Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task
Under the direct supervision of the Child Protection Officer, national UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
- Contribute to the design and preparation of monitoring activities of assigned programme(s) in the Child Protection sector in southeast Turkey.
- Undertake regular program field visits and exchange information with partners/stakeholders to gather the necessary information to assess progress. Report on critical issues, bottlenecks, challenges and delays, in order for UNICEF and partners to take timely action to achieve results.
- Produce regular and timely reports on monitoring results. Organize data and information, prepare and maintain records, documents and control plans for the monitoring of protection programme implementation
- Analyze data to monitor progress in the achievement of programme objectives. Research and contribute to the development and/or introduction and documentation of new approaches, methods and practices for fieldlevel monitoring of programmes.
- Assist with the development of appropriate communication and information material related to programme progresses.
- Contribute to the preparation of reports, programme documents and submissions by providing information, preparing tables and other documents.
- When required, participate in relevant interagency meetings and support the Child Protection sub Working Group coordination.
- Performing other duties as required.
Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:
- Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark IVD);
- Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
- Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
- Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
- Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
- Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent
Education - Additional Comments:
- University degree in social sciences, women’s studies, international development, psychology, international law or other relevant fields
- Demonstrated familiarity with and knowledge of the basics of Child Rights is an asset
Required experience: 24 Months
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience in working with vulnerable groups and gender issues: women, children, and marginalized groups is an asset
- Experience in Monitoring & Evaluation, and field experience, are assets
- Demonstrated experience in working with trauma victims would be an asset
- English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
- Arabic(Optional), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise: Gender equality and the advancement of women
Area of expertise details:
- Computer skills: Good knowledge of MS Office programmes and Internet Applications
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Good analytical skills, good drafting skills and good oral and written communication skills
- Cultural and gender awareness
- Citizenship: Turkish
Driving license: No
Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.
Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at
https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to
* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.
Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.
This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Turkey and legal residents with a residency
permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.
Application deadline:14-02-2020 .