Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the [insert function] or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:
Universitys degree or equivalent in Development, Management, Political or Social Sciences or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience, or;
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Development, Management, Political or Social Sciences or a related field from an accredited academic institution with four years of relevant professional experience
Delivers on set objectives in hardship situations
Effectively coordinates actions with other implementing partners
Works effectively with local authorities, stakeholders, beneficiaries and the broader community to advance country office or regional objectives
Emergency or Crisis
Works effectively in high pressure, rapidly changing environments
Coordinates actions with emergency response actors and making use of coordination structures
Supports adequate levels of information sharing between internal units, Working Group partners, IOM and other emergency response actors
Establishes and maintains effective relationships with implementing partners
Makes correct decisions rapidly based on available information.
Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
You can only apply if you have created your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup
Watch this video for the specific steps you must follow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT5uJ_FolWU
If you are already registered in UNV's Talent Pool, make sure your profile is up to date before applying.
Application deadline: 29-Sep-2020 at 23:59hrs, Germany time zone
UNV is based in Bonn, Germany, with around 150 staff members at headquarters, and 6,500 volunteers deployed in the field. UNV also has an Office in New York, five Regional Offices in Amman, Bangkok, Dakar, Nairobi, and Panama City and around 60 Field Units that represent the organization at the country level.
UNV seeks to leverage the power of volunteerism and volunteers as a means of implementation and people engagement for the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
UNV's Strategic Framework 2018-2021 focuses on two main outcomes, and on institutional effectiveness: