von Walter Hämmerle
Closing date: Thursday, 24 May 2018
Job no: 513005
Position type: Internship
Division/Equivalent: Bangkok (EAPRO), Thailand
Department/Office: Beijing, China
Categories: Child Protection, Internship
UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. 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 fulfil their potential - to the benefit of a better world.
UNICEF China Child Protection is supporting Barefoot Social Worker Programme piloting and scaling up in China, which aims to establish a community-based safety net for children and their families. The Barefoot Social Workers concept empowers community members to deliver child welfare and protection services to bridge the gap in availability of professional social workers.
We are seeking six interns to support and improve programme communication, documentation as well as knowledge management. The duration is 4-10 weeks (June 2018 - November 2018).
Major duties, responsibilities and output expectations:
1. Translation (50%)
Chinese to English translation of Barefoot Social Worker Project annual report and posters
Chinese to English translation of 2018 Child Welfare Policy Stocktaking report
Summary and Chinese to English translation of Provincial Child State Report
Chinese to English translation of other short project related materials, including agenda and participants list of events, conference, meetings.
2. Development of child welfare communication material (30%)
Support the development of three BFSW work briefings
Convert key messages into WeChat and long Weibo format for BFSW public Wechat and Weibo APPs
Convert existing training material into video/ppt
3. Logistic support for following activities in summer holidays (20%)
High level advocacy summer camp and national social mobilization event for the care of vulnerable children
Child ambassador training
University students: undergraduate or university graduate with major in English, art, or the area of social work, research, or child protection.
Previous volunteer/intern experience desired but not necessary.
Fluency in English and Chinese
Good computer skills
Do you have?
Respect for UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Inclusion, and Integrity
A drive for results, setting high standards for the quality of work
Strong interpersonal and team working skills and capacity to work in a multicultural environment
If you recognise yourself from the above and wish to make a difference for every child, please review the full Terms of Reference below and send a Cover Letter and CV to email@example.com, or apply online through www.unicef.org/employ (requisition 513005). The deadline for receipt of applications is 24 May 2018. Documents with personal details, references, insurance declaration will be collected from selected interns.
Terms of Reference - under XWQ.docx
Advertised: May 15 2018 China Standard Time
Application close: May 24 2018 China Standard Time