Work with Fenix
Family Reunification Officer, Volunteer

About the role

Under the supervision of the Family Reunification Coordinator, the Family Reunification Officer manages processing of reunification applications. The FR officer ensures timely vetting, submission, and tracking of applications and delivers regular updates and trainings to the Legal Team.

  • Identify new clients, so a potential case under the Dublin Regulation
  • Gathering of facts and proofs of family relationship
  • Write applications for family reunification
  • Collaborating with international organization and lawyers
  • Establish relationship with the case workers assigned to each client and collaborate to the gathering of the necessary documentation  
  • Produce re-examination request

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 law
  • In-depth knowledge of Asylum Law
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent in English. Other languages are an asset (French, Arabic, Farsi/Dari, Greek)
  • Experience of working in a case holding setting would be an advantage
  • Strong computer skills
  • High professional ethics
  • Positive and professional attitude, Including the ability to prioritizes work under pressure and be able to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for an independent, adaptable and responsible individual who is willing to work in an emergency setting. Our clients need great advocates who demonstrate compassion, patience, hard work and empathy in extremely trying circumstances. 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. Please note that while the application deadline is on April 10th, we will review applicants on a rolling basis.

6+ months, full-time
6 months, full-time
Lesvos, Greece
Start date: Immediately
Start date: Jun 13, 2022
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