Jobs/Roles in the ECE Community: Internationally

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UNICEF is a marvelous organization that I would one day like to be apart of. UNICEF believes that “All children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world” (UNICEF, 2018).

This job is one of the jobs I would be interested in doing.
“‘Partnerships Specialist’
Work type:
Fixed Term
Location: East Jerusalem, Palestine
Duration:
One year with possible extension.
Key functions, account abilities and related duties/tasks:
Within the delegated
authority and the given organizational set-up, the incumbent may be
accountable for all or assigned areas of the following major duties and end results.
1. Fundraising and resource mobilization:
2. Partnership, Coordination and Collaboration
3. Program-me Performance, Monitoring and Evaluations
4. Risk Management
Experience:
At least five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in external relations, liaison and/or any resource-mobilization related activities, preferably in an international organization is required.
Background/familiarity with Emergency situations.
Fluency in English and Arabic is required” (UNICEF, 2018).

Save the children is another marvelous organization that is saving many children’s lives throughout the world. This job looked like one I would be interested in applying for.

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“‘Project Assistant – SCMPO’: The Role

The Project Assistant for Central Mindanao Program Office (SCMPO) is responsible for supporting the Project Kids SHINE Team in carrying out the day-to-day operations of the project to ensure that organizational and project guidelines and policies are taken into consideration and complied with accordingly.

Qualifications and Experience

A graduate of Bachelor’s degree in Management or Social Sciences

At least 2-year work experience in an administrative and financial support capacity.

Above average oral and written communication skills;

Preferably with a knowledge in DRR, Community Development, Social Sciences or equivalent experience

Familiarity and experience with the concepts of human rights, empowering civil society, local governance, children’s rights and child protection.

Computer literate and adept in the use of MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Can work well in highly stressful situations

Understanding of Save the Children’s vision and mission and a commitment to its objectives; willing to adopt Save the Children methodology and framework in program implementation;

Must have a high sense of urgency and well-developed work ethic.

Contract length: Fixed-term position until December 31, 2019”

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

Violence against children is no longer tolerated”(Save the Children, 2018).

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued”(Save the Children, 2018).

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This week we looked at international jobs that support our children throughout the world. Children throughout the world suffer from hunger, lack of water, health services ,and education. Many fantastic people are working for these organization and making a difference. We can as early childhood educators support these organizations from our own communities by being advocates and voting to put congressmen in that care about helping our children throughout the world. Have a marvelous week!

Tammy

References

United Nations Children’s Fund, (2018). Retrieved from https://www.unicef.org.

Save the Children, (2018). Retrieved from https://www.savethechildren.org.

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