Child Mental Health Intern – UA speaking

The Child Mental Health Activity Leader will assist in MHPSS courses for Ukrainian parents by providing mental health programme to children of Ukrainian parents living in Czechia due to the war in Ukraine.


Background information

Department: Public Mental Health Research Programme

Type of employment: DPP (approx. 50 hours)

Expected start date: April/May

Workplace: National Institute of Mental Health (NUDZ), Klecany


What we expect from you:

●      Min. undergraduate degree in Psychology, Pedagogy, Public Health or similar

  • Experience with children and adolescents
  • Ability to communicate in Ukrainian and in CZ or ENG
  • Good communication skills, ability to work in a team

The job includes:

  • Preparing materials and activities for Ukrainian children and adolescents
  • Leading activities with a group of children during mental health training for parents around the Czech Republic (approx. 5x training in June and July)
  • Working in tandem
  • Assisting in the evaluation of the trainings and the project as a whole

What we can offer:

  • Collaboration in the form of DPP on a project funded by UNICEF and WHO
  • Interesting work in a modern and pleasant environment with experts in the field
  • Valuable experience with professional workshops and trainings
  • Professional training and supervision
  • Extra financial compensation (approx. 30 hours in total)

Application form

The closing date for applications for the above position is 15 April 2023.

Please send your application documents – CV and a brief motivation letter – and any questions to: and

The recruitment and selection process at NUDZ will be based on the principles of openness, transparency, and fair procedures as reflected in the OTM-R Policy of NUDZ. By responding to the advertisement, the candidate gives the following consent: I consent to the processing of my personal data by the National Institute of Mental Health, Czech Republic, Topolová 748, 250 67 Klecany for the purpose of job placement (submission, editing, sorting and providing them to third parties whose identity will be disclosed to me) in accordance with Act No. 110/2019, “Act on the processing of personal data“ until revoked in writing. Information pursuant to Article 13 GDPR.

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