The Mobile Info Team is a group of independent volunteers providing information to refugees and helping families and individual asylum seekers with their asylum procedures. We research the latest development relevant to the refugee population in Greece, post frequently on our Facebook page and answer questions over the phone and online. Besides that we help families and individuals to find their way through their asylum procedures, their family reunification process or their relocation procedure.
What we Need: The Mobile Info Team needs 3 new volunteers that can start late August or in the month September.
Due to the nature of our work we only take volunteers that can offer a minimum of 3 months volunteering. We understand that this is a long time for many people so we offer food and accommodation to make sure your volunteering will not get to costly.
We are looking for people that can help us with the following tasks:
Case work: Helping refugees with their asylum procedures, closely monitoring their progress, giving advise and explanations where needed, contacting the relevant authorities where necessary. For this work some experience with legal procedures is an advantage, but not a necessity. We will provide translators, a training and a buddy system to make sure your work is up to standard.
Researching and communicating: Doing daily research on the latest developments concerning refugees in Greece, writing post for our Facebook page, answering questions on our phone line and staying in contact with different other organisations providing information for refugees in Greece.
Social Media managing: Coordinating our output on social media to refugees, to other stakeholders in the field, to people interested in our organisation and to possible donors. Making sure the social media output is homogenised, accurate and up to date.
Advocacy work: Advocating for the rights and dignity of refugees with al relevant national and international government bodies. Keeping in contact with advocacy partners, providing them with information necessary our common campaigns. Keeping track of all relevant developments in the field and making sure the voices of refugees are heard throughout Europe.
Fundraising: Helping us to apply for grants, do crowdfunding campaigns, stay in contact with existing donors, write newsletters and developing a long-term fundraising strategy.
What we offer:
We offer rewarding work in a fun team of 12 international volunteers, food and accommodation, training and payment of your Greek telephone costs. We offer a great learning experience and a good time. We work hard but also like to use our weekends to explore the region, go hiking, visit the beach or the many interesting sites around Thessaloniki.
If you are interested you can send your CV and a short motivation to: email@example.com
Hope to see you on the team!