Volontariat en GRECE

Med'EqualiTeam

Vous souhaitez être volontaire à Thessalonique? Nous avons plusieurs opportunités pour rejoindre notre équipe sur le terrain.

Vous trouverez ci-dessous le descriptif des différentes positions de volontariat qui sont nécessaires pour faire fonctionner le projet à Thessalonique.

Les descriptions des positions sont en anglais puisque la maîtrise de cette langue est requise.

Si vous avez d'autres compétences et idées, ou si vous souhaitez combiner les rôles, nous serions également ravi.e.s de faire votre connaissance. Vous pouvez envoyer un message à l'adresse volunteer@medequali.team et notre coordinateur vous répondra dans les prochains jours.

Lorsque vous vous sentirez prêt.e à postuler en tant que bénévole, veuillez utiliser notre formulaire de candidature ci-dessous, et nous vous contacterons dès que possible. Veuillez noter que nous ne pouvons pas fournir de lettres d'invitation pour l'obtention d'un visa si vous en avez besoin pour entrer dans l'Union européenne. Dans la mesure du possible, nous proposons des logements dans des appartements partagés. Toutefois, en période de forte activité, vous devrez peut-être trouver votre propre logement à Thessalonique.

Pourquoi décider de partir avec nous ?

  • Pour rejoindre une équipe internationale de personnes intéressantes et très motivées.
  • Travailler dans le contexte d'une ONG très adaptable pour répondre aux besoins médicaux des personnes déplacées
  • Contribuer à améliorer la vie des demandeur.euse.s d'asile en Grèce
  • Réaliser un travail enrichissant et porteur de sens
  • Travailler dans un environnement multilingue

Que se passe-t-il après votre candidature ?

  • Après avoir postulé via le formulaire, nous entrons en contact avec vous par retour d'email
  • Si vos dates et profil correspondent à nos besoins, vous recevrez notre Guide pour vous familiariser au travail avec nous
  • Nous organiserons un entretien téléphonique pour répondre à vos questions et discuter de votre profil professionnel,
  • Si le courant est bien établi, nous confirmerons votre séjour parmi nous, veuillez noter que nous vous demanderons des documents (notamment pièce d'identité et casier judiciaire de moins de 6 mois)
  • Avant de réserver vos billets d'avion, vérifiez que vos dates concordent à notre calendrier. Nous serons en mesure la plupart du temps de vous proposer un hébergement à Thessalonique, sauf dans les périodes chargées, où les places d'hébergement seront réservées en priorité aux volontaires à long terme et aux coordinateur.trice.s.

Job description

Your main role will be to undertake primary healthcare consultations in different settings each day. Your main tasks will be managing both chronic and acute health issues, such as blood pressure management, diabetes care, acute infections, and a whole other range of healthcare needs.

Throughout your stay with us, you will have to be flexible and adaptable as we are constantly adapting our services to refugee needs. You will also be required to help with other tasks to keep the operation going, such as restocking the mobile units and other support tasks.

Required experience and skills

  • Ideally at least 2 years of experience in a broad speciality such as general practice, paediatrics, internal medicine or emergency medicine.
  • Interest and knowledge of primary health care.
  • Capable of adapting to a low resource setting, knowing how to deal with the frustrations that come with work in this kind of setting.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Availability of at least 2 full working weeks, ideally more. Preference will be given to applications with longer stays.

Desired experience and skills

  • Previous experience with working with displaced people.
  • A driving licence and experience driving a manual car.
  • Knowledge of locally relevant languages (Greek, Arabic, Farsi).

Job description

Nurses can be expected to undertake vital signs and observations, wound care, triage, pharmacy roles, health promotion and many other roles that may be required.

Required experience and skills

  • Experience in or knowledge of primary health care (Nurse Practitioner welcomed to apply).
  • Experience in wound dressing or experience in assessing patients on your own in order to adequately triage them.
  • Capable of working independently, while knowing your professional limits and asking for help if needed.
  • Fluency in English.

Desired experience and skills

  • Previous experience with working with displaced people.
  • Knowledge of locally relevant languages (Greek, Arabic, Farsi, Pashto)

Further information

Understand that this is an intense job where a lot of patience, flexibility, creativity and team work will be asked of you!


Job description

As a medical student you will be expected to work closely with the team of doctors and support them with various tasks. Depending on your experience, you may undertake a large part of the consultation yourself, and then consult with the doctor and discuss the patient, especially for medical students in the later stages of their training.

Throughout your stay with us, you will have to be flexible and adaptable as we are constantly adapting our services to refugee needs. You will also be required to help with other tasks to keep the operation going, such as restocking the mobile units and other support tasks.

Required experience and skills

  • You are in the last years of your medical studies, having completed a significant part of your medical internships. You know how to assess a patient on your own and present a patient to your supervisor. You can recognize an acutely sick patient.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Capable of adapting to a low resource setting, knowing how to deal with the frustrations that come with work in this kind of setting.
  • Availability of at least 3 full working weeks, ideally more. Preference will be given to applications with longer stays.

Desired experience and skills

  • Experience with working with people from displaced populations
  • Knowledge of locally relevant language (Greek, Arabic, Farsi, Pashto)
  • A driving licence and experience driving a manual car

Further information

You can apply with us as part of your internship in your medical studies.


Job description

Our translators are the crucial bridge between our patients and medical staff, enabling communication between refugees and English-speaking volunteers. Interpreters are responsible for translating the patient’s reason for visiting the clinic as well as questions from the medical staff designed to elicit the full range and extent of the patient’s symptoms. In the course of a consultation, the translator facilitates understanding the patient’s problems and concerns, basic, physical examinations, communicating the doctor’s medical opinion, treatment, and providing next steps.

You do not need any previous experience as a translator, and it is not expected that you have prior medical knowledge. There are several tools to assist you in using the most appropriate vocabulary to translate the doctor’s questions and the patient’s responses.

Required experience and skills

  • Fluency in Arabic, Farsi, Urdu or Pashto.
  • Good spoken skills in English.

Desired experience and skills

  • Previous experience with working with displaced people.
  • Previous experience with interpreting, especially for medical consultations.
  • Knowledge of health problems in patients with a refugee background.
  • Spoken Greek language.

Job description

Are you interested in improving the health of vulnerable refugee communities through education and empowerment?

We are seeking a healthcare professional with an interest in training and education to coordinate the health education branch of our medical project in Greece; where we first aid sessions for NGO volunteers and health education sessions to communities across NGOs in northern Greece. This role is a great opportunity to develop your coordination and education skills and use your medical experience to deliver preventative health measures.

Role description

  • Plan and coordinate first aid and health education settings with NGOs around Northern Greece
  • Lead in developing and delivering sessions with support of the general volunteer team incl designing of training materials
  • Work with medical coordinator to shape the strategy of health education and training
  • Gather feedback from attendees to improve the service

Required experience and skills

  • Healthcare professional or student in a health field
  • Capable of working independently, while knowing your professional limits and asking for help if needed
  • Interest in education
  • Proficiency on computer (office pack, PowerPoint)
  • Good communication skills

Desired experience and skills

  • Experience doing education/training sessions
  • Experience with planning or partnership working
  • Previous experience with working with displaced people.
  • A driving licence and experience driving a manual car.
  • Knowledge of locally relevant languages (Greek, Arabic, Farsi).
  • Knowledge of Canva or similar design platforms

Further information

Unfortunately we are not able to support financially this position at this day.

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