPI’s mission is to provide food and shelter to double-marginalized communities while creating a larger framework of safety and sustainability for the people we serve.
About The Role: The caseworker position is open to candidates with experience in social work/casework, of Greek citizenship or with authorization and experience working in Greece, who are passionate about LGBTQI+ rights and supporting asylum seekers & refugees through their application process, and integration process.
Responsibilities: Maintain weekly check-ins with your assigned members, 15 min – 1 hr sessions on average. Caseload is about 15 members Facilitate the transfer of information that will enable members to prepare relevant documentation and access specialised care Facilitate group meetings for house members on average, once per month Carry out risk assessment and make referrals when necessary, inform members of the existing provisions available to them and encourage them to explore and map external safe spaces Support and guide residents in their job search and in their housing search Coordinate with translators and cultural mediators as necessary Carry out crisis management and de-escalation techniques in special emergency situations Collaborate on data collection and mapping of structures and services for the target population. Ensure the confidentiality of all information of the members Promoting long-term strategy and problem/conflict resolution. Undertake other duties as assigned
Requirements: Must have stable Internet access, computer and cell phone provided by request Minimal experience required Must live in Athens, be able to telecommute with minimal on-site work required Having experience as refugees activist or volunteer is a plus Must be eligible for Greek employment (not full time)
Language: Must speak French and English
Working Schedule 15+ Cases/week + Weekly Meetings with Management and Team Will work primarily virtually with about once/ week on site for small group activities