The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is the UN organization that promotes volunteerism to support peace and development worldwide. Volunteerism can transform the pace and nature of development, and it benefits both society at large and the individual volunteer. UNV contributes to peace and development by advocating for volunteerism globally, encouraging partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming, and mobilizing volunteers.
The vision of UNV is a world where volunteerism is recognized, within societies, as a way for all people and countries to achieve peace and development through the simultaneous eradication of poverty and significant reduction of inequalities and exclusion.
Volunteering brings benefits to both society at large and the individual volunteer. It makes important contributions, economically as well as socially. It contributes to a more cohesive society by building trust and reciprocity among citizens.
Become a UN Volunteer:
UNV is inspired by the conviction that volunteerism is a powerful means of engaging people in tackling development challenges worldwide. Everyone can contribute their time, skills and knowledge through volunteer action, and their combined efforts can be a significant force for achieving peace and development.
Volunteering makes important economic and social contributions, contributing to a more cohesive society by building trust and reciprocity among citizens. It can be both challenging and rewarding and require you to use your skills in a new context. You can also transfer useful knowledge while gaining a greater understanding of the issues affecting other people.
At the request of UN agencies, national governments and other partners, UNV mobilizes more than 7,000 UN Volunteers to work in Development Assistance projects and in Humanitarian and Peacekeeping Operations across the world. Although UN Volunteers from diverse professional and technical backgrounds are always in demand, there are particular areas of expertise where potential UN Volunteers with relevant backgrounds and skills are more frequently requested.
What do UN Volunteers do?
Helping to promote peace and sustainable development in your own country or in another country in the world. It will help people lead safer and safer lives and communities to better address present and future challenges.
Where can a UN Volunteers Work:
The positions of Volunteers of the United Nations are very varied; can work on human rights, adaptation to climate change, primary health care, disaster management, peace-building, youth participation or many other areas. You can work directly with a United Nations agency or be assigned to one of its partner organizations, a university or the government.
Benefits as a UN Volunteers:
United Nations Volunteers receive a basic subsistence allowance that allows the volunteer to live in a safe and healthy manner in the designated area. If you volunteered outside of your area, you should return air or land transport (as appropriate) and the host agency pays some other basic costs. You will receive guidance and training before and after your task.
You may be entitled to other benefits and benefits, including: family allowances if you have eligible children at school, and in some places if you have an eligible dependent spouse.
Depending on your contract, you will be entitled to 18 days to 30 days of vacation per year. In addition, the United Nations also observes 10 paid holidays per year, these differ from duty station to duty station.
UN Volunteers is looking for young, motivated and talented young people between the ages of 18 and 55.
How To Apply:
Use the Application link provided on this website to start your application free of charge.
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