Director of Volunteers, Fluent in English, Prior Admin Experience, Lawyer or Legal Professional

from Advocates Abroad
Closing date: 31 Jan 2020


  • The position is served on Lesvos, Greece or remotely, as needed.

  • The position requires responsiveness and professionalism for all situations and events.

  • Duration of the position is six months, with preference in hiring for longer term applicants.

  • The NGO will provide full training and review materials, as well as two deputy assistants.

  • The position is unpaid, with reimbursement for operational costs.


  • Evaluates volunteer applications and conducts interviews for recruitment

  • Organizes administrative files for each team and updates team calendar.

  • Liaises regularly with Executive Director and Training Director to ensure the effective

    and thorough training of field volunteers.

  • Regularly maintains contact with all volunteers active in teams.

  • Facilitates weekly logistics Skype call.

  • Communicates monthly with the Board of Directors or as needed.


  • Completed/enrolled in a Graduate degree; Law preferred (required).

  • Minimum ten years of relevant experience, preference for applicants with five plus years of supervisory or coordinator experience.

  • Demonstrated experience with working with refugees and asylum-seekers, with preference for applicants with prior experience serving in Greece or Italy or Turkey in aid work.

  • Excellent communication, strategic thinking, and interpersonal skills.

  • Cultural sensitivity and ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Fluent in English. Knowledge of Arabic, Greek, Farsi are considered an asset.

How to apply:


Send a letter of interest and CV with subject line ‘Director of Volunteers Application’ to