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UN Volunteers Program 2021 | Follow these Steps to Apply

UN Volunteer Jobs 2021: If you are interested and ready to become a UN Volunteer, you can join a million others to register and become an international volunteer through any of the available opportunities cutting across a wide range of professions. UN volunteer job – available to volunteers from any part of the globe

You can contribute your time, skills and knowledge through volunteering with the UN. This is an opportunity to create a positive impact and be a significant force for achieving peace and development. If you are looking for an opportunity to serve humanity and at the same time make a living, then apply for UN volunteer job.

UN Volunteers Program 2021 | DETAILS

All you need to know about the UN Volunteers Program 2021 and how to apply to become a volunteer are detailed in this post as follows;

What It Involves

  • The International UN Volunteers promote peace and development in communities around the globe, while upholding the ideals and aspirations of the United Nations.
  • Volunteers come from 160 countries, representing many cultures and backgrounds. They bring a wide variety of perspectives and approaches.
  • Your volunteer assignment will make a lasting impact. It can create a ripple effect that extends far beyond the immediate results of your efforts.
  • As a volunteer, you will learn about different cultures, expand your networks, study foreign languages and gain matchless professional and life experiences and More.

Requirement for Becoming a UN Volunteer

The minimum requirements to serve as an international UN Volunteer or to take up the United Nations volunteer job are:

  • 25 years old and older (no upper age limit)
  • university degree or higher technical diploma
  • at least two years of relevant work experience in a professional background
  • good working knowledge of at least one of UNV’s three working languages: English, French or Spanish
  • commitment to the values and principles of volunteerism
  • ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • willingness to work with people and local organizations to draw upon the synergies between expert solutions and local knowledge
  • ability to adjust in difficult living conditions and sometimes remote locations
  • strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • prior volunteering and/or working experience in a developing country is an asset.

 

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UN Volunteer Online Registration and Participation

Online volunteering have been crucial to upscale the impact of Youth. They are calls to become a UN online volunteer which is especially helpful during this COVID-19 period. Coming from different countries and ethnicities, these online volunteers bring a variety of skills to the table. They have applied their skills and knowledge through a range of activities, including proofreading and translating communications materials, conducting research supporting COVID-19 related efforts. You can also choose to be a UN online volunteer.


 

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Applying for the Regional/Country UN Volunteer Job

In most cases you can apply for the UN volunteer job through the regional grouping or at the country level – your home country. At the UN volunteer login or special calls page, seven (7) regions are listed as (below):

  • Arab States
  • Asia and the Pacific
  • East and Southern Africa
  • Europe and the CIS
  • Headquarters
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • West and Central Africa

Applicants will have to select any of the regions in which they have nationality or desire to volunteer.

Volunteer Duration and Benefits (Service Conditions)

  • International UN Volunteers assignments generally run for six to 12 months, with the possibility of extending for one to two years.
  • Short-term assignments are also requested by our partners from time to time.
  • International UN Volunteers are entitled to certain allowances.
  • The allowances is not necessarily salary but given for the purpose of sustenance during your service.

Application Procedures 

How-to-Apply: To apply for the UN volunteer job or for becoming a volunteer, you will take the following steps;

Step 1: Check Your Eligibility

  • The first step to volunteer abroad with the UN is to determine whether you meet the minimum requirements.

Step 2: Register

  • If you meet the minimum requirements, next you will proceed to the UN volunteer login page and  register your profile in the Global Talent Pool.

Step 3: Find A Volunteer Opportunity

  • To submit an application and become a volunteer, you simply should select a suitable volunteer opportunity from the special calls or from the pools of opportunities and apply.

Hint: You can find opportunities easily by checking the country/region box or simply scroll through the list of recently posted opportunities to find the ones that suits you.

Application Deadline:  Varies

Visit the Official Website for Further Details

Also Recommended: International Committee of Red Cross Volunteer Jobs and Internships 2021

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271 COMMENTS

  1. my name is Akech De John Garang a south Sudanese by nationality, lm too interested to be volunteer in your company. i love peace and people not in tribe, second to it lm a founder of south sudan youth peace initiative SSYPI Thanks

    • Hi I’m interested in volunteering abroad in the UN. I’m aKenyan national aged 43. please, iwould be happy to serve and touch the lives of other people in different ways.

