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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Monitoring, Evaluation and Resource Mobilization Specialist 04 March 2020 International Specialist FAO Bosnia and Hercegovina
FAO
Bosnia and Hercegovina
Sarajevo (BIH)
English,Russian
01 June 2020
12 months
04 March 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of the National Programme Coordinator in Bosnia and Herzegovina and in close collaboration with the REU Programme Officers/Specialist and the Operations Specialists, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Regularly updates project logical frameworks and work plans;

  • Supports the implementation of surveys, evaluations and researches within projects;

  • Contributes to ensure that monitoring and evaluation systems and tools, data collection, entry are appropriately implemented by partner organizations;

  • Participates in the coordination and ensuring timely data collection, analysis of main project activity information (numbers of assisted population, provided inputs);

  • Ensures accuracy of entered data and compares it with the existing filing system to make sure all records are consistent;

  • Assists to ensure that project reports are submitted on time, and supports with inputs for publications upon request;

  • Assists in providing regular updates to third parties on FAO project performance;

  • Inserts data and maintains records as instructed by senior staff members;

  • Ensures that files/records/logs are maintained in good order;

  • Translates FAO documents, notes and letters when required;

  • Supports the update and preparation of resource mobilization related documentation at country level (donor matrix and action plans, roadmaps for resource mobilization, etc.);

  • Contributes to the preparation of visits and meeting to relevant partners and donors;

  • Performs other duties, as required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in a field related to the FAO’s mandate or business or public administration

24 Months
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in project monitoring and evaluation, including budget or finance related tasks.

  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Monitoring and evaluation
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, 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, Vision, Working in Teams

Prerequisites

This assignment is funded by the Government of the Russian Federation, therefore only Russian nationals are eligible to apply.

This is a UN Volunteer assignment and eligible candidates must be 25 years of age or older.

Selection process

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selection will be done by the UN Host Entity at the level of the country of assignment. Interviews will be conducted by the UN Host Entity in April. Usually these interviews are competency-based and held via skype or telephone.

How to apply

Please apply via the link below. You can then either log in if you already have an account or register via ‘Candidate Signup’.

You may apply to a maximum of three assignments per advertisement and indicate your order of preference in the ‘Additional Remarks’ section of your profile.

Application deadline: 4 March 2020

Resource Mobilization and Monitoring Associate 04 March 2020 International Youth FAO Hungary
FAO
Hungary
Budapest (HUN)
English,Russian
01 June 2020
12 months
04 March 2020

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of the FAO Resource Mobilization Specialist and in close collaboration with the REU Programme Officers/Specialist and the Operations Specialists, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support the update and preparation of resource mobilization related documentation at regional and country levels (donor matrix and action plans, roadmaps for resource mobilization, etc.);

  • Contribute to the preparation of visits and meeting to relevant partners and donors;

  • Support the implementation of FAO project cycle related to resource mobilization;

  • Support the organization of FAO internal discussions related to resource mobilization;

  • Regularly update project logical frameworks and work plans;

  • Participate in the coordination and ensuring timely data collection, analysis of main project activity information (numbers of assisted population, provided inputs);

  • Ensure accuracy of entered data and compares it with the existing filing system to make sure all records are consistent;

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor's degree degree in a field related to the FAO mandate or business or public administration

  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in development cooperation.

  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience

Learning Expectations

Learning and development are a central part of the UN Youth Volunteer’s assignment and take place before, during and after his or her assignment in the field. Ideally, offering diverse opportunities for learning and development aim to strengthen the volunteer’s skills and competences, improve the quality of the assignment and keep the volunteer’s motivation high.

Learning elements for the UN Youth Volunteer include the development of:

  • Professional skills: including specific competencies and reflection on assignment-related abilities; and on-the-job skills such as time management, problem solving, team building; and career preparedness such as interview skills, CV preparation, job searching.

