Jobs at UN VOLUNTEER
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
In most cultures volunteerism is deeply embedded in
long-established, ancient traditions of sharing and support within the
communities. In this context, UNV volunteers take part in various forms of
volunteerism and play a role in development and peace together with
co-workers, host agencies and local communities.
In all assignments. UNV volunteers promote volunteerism
through their action and conduct. Engaging in volunteer activity can
effectively and positively enrich their understanding of local and social
realities, as well as create a bridge between themselves and the people in
their host community. This will make the time they spend as UNV volunteers
even more rewarding and productive.
For further details on the job description and application
process, please visit UNDP's corporate job site at
(http://www.ng.undp.org/jobs.shtml) and submit applications.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. The United Nations Volunteers is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified women are encouraged to apply.