Intern (26 weeks, Addis Ababa/Part-time): Education Section

UNICEF works in a number of the world’s hardest locations, to succeed in the world’s most deprived kids. To save lots of their lives. To defend their rights. To assist them fulfill their potential. 

Throughout 190 nations and territories, we work for each little one, in every single place, on daily basis, to construct a greater world for everybody. 

And we by no means surrender. 

For each little one, training

Ethiopia is located within the Horn of Africa and is the second most populous nation on the continent with an estimated inhabitants of 115 million. It borders six African nations: Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, and Sudan, and covers 1,104,300 sq. kilometers. Roughly 85 p.c of the inhabitants lives in rural areas. Ethiopia represents a melting pot of historic cultures with Center Japanese and African cultures evident within the non secular, ethnic, and language composition of its folks.

Over the previous two years, kids and their households throughout Ethiopia confronted a number of and complicated emergencies, such because the battle within the northern Ethiopia and the drought, which resulted in thousands and thousands of individuals in want of pressing humanitarian help. UNICEF has programmes in Baby Safety, WASH, Well being, Vitamin, Social Coverage, and Schooling and serves over 15 million kids in Ethiopia. Be a part of UNICEF Ethiopia to contribute to bettering the lives of kids and girls.

Objective of the internship: 

UNICEF Ethiopia’s Studying and Improvement (Schooling) part focuses on Strengthening entry to high quality training on the major training stage, implementing early studying and faculty readiness, revision of college curricula, bettering life expertise training, strengthening college gender golf equipment, and interesting communities to help women’ training, techniques strengthening, and dealing on disability-inclusive programming. Estimates for the variety of individuals with disabilities in Ethiopia vary from 7.8 million (9.3 p.c of the inhabitants) to fifteen million (17.6 p.c) with an estimated 55 p.c being kids. Individuals with disabilities in Ethiopia are amongst the poorest and most marginalized teams. In city areas, the acute poverty fee for individuals with disabilities is 41 p.c greater than for folks with out disabilities, with kids having the very best fee of utmost poverty. Multi-dimensional little one poverty for youngsters with disabilities impacts each facet of a family, together with their entry to training and affordability of different primary companies (Well being, Vitamin, Social coverage, WASH, and safety). The scenario for youngsters with disabilities in Ethiopia is exacerbated by recurring local weather change-induced disasters, public well being emergencies, and battle.  

How are you going to make a distinction? 

UNICEF helps college students, colleges, and academics throughout the nation with educating and supplies, coaching, and technical help. We additionally help formal and non-formal studying alternatives for youngsters in emergencies and growth conditions. 

The intern is predicted to work intently with the Schooling workforce and different UNICEF programme sections to help the identification and growth of partnerships with incapacity particular person organizations (DPOs), help the info and data administration wants regarding disability-inclusive programming, and help the general incapacity mainstreaming inside UNICEF programming.  

Beneath the supervision of the Schooling Supervisor output 2, the intern will undertake the next duties: 

  • Help to Schooling programme on the way to mainstream incapacity inclusion.  
  • Present administrative and technical inputs in incapacity inclusion conferences with a number of stakeholders. 
  • Acquire related knowledge on incapacity, analyse the findings, and put together briefing notes and stories on assigned disability-related topic areas of curiosity to UNICEF, Donors, and companions. 
  • Help in documenting and cataloguing disability-related info and collating related info on incapacity collected from a number of stakeholders. 
  • Conduct a literature overview on present analysis on incapacity and share Key findings that aligned and related for UNICEF programming. 
  • Help in organizing occasions and facilitating on incapacity inclusion (coaching occasions, workshops, seminars, conferences, missions, and so forth.) and draft/edit stories of the identical as could also be required. 
  • Undertake different duties from the supervisor. 

To qualify as an advocate for each little one you’ll have… 

    • Information of related laptop techniques and purposes; glorious data of MS Workplace is required.  
    • Willingness to contribute and work as a part of a workforce.  
    • Versatile and open to studying and new experiences.  
    • Respect for variety and flexibility to different cultures and dealing environments.
    • Enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or Ph.D. diploma program in social sciences or have graduated throughout the previous two years. 
    • Have to be at the very least 18 years previous. 
    • Have glorious educational efficiency as demonstrated by current college or establishment information.
    • Expertise working with kids with disabilities (or adults with disabilities), or engaged on incapacity inclusion in training, or/and expertise with one’s personal incapacity.
    • Don’t have any rapid kin (e.g., father, mom, brother, sister) working in any UNICEF workplace; and don’t have any different kin within the line of authority that the intern will report back to.

For each Baby, you display… 

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Belief, Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin every thing we do and the way we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Constitution: UNICEF Values

UNICEF competencies required for this put up are…

  • Builds and maintains partnerships (1)
  • Demonstrates self-awareness and moral consciousness (1)
  • Drive to realize outcomes for impression (1)
  • Innovates and embraces change (1)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)
  • Thinks and acts strategically (1)
  • Works collaboratively with others (1)

In the course of the recruitment course of, we take a look at candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize your self with our competency framework and its totally different ranges: competency framework here.

UNICEF is right here to serve the world’s most deprived kids and our international workforce should mirror the range of these kids. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, no matter their race/ethnicity, age, incapacity, gender id, sexual orientation, faith, nationality, socio-economic background, or every other private attribute.
We provide a wide range of benefits to our staff, together with paid parental depart, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages using versatile working preparations.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance coverage on conduct that’s incompatible with the goals and targets of the United Nations and UNICEF, together with sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF is dedicated to advertise the safety and safeguarding of all kids. All chosen candidates will, due to this fact, endure rigorous reference and background checks, and might be anticipated to stick to those requirements and rules. Background checks will embrace the verification of educational credential(s) and employment historical past. Chosen candidates could also be required to offer further info to conduct a background verify.


UNICEF’s lively dedication in the direction of variety and inclusion is essential to ship the most effective outcomes for youngsters. For this place, eligible and appropriate feminine candidates and individuals dwelling with incapacity are inspired to use.

UNICEF appointments are topic to medical clearance. Issuance of a visa by the host nation of the responsibility station, which might be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments can also be topic to inoculation (vaccination) necessities, together with towards SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Authorities workers which might be thought of for employment with UNICEF are usually required to resign from their authorities earlier than taking on an task with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the precise to withdraw a suggestion of appointment, with out compensation, if a visa or medical clearance shouldn’t be obtained, or crucial inoculation necessities are usually not met, inside an inexpensive interval for any cause.

Solely shortlisted candidates might be contacted and advance to the following stage of the choice course of. 

Marketed: 25 Mar 2024 E. Africa Commonplace Time
Deadline: 31 Mar 2024 E. Africa Commonplace Time

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