EPAPSY in collaboration with UNHCR is implementing a project in the urban area of Attica that focuses on the provision of community psychosocial cupport integrated services to refugees/asylum seekers.


The objective of the project is to develop competency-based skills of refugees enabling them to take on paraprofessional roles of Community Psychosocial Workers within the refugee communities.

Job Title: Community Psychosocial Worker - French-speaking
Status: For a fixed period – until 31/12/2023 (with possibility of extension)
Working hours: Full time (11:00 – 19:00 from Monday to Friday)
Workplace: Psychosocial Support Centre for Refugees (PSCR)
Location: Athens
Submit until: 03/09/2023


  • Assessment of problems and identification of needs
  • Community outreach activities
  • Mental health promotion and prevention of mental illness
  • Psychosocial support (individual and group sessions performing home visits -or in community centers-and using community-based MHPSS approaches facilitates families and communities to support and care for others)
  • Community mobilization leading to enhanced social resilience
  • Referral to available and accessible resources including provision of basic needs
  • Create and promote new initiatives that support the psychosocial wellbeing of refugees.

Required qualifications and skills


  • Adult
  • Recognized refugee
  • African background


  • Experience in voluntary work (formal or informal through community networks)
  • Experience working within the field of mental health is highly valued.
  • Experience working with refugees/asylum seekers is an asset.

Required professional skills

  • “Lived experience” – Persons who have gone through displacement, integration, and relevant bureaucratic procedures.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work autonomously within different cultural environments
  • Ability to work as part of a multicultural team and demonstrate flexibility, motivation, and maturity.
  • Motivation and potential to learn


  • Fluency in French
  • Good knowledge of Greek is necessary.
  • Good knowledge of English is considered a great asset.
  • Knowledge of African languages is highly valued.

Computer skills

Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) is essential.

Interested candidates shall submit in a single document their Resume/CV and Cover Letter in English by email to: Αυτή η διεύθυνση ηλεκτρονικού ταχυδρομείου προστατεύεται από τους αυτοματισμούς αποστολέων ανεπιθύμητων μηνυμάτων. Χρειάζεται να ενεργοποιήσετε τη JavaScript για να μπορέσετε να τη δείτε. by 03/09/2023, mentioning in the email subject “Athens CPW”.