Currently advertised UN Volunteer opportunities for flood response in Pakistan

Are you interested in supporting the United Nation’s humanitarian and emergency efforts in response to the floods in Pakistan? Check out currently advertised UN Volunteer opportunities.

How can I apply?

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

How can I help as a UN Volunteer?

Check our list of potential areas of expertise to see if they match your skills and competencies:

  • Emergency response, immediate relief operations
  • Humanitarian aid operations
  • Refugee support, protection of internally-displaced persons 
  • Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination 
  • Programme implementation, management and development 
  • Communication, knowledge management, public information
  • Monitoring, evaluation and reporting 
  • Medical and nursing services, including mental health and psycho-social support 
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and, child protection, nutrition 
  • Food safety and nutrition, livelihoods 
  • Logistics and supply management, procurement 
  • Civil engineering and construction supervision 
  • Social work and community development
  • Admin, finance and HR support

If you have at least 2-3 years of professional experience in one of the areas listed above and you have solid language skills in English, we invite you to create a profile in the UNV Talent Pool by registering in our Unified Volunteering Platform (UVP). 

UNV publishes all its available onsite UNV assignments on Details of requirements and tasks are included in every Description of Assignment (DOA - akin to terms of reference) and may vary greatly. Please read the DOA carefully before deciding to apply. 

UNV assignments fall under different volunteer categories (Specialist, Youth, Expert), which have different eligibility criteria and entitlements. Check the Description of Assignment and the Unified Conditions of Service (Annex-05) available in the Explore section of UVP. 

Onsite UN Volunteer assignments

Duration: Varies between 3-12 months (with possibility of extension)

Starting date: Most require availability at short notice (within 1-2 weeks) 

Conditions of Service: Monthly living allowance, entry lump sum, life, health and permanent disability insurance, annual leave.

Read the Unified Conditions of Service for full information in the Explore section of UVP.

In addition to UNV assignments (onsite), we also facilitate online volunteering opportunities between UN entities, civil society organizations, and governmental institutions working on sustainable development, and individuals interested in contributing to the work of these organizations informally, over the Internet. Online volunteering DOAs are also published on As a candidate registered in the UNV Talent Pool you can apply to both online and onsite DOAs.

Online Volunteer assignments

Duration: Short-term, up to 20 hours per week for 12 weeks maximum

Starting date: Most require availability at short notice (within 1-2 weeks) 

Conditions of Service: Online volunteers are not UN Volunteers. Anyone above 18 years old, with or without previous experience, can apply to support online task-based assignments free-of-charge, anywhere in the world, from any device. Online volunteers contribute their time and skills without any financial compensation. Upon completion of their assignment, online volunteers receive certificates of contribution. More details can be found here.

More details about the requirements and tasks to be performed are included in the online DoA.