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

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): DRL FY19 Protecting and Promoting the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in South America and Panama

United States Department of State - Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL)

The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) announces an open source competition for a program for disability advocates and organizations in South America and Panama to more effectively ensure governments meet their obligations to protect all people in accordance with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and its Optional Protocol, including but not limited to implementation, enforcement or revision of local and national laws.


Local Consultant to Provide Technical Assistance for Strategic Communication on COVID 19 and Other Specific Emerging Issues within the Child- and People with Disabilities System

UNICEF Romania

UNICEF Romania is seeking a consultant to provide technical assistance for strategic communication within the child protection system in matters relating to the protection of the most vulnerable children amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Trustee – Family Alliance

Family for Every Child

Family Alliance is currently looking to recruit new trustees for its Board.

Call for Papers for Special Issue 'Irregularities in Transnational Adoptions and Child Appropriations: Challenges for Reparation Practices,' in Childhood: A Journal of Global Child Research

Childhood: A Journal of Global Child Research

The Guest Editors of this special issue welcome empirical and theoretically-informed contributions that adopt local and global perspectives and investigate the conceptual and practical implications of adoption and appropriation experiences.