Job Vacancy | Cutter

Job Vacancy | Cutter

About us

Lesvos Solidarity (LeSol) is a grassroots organisation based on Lesvos Island, Greece. LeSol has been operating since 2012. LeSol’s community believes in an open society free of racism, fascism, and discrimination. LeSol is an assembly-run organisation and the participation of refugees in shaping knowledge and skills is vital for integration and social inclusion.

LeSol’s mission is to provide community-based solidarity spaces and its vision is to inspire society and to expand its solidarity model, which promotes equality, trust, and respect for each other and for the environment, creativity, empowerment, and active participation.

Job Vacancy

Cutter/material preparation

Project / Department Safe Passage Bags Workshop
Hours Per Week 30 (part time, working hours between 9:00-15:00h)

The cutters are the people preparing the material used in Safe Passage Bags Workshop: they clean the material that is upcycled (life jackets, dinghies, tents), and they cut the material and other fabrics according to the patterns so the tailors can sew the bags.

Key objectives/responsibilities of the role
  • Determine for which products material needs to be prepared
  • If needed, clean material for upcycling (life jackets, dinghies, tents, donated clothes)
  • Use patterns to cut material for upcycling and other fabrics in preparation for the tailors to sew the bags
  • If needed, help source material to be upcycled (collect dinghies from beaches etc)
  • Participate in team meetings to create new products
Required experience
  • Preferred: experience in working with people of different cultural backgrounds
  • Preferred: experience in precise/detailed manual work, for example, shoemaking, tailoring, etc.
  • Required: Knowledge of Basic English
Required qualities
  • Organized, with an eye for detail
  • Spatial insight
  • Flexible, problem-solver
  • Positive contribution to the team


To apply

If you share our vision and feel you have the skills, experience and motivation required for this role, send your CV and a one-page motivation letter to before November 3rd 2021.

Please note: As we are looking to fill this position ASAP, we may hire before the application deadline and therefore urge interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.





Sapfous 9, Mytilene
81100, Lesvos, Greece






Panselina Agioritou 1, Mytilene
81100, Lesvos, Greece  
Tel: (+30) 22510 62000


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