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Working with children in Greece (official recommendations)

Assembled by the Child Protection Sub-Working Group (CPSWG): NGOs, UN agencies and other partners on Lesvos.
http://rovinggastronome.com/mainblog/files/Kids_work_recs_Greece.pdf

Unicef ethical photography guidelines

Short answer: respect.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bxi779He2LELcWR0ZUNOeTk2bm8/view?usp=sharing

Life Vest Upcycling

Collected wisdom and ideas
http://bit.ly/lifevestupcycling

Basic principles of crowd management

Essential.
http://www.pomocuprchlikum.cz/managing-a-crowd.html

UNHCR Lesvos newsletter

Sign up to receive email bulletins about various topics. (Anyone can sign up--don't be put off by the questions about what organization you're with.)
http://eepurl.com/bxjVDr

Best distribution practices

How to safely and effectively distribute food, clothes, etc. Developed for Idomeni but applies anywhere.
http://bit.ly/distributiontips

10 Tips for Individuals Volunteering in a Refugee Camp

Blog post by Gillian Seely
https://medium.com/@GillianSeely/10-tips-for-individuals-volunteering-in-a-refugee-camp-3d25652fdd89#.1nb3ez8dn

Boat landing protocol

Developed by Stichting Bootvluchteling and UNHCR -- the best procedure for calm and safety.
http://bit.ly/lesvolboatlanding

General work principles

Best practices. Every volunteer should read these. Links to the main Lesvos info doc.
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fhy55KRvfXG3PDj2oUKt9Agi58spQUH4vebA4S9_shc/edit#heading=h.bd29mzf3flad

information for Athens (Google folder)

Compiled documents for Athens volunteers. Please read first if you are headed to Athens.


https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B5eHzYChsokiZHBkUzRDNGYyMHM

Conflict De-escalation

How to calm down a volatile situation, how to soothe angry people.
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5eHzYChsokiWFpoTjNZSnViRFU

Info Guide for Volunteers in Katsika Ioannina

This main document provides all the basic info for volunteering at Katsika.
http://bit.ly/katsikavoldoc

NGO registration form (northern Greece)

For registration of *groups*, via the ministry in Thessaloniki
http://bit.ly/REGIORG

Tips for Buying Aid for Refugees in Athens

collected by Anastasia Shepherd For a list of all shopping pins in Athens (dynamic, on this site), see www.bit.ly/GVAthensShopPins, then click 'show results on map' to create a Google Map.
https://www.facebook.com/notes/anastasia-shepherd/sources-for-buying-aid-for-refugees-in-athens/10153994615186997

Packing list

In the Lesvos volunteer doc, a detailed packing list (some items are just for winter).
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fhy55KRvfXG3PDj2oUKt9Agi58spQUH4vebA4S9_shc/edit#heading=h.eblfgs6gcwa1

Providing Housing for Refugees -- guidelines

Collected wisdom from the Immigrant and Refugee Support Group in Athens on Facebook.
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5eHzYChsokic012ZzFWLW5FQk0

Safeguarding children / how to get a criminal background check

Compiled by Sumita Shah. Instructions for (highly recommended) procedure of getting official clearance to work with children.
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5eHzYChsokiX2xFSmZNVnlFanM

Teaching resources (courtesy No Border School)

Google Drive of materials for teaching English and German materials, courtesy of No Border School. Includes Farsi-English and Arabic-English materials.
https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/0B4sZFhP0vZp-UktCOTdIaU56dk0

Boat Report - Lesvos

FB page where Lesvos boat arrivals are posted. (May not be totally complete.)
https://www.facebook.com/pg/boatreportlesvos

Thessaloniki - Polikastro or nearby Camps

If you need regular transportation from Thessaloniki city center/ to nearby camps, safe and quick by car, just drop me line. - Can host 1-3 people for car. Only for fuel cost :)

whatsupp/viber: +306937981241 (upon request and availability)


Refugee Center Online: Free course for volunteering with refugees

5-unit, 2-hour free online course that covers basic communication skills, legal details, etc. (Not yet tested; posting link for info purposes only.)


https://classroom.therefugeecenter.org/programs/volunteering-with-refugees

Sphere Handbook

The official guidelines used by big NGOs -- it specifies things like how many toilets per number of people, etc. Independent volunteers don't need to know all of this, but it can help you with general jargon and standards. 

There's also an online course that walks you through the handbook:  http://www.sphereproject.org/learning/e-learning-course/


http://www.spherehandbook.org