Ready to work for the world's leading international children's charity?

Join the tens of thousands of UNICEF staff around the world making a difference on the front line.

Our staff are a diverse group of highly capable and committed individuals who bring a wide range of professional experiences - both non-profit and for-profit - to bear on our mission.


Current job listings within our organisation

Board Member

We’re seeking new trustees for the UNICEF Board.
The Board of UNICEF NZ is mandated to oversee and maximise the performance of the New Zealand National Committee and to protect the reputation and good name of UNICEF – both objectives mandated by and agreed between UNICEF international and the NZ National Committee.
For more information download the Position description here
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World Class Fundraiser

We're currently looking for world class fundraisers to partner with us to make the world a better place! For more information download the Professional Fundraiser info sheet (PDF, 271.7 KB).

To apply please send a covering letter and your CV to Rae at with subject: "Professional Fundraiser – Your Name".

For any queries, please contact Rae on 021 588 303.

Professional Fundraiser Team Leader

We're seeking a new Team Leader to work in Auckland. As a Team Leader, you will be responsible for inspiring and motivating our team to reach their targets. 

For more information download the Professional Fundraiser Team Leader info sheet (PDF, 169.3 KB).

To apply please send a covering letter and your CV to Rae at with subject: "Professional Fundraiser Team Leader – Your Name".  Fundraising experience will be looked at favourably.

Internships and Volunteering

From time to time we have internships and volunteer roles available. You can register your interest on the volunteer page to get notifications when they come up.

Note UNICEF NZ does not arrange to send volunteers to the field. For information on volunteering abroad visit VSA and UNV.

You can also follow us on LinkedIn to see the latest roles.

U-Report Squad Leaders #YouthforChange

UNICEF New Zealand is looking for U-Report Squad Leaders to champion their U-Report program. These talented and capable young people will be the leaders of UNICEF New Zealand's youth program, U-Report New Zealand. Sign up here to be a U-Reporter.

This opportunity is open to young people aged 13-24 years, living in New Zealand.

Why would you be great? What makes you awesome, unique, passionate?

Tell us any way you like why you’d be an awesome fit for this youth leadership role. Your application could be a video, a poster, poem or song, an exact replica of the Sky Tower, be creative! Send your application to by Friday 5pm 21st of July. You can also email us if you have any other questions.

What does it mean to be a U-Report Squad Leader?

U-Report Squad leaders would join an engaging, creative, and diverse digital working group comprised of passionate young people. You will be a responsive and active member of the group. You will partake in a monthly team meeting via a phone call or skype.

Squad leaders will be responsible for sharing and collecting opinions of young people within your schools, universities and communities to help drive the U-Report programme. You will offer your expert opinion on the best and most relevant questions for young people. You will be consistently active on the U-Report platform and encourage others to be also. You will inform UNICEF NZ about the best way to recognise inspire and reward the achievements of our awesome youth supporters.

If you are successful in becoming a youth leader you will ...

  • Join the digital U-Report Leadership Group
    o Be responsive/active in the group (i.e. respond to messages within 48 hours) o Share your ideas and provide feedback for the ideas of the team.
    o Create content for social media and web page: blogs, images, video etc.
    o Join a monthly meeting via call or skype with the U-Report Leadership team
  • Learn practical skills and receive training on how to be an effective changemaker
  • Receive a U-Report Squad Leader packBe profiled on our website
  • Have opportunities to represent U-Report through media, social media and events
  • Be part of a global movement of young people keen to make a difference 

Send your application to by Friday 5pm 21st of July. Remember, your application can be whatever you like, be creative! Just tell us why you want to be involved and why you think you'd be good for the role. We can't wait to hear from you!

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