Position: Program Officer
Organization: Open Society Foundations
Department: Early Childhood Program
Application deadline: June 4, 2016
The position is intended for a mid-career professional who is committed to promoting and realising the rights of young children and their families.
The new staff member will work both independently and collaboratively to manage a varied portfolio of work, in select countries, aimed at strengthening early childhood development systems and services with a focus on disadvantaged children under the age of three and their families. Priority will be given to candidates with a strong background in Early Childhood Development (ECD) with knowledge of early childhood intervention, inclusive education, health, social protection or education services welcome. Expertise in developing provision of timely support to families of very young children at risk of developmental delays and with disabilities, or for other disadvantaged groups, is an advantage.