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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Asssitant (e) paralegal (e) des Affaires pénitentiaires 19 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNODC Burkina Faso
UNODC
Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou, Dori, Kaya, Bobo-Dioulasso, Gaoua, Koudougou, Ouahigouya (BFA)
French
Immediate
12 months
19 April 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Sous la supervision directe du specialiste des Affaires pénitentiaires, les volontaires des Nations Unies Asssitant (e) paralegal (e) assureront les tâches suivantes:

  • Aider les détenues femmes et jeunes filles avec les formalités devant la justice
  • Établir et maintenir le contact entre les détenues et leurs familles/ communautés/employeurs;
  • Faciliter le retour des détenus une fois libérés dans leurs familles et leurs communautés;
  • Favoriser l’accès des détenus à des formations professionnelles;
  • Recueillir les demandes des détenues femmes et jeunes filles en matière d’assistance juridique et judiciaire;
  • Faciliter la relation entre les détenues, le parquet, les juges d’instruction et le barreau,
  • Rendre des visites régulières aux détenues des prisons ciblés,
  • Accompagner le développement d’activités génératrices de revenus pour les détenues;
  • Appuyer la mobilisation des ressources pouvant permettre d’initier des projets/programmes de développement pour les communautés affectées par la crise;
  • Élaborer des rapports périodiques d’activités;
  • Travailler en synergie avec le Fond d’Assistance Judiciaire (FAJ) et les autres partenaires intervenant en milieu carceral
  • Apporter un appui et/ou conseil et toute autre tâche que le FAJ leur confiera, correspondant à leur profil ;
  • Élaborer des rapports périodiques d’activités;
  • Participer aux activités relevant du mandat de l’ONUDC pour lesquelles ils peuvent être sollicités.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Diplôme de Maîtrise en droit et de préférence option judiciaire (meilleure connaissance du Droit pénal et de la procédure pénale)
36 Months
  • Au moins trois (3) années d’expérience professionnelle dans l’assistance juridique ou domaine similaire,
  • Une expérience antérieure avec un fonds/structure d’assistance juridique et/ou judiciaire ou Agences des Nations Unies notamment de l’ONUDC serait également un atout ;
  • Avoir des connaissances sur le traitement des affaires pénales serait un atout
  • Expérience/stage en milieu associatif et/ou formation de courte durée, notamment en matière de développement local et décentralisation, serait un atout
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other legal experience
  • Assistance juridique
  • Traitement des affaires pénales
  • Développement local
No

Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Vision, Working in Teams

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Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens du Burkina Faso et les résidents légaux du Burkina Faso ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. »

Date limite pour postuler : 19-04-2021

Assistant for Graphic Design 25 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNODC Brazil
UNODC
Brazil
Brasilia (BRA)
Portuguese,English
17 May 2021
3 months with possibility of extension
25 April 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the UNODC’s Technical Assistant for Judicial Architecture, the Assistant for Graphic Design will:

  • Create graphic design projects for architectural technical reports in both digital and printed formats, containing design concept, visual identity, layout design, formatting, infographic material, charts style and color palette;
  • Develop Adobe Illustrator, Adobe In-design and Adobe Photoshop styles and templates;
  • Assist the supervisor in reviewing final layouts and graphic material suggesting improvements;
  • Liaise with external publishing companies to ensure graphic design material follows graphic design concept and templates;
  • Develop qualitative and quantitative charts;
  • Elaborate project infographics;
  • Turn Excel spreadsheet data into graphs or charts;
  • Advise the supervisor with regard to design style and formatting solutions, taking into account work efficiency;
  • Transform text-based communications materials into visual graphic design materials;
  • Liaise with and report to UNODC Technical Assistant for Judicial Architecture regarding visual design work related to the project;
  • Provide recommendations on the visual design style suitable for the project’s target audience;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  1. Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or other area related to design/architecture;
  2. Completed or uncompleted undergraduate studies in Architecture specifically will be considered an asset;
  3. Postgraduate degree in Design, Architecture or related areas will be considered an asset.
24 Months
  • 2 years of experience working with graphic design projects;
  • Experience with turning Excel data into charts and graphics;
  • Experience with designing and creating illustrations and infographics;
  • Experience of graphic production from start phase till published/printed product with knowledge of printing processes and color management;
  • Working experience in architecture will be an asset;
  • Work experience with Justice, Human Rights, Prison System, Public Safety or related areas will be considered an asset;
  • Work experience on projects aimed at delivering social impact will be an asset;
  • Academic or professional experience in graphic design in a multicultural environment will be an asset;
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Web and graphic design, Human rights, Architecture and urban planning
  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite design software’s Adobe In-Design, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe-Illustrator;
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners and authorities at different levels;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines.
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 25 April 2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time

