Work with Fenix
Operations Assistant - Athens, Stipend
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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.

About the role

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
  • Report to the Operations Coordinator on needs of the Athens office
  • 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's Code of Conduct and Policies.

What we are looking for

  • 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

What we offer

Safeguarding Commitment

Fenix is committed to conducting our work with a high level of professionalism and ethical standards. Protecting the communities we work with and our staff from any deliberate or accidental harm is our highest priority. Fenix expects all staff to share this safeguarding commitment by following our Code of Conduct and Policies and attending safeguarding training.

6+ months, part-time
6 months, part-time
Athens, Greece
Start date: Immediately
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Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and references and background checks will be requested before extending an offer.

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