Child Protection Officer (Alternative Care and Reintegration), NO-2, Odesa, Temporary Appointment (364 days), #128915 (Open for Ukraine nationals only)


The Child Protection Officer - Alternative Care and Reintegration - reports to the Child Protection Specialist based in Odesa for supervision and works collaboratively with teams at both Country and Field Office level. The Officer supports the implementation of UNICEF Odesa Field Office Alternative Care and Reintegration Program and works in close collaboration with both Oblast and hromada administration, implementing partners and other humanitarian and protection partners.

In priority hromadas, the Officer coordinates UNICEF efforts with local authorities and UNICEF implementing partners to implement a coherent approach towards: strengthening integrated social services and the provision of the minimum package of social services for children and caregivers; strengthening of family-based care options and independent living for children deprived from parental care, including children returned from evacuation; and support to reintegration into community (returned children, care leavers, etc).

This includes providing professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout program planning and implementation, progress monitoring, evaluation and reporting towards the delivery of quality results.