Jobs & Opportunities

As part of its overarching goal of information sharing, the Better Care Network posts relevant jobs, consultancies, calls for abstracts and papers, funding opportunities, calls for research, and other announcements on the BCN website and in the newsletter. These jobs and opportunities, unless noted, are not being administered by the BCN. Please apply directly with the relevant organization and contact the respective organization for additional information. To advertise a job posting or other opportunity on BCN, email BCN Secretariat at

Terms of Reference: Literature review on the role of residential care in the alternative care of children

SOS Children’s Villages International

SOS Children’s Villages is commissioning a literature review in order to collect evidence and data about the pros and cons of residential care as a form of alternative care service for children, and how it complements other services in meeting the needs of children who have temporarily or permanently lost parental care. 


Call for creative tools (including evidence) using participatory approaches to ensure community engagement and ownership

Save the Children and War Child Holland

Save the Children and War Child Holland are working together to look at the value of participatory approaches using creative methods to ensure community engagement and ownership within the field of community-level child protection in humanitarian and development contexts.

Terms of Reference for Review of Monitoring and Evaluation Frameworks in Child Protection

UBS-Optimus Foundation and GHR Foundation

Driven in part by their experiences as members of the Elevate Children Funders Group (ECFG) and funders of child protection programs, and also due to the sector-level momentum generated by the UNGA reviews of the CRC and the Alternative Care Guidelines, UBS-Optimus Foundation and GHR Foundation have agreed to engage a consultant to review monitoring and evaluation frameworks in child protection.