United Nations Volunteers Program and Job Opportunities – Apply Here

The United Nations Volunteers Program is currently looking for volunteers in various positions in the organization that makes up the United Nations

Child Protection Officer in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Interpreter English / Somali AND/OR Tigrinya in Libya

Facilities Management Assistant in South Sudan

Electoral Logistics Officer in Mali

Digital Communication and Outreach Specialist in Guinea Bissau

Staff development and Learning Officer in Congo

Technical Officer – Violence and injuries Prevention in Congo

Health Promotion and Communication Officer in Guinea Bissau

Youth Advocate for Communication for Development in Madagascar

Logistic Assistant in Mali

Economist in Malawi

Corporate Officer in Viet Nam

Gender Advisor in Burundi

Visit the UN Volunteer page for more information on these positions and more updates.

Qualification for a United Nations Volunteers

Each position requires different qualifications from applicants. However, some general requirements can be summarized as:

Applicants must be at least 25 years old. Nationals of the country of the assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Applicants are expected to have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field.

Applicants should have 3 years’ experience in the relevant field.

Applicants must be knowledgeable in the position he/she is applying for.

Fluency in English and French is demanded in most volunteer positions in the United Nations.

Practical experience in the use of databases, and Microsoft Access, word, excel, etc.

Applicants must have a driving license.

Applicants must have the following traits: Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams.

Application Procedure:

For applicants not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool, they are expected to register their profile

After creating a profile, go to ‘My Page’  and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Applicants already registered in the UNV Talent Pool cab update their profile at before applying for a position

Application deadline for most of the position is on 21st July 2020

United Nations Online Volunteers

The United Nations Volunteers programme contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. The United Nations Online Volunteers programme allows organizations and volunteers to offer their humanitarian services anywhere. All Volunteers need is a device connected to the internet.

Online volunteering is fast, easy, and effective when dedicated individuals team up with great organizations; great sustainable development goals are achieved. The Online Volunteering service is free of charge to all eligible partners. Eligible partners are: UN entities, Governmental or other public institutions, and Civil Society Organizations

So many ways to volunteer are through:

Writing and editing

Art and design

COVID-19 Response

Teaching and training

Outreach and advocacy

Research

Technology development

Translation

Project development and management

Community organizing

Administration

Volunteer management

Leadership & strategy

Event organization

Healthcare services

Go to the UNV page to register as a volunteer

United Nations

The United Nations was founded in 1945 after the second world war when the world was seeking peace. The United Nations, as an international organization, is currently made up of 193 Member States.  The mission and work of the United Nations are contained in its founding Charter. The UN’s principal organs are the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council, the Trusteeship Council, the International Court of Justice, and the UN Secretariat. The United Nations Volunteers Program is open to individuals who wish to offer their services to the international organization

United Nations Jobs

The following position is available at the united nations foundation:

Communications Director, US Climate Alliance in Washington, DC

Country Director, Haiti, Clean Cooking Alliance in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Manager, Institutional Relations in Washington, DC

Manager, Research, Clean Cooking Alliance in Washington, DC

Manager, Standards & Testing, Clean Cooking Alliance in Washington, DC

Senior Associate, Midwest Climate Policy, US Climate Alliance in Minneapolis

Speechwriter & Director of Executive Communications in Washington, DC

Applicants for any of these positions must submit a current resume and cover letter online.

United Nations Logo

The original UN logo was created by a team of designers led by Oliver Lincoln Lundquist during the United Nations Conference on International Organization in 1945.  The United Nations logo is a small graphic in the center of the logo, while the initials of the organization are featured in one of the orange circles.

United Nations Definition

The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization set up after the to prevent future wars. The organization succeeded the ineffective League of Nations. The primary mission of the organization is to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation, and be a center for harmonizing the actions of nations.

UN Headquarters

The UN is headquartered in New York City, with its other main offices in Geneva, Nairobi, Vienna, and The Hague.

United Nations Address

The address of the United Nations Headquarters in New York is 405 East 42nd Street, New York, NY, 10017, USA.

United Nations Geneva

The United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) is one of the United Nations’ main offices. It is the second-largest of the four major office sites of the United Nations. It is located in the Palais des Nations building constructed for the League of Nations between 1929 and 1938 at Geneva in Switzerland.

United Nations Website

visit the United Nations Website for more in-depth information on the mission, objectives, career opportunities, etc. and so on of the United Nations

United Nation Email

there is no single designated email address for the United nations being such a big organization. However, you contact via the website

United Nations Development Programme

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations’ global development network. The program was developed with the main mission to eradicate poverty while protecting the planet. The program has 3 broad development contexts

Eradicate poverty in all its forms and dimensions

Accelerate structural transformations

Build resilience to shocks and crises

United Nations Organization

The United Nations maintains and supports several specialized organizations and agencies. They include:

Food and Agriculture Organization

International Atomic Energy Agency

International Fund for Agricultural Development

International Labor Organization

International Monetary Fund

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

World Bank Group

World Intellectual Property Organization

United Nations World Tourism Organization

World Health Organization

United Nations Industrial Development Organization

United Nation Funding

The UN is funded primarily by member countries. With over 193 member states, all of which pay yearly into the organization. These payments are mandatory. Member Countries might also decide to make voluntary contributions.

United Nation Membership

The United Nations is made up of 193 sovereign states. The member states have equal representation in the UN General Assembly.

United Nation Foundation Internship

The United Nations Foundation offers internships for the Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters. Internships are posted approximately two months before the start of each semester.

The Spring Internships take place by October; the summer internship takes place by March while the Fall Internships take place by July.

United Nation Missions

Peacekeeping seems to be one of the primary missions of the UN. The UN is working towards peace in several regions around the world

Who Is the Secretary-General Of UNO?

António Guterres is the current Secretary-General of the United Nations. He is the ninth Secretary-General; his term began 1st January 2017.

What Does the United Nations Do?

The primary mission of the United Nations is to preserve world peace, and this has mainly been achieved through its unarmed military observers and lightly armed troops responsible for monitoring, reporting, and confidence-building roles. The organization is also a champion for the protection of human rights and delivering humanitarian aid.

What Is the Role of The United Nations in The World?

The United Nations has four primary purposes:

Peacekeeping

Cultivating of friendly relationships among states

Assisting in alleviating poverty, hunger, disease, and illiteracy, and encouraging respect for human rights

Providing a forum where nations work together for these goals

 

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