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REQUEST FOR INTERNSHIP-Child Protection Section ( Violence against children)

Apply now Job no: 519821
Work type: Internship
Location: Jordan
Categories: Child Protection, Internship, Programme Management

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.

For every child, hope.


Under the supervision of the Child Protection Specialist, the intern will support the implementation of the violence programme in all settings especially schools including the C4D component and assist in the production of advocacy material and Knowledge management products.


The intern is expected to contribute to the national EndViolence Programme planning, implementation, monitoring evaluation and the administration of program/project activities related to UNICEF’s support.   Overall, the candidate is expected to contribute to the production of policy briefs, and to provide technical assistance to reviewing research and programme documents. Supervision and guidance will be provided on a day-to-day basis, and regular meetings will be organized to provide guidance and advice, if necessary. The intern will be exposed to learning and personal development opportunities within UNICEF and with the partners including humanitarian response.

Work assignment

The intern is expected to assist with the following:

  • Contribute to assessments and generate knowledge/evidence, inductions & logistics.
  • Support in data analysis & data visualization exercises.
  • Contribute in producing relevant fact sheets, briefing notes and reports, in addition to needed researches.
  • Support the implementation of the EndViolence in schools and C4D components.
  • Update specific advocacy messages on key UNICEF Jordan protection issues in consultations with C4D Specialist.
  • Coordinate with the communications section to disseminate research findings and KM products.

Candidate qualification

  • be enrolled in a degree programme in a undergraduate or graduate school, or be a recent graduate (University degree preferably in Human rights, Social Sciences, Political Science).
  • Experience working in a relevant protection sector.
  • Fluency in English, knowledge of Arabic is an asset
  • Strong research and writing skills.
  • Advanced skills in Excel
  • have strong academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records or, if not available, a reference letter from an academic supervisor
  • have no immediate relatives (e.g. father, mother, brother, sister, uncle or aunt) working in any UNICEF office.

  Estimated duration of the internship:

Mid-February – Mid-August 2019 (six months)

For every Child, you demonstrate…

Our core values are Commitment, Diversity, and Integrity and our Core Competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations, 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

Advertised: Jordan Standard Time
Applications close: Jordan Standard Time

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