Job Announcement | Legal Coordinator – Legal Counselor

ORGANISATION: Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity
JOB VACANCY: Legal Coordinator – Legal Counselor
CITY: Athens
START DATE: ASAP
CONTRACT LENGHT: until 31/12/2019


About Generation 2.0 RED

Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity is a nonprofit organisation consisted of people with different origins who work together to promote equal participation in a diverse society, through the empowerment of communities.

We combine action and research, aiming to promote human rights, equality and diversity, fight racism, xenophobia and discrimination in general. As an organization, we have over 10 years of experience in social action, sociological & legal research, project management and cultural events. We participate and cooperate with the largest human rights networks in Greece and Europe, claiming the rights of socially vulnerable groups, regardless of their origin, nationality, religion, gender or sexual orientation.


DUTIES | RESPONSIBILITIES

40 working hours per week including:

  • Organize the legal counseling department of the organization, which is dealing with immigration law, citizenship law and labor law of land workers. The department is staffed by a group of legal supporters (paralegals) and interns
  • Legal counselor’s duties in the organization
  • Manage administrative legal procedures
  • Advocacy actions for the aforementioned legal issues
  • Actions for the legal empowerment of migrant communities
  • Frequent visits to other regions of the country for the purposes of the organization’s program

REQUIREMENTS

  • Legal studies
  • License to practice as a lawyer
  • Three-year experience I relevant legal field is desirable
  • Previous experience and involvement in humanitarian projects
  • Knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken Greek and English
  • Driving license

SKILLS AND QUALITIES

  • Counseling skills
  • Passion for human rights
  • Enthusiastic and motivated person
  • Responsibility and commitment to goals
  • Excellent time management and prioritization
  • Excellent communication skills and team spirit in a diverse working environment

Please send your CV and motivation letter at [email protected] with the indication “Legal Coordinator” until 25/03/2019. All applications will be assessed by G2RED team, regardless your origin, religion, ethnicity or any other characteristics as always.