Work with Fenix
Greek Psychologist, Volunteer

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

The psychologist will be responsible for providing services to clients of Fenix suffering with mental health concerns. The psychologist will be responsible for providing both individual and group support, managing cases, supporting emergency cases, conducting appropriate referrals to a psychiatrist if needed and protection services. The psychologist will provide psychological interventions based on the client’s needs. Fenix is especially focused on survivors of violence.

  • Follow internationally recognized best practices for evidence based psychological interventions and the management of clients with mental health concerns, as well as guiding principles for gender-based violence and child protection
  • Design a care plan based on the client’s needs, conduct follow-up sessions, draft reports and carry out referrals to other services
  • Collaborate and liaise with other mental health actors on the island
  • Provide psycho-education sessions and psycho-social support groups to asylum seekers
  • Collaborate with the rest of the team to exchange information and ensure that Fenix programs are responding to the evolving needs of refugees

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

What we are looking for

  • Licensed Greek psychologist
  • Fluent in English. Other languages are an asset
  • Professional experience providing psychological interventions to vulnerable populations
  • Knowledge of different culturally relevant therapeutic techniques
  • Experience conducting assessments, using screening tools and creating individual care plans for clients  
  • Positive and professional attitude, including ability to work in a team setting and under pressure
  • Ability to conduct counselling sessions with cultural mediators

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