Employment Community Lead

This role at the Employment Program relies on employment-focused partnerships and job vacancies that the Lisbon Project team becomes aware of. As the Lisbon Project’s Employment Community Lead, you would be responsible for being the bridge between our job-seeking beneficiaries and the Employment Team. The main goal is to understand the beneficiaries’ wide range of skills and help provide better work-related opportunities.

Essential duties and responsabilities:

  • Create, manage and moderate a Facebook Group dedicated to employment-related opportunities and information;
  • Create regular content for the Facebook Group, providing useful information about job opportunities and other relevant employment-related issues;
  • Keep in constant communication with the Job Matching Coordinator and the other Employment Leads, to identify recruitment needs, job specifications, duties and responsibilities, competencies and qualifications required and post about it;
  • Get to know the beneficiaries in the Facebook group, their skills and experience, acting as a point of contact for them, while building influential candid relationships;
  • Provide and respond with useful information, to all of the group members, in a timely manner;
  • Gather frequent feedback from beneficiaries regarding the recruitment process, from interview to hiring;
  • Be flexible to perform any other HR tasks assigned by the Employment Manager or by the Job Matching Coordinator.


  • Fluent in English. Other language skills are valued;
  • Strong leadership skills, capacity to build teams;
  • Strong interpersonal communication including the ability to motivate others;
  • Detail-oriented and efficient;
  • Excellent at time management and ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands;
  • Superior ability to build personal networks, resulting in securing new opportunities and strategic growth for the organization;
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion and the equal participation of team members and beneficiaries.


  • Networking opportunities – getting connected to partner institutions, philanthropists and people of all backgrounds;
  • Contribution to social impact – self-fulfillment and personal growth in pursuing a valuable cause;
  • Knowledge growth – learning about immigration related processes, contexts and realities as well as other NGO related topics in Portugal;
  • Multi-tasking – having the flexibility to work with different departments and teams, growing in the knowledge and experience of each as well as developing diverse skills to meet the needs presented;
  • Free tea and coffee (like all day long)!
  • Working with a super A-level team 😉

Time Commitment: 10 hours per week

Volunteer reports to: Job Matching Coordinator

We can’t do it without you! Thank you for being a part of our team.

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