Currently advertised UN Volunteer opportunities

The war in Ukraine has impacted and displaced millions of people. The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is recruiting UN Volunteers to support partners in their emergency response in Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania and Slovakia.  Check out the advertised volunteer opportunities below and on our Unified Volunteering Platform.

How to apply

To become a volunteer, candidates must register and complete a profile through UNV's Unified Volunteering Platform. Explore how in these interactive or web-based guides, and refer to further available resources, including the Unified Conditions of Service.

National UN Volunteer opportunities

Czech Republic

Risk Communication and Community Engagement Specialist, Prague, WHO

Administrative Assistant, Prague, IOM


Enumerator, Nyíregyháza, IOM

Information Technology (IT) Specialist, Budapest, IOM

Administrative & Finance Specialist (Reporting), Budapest, IOM

Administrative & Finance Specialist (Treasury), Budapest, IOM

Administrative & Finance Specialist (Accounting), Budapest, IOM

Project Assistant – Cultural Mediator, Budapest, IOM


Psychosocial Support Officer, Chisinau, UNFPA (3 positions)


Human Resources Assistant, Warsaw, UNICEF

Administrative Assistant, Warsaw, UNICEF

Supply/Procurement/Logistics Assistant, Warsaw, UNICEF


Human Resources Associate, Kyiv, WFP

Administrative Specialist, Lviv, OCHA

Associate in Human Rights Monitoring, Uzhhorod, OHCHR

Project Development, Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, Uzhhorod, IOM

Project Specialist on Gender-responsive Humanitarian Assistance in Ukraine, Kyiv, UN Women

Communications Associate, Kyiv, UN Women

International UN Volunteer opportunities

Czech Republic

Counter-Trafficking Assistant, Prague, IOM


Programme Support Specialist (IM / M&E), Budapest, IOM


Administrative Assistant, Chisinau, IOM

Operations Support Officer, Chisinau, UN Women

Human Rights Officer, Chisinau, OHCHR


Human Rights Officer, Rzeszow, OHCHR

Programme Support Officer, Warsaw, IOM

Finance Specialist, Warsaw, IOM

Procurement Specialist, Warsaw, IOM


Communication Officer, Bucharest, IOM

Refugee Psychological Counselling Officer, Bucharest, Constanta, Iasi, Suceava, Brasov, Cluj, Galati, WHO (7 Positions)


Humanitarian Specialist, Dnipro, OCHA 

Communications Officer (Spokesperson), Uzhhorod, OHCHR 

Project Development, Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, Kyiv, IOM

Refugee UN Volunteer opportunities


Refugee Field Assistant, Budapest, UNHCR (5 positions)

Refugee Digital Community Manager Assistant, Budapest, UNHCR


Protection Assistant, in Košice, UNHCR

Protection Assistant, in Bratislava, UNHCR (2 positions)

Benefits and Entitlements

When you become one of UN Volunteers, you will receive several types of benefits and allowances. These positions come with the following benefits and allowances:
▪️ Entry Lump Sum Allowance
▪️ Volunteer Living Allowance (VLA)
▪️ Learning Opportunities
▪️ Annual Leave
▪️ Medical and life insurance
▪️ Exit Lump Sum Allowance

The allowances are in no way to be understood as compensation, reward, or salary in exchange for the UN Volunteer’s service. These are considered reimbursement at the level determined to ensure the UN Volunteer’s safety, security, and sustenance, in line with United Nations standards. 

You can check the Unified Conditions of Service to learn more and use our Entitlement Calculator to calculate the VLA based on duty station.