Who we are
Our organizational structure
UNV is based in Bonn, Germany. UNV has a staff of around 150 at headquarters, and almost 7,000 volunteers deployed in the field. UNV also has an Office in New York, four Regional Offices in Bangkok, Dakar, Nairobi and Panama City that develop regional interventions to advance peace and development, and around 80 Field Units that represent the organization at the country level. Olivier Adam (France) is our Executive Coordinator.
UNV STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK 2014-2017
The current UNV Strategic Framework is dated from 2014-2017 and concentrates on five themes: access to basic social services, community resilience for environment and desaster risk reduction, peacebuilding, youth and national capacity development through volunteer schemes.

UNV in the Media

12 January 2017
By Céline Rehring, UN Volunteer Judicial Affairs Officer in MINUSCA from July 2015 to December 2016
05 December 2016
Op Ed from the UNV DEC to Afghanistan, Toily Kurbanov, the occasion of his visit to Afghanistan for the celebrations of IVD 2016. Published in Pahjok, Afghanistan news agency. (english)
Employment and Internships
The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is headquartered in Bonn, Germany, and employment opportunities, as well as internships, are mostly in this location. UNV adheres to UNDP policies and procedures for recruitment and staffing. We are seeking staff who are committed to the ideals of volunteerism. We offer a wide range of opportunities at various levels in different professional and support areas. Competitive salaries are offered commensurate with experience.