Job Position Title: MHPSS Arabic Interpreter
Department: Mental Health and Psychosocial support (MHPSS)
Duty Location: Field Position, Vathy, Samos
Length of Initial Contract: 4 months, with possibility of extension
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries, the IRC aims to restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure.
In response to the influx of refugees in Greece, The IRC Hellas has been working in different parts of Greece since June 2015, currently providing support to refugees from different backgrounds.
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the senior psychologist and the senior MHPSS Manager, the Interpreter provides support services on communication and documentation issues. The caseload that the MHPSS team will work with will consist of people with mental health concerns, including but not limited to, survivors of gender-based violence and torture.
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Disclaimer Clause: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skills, effort, duties and responsibilities associated with position.
Professional Standards: The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.