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Careers at UNICEF Canada


At UNICEF, we work tirelessly to ensure children survive, wherever children’s lives are at risk. As part of the UN, we are active in more countries and have saved more children’s lives than any other humanitarian organization. We are passionate about the well-being of children around the world. Our mission is to promote the importance of child protection, child rights and child development.

Working at UNICEF Canada

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 and pursue successful careers.

UNICEF’s workforce is made up of different categories of staff reflecting various levels of responsibilities and duties. Each category of staff has its own requirements. All staff must share our organization’s values of diversity and inclusion, integrity and commitment and meet our core employment competencies of communication, working with people and drive for results. These competencies are behaviours that are used to achieve desired results for UNICEF.

Discover how you could make a difference, check out UNICEF Canada’s work opportunities.

Employment Opportunities Closing Date
Director, Development (Major Gifts)
(Permanent; Full-time; based in Toronto, Calgary or Montreal)
August 5, 2016
Community Engagement Representative (Internship)
(3 month contract starting September 2016; Full Time; based in Toronto)
August 5, 2016
Senior International Programs Co-ordinator
(Parental leave cover until April 2017; Contract; 4 days/week; based in Toronto)
June 23, 2016

Thank you for your interest in our work, but we do not have any vacancies at this point in time.

For consideration for any current vacancies, please submit your resume and cover letter (with salary expectations) as one document to careers@unicef.ca by the closing date. Please reference the title of the position clearly in the subject heading.

Interested in working abroad?

Overseas jobs are recruited globally by UNICEF Headquarters, Regional Offices and Country Offices. They hold leadership, managerial or specialist functions which require a specific level of technical expertise and competencies.

UNICEF Canada does not recruit staff for international positions. For more information on international employment opportunities with UNICEF please visit http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/.

Important Note: Beware of fraudulent job postings

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