  2. ONCE A SOLDIER,ALWAYS A SOLDIER.WITH MY MILITARY BACKGROUND,I WILL GO WHERE EVER WHEN ORDERED TO. EVER READY TO BE A VOLUNTEER

    • It has been my wish to work with any humanitarian organization,and I believe time has come for this to happen. I would like to be part of the team if a chance arises

  3. Good evening please am ready to offer voluntary service to the UN in projects writing, am a holder of a masters degree in international relations.

  4. My name is Danape Jean I’m diploma holder with five years of experience. able to speak french and english.
    Iam interested to be a UN vol

  5. I’m Victor Onduso from Kenya a degree Holder in education and would like to serve UN as a volunteer . Kindly consider me

  6. My name is Akullo Ivy , am from Uganda. I have a BA degree in media technology, a certificate in leadership training and character development program under JC Maxwell. Am so much interested in volunteering with UN

  7. I have great interest in contributing to humanity anywhere in the world having been served by other volunteers during the crisis in my country Liberia.

    • Am Sula Ronald Wani from South Sudan I have applied so many vacancies but I don’t see any feedback for interview even selection yet I have three years experience in administration
      My email on the account is ***
      Thany you

  8. my name is Victor Mulele,an 26years and Zambian, a diploma holder in business administration. would love to be part of the volunteer program in your organization within Zambia and anywhere sent to serve.Thankyou

      • From my childhood I’m very captivate to work as community activities. For this reason I have graduated from pharmacy and now working as a community pharmacist at prominent organisations in Bangladesh. I’m highly interested to work with your organisation.

  9. I am from bangladesh.I am really intrested in this volunteer programme. I would love to be part of it and serve people.

  10. I’m interested on UN Volunteers program. I have Dipilom in Cilinacal nurse and BA degree in Community Development and currently I’m working in project Facilileter in school fidinig program in local NGO my country Ethiopia. my interest serving others is my fulfillment that is why I’m interest and motivated to apply for UN Volunteers program to serve peoples in need.

  11. My name is Tsegaye Gemechu Amenu from Ethioia. I earn BA degree in psychology and MA in Counseling Psycuology from Jimma University. Would you consider me in your voluntary services since my profession related to human service ?

    • Hi good people, i am also interested to play my part in the UN volunteer program anywhere you may place me. I am a Botswana citizen and i am holding honors diploma in information technology and software engineering

    • I wish to volunteer ,i have not volunteered before. In this trying and difficult times it is good and kind to be helpful. I would like to volunteer in disaster management.

  12. Am obong James from South Sudan
    Getting involved in accelerating the implementation processess of the development agenda of the UN is my greater legitimate aspiration therefore , activating me is my outhmost request

  13. I am from Somalia, I would like to joint un volunteer programs especially those involves children, health, Nutrition and food science. I have double degree of Health & Nutrition and around 15 certificates or trainings from international Humanitarian platforms like Humanitarian Harvard Initiative (HHI) offered me Building better Respond (BBR), Agora.Unicef – ( Nutrition Coordination and Emergency Preparedness, Humanitarian Cash Transfer HCT, WASH and etc. ) and Humanitarian Leadership Academy (kaya).

  14. i oyunguru emmanuel from uganda ,in nebbi district,nyaravur sub county alwala east village im really interested in this voluntary program ,the service that i can extend to the people is welding and metal fabrication water and sanitation program health safety and environment this i have international certificate from city and guild and can do domestic and water supply installation and bi have the certificate in plumbing.please give the procedure of how to appply thanks

  15. I am really interested in this volunteer program. I would love to be part of it and serve people. I live in Khost province I like to work in your admonition if you take chance me I will show my ability how a great time

  16. Am Kibet Benson,. Kenyan and a teacher of English and literature and would like to be part of UN volunteering team in Kenya.

  17. my name is Promise Banda and Zambian, a secondary teacher in science. would love to be part of the volunteer program in your company within Zambia

  18. I’m Noel Ntakirutimana From Rwanda,Electrian, I’m interested especially to work with refugee camp to deliver a good service for pumping water and any electrical installation with their maintenance

  19. I am very much interested in joining you, particularly in the area of Commercial Aviation Safety Risk and Impact Management. How do I apply? I have a Master of Science Degree in Safety, Health and Environmental Management majoring in Commercial Aviation Safety.

