Under the supervision of the Head of Holistic Legal Aid and Legal Coordinators the International Legal Officer supports the drafting of family reunification and re-examination requests and manages. The FR officer ensures timely identification, submission, and tracking of applications and delivers regular updates and training to the Legal Team. In addition, the international lawyer will be responsible to support with legal info sessions to asylum seekers and legal training for other non-governmental organisations. The International Legal Officer is also responsible for the provision of legal information sessions on asylum procedure to groups of asylum seekers in camp, and for giving asylum procedure based capacity bridging to other NGOs as part of the Fenix’s capacity bridging programme. Due to the changing context of Lesvos and the asylum procedure this role may include other tasks in accordance with need.
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.
Please apply through the general application form on our website at www.fenixaid.org/Join-us and select the position “Field International Legal Officer” by November 25th 2022.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and references will be requested before extending an offer.