Emergency recruitments to strengthen the response to the crisis in Ukraine

We are scaling up life-saving programmes for children and their families in Ukraine.

A female volunteer embracing a child.
28 April 2022

UNICEF is on the ground in Ukraine providing support to children and families in desperate need of safety, stability and protection. With humanitarian needs rapidly increasing, urgent capacity in all technical areas of specialization is needed.

Considering the urgent need to scale up our emergency response in Ukraine and neighboring countries, we are urgently looking for dedicated staff to bolster our response in all areas of our work.

We are currently recruiting in:
Belarus | BulgariaCzech Republic | HungaryMoldovaPoland | Romania | SlovakiaUkraine

Please check regularly, as emergency recruitments are being released continuously.

You can access the full list of emergency recruitments to support Ukraine here and note that:

  • the temporary appointments have an initial duration of a maximum of 364 days.
  • the application closing dates vary for each position
  • a "No jobs matched your search" message will pop up when there are no available vacancies for your selected country.

War in Ukraine - "I have never faced such a complexity of child protection issues"


Gregor von Medeazza was deployed as Emergency Coordinator at the Ukraine-Moldova border


Tatyana Fannouch is working as a Child Protection Officer, currently based in Lviv, Ukraine.


While the the situation in Ukraine and neighboring countries is extremely dire, and we are scaling up efforts to support children and their families fleeing the war, UNICEF remains present in humanitarian emergencies around the world, committed to continue the delivery of critical life-saving support to children and young people.