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About Working with Better Days

Better Days is fueled by the incredible power of collective action. As of April 2023, Better Days has employed over 60 professionals and has worked with thousands of volunteers from around the world. Investing in our team strengthens our ability to provide quality services to the people we work with. We attract capable and passionate humanitarians who understand the context of our work and have experience working with formal and grassroots initiatives.

From the olive groves of Moria to the suburbs of Thessaloniki and the streets of Athens, we come together to combat social injustice and support people experiencing displacement. Underlying everything we do is the simple belief that everyone, everywhere, deserves to be treated with dignity. 

  • We come together to respond to humanitarian emergencies and stand in solidarity with displaced people.
  • We are motivated by the collective abilities and passion of everyday people and grassroots humanitarians. 
  • We are an international team united by a fierce determination to bring innovative solutions to humanitarian action and dignify the delivery of aid. 

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The Better Days team is always seeking opportunities for new talent and partnerships. We are proud to have successfully worked with UN agencies, local and international aid organisations, for-profit and nonprofit companies, educational institutions, government agencies, and grassroots initiatives from around the world. If you are interested in collaborating with us, please email us at We will reply to your query within seven working days. Please note our response may be delayed by high numbers of requests or over holiday breaks.

Open Vacancies

IT Officer with focus on instruction & technical support

Location: Athens
Status: Full-time or part-time position, evening shifts, or a shift schedule may be required.
Starting Date: Immediately
Duration: 3-month probationary period with 6-month extension(s)

Role Description

This is a position that requires versatility and excellent organisational and communication skills. The position aims to support Gekko’s operations, based in Athens. Specifically, the role will be contributing in the areas of teaching and technical support. This is a field-based position and the right candidate must be experienced and confident in designing and implementing a curriculum for IT classes for students of variable skill levels. This may include basic IT literacy to accreditation, so the candidate is expected to identify external opportunities for the development of the students (i.e. courses, seminars, training, accreditation). Regarding the technical support, they will be responsible for carrying out the different tasks that keep the facilities running smoothly (i.e. equipment or software set-up, communication with external providers etc), and ensuring compliance with BD’s IT Policy across all team members including monitoring of IT assets and inventory items. At Gekko, the IT Officer is requested to provide an induction to new team members on Better Days online working environment and support the team and students with technical issues (i.e. printer connection, internet, equipment set-up etc). The right candidate should be prepared to be very involved with people from diverse backgrounds and skills, and be confident to support them in becoming familiar users of BD’s hardware and software.

Main Responsibilities 

As an IT instructor:

  • Preparation and execution of a tailor-made IT curriculum and accompanying documentation, depending on the needs and skills of Gekko’s students. This may include basic IT literacy, Gsuite, Web design, ECDL (accreditation) preparation, coding and other.
  • Identify external opportunities for accredited courses, seminars, skills-specific training and refer students who meet the criteria.
  • Monitor student attendance and progress. Report any issues to the Academic/ STEM Coordinator and the School Psychologist if needed.

As an IT Technician:

  • Staff Learning and Development (L&D): Set-up new team member accounts, proceed with induction, support with setting up equipment and software, accessing BD’s tools (i.e. Google Workspace, Microsoft 365, ESET Management Console, Slack, Canva, Grammarly, Loomly, and other platforms and services used by different departments) and respond to IT requests. Identify weaknesses and propose individual or team training.
  • Support with Gekko facility’s hardware and organisational software. When necessary, communicate with external providers to resolve issues and plan maintenance (ie electrician, telecommunication company).
  • Support with the identification, piloting and set-up of innovative and effective technological solutions within the organisation. 
  • Design & Development: Review and update BD’s IT Policy and IT guidelines for induction. 
  • Monitor compliance with BD’s IT Policy, including terms relevant to protection and cyber security, use of equipment, email communication. Identify issues and propose changes
  • Manage BD’s IT assets and electronic equipment. Monitor appropriate use, update the inventory and the asset register with damages, loss, purchases and internal allocations or donations of equipment to third parties.
  • Manage and maintain the website (CMS: WordPress) and support the communication team with content uploading and management.

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The IT Officer position will remain open until filled.

Part-time Greek Teacher

Location: Athens
Status: Full-time or part-time position, evening shifts, or a shift schedule may be required.
Starting Date: Immediately
Duration: Minimum 3-month

Role Description

The ideal candidate(s) will have experience teaching Greek as a foreign/second language and will possess a strong understanding of or passion for the context in which we work. The right candidate should be prepared to teach students with exceptionalities and from diverse backgrounds and to work in a multicultural environment. They must be comfortable working with adolescents and young adults with different learning needs and diverse educational backgrounds.

Main Responsibilities 

  • Support with Curriculum design and development.
  • Preparation of syllabus, lesson plans, assignments, and teaching material for all educational levels.
  • Gathering and submitting data, i.e. maintaining daily attendance, and collecting student feedback.
  • Support with School Administration when required.
  • Teaching in various size groups and one-on-one tutoring.
  • In-person and online teaching as requested.
  • Monitor and assess students’ progress as per students’ individual plans and report to the Academic Coordinator in planned intervals.

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This position will remain open until filled.