PERICHORESIS NGO MISSION STATEMENT
Perichoresis NGO is a humanitarian and non-profit association, based on volunteerism. Association’s fundamental principles are philanthropy and social & religious humanism based on Christian ideals, as mentioned in Holy Bible. Perichoresis NGO mission is the alleviation of human hardship regardless of ethnicity, race and creed. Perichoresis’ vision is to EMBRACE every destitute fellow human being and encompass all people, both native and foreign, in the SPIRIT of INCLUSION, providing protection, accommodation, medical/pharmaceutical care, legal support, social inclusion and educational programmes.
JOB VACANCY: ARABIC/KURMANJI INTERPRETER-010
Type of contract: Fixed-term
Duration of contract: 30/06/2019
Location of work: Katerini, Pieria, 601 34
SHORT JOB SUMMARY
The Interpreter will be responsible for accurate and effective interpretation and communication between Arabic and/or Kurdish-speaking beneficiaries and PERICHORESIS NGO staff in order for the organization to better serve the specific subset of beneficiaries within the ongoing projects.
- Facilitate discussions, using interpretation and/or translation, oral and/or written, that every beneficiary is understanding, between beneficiaries and staff in order to help them understand the activities and the different type of services provided, their requests and needs’ fulfilment.
- Interpretation between beneficiaries, staff of PERICHORESIS NGO and Greek Authorities related to provision of support to refugees.
- Translate texts and announcements related to the project.
- Previous working experience or volunteering in similar position
- Excellent knowledge of Arabic, Kurdish and/or Sorani language. Good knowledge of English and/or Greek.
- Collaboration, coordination and behavioral skills in working within a team
- Ability to work under stressful situations and take initiatives, ability to organize and supervise, problem-solving skills in everyday situations which include crisis management
- Excellent multi-cultural knowledge related to Arab culture, customs and way of life.
- Agape, solidarity and empathy to the beneficiaries that the organization is serving
- Knowledge of any other language of Middle-East region
- Flexibility and adaptability to the fluid context that the organization is operating
EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION SUBMISSION
All interested parties are called to send their resume in Greek and/or English through the firstname.lastname@example.org
e-mail address, clearly stating the “INTERPRETER-010” on the subject field. The application submission deadline is set to Sunday 06/01/2019.
Any selected candidate will receive information and will be required to comply with the internal operation guidelines and code of conduct of PERICHORESIS NGO, along with any future delivered guidelines of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and/or any other International Organizations (EU, IOM, UNICEF etc.)