INTERSOS Hellas since the outset on strengthening the civil society response mechanisms with an initial focus on promoting peaceful coexistence between host and hosted communities.
INTERSOS Hellas, in support of the integration process of its beneficiaries, launch a pilot project in job consultation located in Thessaloniki and Ioannina. Through this project, refuges and asylum seekers receive all the information and necessary resources regarding pre-employment preparation and will familiarize with the Greek labor market to begin their professional journey in Greece being self-sufficient with a solid base to further prosper.
Through the course of the pilot project, beneficiaries will obtain all the tools and resources needed for setting specific work goals, targeting professional occupations of personal interest and matching them according to their profile. Through their personal effort they will acquire independence and self-determination to look for an ideal professional occupation.
300: Session hours
Non Formal Education
Core component of INTERSOS Hellas intervention in Northern Greece focuses on education and employment. INTERSOS Hellas supported the assisted community in providing meaningful access to Greek national Education system as well as providing in collaboration with INTERSOS Hellas implementing partners, Non Formal Education programmes for children and adults. In coordination with the Youth Center of Epirus, a Child Friendly Space was opened in Agia Eleni accommodation facility offering a safe space to improve children development. Moreover, in a joint effort with Second Tree, INTERSOS Hellas promoted English and Greek language classes in Agia Eleni and urban areas for children and adults.
Relevant Data on education:
321 children successfully enrolled in school
809 individuals informed and addressed to Greek and English Language Classes
For thousands of refugees and asylum seekers in Greece, learning the local language is an urgent need. Language is the first step towards meaningful integration and a life skill that enables self-sufficiency and independence. Learning the local language allows people...
SMALL SCALE INTEGRATION PROJECT INTERSOS Hellas, in cooperation with local organizations, implement a holistic pilot program based on the combination of language education and vocational training for refugees and asylum seekers. Moreover, the program include a...
INTERSOS Hellas during 2019 provided 1.683 accommodation places in Ioannina and Thessaloniki. Offered under the UNHCR accommodation scheme all places are managed within the standards defined by the overall program. Accommodation is arranged in blocks and single units...