Communication and Visibility Coordinator 19 April 2021 Nat. Youth UNODC Lebanon
UNODC
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
Arabic,English,French
01 May 2021
12 months with possibility of extension
19 April 2021

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the direct supervision of UNODC Lebanon Head of Office, and the overall guidance of the Regional Representative at the UNODC Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa (ROMENA), and ROMENA’s Communications and Visibility Officer, the national UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks in order to support the Office in raising the profile of its activities and results in the region: the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

  • Assist with the implementation of communication and visibility strategy.
  • Coordinate internal communications to plan and organize events and international days.
  • Draft webstories, press releases and articles for the quarterly newsletter in Arabic and English, with chances for French, to be published on ROMENA’s website and platforms.
  • Create social media content reflecting the office’s activities to be published through ROMENA’s social media platforms in Arabic and English, with chances for French.
  • Monitor media coverage of Lebanon activities.
  • Develop strategies and activities to raise the profile of Lebanon office and its donors on social media and to tailor its messages to target groups.
  • Ensure donor visibility in all activities and events and assist in developing necessary material to do so.
  • Support the organization of various activities, including fund-raising campaigns, high-level meetings, awareness-raising campaigns on crime prevention and criminal justice in Lebanon;
  • Monitor local press, and research events and publications relevant to UNODC activities in order to draft and circulate news releases and press clippings.
  • Assist in translating and editing documents.
  • Undertake other relevant UNODC communication-related duties, as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in Communication, media, journalism, or international relations

12 Months
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in (in the fields of communication, public relations, media relations/interactions, social media communication, or related fields is required. Experience in providing translation, graphic design support, video editing services, website updating, and in organizing events is an advantage);
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other communications related experience
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

1.Go to https://vmam.unv.org/

2.If not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool, please register your profile following below steps:

a. Click on “Candidate Signup”, enter your basic personal information and click “Sign Up”.

b. You will receive a notification e-mail to your registered e-mail

c. Click on the link in the e-mail to validate the e-mail address

d. Complete all the required sections under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.

e. If you have more than one nationality, make sure to add Lebanon as your current nationality otherwise your application will not be considered for national UNV assignments

f. Click “Submit my profile”

g. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Communication and Visibility Coordinator (LBNR000422), click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

3.If already registered in the UNV Talent Pool:

a. Update your profile under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.

b. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Communication and Visibility Coordinator (LBNR000422)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Community Volunteer for Research (for Tawau, Sabah) 25 April 2021 Community Volunteer UNODC Malaysia
UNODC
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur (MYS)
Malay
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
25 April 2021

Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.

Important info! : “This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residents of Tawau (Sabah) 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.
Secondary education
  • Secondary school education or equivalent;
  • Voluntary service, community engagement or work experience can be considered in lieu of any formal education.
  • Good communication skills.

  • Malay(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Community participation and development
Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Professionalism, Working in Teams

* 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 Johor Bahru, Johor can apply for this advertisement

Application deadline: 10-11-2020

Community Volunteer for Research (for Sri Aman, Sarawak) 25 April 2021 Community Volunteer UNODC Malaysia
UNODC
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur (MYS)
Malay,Iban
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
25 April 2021

Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.

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

  • Malay(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Iban(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Community participation and development
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay, Bahasa Melayu Sarawak and Iban) is required.
Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Professionalism, Working in Teams

* 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: 10-02-2021

Community Volunteer for Research (for Sibu, Sarawak) 25 April 2021 Community Volunteer UNODC Malaysia
UNODC
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur (MYS)
Malay,Iban
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
25 April 2021

Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.

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

  • Malay(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Iban(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Community participation and development
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay, Bahasa Melayu Sarawak and Iban) is required.
Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Professionalism, Working in Teams

* 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: 10-02-2020

Community Volunteer for Research (for Kuching, Sarawak) 25 April 2021 Community Volunteer UNODC Malaysia
UNODC
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur (MYS)
Malay,Iban
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
25 April 2021

Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.

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

  • Malay(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Iban(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Community participation and development
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay, Bahasa Melayu Sarawak and Iban) is required.
Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Professionalism, Working in Teams

* 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 Kuching, Sarawak can apply for this advertisement.

Application deadline: 10-11-2020