MHPSS Volunteer

  • Contract
  • Greece
  • Posted 2 months ago

Stichting Bootvluchteling

Are you a psychologist, psychotherapist, psychiatric nurse practitioner or certified in (ortho)pedagogy? And do you have at least 2 years of clinical work experience? Come join our MHPSS team as a volunteer! Together with our medical team, you will contribute to humane (emergency) care at the reception center Mavrovouni.

As a MHPSS volunteer you will play a part in Boat Refugee Foundation’s psychological support mission in Mavrovouni camp on Lesbos. Many of the people who reside there struggle with psychological complaints.

Our team provides mental health support to adults, focusing on increasing their strength and capacity. We meet people as true humans, taking their identity, knowledge and skills as a starting point. Because we believe in equality, we collaborate as much as possible with the camp community. They fulfill an indispensable role as interpreters during our mission activities.


  • You are a psychologist, psychotherapist, psychiatric nurse practitioner, or certified in (ortho)pedagogy
  • You are available for a minimum of 2 months (or 6 weeks, preferably longer);
  • You have a minimum of 2 years relevant clinical work experience, including working with (intercultural) groups;
  • You have completed a relevant degree (higher professional education or university);
  • You can work well with people from different cultural backgrounds;
  • You are able to deal with emotional and confronting situations and able to separate work from personal topics;
  • You are independent, but also aware of the limits of your skills and know when to ask for help;
  • You can stand your ground firmly and you’re physically and mentally healthy;
  • You are willing to carry out different tasks and able to adjust to a changing program;
  • You speak English fluently;
  • You have a driver’s license (you will have to drive in a manual car every day).

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How to apply

Go to the vacancy on BRF’s website. Scroll down and fill out the application form.

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