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Jobs at UNICEF Canada


UNICEF is a non-profit organization that works 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

Our charity is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified 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.

UNICEF Canada’s four year strategic plan calls on the organization to double gross revenues, re-launch the UNICEF brand in Canada and increase engagement with Canadians in order to improve more children’s lives globally. As a result, UNICEF Canada is recruiting a number of new roles to assist in the achievement of this plan.

UNICEF Canada Job Opportunities Closing Date
Deputy Director, Development (Western Canada)
(Permanent; Full-time; based in Vancouver, home office)
March 13, 2019
U-Report Co-ordinator
(12-month contract starting in February 2019; Part-time (3 days/week); based in Toronto)
February 10, 2019
Policy Specialist, One Youth
(Permanent; Full-time; based in Toronto)
January 24, 2019
Community Engagement Representative
(10 week contract starting in February 2019; Full time; based in Toronto)
January 31, 2019
Development Manager (Business Development)
(Permanent; Full-time; based in Toronto)
February 8, 2019

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 by the closing date. Please reference the title of the position clearly in the subject heading.


On occasion, we accept new graduates, current students or interested individuals for various paid internships – be sure to check back later if you do not see any in the list of vacancies above.


Please note, we do not currently have volunteer positions available. However, there are other ways you can help: follow us on Twitter or Facebook, or you can join our mailing list to stay up to date about news concerning the world’s children in need.

Interested in working abroad?

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

UNICEF Canada does not recruit staff for positions located overseas. For more information on international employment opportunities with UNICEF please visit

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