  20. My name is Montell Benson. I am a grammarian, professional editor/proofreader and trained IELTS tutor. I’d be glad to volunteer in any area you may have a need for what I do.

  21. I used to work in different NGO”s for relief and development work therefor I want to share my experience .

    • Am lailah from uganda and am intrested in working with the UN.
      am ready and fully available for any opportunity rendered to me.thank you.
      am a good communicator and very fluent in both written and spoken english,am alittle good at speaking arabic.i will be so greatful when positively looked at.

  22. I am interested to have an opportunity to be Volunteer with you, Over last 25 years of experiences in operational management, planning and implementation of humanitarian assistance projects and programs, agriculture and rural development, socio-economic development and food security, agri-business development and market-driven value chain improvement (Livestock and Horticulture), water harvesting and Good Agriculture Practices in Egypt.

  23. Hey, I am GASHAYIJA Godfrey from Rwanda and I would like to volunteer in social-economic transformation areas. I am an economist by profession, working in Kigali Rwanda and I wouldn’t mind posted in any country.

  24. Hey, I am Rwandese and I would like to volunteer in peace and tranquillity areas. I am a logistician by profession, working in Kigali Rwanda and I wouldn’t mind posted in any country.

    • I’m interested on UN Volunteers program. I have MBA degree in marketing and currently I’m lecturer at one of generation one Universities of my country Ethiopia. I have paid good monthly salary from Ethiopian government. But, serving others is my fulfilment that is why I’m interested and motivated to apply for UN Volunteers program to serve peoples in need.

      With best regards;

  25. volunteering is not anew thing to me, I have volunteered in various Organizations such as Marie-stopes international, High court of Uganda so as to bring peace and justice to the people in my society and country at large.

    I will definitely be glad to volunteer with UNITED NATIONS.

  26. I have more than 20 years of work practice by health. certified health assistant, Diploma Clinical nurse and bachelor degree by nursing

    • I am AKENA FRED am interested to volunteer in UN am an electrician 26 years old and I have three years work experience in electrical and machine works

    • Hello Sir or Madam am Nabankema Florence a female Ugandan am ready to work under pressure and and am willing to work in any part of the world and i will be greatfull if my request is put under your positive consideration

      • My name is zuati Babs I’m a Nigerian, a graduate of accountancy. I have strong passion for development and putting smile on people face. I have work in the northern part of Nigeria as a humanitarian

  27. My Name is Uwiragiye Pierre, I am very interested working with UN team
    I am ready to work in any country, I have Diproma in Computer electronics and driving license.

      • Am Benard from Uganda working with Uganda prison and willing to work as UN volunteer,I also worked with Gene community development association dealing with youth group to develop their carriers through counseling and guidance.

      • i want to join as a un volunteers in bangladesh. i have done 4 years diploma in medical technology. i a have 6 years experience as medical assistant in medical team different humanitarian organization in bangladesh.

  28. Dan lufudwa is my name, am interested in volunteering and I have a diploma in business studies. I would love to volunteer with UN.8

    • I’m interested in volunteering as a UN volunteer. I’m 20 year experienced Training specialist and election observation in Côte d’Ivoire.

  29. Hello, I’m AMBROSE OGWANG JOHN FROM SOUTH SUDAN , I am interested to work as a UN VOLUNTEER in any part of the world

  30. I am very much interested in this volunteer programs i am from ZIMBABWE. i will be very much happy to be part of UN team.

    • I’m from Tanzania, I would like to join UN volunteer program 2021 having B.A Education with working 10 years experience, I’m profound using English language ready to work in East Africa.

    • I am a committed person to challenges affecting people. I canndonthis work with minimum supervision. I am computer literate.

  31. Sir, I am a Gambian and my name is Mr Sheikh BAM Ceesay i would be ready to work with the UN in any area of work, Best regards

  32. My name is Carole Achieng from Kenya Nairobi and I have worked in hospital during this Corona period as a volunteer.i am a certified trained phlebotomist and I have all the experience and skills.i will be humbled to get a chance to serve others.thank you.Blessed Sunday
    Regards

    • I would like to be part of this noble course in East Africa. My name is Noah Uma from northern Uganda. I will be grateful if am considered to take part of the Volunteers

  33. MY NAme is Tariku Neto Maja from Ethiopia and I have graduated BA degree in economics in Jigjiga university so I interested to join UN voluntary programme

  34. Hello. This is Naguib from Egypt. BA in English Language and Diploma in Teaching English. I am interested in doing voluntary work with the UN.

