Greece

Interpreter / Translator (field and remote, Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, Pashto, Kurdish, Amharic, Tigrinya, Greek)

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OVERVIEW: interpreters/translators shall assist field Advocates and remote Advocates in
providing legal aid to refugees and asylum seekers in camps and detention centers throughout
Greece as well as remotely via email, phone and Skype.
Field interpreters/translators will be supporting field Advocates in providing legal aid to refugees
and asylum seekers in Greece. Advocates Abroad has field missions on Samos, Chios, Lesvos,
Leros, and in Athens and Thessaloniki. Upon recruitment, a training program will be offered in
preparation of the field mission. Minimum mission duration is two weeks, full-time. Long term
volunteers are strongly encouraged to apply. Advocates is a fully volunteer-based organization and
is unable to reimburse expenses made for travel to and accommodation while working in the field.
Advocates provides limited reimbursements for operational expenses made during a field mission.
Remote interpreters/translators will be providing support to Advocates’ operations by assisting
Advocates in translations and interpretations over phone, email and Skype. Upon recruitment, a
training program will be offered in preparation of the remote work. The minimum required availability
is 5 hours per week, with a minimum commitment of three months.
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QUALIFICATIONS**:
Demonstrated experience with and commitment to working with refugees and
asylum seekers is highly desirable. A strong sense of integrity, cultural sensitivity and ability to
maintain confidentiality are required. Fluency in English. Prior experience in interpretation and
translation work is highly desirable.

How to apply

Send CV and letter of interest with dates of availability and fluency of languages to volunteer@advocatesabroad.org