Work with Fenix
Operations Assistant, Paid
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About the role

We are looking for an independent, adaptable and responsible individual who is willing to work in an emergency setting. The successful candidate must be an excellent communicator, a cooperative, respectful team player, and have the ability to multitask and prioritize in a constantly shifting context. Under the supervision of our Operations Coordinator the Operations Assistant will support the team in Athens with daily operations.

Responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:

  • Ensure proper financial, logistics and information management systems and control mechanisms are in place
  • Organize and maintain finances for the Athens office
  • Identify and fulfill operational needs (material, logistics, financial) on a weekly basis
  • Have regular contacts with the Operations Coordinator  
  • Assist with other administrative and logistic needs that may arise

All Fenix team members must comply with the values and principles outlined in the Fenix code of conduct and Policies.

About Fenix

Fenix – Humanitarian Legal Aid is a US non-profit organization and Greek MKO, federally registered with Greece’s Ministry of Migration and Asylum.

Our multidisciplinary team of lawyers, protection officers, legal assistants, translators, psychologists and experts from different academic backgrounds, provides legal aid, protection and psychosocial services to refugees and asylum seekers on Lesvos, while advocating for a more just and equitable asylum system.

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor Degree in relevant field  
  • High command of spoken and written English and Greek. Arabic, Farsi/Dari and/or French is an asset  
  • Previous experience in accounting is an asset  
  • Excellent creative, communication, and organization skills
  • Passion for human rights

Who we are looking for

We are looking for an independent, adaptable and responsible individual who is willing to work in a very demanding and dynamic work environment. Our clients need great advocates who demonstrate compassion, patience, hard work and empathy in extremely trying circumstances. As we work towards our vision of ‘a just and equitable European asylum system, which treats individuals with respect and upholds their dignity’, we are committed to doing so while ensuring the highest ethical standards of conduct and creating a safe working environment free of harassment and discrimination. The successful candidate must be an excellent communicator, a cooperative, respectful team player, and have the ability to multitask and prioritize in a constantly shifting context. 

6+ months, part-time
6 months, part-time
Athens, Greece
Start date: Immediately
Start date:

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and references and background checks will be requested before extending an offer.

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