Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Community Volunteer for Research (for Sri Aman, Sarawak) Community Volunteer UNODC Malaysia
VMAM Code
MYSR000018-8003
Open

Community Volunteer for Research (for Sri Aman, Sarawak)

Community Volunteer for Research (for Sri Aman, Sarawak)

Community Volunteer
Host entity
UNODC
Country
Malaysia
Location, Country
Kuala Lumpur (MYS)
Language skills
Malay
Iban
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
3 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.
Description of task

Important info! : “This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residents of Sri Aman (Sarawak) can apply for this advertisement.”

Under the direct supervision of the full-time Community Volunteer (Research) in the country of assignment, the part-time Community Volunteer (Research) will:

  • Conduct interviews of people living in border areas to understand the key factors behind a community’s attitude towards illicit trafficking and the possible remedial actions that could be put in place;
  • Travel to nearby communities to reach out to more individuals to understand the local dynamics in those communities. Only day roundtrips will be allowed, i.e. no overnight stays outside the town/village of origin;
  • Compile the information and data collected and send them every week to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment;
  • Create communication contents on the implementation of the assignment (e.g. pictures, short films, narrative accounts – including human stories), while respecting security and safety rules, and send those to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment for forwarding to UNODC;
  • Be in constant contact with the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment to understand the latest instructions from UNODC regarding the implementation of the initiative;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by UNODC.
Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments
  • Secondary school education or equivalent;
  • Voluntary service, community engagement or work experience can be considered in lieu of any formal education.
Experience remark
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Maly, Bahasa Melayu Sarawak and Iban) is required.

Language skills
  • Malay(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Iban(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Community participation and development
Area of expertise details
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay, Bahasa Melayu Sarawak and Iban) is required.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residence of Sri Aman, Sarawak can apply for this advertisement. Application deadline: 31-07-2021
Community Volunteer for Research (for Sibu, Sarawak) Community Volunteer UNODC Malaysia
VMAM Code
MYSR000019-8004
Open

Community Volunteer for Research (for Sibu, Sarawak)

Community Volunteer for Research (for Sibu, Sarawak)

Community Volunteer
Host entity
UNODC
Country
Malaysia
Location, Country
Kuala Lumpur (MYS)
Language skills
Malay
Iban
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
3 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.
Description of task

Important info! : “This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residents of Sibu (Sarawak) can apply for this advertisement.”

Under the direct supervision of the full-time Community Volunteer (Research) in the country of assignment, the part-time Community Volunteer (Research) will:

  • Conduct interviews of people living in border areas to understand the key factors behind a community’s attitude towards illicit trafficking and the possible remedial actions that could be put in place;
  • Travel to nearby communities to reach out to more individuals to understand the local dynamics in those communities. Only day roundtrips will be allowed, i.e. no overnight stays outside the town/village of origin;
  • Compile the information and data collected and send them every week to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment;
  • Create communication contents on the implementation of the assignment (e.g. pictures, short films, narrative accounts – including human stories), while respecting security and safety rules, and send those to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment for forwarding to UNODC;
  • Be in constant contact with the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment to understand the latest instructions from UNODC regarding the implementation of the initiative;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by UNODC.
Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments

  • Secondary school education or equivalent;
  • Voluntary service, community engagement or work experience can be considered in lieu of any formal education.
Experience remark
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay, Bahasa Melayu Sarawak and Iban) is required.

Language skills
  • Malay(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Iban(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Community participation and development
Area of expertise details
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay, Bahasa Melayu Sarawak and Iban) is required.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residence of Sibu, Sarawak can apply for this advertisement. Application deadline: 31-07-2021
Community Volunteer Community Volunteer UNDP Mauritius
VMAM Code
MUSR000016-10129
Open

Community Volunteer

Community Volunteer

Community Volunteer
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Mauritius
Location, Country
Port Louis (MUS)
Language skills
English
French
Mauritian
Expected Starting Date
01 October 2021
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of Head of Solutions Mapping, and additional guidance of the Head of Exploration and Head of Experimentation, the Community Volunteer will work across several thematic sectors and with 3 specific areas of focus – Exploration of community Development Challenges; Documentation of local solutions and Identification of community led experimentation with development solutions. Each Community Volunteer will:

  • Develop and sustain relationships with a range of local community and citizen groups to understand development challenges, in particular:
    • Consult community members on inclusive development and environment, climate and biodiversity
    • Document the ways in which communities are coping with job and activity losses related to the current economic crisis
    • Document and map community behavior related to resilience building during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Frequently report to the UNDP Accelerator Lab on insights, trends and data generated
  • Cross-check data captured with other Community Volunteers in the recruited network
  • Support communication efforts to share findings from community- and citizen-generated insights
  • Perform other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments

High School Certificate or equivalent

Experience remark
  • Proven record of work experience or volunteer experience in the sphere of community engagement and/or development
  • About you: You care about your country, your community and the planet. You are capable and excited about direct engagement with local communities, managing activities, listening to your community and people, and being part of the solution. You are a good listener and confident communicator. You demonstrate empathy, creativity and the ability to engage in multicultural settings. You can work independently but enjoy being part of a team. You understand the necessity for new technologies and demonstrate a level of ease with new tools, or the drive to learn new tools. You are a storyteller but most importantly, you have a vision for your country that is aligned with UNDP`s core values of people, planet and prosperity.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Fluent
  • Mauritian(Optional), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Community participation and development
Area of expertise details
  • Good oral and written skills; good drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in data collection, including familiarity with the basic use of digital equipment;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer and mobile phone literacy;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness
  • Have interest in volunteerism as a mechanism for sustainable development, and the UN system.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Knowledge Sharing, Self-Management
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 02 August 2021
Community Volunteer Community Volunteer UNDP Seychelles
VMAM Code
SYCR000007-10128
Open

Community Volunteer

Community Volunteer

Community Volunteer
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Seychelles
Location, Country
Port Victoria (SYC)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
01 October 2021
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of Head of Solutions Mapping, and additional guidance of the Head of Exploration and Head of Experimentation, the Community Volunteer will work across several thematic sectors and with 3 specific areas of focus – Exploration of community Development Challenges; Documentation of local solutions and Identification of community led experimentation with development solutions. Each Community Volunteer will:

  • Develop and sustain relationships with a range of local community and citizen groups to understand development challenges, in particular:
    • Consult community members on inclusive development and environment, climate and biodiversity
    • Document the ways in which communities are coping with job and activity losses related to the current economic crisis
    • Document and map community behavior related to resilience building during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Frequently report to the UNDP Accelerator Lab on insights, trends and data generated
  • Cross-check data captured with other Community Volunteers in the recruited network
  • Support communication efforts to share findings from community- and citizen-generated insights
  • Perform other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments

High School Certificate or equivalent

Experience remark
  • Proven record of work experience or volunteer experience in the sphere of community engagement and/or development
  • About you: You care about your country, your community and the planet. You are capable and excited about direct engagement with local communities, managing activities, listening to your community and people, and being part of the solution. You are a good listener and confident communicator. You demonstrate empathy, creativity and the ability to engage in multicultural settings. You can work independently but enjoy being part of a team. You understand the necessity for new technologies and demonstrate a level of ease with new tools, or the drive to learn new tools. You are a storyteller but most importantly, you have a vision for your country that is aligned with UNDP`s core values of people, planet and prosperity.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Community participation and development
Area of expertise details
  • Good oral and written skills; good drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in data collection, including familiarity with the basic use of digital equipment;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer and mobile phone literacy;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness
  • Have interest in volunteerism as a mechanism for sustainable development, and the UN system.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Knowledge Sharing, Self-Management
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 02 August 2021