  • Inter-personal skills: including communication and listening skills; multi-cultural awareness and cultural competency; and conflict and stress management.

  • Volunteering-related skills: including leadership; civic responsibility; and engagement and active participation.

Beyond the learning opportunities provided by UNV, the host agency will support knowledge and capacity development in the technical areas that are relevant to the UN Youth Volunteer’s assignment. The host agency will provide, at its expense, UN Youth Volunteers with equal opportunity to participate in training courses and workshops offered to its personnel.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Vision, Working in Teams

Prerequisites

This assignment is funded by the Government of the Russian Federation, therefore only Russian nationals are eligible to apply.

This is a UN Youth Volunteer assignment and eligible candidates must be below 29 years of age throughout the assignment.

Selection process

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selection will be done by the UN Host Entity at the level of the country of assignment. Interviews will be conducted by the UN Host Entity in early April. Usually these interviews are competency-based and held via skype or telephone.

Selected candidates will be invited to an assignment preparation training, 18-21 May.

How to apply

Please apply via the link below. You can then either log in if you already have an account or register via ‘Candidate Signup’.

You may apply to a maximum of three assignments per advertisement and indicate your order of preference in the ‘Additional Remarks’ section of your profile.

Application deadline: 4 March 2020

Resource Mobilization and Monitoring Assistant 04 March 2020 International Youth UNFPA Tajikistan
UNFPA
Tajikistan
Dushanbe (TJK)
English,Russian
01 June 2020
12 months
04 March 2020

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of Assistant Representative, the UN Youth Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support the external and internal analysis for assessing opportunities of resource mobilization from institutional as well as private sector donors.

  • Assist in scanning of opportunities in the region based on donor-specific intelligence and the competitive landscape; identification where UNFPA’s competency, interests and strengths overlap with the donor’s / client’s needs.

  • Assist in development and implementation of a donor intelligence strategy, RM strategy, Client Relationship Management strategy under the supervision of direct supervisor.

  • Support the negotiation, drafting and revision of agreements with donors. Monitoring of overall implementation of agreements.

  • Assist in development and implementation of a donor intelligence strategy (partners, needs and priorities, perception of UNFPA by its current and potential future partners, and projection of UNFPA’s added value and potential role).

  • Assist in development of specific donor fund-raising strategies and approaches.

  • Support the process of donor reporting for all projects in coordination with program teams.

  • Assist in identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learned directly linked to resource mobilization and partnership-building activities.

  • Contribute to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

  • Support the drafting and development of tailor made materials, publications, brochures to support promotional activities.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Gender Studies, International Development, Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences, Social Sciences or related field.

  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in research, policy-level analysis, design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects, resource mobilization, external relations and grants;

  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;

  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems and advanced programs for data analysis.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Optional), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience

Learning Expectations

Learning and development are a central part of the UN Youth Volunteer’s assignment and take place before, during and after his or her assignment in the field. Ideally, offering diverse opportunities for learning and development aim to strengthen the volunteer’s skills and competences, improve the quality of the assignment and keep the volunteer’s motivation high.

Learning elements for the UN Youth Volunteer include the development of:

  • Professional skills: including specific competencies and reflection on assignment-related abilities; and on-the-job skills such as time management, problem solving, team building; and career preparedness such as interview skills, CV preparation, job searching.

  • Inter-personal skills: including communication and listening skills; multi-cultural awareness and cultural competency; and conflict and stress management.

  • Volunteering-related skills: including leadership; civic responsibility; and engagement and active participation.

Beyond the learning opportunities provided by UNV, the host agency will support knowledge and capacity development in the technical areas that are relevant to the UN Youth Volunteer’s assignment. The host agency will provide, at its expense, UN Youth Volunteers with equal opportunity to participate in training courses and workshops offered to its personnel.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

Prerequisites

This assignment is funded by the Government of the Russian Federation, therefore only Russian nationals are eligible to apply.

