Internship for Humanitarian Field Support Section, Office of Emergency Programmes (EMOPS), New York, USA
Years of experience:
UN Children’s Fund
26 Jan 2020
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, a future.
Under the close supervision of the chief of the Humanitarian Field Support Section (HFSS) in the Office of Emergency Programmes (EMOPS), the incumbent will work with the geographic desks in HFSS to support UNICEF’s humanitarian response across the regions. In addition to working with the HFSS team, the intern will also work with HQ inter-divisional focal points, inter-agency partners, regional emergency staff and other field colleagues.
How can you make a difference?
Duties may include but are not limited to:
To qualify as an advocate for every child you must:
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
The internship is for 3 months (with possibility of extension), with a targeted start date of Mid-January 2020.
Potential candidates will be contacted by the hiring manager directly for further consideration.
Stipend for this internship is 1,500 USD per month (full time)/750 USD (part time).