  35. My Name is Tsegaye Gemechu Amenu from Ethiopia, I am Interested in any work by Counseling Psychology professions in your organizations.

    • My name is bigabwamukama demas i hold a bachelor’s degree in development (ugandan national) i would serve as a un volteer

  36. Am makungu Tembo aged 26 a Zambian citizen, a holder of a Diploma in general agriculture and a certificate in computer applications programme. I am really interested to work with the UN voluntarily.

  37. My name is Udekwe Kennedy Obinna. I am a volunteer migrant as messenger in Nigeria With the IOM. I spread the awareness on the dangers of irregular migration. Am a Libyan returnee migrant. I have a bachelor’s degree in Music. I would like to volunteer for the UN especially in Arab states. Thank you

  38. I will be great full if granted the privilege to serve in this organization and I extend to contributes in ensuring improvement of better livelihood to people I come across,,,

  39. Hi, am Phoebe Namwinga, aged 38 a Zambian and interested to work as a unv but I don’t have any qualifications, can l be considered? Thank you

    • My name is mtendere stand I would like to volunteer with UN. I am undergraduate student at chancellor college (unima) studying bachelor of arts in humanities and a major of philosophy.

  40. My name is Navinga Ndawa, I would love to work with the UN voluntarily, i have worked with different non governmental organizations and i have a degree ,bachelor of art with education…Am a zambian lady aged 27.

  41. I am interested ,my name is NDAYISHIMIYE Telesphore ,I have advanced diploma in electrical and electronics engineering. From KIGALI RWANDA

  42. I am interested ,my name is NKERAMUGABA Phocas ,I have bachelor degree in computer science with option of information security. From KIGALI RWANDA

  43. I’m interested to work as a volunteer with the U N, I’ve worked as a volunteer.with NGOS but I stopped because of Islamic terrorist in my Country *** in the Northern part of ***.and I still like to be a volunteer in West Africa and East Africa
    My regards.

  44. I’m interested in volunteering opportunities with UN so as to gain and share experience to the communities for the development of the societies.

  45. i have interest on this programme. my name is bilyaminu Muhammad kofar kade. from sokoto state of northern Nigeria.

    • Hello Gabriel is my name I’m 38 years old from Lusaka Zambia …I have three college qualifications…I have also done a program with USAID where i was trained in children and family matters programs..I now want to be a UN Volunteer I want to take part in your program s..
      Your consideration will be highly appreciated. 09

    • Am Samson kipelian from Kenya holding a master’s of science in commerce,am willing and ready to volunteer

      Thank you

      • My name is Zinha Lopes da Cunha. I am from Guiné-Bissau. I am Graduated in Social Service and English Language, Actually I am an English teacher and I would like to work as a volunteer.

  46. My name is Gemechu Ejara from Ethiopia and I am 26 ! I am highly interested to work with UN as volunteer! For me the volunteer work will not be new when I will have joined UN as volunteer worker because I have experience from Sustain Dialogue Network Campus and other organization! I have thought English language for one year as volunteer student Teacher when I was campus student! I have also varies experience from different organization and club! Thank you for cooperation!

  47. Ready to volunteer for humanity,

    Ali Jameel Mohammed
    Independent Journalist/Certified Trainer/Media Consultant/Human Rights activist
    Founder and CEO of IMOIQ
    Founder and President of UFPSDIR

    The official business Email:***contacts are not allowed at comment section, please

  48. I’m a registered volunteer with the UN but I haven’t yet gotten an assignment, I am really interested to work with the UN, it’s more reason I studied international peace and security along with Diplomacy and foreign policy.

  49. I am seriously interested in volunteering with you. I’m a Liberian age 32 with Bachelor Degree in Nursing. I am ready at anytime to come over when call upon to provide services.

  50. M happy to learn of sych great opportunities for the Youths, which by at large curb the delinquency in our societies.

    I would love to contribute in making the world community a better place.

    M Qobolwami Larry Sibindi from Zimbabwe

  51. I am interested to work with UN Volunter because I obtained a certificat of United nation for mission of peace and others certificat like deleguate for mission of peace of NGO for Sub-Region.

