Working for Family for Every Child
If you are committed to transforming the world and achieving a better future for children and families, join us. Our vision is for a world in which children and families everywhere have access to the support they need to survive and thrive. It is our mission to make that happen for families through research, knowledge exchange and campaigning; to create a world where every child can grow up in a safe, permanent and caring family. Working for Family for Every Child is a purpose-driven career where the work you do could play a role in making a positive impact on the lives of children and families all around the world. Our employees have a passion for changing the world.
Our global recruitment and selection practices mean that we work with the best people from around the world, employing staff and engaging consultants, contractors and service providers in several different countries, always seeking to comply with local legislation and tax regulations.
All staff must have the right to work in the country they are based in. Family for Every Child does not sponsor work permits or contribute to costs.
We expect all individuals who work with and for Family for Every Child to provide references and adhere to our Code of Conduct and relevant policies, particularly in relation to Safeguarding.
About consultancy opportunities
We often have opportunities for people to work with us on a consultancy basis.
What is a consultancy?
A consultancy is a time-bound project, usually short term and not full time. Family for Every Child will consider the deliverables and responsibilities of the role to determine whether the opportunity is a consultancy or a job.
Who can work as a consultant?
In many countries, consultants have to register as self-employed to be able to work as a consultant. Family for Every Child may engage individuals as consultants (sole traders) or contract companies to provide services.
Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements). Their conditions of service will be governed by their agreement. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.
Our Commitment to Diversity
We are proud to have an international Board and Secretariat, working with people from all over the world to advance our mission. We actively encourage applications from talented and committed professionals of different cultural backgrounds. We welcome applications from anyone regardless of disability, ethnicity, heritage, gender, sexuality, religion, socio-economic background and political beliefs, to reflect the diversity of our members, as we know this will make our work more effective. We are committed to equality of opportunity in the recruitment, retention and development of our team.
Everyone who works for or on behalf of Family for Every Child is expected to work collectively and individually to promote a constructive and sensitive approach to others from a variety of backgrounds where the work of others is valued and respected.
Family for Every Child has a zero-tolerance approach to any harm, exploitation or abuse of children and anyone we work with or come into contact with including our members, staff, trustees, consultants and stakeholders. Safeguarding forms an intrinsic part of everything that we do. The appointment process for any roles to work with or on behalf of Family for Every Child will include the receipt of satisfactory references and relevant roles will require a criminal record check. Compliance with all our Safeguarding Policies and Procedures is mandatory.