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Project Coordinator (Paréa Lesvos) (m/f/d)

August 2024



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Our Project Coordinator is responsible for the supervision and development of the activities offered by EC in the center. You will be in charge of the planning, monitoring and evaluation of the project, the volunteers’ training and supervision, for supply management and purchasing. You will be acting as the Vice of the Field Coordinator, in their absence.

The full-time role is based in Lesvos, Greece. The (ideal) starting date is August 20th 2024.

Daily tasks

  • Supervising the daily operations in the café (drink and lunch distribution), the Women Space, the Paréa Club, the security team and the computer classes; 

  • Planning community events in the center;

  • Mentoring & supervising the officer(s) in the project team through weekly meetings and check-ins;

  • Supervising the maintenance of the center, in collaboration with the Field Coordinator, and identifying needs/ways to further improve and develop the space;

  • Discussing possible changes to the program of activities and implementing them, in consultation with the Field Coordinator;

  • Preparing weekly volunteer schedules, conducting daily morning briefings & weekly program meetings;

  • Supervising volunteers’ performance during the daily operations, providing them guidance and feedback;

  • Recruiting team leads for each team (Café, Security, Women Space, Paréa Club, Computer class);

  • Ensuring the adequate number of supplies needed for the daily running of the activities;

  • Collaborating with suppliers, asking for quotes and managing incoming orders;

  • Organizing & managing the storage;

  • Supporting the Field Coordinator in expense accounting;

  • Organizing M&E tools & creating new ones, if necessary;

  • Regularly conducting needs assessments, evaluations & focus groups concerning the project;

  • Drafting brief project proposals in collaboration with the Field Coordinator, when relevant;

  • Substituting the Field Coordinator in their absence with minor support of internal partners;

  • Substituting the Field Coordinator in their absence, by representing Europe Cares towards external stakeholders;

  • Substituting the Field Coordinator in their absence in case of emergencies, following the policies and protocols in place;

  • Other relevant tasks as requested by the Field Coordinator.

What we are looking for

  • At least 25 years old;

  • Eligible to reside and work in the EU (as a small NGO we are not able to offer assistance for visa applications);

  • Able to commit for (at least) 6 months;

  • Able to provide a Criminal Record Check;

  • (Under-)graduate degree in a relevant field of study;

  • 2-year minimum experience from humanitarian organizations, especially in Greece;

  • 1-year minimum experience with project management, especially in coordination roles including people management tasks;

  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills;

  • Excellent organizational & time management skills;

  • Ability to work in high-paced environment and under pressure;

  • Ability to work independently and take initiative;

  • Eye for detail & striving for professional excellence;

  • Fluent in English & Greek. Other context relevant languages (i.e. Farsi/Arabic/Amharic/Somali) are an advantage;

  • High degree of integrity and strict compliance to Code of Conduct and Safeguarding Policy;

  • Commitment to the values and mission of Europe Cares;

  • An experienced driver with an international drivers license.

What you get

  • Greek contract & 14 yearly salaries;

  • 1 week off every 8 weeks;

  • Shared rental car;

  • Regular training sessions & team building events;

  • Support in the further development of professional skill set;

  • Wide network of partner organizations and local actors;  

  • More coffee than you can drink, as well as breakfast, lunch and snacks (from Monday to Friday).

How to apply

Please send your CV and motivation letter to by July the 21st. Please include when you would be available to start. References and criminal record check will form part of the hiring process. 

We consider all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We strongly encourage qualified people with a refugee background to apply.

Please note that Europe Cares cannot provide documents to enable your stay - we can only accept applicants who do not require a visa or residence permit to stay in Greece. 


As we review applications on a rolling basis, please submit the application as soon as possible. We retain the right to close the vacancy prior to the closing date if the right applicant is found.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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