Qualifications and Conditions of Service
To become a UN Volunteer you should have the following values and commitment, and possess the following professional qualifications:
Values and commitment
United Nations Volunteers is an equal opportunity programme which welcomes applications from qualified professionals. We are committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture.
Conditions of Service
The key benefit of being a UN Volunteer is the personal satisfaction the volunteer assignment brings to you as you make a positive impact on peace and development. It also leads to a unique enhancement of your professional experience.
To support you during your assignment, you will receive:
Note: The above general provisions are summarized from the Conditions of Service for international UN Volunteers.
The vast majority of UNV assignments are based on six to twelve month renewable contracts, with the expectation that the UN Volunteer will serve one year or more.
UNV assignments are exciting and rewarding, but living conditions can be difficult or at times dangerous. Many UN Volunteers work in remote, isolated duty stations and some operations are non-family assignments. We encourage you to read and fully understand the above summary of the Conditions of Service before you continue the application process.
If you are not able to apply to be a UN Volunteer at this time, please go to other volunteer opportunities to find out more about volunteering for peace and development and other ways in which you can make a difference.
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