Join our team as Integration Assistant!

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eam of the Foundation for Somalia (FDS) are very proud to inform you that our new project “Integration support for foreigners in Masovian Voivodeship” has been approved and we will start our support from February 2018!

We are looking for proactive and motivated foreigners who are ready to contribute to our team and program as Integration Assistants. We are looking for 6 people to work in Warsaw in our project location as part time employees (20h per week).

MAIN DUTIES OF INTEGRATION ASSISTANTS:

  • mobilization of beneficiaries of the project activities and various services among other foreigners, especially those from the same country, linguistic region or culture,
  • consulting and advising other foreigners on everyday life and integration issues and processes in Poland during the official duty hours in various locations, according to official schedule and roles among different team members,
  • practical support to foreigners requesting support outside the office (in different institutions and offices),
  • participation in training program, coaching and supervision activities planned and part of management and quality assurance,
  • providing direct support to the consultation points through referrals and support to experts and advisors, as well as beneficiaries during the consultations (whenever needed),
  • promotion and information sharing about other activities of the Foundation,
  • reporting and evaluation to coordinators and technical expert.

Location: Warsaw (with some travels to other towns of Masovian Voivodeship)
Contract length: March 2018 –February 2021 (36 months).

REQUIREMENTS:
Formal requirements:

  • Foreigner or Polish citizen with a non-Polish citizenship at birth,
  • Fluent spoken and written English.

Desired qualifications:

  • At least communicative level of Polish language knowledge.
  • Experience in social work, activism and mobilization work, also in other projects supporting migrants and integration process.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • personal experience in integration process in Poland and motivation to share experience and knowledge with other migrants,
  • advanced interpersonal skills and eagerness to learn,
  • motivation to help others and consultation tasks to other foreigners in various contexts,
  • problem-solving skills,
  • excellent work organization skills and work under pressure and in changing environment,
  • flexibility and availability,
  • engagement, creativeness, responsiveness and flexibility.

APPLICATION PROCESS
If you meet the criteria and want to apply, please fill in the on-line application form in English until 23 February 2018 (11pm).

The candidates who meet minimum requirements will be invited to the next step.

Please note that we will contact only selected candidates.

You can find the full offer (in Polish)  Asystenci 2018

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