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CANADEM is recruiting for it's MHPSS Roster

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CANADEM is seeking seasoned professionals with previous relevant experience for its Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (Humanitarian Health Sector) roster. CANADEM is a Canadian based NGO that works with various UN agencies through the standby partnership programme. We regularly deploy candidates in various areas of expertise all around the globe. Registration with CANADEM is always free. We are looking to expand our pool of experts for potential/upcoming opportunities with different UN agencies field offices. Most positions are for 3 to 6 months deployments.


  • Ability to work under hardship conditions in nonfamily duty stations.

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s level or above) in psychiatry, clinical, psychology, social work or allied sciences from an accredited/recognized institute.

  • Post-graduate qualification or specialized training in (a) public health (b) clinical psychology or psychiatry and/or (c) MHPSS in emergency and humanitarian crises.

  • Expert knowledge in:

    • International policy frameworks (WHO, Sphere, IASC) for reduction of public health challenges related to mental health in emergency settings.
    • Implementation tools (e.g., WHO/United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) MHPSS assessment toolkit, psychological first aid field guide, mhGAP Humanitarian Intervention Guide, mental health component of Interagency Emergency Health Kit (IEHK), “Building Back Better” casebook) for reduction of public health problems related to mental health in (post-) emergency settings.
  • Fluent in English, additional knowledge of Russian, French, Spanish or Portuguese is an advantage

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