In 2015, 850 000 refugees arrived by sea to the Greek islands and up to 28th June 2016 an additional 158 000 refugees entered Greece. Following the closure of borders throughout the Balkans (8 March 2016) and the implementation of the EU-Turkey Agreement (20 March), refugees arriving in Greece could not continue on their journey towards Western Europe and more than 50 000 refugees are currently stranded in Greece.
Terre des hommes (Tdh) in partnership with the Greek NGO ARSIS (Association for the social support of youth) is providing aid to refugees in Greece in 4 emergency reception sites (3 in/around Thessaloniki and 1 near Katerini). The aim of this project is to improve the well –being and strengthen the resilience of refugee children and their families in emergency reception sites through creation of Child Friendly Spaces and Mother & Baby areas, provision of psychosocial activities for children, caregivers and targeted camps communities while strengthening the protection response mechanism, in particular through providing child protection case management services.
General description of the position:
This position is under the administrative management of ARSIS but the chosen candidate will be working under Terre des hommes’ operational management in Greece.
The main purpose of the position is to carry out efficient management of the social work undertaken by the case management team (4 case workers, 4 translators and 1 lawyer).
The CM team leader is responsible for the provision of case management services for Children in need of protection, which include unaccompanied or separated children, if at risk and/or exposed to violence, neglect, exploitation, early marriage, trafficking or sexual and gender based violence.
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