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UN Jobs in Jordan-Child Protection Officer

Japan

Opportunity Deadline

05/03/2023

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Job Description

1 Year
Both
Bachelor Degree
Japan

About Organization

UNICEF (United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund) is a United Nations agency established in 1946 to provide humanitarian aid to children and mothers in developing countries. Its headquarters is in New York City, and it operates in more than 190 countries and territories worldwide.

UNICEF’s work focuses on promoting the rights and well-being of children, with an emphasis on the most vulnerable and marginalized children. Its programs include providing access to clean water and sanitation, nutrition and food security, education, child protection, and emergency response to natural disasters and conflicts.

UNICEF works closely with governments, civil society organizations, and communities to implement its programs and ensure the needs of children are met. It is funded entirely by voluntary contributions from individuals, foundations, and governments.

In 1965, UNICEF was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to improve the health and welfare of children worldwide.

About UN Jobs in Jordan-Child Protection Officer

For careful supervision and advice, the Child Protection Officer reports to the Child Protection Specialist/Manager/Chief. As Level 1 is the entry-level professional level, it should typically be utilized as a trainee level for the acquisition of organizational knowledge of rules, laws, and processes to complement academic and theoretical understanding of the profession in order to advance to greater responsibilities. At this level, it is not typical for incumbents to hold their positions for a lengthy amount of time.

The goal of the Child Protection program’s violence prevention component, which will be developed and implemented under the direction of the Child Protection Specialist, is to increase the capacity of children, families, and communities to support behaviors that will protect them and prevent violence in Jordan. These practices include good parenting and neighborhood-based social and behavioral change initiatives.

The Child Protection Officer will facilitate professional technical support through field visits, professional technical assistance through capacity building and coaching of educators and facilitators of implementing partners in camps and host communities, and professional technical, operational, and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for the prevention component of the child protection program.

UN Jobs in Jordan-Child Protection Officer Requirments

Education:

  • An undergraduate degree in international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law, or another pertinent social science discipline is necessary.

Experience:

  • It is necessary to have at least a year of professional experience in social development planning and management in fields relevant to child protection.

Languages:

  • Fluency in Arabic and English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Chinese, French, Russian or

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