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Psychosocial Services Team (field or remote)

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Advocates Abroad | Lesbos Prefecture, XA, Greece
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Advocates Abroad


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Published 2 months ago

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August 17, 2019
August 31, 2020

Position Overview

The Advocates Abroad Psychosocial Services Team is in constant need of psychologists, trauma therapists, and other medical professionals available to provide psycho-social services remotely and on the ground, in Greece, Italy, Turkey.

Advocates on this team primarily assess and evaluate refugee clients for vulnerability in preparation for the asylum interview. The assessments can take place remotely (over Skype or phone) or on site. These Advocates further provide crisis intervention assistance, such as suicide prevention, for all refugees and asylum seekers. Lastly, these Advocates provide general mental health and trauma support to the Advocates Abroad teams and community upon request.


REMOTE POSITION

The position duration is three months, with the possibility to extend. The commitment per week is minimum 10 hours of active service.


FIELD POSITION

The position requires a minimum availability of three weeks and commitment per week is minimum 40 hours (full-time).


QUALIFICATIONS

•   Fluency in English.

•   Demonstrated experience with and commitment to working with refugees and asylum seekers or other vulnerable communities is highly desirable.

•   A strong sense of integrity, cultural sensitivity and ability to maintain confidentiality are required.

•   Degree in a relevant field, such as social work, psychology, or trauma therapy.

Position Overview

The Advocates Abroad Psychosocial Services Team is in constant need of psychologists, trauma therapists, and other medical professionals available to provide psycho-social services remotely and on the ground, in…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Training Provided
  • Language / Cultural Support Available
  • Groups Welcome
  • Families Welcome
  • International Volunteers Welcome

How to Apply

Please send a short CV and letter of interest with subject line "PSS Advocate Team" to volunteer@advocatesabroad.org

Please send a short CV and letter of interest with subject line "PSS Advocate Team" to volunteer@advocatesabroad.org

Location

Lesbos Prefecture, XA, GR

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