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HumanRights360 seeks a Communications Officer to support the formulation and implementation of the communications strategies in the organization. S/he will play a key role in the communications and advocacy projects, with focus on: legal aid and border monitoring, migration narratives, hate crime and racism, integration, alternatives to detention; as well as coordinating other organizations receiving funding for economic development and asylum / migration.

Responsibilities:

  1. Set the strategic communications direction for HumanRights360, working as part of an integrated, multi-functional team;
  2. Identify opportunities for media work and provide advice on what products or activities would work best to meet media objectives and achieve impact, ensuring all work is timely, with a strong news value targeted at defined audiences;
  3. Design and co-ordinate human rights campaigns, according to the strategic communication and advocacy directions;
  4. Coordinate the work of the media desk and ensure that all relevant materials are gathered in a timely manner and are posted to the appropriate webpages and social media channels;
  5. Respond to queries from journalists / editors;
  6. Coordinate HumanRights360 social media strategy and oversee its digital presence and growth; writes, edits and maintains editorial marketing content related to HumanRights360 news, achievements, field work and special events;
  7. Assist HumanRights360 field teams in planning and implementing media strategies;
  8. Proofread, translate, format, and distribute press materials, such as news releases, dispatches and media advisories;
  9. Work with internal resources and outside vendors to develop promotional materials such as advertising, graphics, brochures and posters;
  10. Monitor media coverage;
  11. Assist with preparation for news conferences, meetings, and special events;
  12. Represent HumanRights360 in partnership meetings, as needed; promotes HumanRights360 brand internally and externally.
  13. Assist in fundraising especially with applications to be included in corporate philanthropy funding.
  14. Carry out other duties as required.

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  1. University degree in Social Sciences, Political Science, Communications, Journalism or equivalent.
  2. Current residency in Greece and work authorization for Greece required.
  3. Excellent proofreading and oral communication skills in English are required; proficiency in other languages is desired.
  4. At least 2 years of experience in communication and/or advocacy in humanitarian based organization; expertise in the strategic priorities of HumanRights360 (legal aid and border monitoring, migration narratives, hate crime and racism, integration, alternatives to detention).
  5. Excellent writing, copy-editing, communications skills; experience creating blog content and email communications, experience managing social media.
  6. Experience working on a Content Management System (CMS) or publishing to a website, and proficiency in computer packages, including MS Office applications, are required.
  7. Excellent event planning, coordination and management skills; familiarity with the standards of writing and copy editing.
  8. Excellent multitasking, time management and problem solving skills; must be able to work autonomously and in a team setting.
  9. Strong interpersonal skills, including patience and a sense of humor, and ability to work well under pressure while juggling multiple tasks simultaneously are required.
  10. Opportunity to travel.

Salary to be discussed based on experience. If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and motivation letter to contact@humanrights360.org by Monday 31 December 2018, mentioning in the email subject “HR360_ Communications Officer”.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Due to the urgency of recruitment, HumanRights360 reserves the right to complete the process as soon as the suitable candidate has been identified.

HumanRights360 seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Status: Full Time
Position Summary: The Lawyer is expected to ensure provision of a comprehensive package of legal consulting /counselling and legal support to victims of hate crime, and ensure programmatic functions of HumanRights360.

Responsibilities

  1. Legal Services Provision for victims of hate crime
  2. Liaise with communities (migrant, refugee, LGBT etc) in order to ensure proactive reporting
  3. Undertake legal cases and legally represent to the court (depending on the availability of resources in this area)
  4. Ensure referrals internally and externally
  5. Work with Advocacy dpt for related activities

Programmatic activities

  1. Brief and Full Social -Legal History taking
  2. Report internally and externally
  3. Perform other programmatic activities when required

Required qualifications and skills

  1. Legal Studies Degree
  2. Lawyers Permission of Work
  3. 2 year experience in Relevant Position (at least 12 months in project serving refugees and migrants population)
  4. Familiar with Hate crime legislation
  5. Cross Cultural Awareness and flexibility
  6. Computer literate & numerate
  7. Well organized and efficient
  8. Good interpersonal & communications skills
  9. Native in Greek
  10. Fluent in English (both written and spoken)

If you are interested in applying, please fill send your CV to contact@humanrights360.org by Tuesday 22 May 2018, mentioning in the email subject “HR360_Lawyer”.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

HumanRights360 seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Status: Full Time

Duration: 6 months (with possibility of renewal)

Position Summary: The Lawyer is expected to provide legal consulting/counselling to Unaccompanied and Separated minors in the Evros region and to ensure access to the protective services.

