Who can volunteer abroad with UNV?

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is looking for highly-skilled women and men with professional experience and academic qualifications or training, who are willing to contribute their time and expertise as international UN Volunteers, outside their own country. In addition to professional skills and qualifications, important attributes of a UN Volunteer include a commitment to volunteerism and the United Nations principles of ethics and integrity. Furthermore, a UN Volunteer needs to demonstrate flexibility, adaptability, emotional stability, cultural sensitivity, as well as a positive attitude towards change.