Project Coordinator

at Yoga and Sports with Refugees
Published May 26, 2022
Location Athens, Greece
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  



Habibi and Sport With Refugees is looking for a new project coordinator. Habibi and Sport With Refugees is a sport project in Ioannina developed by Habibi.Works, Yoga and Sport With Refugees and KOIZ. The project officially started in September 2021. The current coordinators, Marta, Fereshte & Maeve, created a very tight community of teachers and students and the project facilitates many different sports: fitness, yoga, running, boxing, dancing, volleyball, football, basketball and climbing. The project has a dedicated focus on safe spaces for women in sport, and so all classes offered include mixed and women only classes. The teachers are all from the refugee community and they develop their skills and grow as they teach.


Unfortunately one of our coordinators, Marta, is leaving us on the fifth of June. For this reason we are looking for a new coordinator to work side by side with Maeve, Fereshte, the teachers, and the rest of the community.


The coordinators in the project have full on the ground responsibility. Together you decide on the schedule, the activities, the volunteers, etc. And you are working in a bigger team, as part of Yoga and Sport with Refugees, and working on the premises of Habibi.Works. What we are offering is a position for 0,75 FTE.


What we offer:


the opportunity to develop a growing project

the opportunity to recruit and grow your own team of teachers

to be part of an amazing community

a position where you support each other through sports

be part of Habibi Works and YSR teams

develop your leadership skills

work with people from many different countries and backgrounds

a learning environment where we take the development of our coordinators and teachers very seriously. This comes with personalized training opportunities and training with all the coordinators.



Breakfast, lunch and accommodation

400 euros and accommodation in our Yoga and Sport with Refugees house in Anatoli

What we are looking for:


someone who easily connects with people

someone who is flexible and can adapt to unexpected situation

someone with previous experience working with sports or a coordination position in the humanitarian sector

an active person who can jump in and teach sports where necessary

someone able to motivate and energise people

someone with some experience in project management

language skills are a big plus!



planning of the activities, weekly schedule and volunteers

fundraising of the project

monthly reporting and administration

be the focal point for the teachers and students

recruit teachers from the community

engage the community

activate and facilitate the inclusion of women at all levels - student, teacher, volunteer

be involved in the Habibi Works Team

be involved in the Yoga and Sport with Refugee team


Interested candidates can send their CV

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