Title of the position: Cultural Mediator Lingala / French (Local staff)
Supervisor: Cultural Mediator Supervisor
Project: Rehabilitation of migrant survivors of torture, Athens
Mission: Balkans Mission
Duration: 2-months initial contract (with possibility of extension)
Background of the Project:
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been providing medical and humanitarian assistance to migrants and refugees worldwide since it was founded in 1971 and in Greece since 1991. Since October 2014 MSF has provided support to migrants and refugees who have suffered torture and other forms of ill-treatment. Our aim is to offer integrated rehabilitation services, including medical care, physiotherapy, and psychosocial support to survivors of torture and ill-treatment. In particular, for survivors of torture, MSF works in close collaboration with the Prometheus II project, implemented by the Greek Council for Refugees and BABEL Day Center.
Make the bridge between MSF beneficiaries (people on the move, migrant and refugee communities) and MSF staff and care givers during medical and psycho - social consultations, by addressing potential negative consequences of language barriers, socio-cultural differences, discrimination and tensions and by fostering their removal.
Please send your CV and a motivation letter in English quoting reference code "CM Lingala/French" in the subject line
Closing date: 27/10/2019
All applications will be treated in strictest confidentiality
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted