Internship To Support Adolescent Development And Participation Activities In Tbilisi, Georgia

UNICEF

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, love

Purpose:

UNICEF Georgia continues working to support a stronger integration of the Armenian-speaking youth of Akhalkalaki and Ninotsminda into Georgian society by eliminating the communication gap and bridging the language barrier. The intern’s tasks will be cross-sectoral and focus on mediating youth communication, drafting, and editing relevant content in the Armenian language. 

  • Support in adolescent development and participation activities.
  • Support in identifying capacity gaps to address the standing child rights issues.
  • Assist in planning communication campaigns for Armenian-speaking youth through peer-to-peer chat and other social means.
  • Support developing and editing communication products, including social media content, human interest stories, and web blogs for the Armenian-speaking population.
  • Support the translation and transcribing of materials and content in Armenian, Georgian and English languages.
  • Help draft reports on completed activities.
  • Provide other assistance to the organizational unit as required.

Modality: Part-time / Fulltime

Duration: 2 months – 3 months

StipendIn accordance to UNICEF's guidelines, interns will be paid a nominal stipend per month. There is no expectancy of employment at the end of the internship. 

Insurance: UNICEF will not be responsible for costs arising from accidents and/or illness incurred during the intern's service, whether on or off UNICEF premises. Therefore, the selected candidate must provide proof of enrolment in a health/accident plan prior to start his/her work. If accepted, the intern will be required to provide a copy of health insurance coverage and to fill out the relevant UNICEF forms on conditions regarding service as an intern.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • Be enrolled in an advanced/undergraduate university degree pogramme in Communication, Journalism, Social Sciences or related fields. Applicant must be at least 18 years old.
  • Fluency in English, Armenian, as well as Georgian language is required.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

Remarks:

Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

The selected candidate is solely responsible to ensure that the visa (applicable) and health insurance required to perform the duties of the contract are valid for the entire period of the contract. The candidate may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid).