Community Outreach Volunteer

N.A. (before July 2018)
last edit:
11. July 2018
Tags: general support | Greece: Central (Athens area) | admin / coordination | long-term | ongoing

Campfire Innovation is creating a network of small & smart grassroots organisations providing humanitarian aid in Greece. The Community Outreach Volunteers are responsible for building contacts and maintaining relationships with the teams working in refugee response in the area of refugee response in Athens, and potentially in Thessaloniki, its surrounding and Lesvos.

Their role is to identify teams with the most potential and implement our two key services for our community: Smart Aid Gatherings & the FB Community Group.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 months experience with the refugee crisis, preferably experience from the field.
  • Excellent communication skills, including intercultural communication.
  • Confidence in interacting with other organisations and other members of the team.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Identify grassroots organisations, NGO’s, teams of volunteers and local contacts.
  • Arrange visits for first assessment and develop relationships with those organisations and teams.
  • Map all the active grassroots organisations in the area and identify if they can be considered Smart Aid projects and/or how they could improve their functioning.
  • Recognise the needs and challenges of the organisations and find ways to support them in fulfilling those needs and facing those challenges.
  • Participating in development of performance and impact metrics measuring tool and in consulting organisations in measuring their performance and impact
  • Update FB Community Group by adding relevant resources and encouraging interaction among the members of the community
  • Promote toolboxes, how-to guides and case studies created by member of Campfire Innovation (capacity building opportunity for grassroots)
  • Maintaining and updating the MindMap database
  • Responding to relevant incoming projects
  • Organise monthly Smart Aid Gatherings (monthly showcase of successful projects and networking opportunity or workshops workshops on specific topics) or other community events, selecting and inviting organisations and teams, possibly facilitating the event.
  • Attending various coordination meetings (grassroots, ACCMR, UNHCR)
  • Participating in advocacy working groups and advocating for relevant issues


  • Minimum time requirement: 7-15 hours per week & min 3 months
  • Preferred time requirement: 20-30 hours per week & min 2 months

Expected start of the volunteering period is September 2018. Interested volunteers, please fill in the questionnaire and contact us at martina@campfireinnovation.org.

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