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Volunteerism Mainstreaming Officer Nat. Specialist UNRCO Indonesia

Volunteerism Mainstreaming Officer

Volunteerism Mainstreaming Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
Location, Country
Jakarta (IDN)
Language skills
Expected Starting Date
until 31 December 2021
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

The National UN Volunteer Volunteerism Mainstreaming Officer will be based in Jakarta. S/he will be working under the overall guidance of the UN Resident Coordinator and UNV Regional Manager and the matrix supervision of the Head of the UN Resident Coordinator's Office and the Regional Portfolio Specialist of the UNV Regional Office. S/he will also work in close collaboration with other UN agencies operating in Indonesia, UN inter-agency thematic groups as well as government and non-government partners, by carrying out the below outlined roles and responsibilities :

  • Assist mainstreaming of volunteerism in key intervention areas of UN in Indonesia, such as COVID-19 response and recovery; youth; prevention of violent extremism, peace building; environment & climate change, etc.
  • Identify opportunities for UN Volunteer mobilization and innovative volunteering initiative integration in UN programmes/projects, including online volunteering, in the context of One UN approach and joint programming.
  • Identify and assist forging partnership opportunities with ministries, universities and private sector on UNV fully funding program.
  • Plan and lead International Volunteer Day 2021 celebration with UN partners, government partners and volunteer involving organizations.
  • Assist the 4th State of the World Volunteerism Report launch and public engagement in Indonesia.
  • Identify and carry out UN Volunteer team building and capacity development activities in Indonesia.
  • Promote contributions of UN Volunteers and local volunteers in Indonesia for creating synergy in peace building, development cooperation and humanitarian response through identification and dissemination of volunteer and partnership stories.
  • Any other relevant tasks may be assigned by the UN Resident Coordinator's Office and UNV Regional Office for Asia Pacific.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Majored in Social Science, Political Science, International Relations, Development Studies, and/or related fields

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national or international levels in the field of volunteerism, civic engagement, partnership, advocacy, development cooperation, and/or related fields.
  • Experience in working with the UN, Government, NGOs, Volunteer Involving Organizations or other international development organizations is a strong asset.
Language skills
  • Indonesian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Volunteer programmes and volunteer management, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Other development programme/project experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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? 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. FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please clink on the link below. Application deadline: 06-08-2021