Two Job Vacancies | HR Coordinator & AMKE Support

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.
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Job Vacancy

HR Coordinator

Project / Department HR and Wellbeing
Hours Per Week Full time, 40 h/week
Overview This position is newly created for an experienced HR professional to lead on establishing and Coordinating an HR and Wellbeing Department within an expanding grassroots organisation.
Key objectives / responsibilities of the role
  • Establish and develop the HR and Wellbeing Department in a collaborative process.
  • Manage contracts, payslips, authorisations, sick leave, annual leave, absences due to maternity/paternity, etc.
  • Identify employment needs with Coordinators and Board.
  • Establish personnel and recruitment process including standardising adverts, shortlisting candidates, scheduling and conducting interviews (alongside other relevant team members) and informing applicants about position details and hiring decisions.
  • Work collaboratively to define and implement training, development, and wellbeing schemes. Facilitate and coordinate external facilitators and ensure workshops, trainings etc are delivered in a timely and effective manner.
  • Coordinate onboarding and new employee orientation.
  • Establish and maintain regular staff performance / commitment reviews and ensure reporting to relevant parties.
  • Keep process paperwork as well as employment and evaluation records using specialist tools, programmes where relevant.
  • Establish and maintain oversight of staff complaints mechanism and participate on ad hoc boards to facilitate mediation, conflict resolution and dismissal, if applicable.
  • Coordinate offboarding and staff evaluation.
  • Explore and develop participatory mechanisms to include staff in HR processes and wellbeing.
  • Keep yourself up-to-date regarding labour laws, occupational health and safety etc. and update relevant policies, if applicable.
Required experience
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in Human Resources in the Greek context including up-to-date knowledge of relevant labour laws, policies, and regulations.
  • Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Experience in meeting moderation / facilitation.
  • Experience in using and maintaining databases and records.
  • Experience working in NGOs.
  • Fluency in Greek with proficiency in English (oral and written).
Required qualities
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team including prioritising workload and deadlines.
  • Ability to create a respectful work environment where an atmosphere of trust and integrity prevails, and everyone is accountable for one’s conduct and performance.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Desire to work in a solidarity organisation.
Job Vacancy

AMKE Support

Project / Department AMKE
Hours Per Week Full time, 40 h/week
Overview This position is newly created to support Lesvos Solidarity’s small AMKE fulfil its mandate, lead on the organisation’s general admin/bureaucracy, and prioritise internal and external queries via email and phone. This position is ideal for someone looking to develop and further experience in different administrative areas in a fast-developing, grassroots organisation.
Key objectives / responsibilities of the role
  • Lead and coordinate general administration needed for smooth running of the organisation i.a.:
    • NGO registration
    • Management of documents such as recommendation letters
    • Authorizations
    • Official communications with ministries
    • Changes in LeSol constitution
    • Monitoring of legislation / policy changes for NGOs
  • Acting as secretariat for AMKE prioritising internal / external queries, ensuring smooth communication and information flow.
  • Assist AMKE with in- and outgoing correspondence incl. handling of email inbox.
  • Assist AMKE with organising meetings, scheduling appointments and other engagements.
  • Establish an adequate filing system and/or database.
  • Facilitating and minute-taking for internal meetings including Board meetings.
  • Deliver concise verbal and written reports to AMKE and the organisation.
  • Define and implement strategy to attract new AMKE members.
  • Ad hoc general administrative duties as required.
Required experience
  • A minimum of two (2) years administrative experience.
  • Proficient in general administration including use of databases, MS Office, email, and phone queries.
  • Exceptional verbal, written and communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and excellent time management skills.
  • Experience in meeting moderation / facilitation huge asset.
  • Experience working in NGOs / knowledge of Greek AMKE administration / bureaucracy huge asset.
  • Fluency in Greek with proficiency in English (oral and written).
Required qualities
  • Exceptional organisational skills, strong attention to detail and ability to multitask while working in a stressful and fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to navigate complex information and reduce and brief concisely.
  • Ability to work independently, effectively prioritising workload and deadlines.
  • Ability to create a respectful work environment where an atmosphere of trust and integrity prevails, and everyone is accountable for one’s conduct and performance. 
  • Desire to work in a solidarity organisation.

To apply

If you share our vision and feel you have the skills, experience and motivation required for these roles, 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 21/3/2021.

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


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