As a psychologist you will train and support local staff in the therapy work.
Your work includes recruiting local staff, managing mental health work, and planning treatment.
In some projects, you also meet patients either with an interpreter or independently if you know the local language. Many of our patients suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Requirements for Psychologists:
- You have graduated as a psychologist and you are a licensed to work in Finland
- You have at least two years’ experience in one of the following fields: therapy, children and youth, refugees, or asylum seekers
- Excellent skills in spoken and written English, knowledge of French or Arabic is an asset
- You have experience in training and supervising others
Please also read through our general requirements.
Duration of Assignment
Assignments typically last for 6 to 9 months. We hope that all our aid workers commit to going on more than one assignment.