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Legal Field Team (Greece)

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Advocates Abroad | Lesbos Prefecture, Greece
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Advocates Abroad


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Published 3 months ago

Recurring
August 17, 2019
June 30, 2020
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Position overview:

The Advocates Abroad Legal Field Team (Greece) provides legal and non-legal aid to refugees and asylum seekers. Advocates Abroad has field missions throughout Greece, specifically: Samos, Chios, Lesvos, Leros, Athens, Polycastro, and Thessaloniki.

Advocates Abroad provides clinics several times weekly for group and individual legal and non-legal aid. The primary duty of the Legal Field Team is to assist asylum applicants with interview and appeals preparation.

Minimum mission duration for all field positions and regions is four (4) weeks, full-time - shorter term missions on exceptional basis for highly experienced asylum law attorneys and experts. Long term volunteers are strongly encouraged to apply. This position is unpaid and all volunteers are expected to cover their own costs entirely.

Please note: Successful completion of the mandatory training program is part of the recruitment process and should be scheduled appropriately when planning to volunteer with Advocates Abroad. The training program includes 40 hours of self-study and online training sessions, one quiz, and one final assessment. The training program generally takes three weeks to complete.

Qualification:

• Qualified lawyers

• Fluent in English

• Demonstrated background of cultural sensitivity

• Ability to work cooperatively

Position overview:

The Advocates Abroad Legal Field Team (Greece) provides legal and non-legal aid to refugees and asylum seekers. Advocates Abroad has field missions throughout Greece, specifically: Samos, Chios, Lesvos, Leros, Athens…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided
  • Language / Cultural Support Available
  • Groups Welcome
  • Families Welcome
  • International Volunteers Welcome

How to Apply

Email CV and letter of interest to: volunteer@advocatesabroad.org with subject: “Greece Legal Field Team”

Email CV and letter of interest to: volunteer@advocatesabroad.org with subject: “Greece Legal Field Team”

Location

Lesbos Prefecture, GR

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