  52. I am interested in the volunteering to lend a hand in developing comunities around eastafrica region i will be so glad if given the opportunity

    • Hello UN Family, am 100% interested to work with you, I will be greatful if given a privilege to practice with you. Am a holder of diploma in Clinical medicine, certificate in HIV management and prevention and certificate in TB management and prevention.
      The health states is a wealth Nations.

  53. Uncountable thanks to UNITED NATION and Admin because of they were gave opportunity to work with UN. I’m so interested to work Humanitarian Aid Volunteer (HAV). I would like to work with Human Right and Peace.

  54. I am Ahmad from Afghanistan. I will cooperate with you in every field. In every region, I will help you to serve the people.

    I am interested in a job as a volunteer

  55. I like and I want to be a Volunteer for UN, to give or to assist people in proublem, in Cresis or doing Waurd time. Specialy doing a humanatarian worlk is my ambition. And I also like to assist because I have a experience In many refugees camp in Guinea. So a will be contunua experience for me. I like to help people, and Ilike to come to help, because we have more bessing in helping Humain…

  56. I really appreciate the wonderful work UN is doing and I would whole heartedly wish to also take part in implementing its vision

  57. hello, I come from Mali I am licensed in English, I speak French Arabic, songhoy, bamanan in addition to tamasheq which is my Mather tongue.
    I hope for the best from un

  58. I am a Ethiopian aged 32 years, a senior sanitary engineer by profession, am interested in the jobs or activities and am fluent in English. I hop for the best from UN

  59. I’m G. Reagan Mose of Monrovia Liberia. And I am hopefully interested to do any volunteers work in any parts of Africa. Additionally I am a High school graduate.

  60. I would love to present my Country Rwanda as a volunteer in United Nations in the year 2021. Am experienced in Finance/ Accounts, Customer service/Front office. and property custodian . Am self motivated with Flexibility and ability to work in a diverse environment. Thank you

  61. i am a Ugandan aged 32 years, an economist by proffesion, am interested in the jobs or activities and am fluent in English. i hop for the best from UN

  62. Hi UNITED NATIONS, Thank you for the opportunity to apply.. Would love to volunteer as an AMBULANCE TECHNICIAN or MEDIC in any country available. Will be happy to work under UN. Thank you!

  63. My Name is Richard Lapisa, from Rep-of South Sudan a self-motivated individual with a proven ability to develop and strengthen management teams in order to maximize organization efficiency over three year’s diverse experience in Banking operation and Financial procedures/Customer care services, and human resource development in leading and growing all sectors in an Customer services regulations to make it a dynamic and progressive organization. Possessing excellent communication skills and able to establish sustainable and profitable relationships with stakeholders in adding value through designing, directing and managing co-relationship network-wide process of management, learning and development

  64. I am interested in being part of the solution to this world. I wanna serve humanity that’s the biggest gift I can give to man kind. I’m interested in volunteering. Thank you for your service to humanity.

  65. I AM 47 YEARS OLD , I AM AN ERITREAN NATIONAL, I HAVE DIPLOMA IN BUSSINES MANAGMENT AND I AM DOING MY BA IN MANAGEMENTT WITH CIC UK. I HAVE TAKEN LEVEL THREE UNDP PROCUREMENT CERTIFICAT ANSN I HAVE FOURTH GRADE DRIVING LICENCE AND I WOULD LIKE TO WORK AS UNV IN WHICH I COULD BE QUALIFIED CANDIDATE. I HAVE ALSO TAKEN FINANCIAL RELATED COURSES IN AGORA SUCH AS HACT.

  66. I love this programme and would be glad to be roped on board.I am a Ghanaian senior lecturer. I would like to do my voluntary services in the west coast of Africa.

  67. This sounds good, I am really very interested, Volunteering with UN is ever my dream, and i tried to apply whenever the chance comes but all in vein …. But this time i am pretty sure i will succeed.
    From Jinja – Uganda

  68. Hi my name is M Tariq i am from Afghanistan i live in khost province i like to work in your admansrtion if you take chance me i will show my ability how a great time

  69. well i am interested for volunteer programmer. i cleared my masters degree in sociology humanities and i would like to join here..show me the process how to apply.

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