Job Vacancy | Cutter / material preparation

Job Vacancy | Cutter / material preparation

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
Hours p/w

30 (part time), 1 months (possibility for extension)


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. They must be physically able to handle standing during the shift and lifting some weight.

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 shoe making, tailoring, etc.
  • Required: Knowledge of Basic English or Greek ,though support for classes in Mosaik will be offered.
Required qualities
  • Organised, with an eye for detail
  • Spatial insight
  • Flexible, problem-solver
  • Positive contribution to the team

Other tasks related to the project might be assigned & active participation in LeSol meetings and events are also expected.

Success Factors

LeSol team members are expected to support all efforts towards accountability and transparency to its beneficiaries and their team. The successful everyday operation of the Safe Passage Project and the smooth coordination with other units constitutes the major success factor.


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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before 20/11/2022 12:00 pm.

Please note: By applying in this vacancy applicants provide their consent to Lesvos Solidarity to process the data provided for recruitment purposes.




Sapfous 9, Mytilene
81100, Lesvos, Greece






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


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