This is a UN Youth Volunteer assignment and eligible candidates must be below 29 years of age throughout the assignment.

Selection process

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selection will be done by the UN Host Entity at the level of the country of assignment. Interviews will be conducted by the UN Host Entity in April. Usually these interviews are competency-based and held via skype or telephone.

Selected candidates will be invited to an assignment preparation training, 18-21 May.

How to apply

Please apply via the link below. You can then either log in if you already have an account or register via ‘Candidate Signup’.

You may apply to a maximum of three assignments per advertisement and indicate your order of preference in the ‘Additional Remarks’ section of your profile.

Application deadline: 4 March 2020

Monitoring/Evaluation, Reporting and Project Development Assistant 04 March 2020 International Youth IOM Madagascar
IOM
Madagascar
Antananarivo (MDG)
French,English
01 June 2020
12 months
04 March 2020

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Mission, and in close coordination with Programme Coordinators in the different thematic areas of the IOM Mission to Madagascar, the UN Youth Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Support Projects Coordinators in monitoring in-country programme progresses against established objectives, projects deliverables, and projects benchmarks, in accordance with donor’s requirements, IOM regulations, and established procedures.

  1. Assist with the compilation and drafting of reports including monthly, quarterly, interim and final narrative reports, as required by IOM, project donors, and other government and non-government partners.

  1. Liaise with the Regional Office in Pretoria and HQ in Geneva as well as other IOM missions to ensure the timely submission and donor compliance of project proposals and reports.

  1. Liaise and network with IOM relevant partners (e.g. UN, NGOs, IGOs, private and public sector etc.), and represent the Mission in UN inter-agency fora and working groups, seminars, conferences, and other external events as needed.

  1. Assist in the design and development of programme/projects activities and budgets in relevant thematic areas of interest to IOM Madagascar, in line with IOM global mandate and expertise, the Regional Strategy for Southern Africa, and in consultation with relevant stakeholders, including governmental authorities, civil society, international institutions, as well as partner organizations.

  1. Support the Chief of Mission in publicizing, promoting and disseminating the activities of the Mission to donors, the media, and the great public. Oversee the development and adherence to the Mission’s public information and communication strategy, including through social media.

  1. Support the Chief of Mission through the drafting of presentations, talking points, briefing papers and speeches.

  1. Perform such duties as may be assigned.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor in Political Science, Social Sciences, Law, or related area. Migration studies or Development related education is an asset.

  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in migration, development

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience

Learning Expectations

Learning and development are a central part of the UN Youth Volunteer’s assignment and take place before, during and after his or her assignment in the field. Ideally, offering diverse opportunities for learning and development aim to strengthen the volunteer’s skills and competences, improve the quality of the assignment and keep the volunteer’s motivation high.

Learning elements for the UN Youth Volunteer include the development of:

  • Professional skills: including specific competencies and reflection on assignment-related abilities; and on-the-job skills such as time management, problem solving, team building; and career preparedness such as interview skills, CV preparation, job searching.

  • Inter-personal skills: including communication and listening skills; multi-cultural awareness and cultural competency; and conflict and stress management.

  • Volunteering-related skills: including leadership; civic responsibility; and engagement and active participation.

Beyond the learning opportunities provided by UNV, the host agency will support knowledge and capacity development in the technical areas that are relevant to the UN Youth Volunteer’s assignment. The host agency will provide, at its expense, UN Youth Volunteers with equal opportunity to participate in training courses and workshops offered to its personnel.

No

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

Prerequisites

This assignment is funded by the Government of the Russian Federation, therefore only Russian nationals are eligible to apply.

This is a UN Youth Volunteer assignment and eligible candidates must be below 29 years of age throughout the assignment.

Selection process

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selection will be done by the UN Host Entity at the level of the country of assignment. Interviews will be conducted by the UN Host Entity in April. Usually these interviews are competency-based and held via skype or telephone.

Selected candidates will be invited to an assignment preparation training, 18-21 May.

