VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
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ONLINE Volunteer Activists for Case Work and Advocacy, to answer questions from refugees and asylum seekers in Greece, Paris and London.

Posted:
11. March 2017
urgency:
low
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Tags: general support | Other countries (outside Greece) | General | language | legal / info | help from home | welcome anytime | ongoing

We need urgently volunteers to help us manage all the case work that is generated through our facebook page. (facebook.com/asylumlinkseu) What the online volunteer activist do is to answer questions that come on our Facebook page and direct people to the services ( medical, employment, legal and housing ) where they can get further support. We also advocate with UNHCR, Government Officials and Camp Managers and field workers about living conditions in the different sites.  We do receive around 100 messages per day. Right now we are around 20 volunteers, from the North America, Europe, Australia and the Middle East, but we need to reach at least 50 soon just for Greece. We are opening soon in London and Paris. And Serbia and Italy after that. 

No previous experience or particular language skill is necessary, just compassion and absolute confidentiality about the content you'll interact with. You'll receive training and constant support. Even few hours a week would make a huge difference. It can be an emotionally demanding task but it's also very rewarding. If you speak Arabic, Farsi/Dari, Pashto, Urdu, or any Kurdish language it's fantastic and you don't need to speak English fluently. You'll NOT be asked to deal with (boring) admin or fundrasing but just with the case work and advocacy. Please Join us, Thank you!

Please Leave a message on facebook.com/asylumlinkseu saying that you want to be an online volunteer. A coordinator will start a conversation with you to understand how we can work together, let us also know how many hours per week you can dedicate to this and for how long. 



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