UN Paid Volunteer are between 18 and 55 years old, and work with UN agencies on the front lines of political, developmental and humanitarian operations.
Who are UN Volunteers?
UN Paid Volunteers are a separate category of UN Paid Volunteers recently created in response to the United Nations Secretary-General’s call for greater engagement in volunteerism of history’s largest generation of people. UN Paid Volunteers help the United Nations.
UN Volunteers receive a basic living allowance that allows the volunteer to live healthily and safely in the assigned area. If you volunteer outside of your home area, return airfare or land transport (as applicable) and some other basic costs are paid by the host agency. You will receive orientation and training before and after your assignment.
Who qualifies as a UN Paid Volunteer?
The UN Paid Volunteer programme is looking for motivated and talented youth between the ages of 16 and 55. (Note: you must be younger than 55 throughout the duration of your service). The educational background and experience required varies by assignment, but generally both graduates and non-graduates are eligible to apply.
How To Apply:
- All UN Paid Volunteer assignments to volunteer abroad application is only online.
- Use the Application link provided on this website to start your application free of charge.
- Start your application online here.