Responsibilities

  1. Provision of legal information and counselling to Unaccompanied and Separated minors in Evros
  2. Provision of legal services to Unaccompanied and Separated minors in Evros
  3. Undertake legal cases, draw up all necessary documents relevant to the case and legally represent the beneficiaries before first and second instance (where applicable) and/or before administrative courts (where applicable).
  4. Ensure referrals to the competent bodies (e.g social services)/other organizations and coordinate with other legal/PSS teams in the field of referrals.
  5. Work with Advocacy office for related activities
  6. Pursue applicable strategic litigation cases before the Greek and European courts.

 

Programmatic activities

  1. Brief and Full Social -Legal History taking.
  2. Report internally and externally.
  3. Perform other programmatic activities when required.

 

Required qualifications and skills

  1. Legal Studies Degree.
  2. Lawyers Permission of Work.
  3. 3 years experience in Relevant Position (at least 12 months in project serving refugees and migrants population).
  4. Excellent knowledge of Administrative law/Refugee and Human rights law.
  5. Cross Cultural Awareness and flexibility.
  6. Computer literate & numerate.
  7. Well organized and efficient.
  8. Good interpersonal & communications skills.
  9. Native in Greek.
  10. Fluent in English (both written and spoken).

 

Desired qualifications and skills

  1. Postgraduate diploma in administrative or refugee or human rights law.
  2. Knowledge of a language spoken by a refugee population (eg Arabic) or another foreign language (eg French).
  3. Previous work experience with national or international organizations will be highly appreciated.
  4. Driver license.
  5. Availability of traveling around the working area.

 

The project is funded by Radcliffe Foundation. If you are interested in applying, please fill send your CV and motivation letter to contact@humanrights360.org by Tuesday 24 July 2018, mentioning in the email subject “HR360_Lawyer_Legal Aid_Unaccompanied and Separated Minors”.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Due to the urgency of recruitment, HumanRights360 reserves the right to complete the process as soon as the suitable candidate has been identified.

HumanRights360 seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Status: Full Time

Duration: 6 months (with possibility of renewal)

Position Summary: The Social Worker is expected to identify Unaccompanied and Separated minors in the Evros region and to ensure access to suitable protection environment.

Responsibilities

  • In coordination with HumanRights360 lawyer and other actors on the field, identifies vulnerable cases among refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, with focus on unaccompanied and separated children and works on the determination of his/her BIA (Best Interest Assessment);
  • Drafts a comprehensive social intake document for unaccompanied and separated children and works with the beneficiary to ensure avoiding extensive use of detention/”protective custody”, swift transfer to a suitable protection environment and access to the best possible process according to the BIA (asylum process, family reunification etc.);
  • Works with the Authorities and other actors to ensure a multi-disciplinary age assessment and use of the best interest assessment;
  • Works with the local Public Prosecutor of Minors, EKKA and all other authorities in order to transfer unaccompanied and separated children to suitable protection environment (Open Reception Facilities);
  • Conducts regular individual counselling with children in need, and provide referrals to medical, psychosocial and any other support necessary;
  • Follow up in a case-management fashion, on the referral of the identified individuals;
  • Ensures the confidentiality of personal information of unaccompanied and separated children.
  • Maps existing gaps in both the national system and works with the Advocacy Officer to press for institutional change.
  • Undertake other duties as assigned

 

 Programmatic activities

  • Brief and Full Social History taking.
  • Report internally and externally.
  • Perform other programmatic activities when required

 

Required qualifications and skills

  • University degree in Social Work
  • Social Workers Permission of Work
  • At least 2 years’ experience in social work, work in the migrant and refugees context or any other relevant experience; working with children will be considered as an asset.
  • Excellent knowledge of Child Protection guidelines and procedures.
  • Cross Cultural Awareness and flexibility.
  • Computer literate & numerate.
  • Well organized and efficient.
  • Good interpersonal & communications skills.
  • Native in Greek.
  • Fluent in English (both written and spoken).

 

Desired

  • Membership of the Association of Greek Social Workers
  • Knowledge of a language spoken by a refugee population (eg Arabic) or another foreign language (eg French).
  • Previous work experience with national or international organizations will be highly appreciated.
  • Driver license.
  • Availability of traveling around the working area

 

The project is funded by Radcliffe Foundation. If you are interested in applying, please fill send your CV and motivation letter to contact@humanrights360.org by Thursday 26 July 2018, mentioning in the email subject “HR360_Social Worker_Unaccompanied and Separated Minors”.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Due to the urgency of recruitment, HumanRights360 reserves the right to complete the process as soon as the suitable candidate has been identified.

HumanRights360 seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.