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

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POSITION OVERVIEW:

Advocates Abroad is currently accepting applications for the position of Director of Volunteers. The Director is primarily responsible for recruiting and interviewing all remote and field teams.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • The position is based on Lesvos, Greece or remotely as preferred.

  • Duration of the position is six months, with preference for applicants capable of serving at least one year.

  • The position includes training and review materials.

  • The position is unpaid though a modest reimbursement is provided for operational costs.
    RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluates volunteer applications and conducts interviews for recruitment

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

  • Liaises regularly with Executive 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.
    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completed/enrolled in a Graduate degree.

  • Law preferred.

  • Minimum five years of relevant coordinator experience (required).

  • Demonstrated experience with working with refugees and asylum-seekers.

  • Excellent communication, strategic thinking, and interpersonal skills.

  • Cultural sensitivity and ability to maintain confidentiality.

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

How to apply

Send a letter of interest and CV with subject line ‘Director of Volunteers Application’ to volunteer@advocatesabroad.org.