Work with Fenix
Members for the Board of Trustees, Volunteer
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About the role

Fenix’s Board of Trustees (USA) is committed to the provision of holistic legal aid to asylum seekers and refugees in Greece. We ensure that Fenix’s work is inline with our core values and mission, while also helping to grow and develop Fenix through our technical knowledge and networks.

Board members create directional guidance to help a nonprofit live up to its mission. They do this through:

  • Setting policies on issues such as safeguarding.
  • Developing strategy, from staffing plans to assessment.
  • Giving to their nonprofit organization.
  • Promoting their nonprofit in the community.
  • Reviewing Fenix’s operations in Greece, based on updates from the Directors, Head of Mission and Head of Operations, and ensuring that these activities are in accordance with Fenix’s values and goals.

About Fenix Aid

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 you’ll need

  • Technical knowledge (Security, Justice and Law, Protection, Migration)
  • Finances, Fundraising, Networking
  • Advocacy, Communications, Public Speaking
  • Institutional Development, Human Resources, Safeguarding
  • Research, Reporting, Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning

Who we are looking for

We are seeking someone with significant strengths in one or more of the areas outlined above. You will have a track record of performing a leadership role and be able to demonstrate communication and networking skills in the context of a diverse and distributed workforce. ‍ Fenix strongly encourages People of Colour, Refugees, People with diverse Sexual Orienations, Gender Identies and Expressions and Sex Characteristics (SOGIESC), People with disabilities, Ethnic minorities and former Fenix staff or consultants to apply.‍ Fenix especially welcomes applications from Greek Nationals. Please email the board@fenixaid.org with your CV and introductory letter including what you think you will bring to the Board. We will contact you for an interview if we are interested in taking your application forward. If you have any questions about the positions, please do not hesitate to reach out to board@fenixaid.org

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.

12+ months, part-time
12 months, part-time
Remote
Start date: Immediately
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