ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross

ICRC in Donetsk

Please note that the ICRC is not a UN-system organization.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. The ICRC also endeavors to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles. Established in 1863, the ICRC is at the origin of the Geneva Conventions and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Please visit (link) for more information. There are more than 600 ICRC staff working in Kyiv, Donetsk, Luhansk, Dnipro, Poltava, Lviv, Odesa and Vynnytsia.

Vacancy Notice

The ICRC Delegation in Donetsk seeks to fill the following position: Housekeeper (2 positions available)

Donetsk based


Ensuring cleaning/housekeeping/laundry services for the ICRC premises.


  • Provides cleaning / housekeeping / laundry services for all ICRC premises.
  • Takes care of belongings and personal items in the residences.
  • Communicates with the people living in the residences.
  • Informs supervisor about any issues regarding the premises (materials needed to carry out duties, malfunctioning equipment, damaged furniture or premises, etc.).
  • Follows cleaning detergents consumption (both office and residences).
  • Follows cleaning frequency lists of ICRC premises.
  • Supports maintenance, logistics and other colleagues in a variety of manual tasks when assigned to the office.
  • Prepares coffee and tea when assigned to the office.

The tasks and responsibilities defined above are not exhaustive and can evolve depending on organizational needs.


Education and professional qualifications

  • Primary school education
  • Similar work experiences desirable
  • Knowledge of basic hygiene principles
  • Basic knowledge of English is an asset

Personal Competencies

  • Genuine interest to work for the humanitarian sector
  • High level of motivation, commitment to accuracy
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility and taking initiatives
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Capacity to adhere to and to implement procedures
  • Ability to work methodically with demonstrated analytical skills

your profile

  • Genuine interest to work in humanitarian aid field
  • Strong interpersonal skills and customer service attitude
  • Strong sense of autonomy and responsibility
  • good team player.

We offer a rewarding and enriching work in a humanitarian and international environment, and also:

  • Initial training and on-boarding organized
  • Opportunity to work and grow in an international working environment in the humanitarian sector
  • Good working condition and competitive salary with benefits

Starting date: ASAP


Please submit your CV, along with your motivation letter in English and salary expectations by email only to the attention of Human Resources Department.

Deadline for applications: 08/08/2022

Only candidates meeting the above-mentioned criteria will be considered and contacted for tests and/or interviews. No queries by phone please.

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