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28 Archiepiskopou Makariou III Office 213, 1065
Nicosia, Cyprus

info@generationforchangecy.org

+357 22100794

Join Our Team: Integration Officer Positions Open at Generation for Change CY

Join Our Team: Integration Officer Position Open at
Generation for Change CY

Who we are: Generation for Change CY (GFC) is a grassroots non-profit organization composed of individuals of different backgrounds working together and striving for a diverse and inclusive society where everyone has equitable access to opportunities in Cyprus. GFC is committed to positive social change by supporting vulnerable and marginalized communities – including but not limited to persons of low socioeconomic status, refugees, asylum seekers, migrants, and any persons facing discrimination. We seek to harness the power of diversity to advocate a fair and inclusive society.

We are looking for an Integration Officer to join our team in Nicosia, with the position available for immediate start.

Position Title: Integration Officer

Position Details: This is a full-time and long-term role based in Nicosia, Cyprus.

Role and Responsibilities: The Integration will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Provide individual career counseling and guidance sessions to migrants and refugees.
  • Facilitate and conduct job readiness training.
  • Keep up to date with other services provision (accommodation, health, legal aid, etc.), job or educational opportunities, and changes in labor legislation to share accordingly with beneficiaries and refer if needed.
  • Serve as a liaison with employers, formal educational institutes, public services, or other service providers.
  • Browse, gather, and edit recent and relevant job announcements for the biweekly Job Adverts bulletin.
  • Assisting in the design of projects and grant proposals focused on migrant and refugee integration.
  • Supporting the overall design of integration activities.
  • Managing, evaluating, and reporting on integration-related projects and programs.
  • Conducting research and reporting on migrant and refugee integration, including employment.
  • Support developing and delivering training for inclusive, anti-racist, and migrant integration professionals, volunteers, and other stakeholders.
  • Representing the organization at public events.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or a related field.
  • Experience in career counseling or job readiness training, preferably with migrants and refugees.
  • Proficiency in English and Greek.
  • Knowledge of the services available for migrants and refugees in Cyprus, including accommodation, health, and legal aid.
  • Familiarity with the labor legislation and job market in Cyprus.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Understanding of the unique challenges faced by refugees and migrants in the integration system, including the labor market and education.
  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or a related field.
  • Experience working with vulnerable and marginalized communities, particularly refugees and migrants.
  • Experience in grant writing and project proposal development.
  • Knowledge of French, Arabic or other languages commonly spoken by refugees and migrants in Cyprus.
  • Ability to effectively use ICT and digital tools.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural and diverse team environment.
Additional Information for Both Roles:

Benefits and Compensation: GFC offers a competitive salary and benefits package that complies with the Cypriot labor law. We also support the professional development of our team members through ongoing training and learning opportunities.

Application Process: To apply for the Integration Officer position, please submit your resume, cover letter, and one reference via email to info@generationforchangecy.org with email title “Integration Officer Role Application” by 03/05/2024. Applications will be reviewed regularly, and selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Contact Information: For any questions about the role or the application process, please get in touch with info@generationforchangecy.org with email title “Integration Officer Role Question.”

Equal Opportunity Statement: GFC is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Refugees and migrants are strongly encouraged to apply.