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


This Learning Channel has been developed to highlight those Child Protection courses most closely aligned to different components of UNICEF’s Child Protection Strate

Institutionalised Children Exploration and Beyond (ICB)

ICB is presently receiving manuscripts for their March 2022 and September 2022 issues, which aim to include research contributions along the following sub-themes, among other relevant subjects within Alternative Care in South Asia.


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India Alternative Care Network

IACN seek a Communications and Knowledge Associate. This person will oversee internal and external communications and knowledge management strategies to strengthen communication and knowledge-sharing between IACN Secretariat, its membership and the broader community with an interest in the issues of children without parental care or at risk of separation, to advocate for family-based care, strengthening care in families and across the continuum of care.

India Alternative Care Network

IACN Secretariat is looking for a Consultant, for a period of three months, to carry out the literature review, visit four states (to be decided) across the four regions of India and document eight case stories (two per state) to capture the context and experiences of children and caregivers in kinship care arrangement in India.

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action

The L&D Working Group of the Alliance would like to offer you a free, online learning opportunity to further explore the framework to strengthen overall understanding of primary prevention in child protection in humanitarian action. The course will provide an introduction to prevention programming, and will allow you to reflect on how the Primary Prevention Framework for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action is relevant to your context.

Institutionalised Children: Explorations and Beyond journal

Institutionalised Children: Explorations and Beyond Journal encourages experts in care of children in institutional and alternative care to review the research in the journal and provide experienced insights to submitted papers. The editorial staff highly value the contribution of peer reviewers of the journal as the essential gatekeepers of its standards. Some perks for your review include free access to all SAGE journals for 60 days upon receipt of your completed review and a 25% book discount on all SAGE books ordered online.