How to apply

Please apply via the link below. You can then either log in if you already have an account or register via ‘Candidate Signup’.

You may apply to a maximum of three assignments per advertisement and indicate your order of preference in the ‘Additional Remarks’ section of your profile.

Application deadline: 4 March 2020

Assistant Protection Officer (Youth) 04 March 2020 International Youth UNHCR Mozambique
UNHCR
Mozambique
Nampula (MOZ)
English,Spanish,Portuguese
01 June 2020
12 months
04 March 2020

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of Representative, the International UN Youth Volunteer will:

  • Familiarize with UN protection policies and procedures;

  • Understand the political, social, economic and cultural situation and developments that have an impact on the protection environment in order to understand the context in which UNHCR Mozambique operates;

  • Assist colleagues in the implementation and monitoring of programmes ensuring that identified protection needs, including an Age, Gender and Diversity (ADG) approach, are adequately addressed;

  • Participate in monitoring field missions;

  • Contribute to the Protection team’s information management component: disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collection and dissemination of relevant protection information, etc.

  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • BA degree in Law, International Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field;

    • Commitment to help persons of concern;

    • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;

    • Strong interpersonal, teamworking and communication skills;

    • 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).

    • Fluency in spoken and written English is required;

      Working knowledge of Portuguese and/or Spanish is an advantage;

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Portuguese(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience

Learning Expectations

Learning and development are a central part of the UN Youth Volunteer’s assignment and take place before, during and after his or her assignment in the field. Ideally, offering diverse opportunities for learning and development aim to strengthen the volunteer’s skills and competences, improve the quality of the assignment and keep the volunteer’s motivation high.

Learning elements for the UN Youth Volunteer include the development of:

  • Professional skills: including specific competencies and reflection on assignment-related abilities; and on-the-job skills such as time management, problem solving, team building; and career preparedness such as interview skills, CV preparation, job searching.

  • Inter-personal skills: including communication and listening skills; multi-cultural awareness and cultural competency; and conflict and stress management.

  • Volunteering-related skills: including leadership; civic responsibility; and engagement and active participation.

Beyond the learning opportunities provided by UNV, the host agency will support knowledge and capacity development in the technical areas that are relevant to the UN Youth Volunteer’s assignment. The host agency will provide, at its expense, UN Youth Volunteers with equal opportunity to participate in training courses and workshops offered to its personnel.

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams

Prerequisites

This assignment is funded by the Government of the Russian Federation, therefore only Russian nationals are eligible to apply.

This is a UN Youth Volunteer assignment and eligible candidates must be below 29 years of age throughout the assignment.

Selection process

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selection will be done by the UN Host Entity at the level of the country of assignment. Interviews will be conducted by the UN Host Entity in April. Usually these interviews are competency-based and held via skype or telephone.

Selected candidates will be invited to an assignment preparation training, 18-21 May.

How to apply

Please apply via the link below. You can then either log in if you already have an account or register via ‘Candidate Signup’.

You may apply to a maximum of three assignments per advertisement and indicate your order of preference in the ‘Additional Remarks’ section of your profile.

Application deadline: 4 March 2020

Monitoring Officer 04 March 2020 International Youth UNICEF Nepal
Open

Monitoring Officer

International Youth
UNICEF
Nepal
Kathmandu (NPL)
English
01 June 2020
12 months
04 March 2020

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of Chief Planning and Monitoring, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support designing and assessing the Country Programme monitoring framework with equity focus and provide technical support to the partners, programmes and field offices in operationalization and implementation of the monitoring framework for bottlenecks

  • support in designing the monitoring methodology for bottlenecks and analysing data to guide the adjustments of programme strategy.

  • Support development of Field Monitoring Plan with sections and compile for analysis

  • Participate in programme implementation and monitoring activities and prepare relevant reports.

