The Danish Refugee Council is currently looking for a highly qualified Legal Aid Officer with project coordination skills for the implementation of two projects in support of homeless people and women with migratory background in Torino, Italy.
About the job
DRC Italy works to provide services that range from legal counselling to protection monitoring and inclusion of third-country nationals in Italy. The main areas of intervention include legal aid, social housing and socio-economic integration of third-country nationals, social cohesion, health and protection of vulnerable categories, mainly irregular migrants, asylum seekers and refugees.
The legal aid officer will work on two different projects in close cooperation with local partners providing socio-legal orientation to the beneficiaries supported by a linguistic and cultural mediator.
Your main duties and responsibilities will be:
Legal aid (75%)
Project coordination (25%)
To be successful in this role we expect you to meet the following criteria:
Knowledge of French is an asset.
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:
Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
Demonstrating integrity: You uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to our values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.
Contract length: 6 months, part-time (30 hours)
Designation of Duty Station: Turin
Start date: January 2024
Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for DRC Italy and with Italian Labour law.
For questions regarding the vacancy please contact Silvia Corti, email@example.com.
All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered.
Closing date for applications: 04 December 2023
For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website drc.ngo.
Note: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.