  • Attend technical co-operation meetings with partners, prepare notes and undertake follow-up action related to programme monitoring and implementation.

  • Select and compile training and orientation material for those involved in programme implementation and monitoring.

  • Assist in the preparation and review of the country programme by drafting relevant documentation related to programme monitoring ensuring accuracy and consistency with established policies, guidelines and regulations.

  • Support the Chief of Planning and Monitoring Section and the Planning and Monitoring Specialist to conduct Country Office monitoring in convergence and programme specific local government municipalities where UNICEF is operating.

  • Support Field Office in Mid-year and annual reviews, development of Operational Plans and field monitoring plans

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • BA degree in Law, International Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field;

    • 0 years of experience required – 1 year experience would be preferred

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience

Learning Expectations

Learning and development are a central part of the UN Youth Volunteer’s assignment and take place before, during and after his or her assignment in the field. Ideally, offering diverse opportunities for learning and development aim to strengthen the volunteer’s skills and competences, improve the quality of the assignment and keep the volunteer’s motivation high.

Learning elements for the UN Youth Volunteer include the development of:

  • Professional skills: including specific competencies and reflection on assignment-related abilities; and on-the-job skills such as time management, problem solving, team building; and career preparedness such as interview skills, CV preparation, job searching.

  • Inter-personal skills: including communication and listening skills; multi-cultural awareness and cultural competency; and conflict and stress management.

  • Volunteering-related skills: including leadership; civic responsibility; and engagement and active participation.

Beyond the learning opportunities provided by UNV, the host agency will support knowledge and capacity development in the technical areas that are relevant to the UN Youth Volunteer’s assignment. The host agency will provide, at its expense, UN Youth Volunteers with equal opportunity to participate in training courses and workshops offered to its personnel.

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

Prerequisites

This assignment is funded by the Government of the Russian Federation, therefore only Russian nationals are eligible to apply.

This is a UN Youth Volunteer assignment and eligible candidates must be below 29 years of age throughout the assignment.

Selection process

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selection will be done by the UN Host Entity at the level of the country of assignment. Interviews will be conducted by the UN Host Entity in April. Usually these interviews are competency-based and held via skype or telephone.

Selected candidates will be invited to an assignment preparation training, 18-21 May.

How to apply

Please apply via the link below. You can then either log in if you already have an account or register via ‘Candidate Signup’.

You may apply to a maximum of three assignments per advertisement and indicate your order of preference in the ‘Additional Remarks’ section of your profile.

Application deadline: 4 March 2020

M&E Associate 04 March 2020 International Youth UNDP Tajikistan
Open

M&E Associate

International Youth
UNDP
Tajikistan
Dushanbe (TJK)
English,Russian
01 June 2020
12 months
04 March 2020

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

 

 

Under the direct supervision of UNDP Tajikistan Monitoring and Evaluation Analyst (hereinafter referred to as “CO M&E Analyst”), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assist in provision of methodological support to projects in development of the projects’ results frameworks;

  • Support in development of the unified monitoring tools such as monitoring plans/reports, data collection forms, analytical data sheets, etc.;

  • Support in development of the database of projects’ indicators aligned with CPD, UNDAF and UNDP SP 2018-2021;

  • Assist the CO M&E Analyst and projects’ M&E specialists in data collection and analysis;

  • Support the CO M&E Analyst in organizing and conducting M&E trainings for projects;

  • Support in preparation of project progress reports, including reports to donors, Annual Project Reports (APRs) and other reports as required;

  • Assist in coordinating and facilitation of the evaluation missions, including provision of logistical support as required;

Bachelor degree or equivalent

University Degree in Law, Economics, Political Science, Business administration, or related social science fields

  •  

  • No experience is required. Proven professional experience will be an advantage.

    Experience Description:

    • Demonstrated interest and exposure through research or volunteerism to development

    • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;

    • Past exposure to reporting on results for development projects is highly desirable.

 

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience

Learning Expectations

Learning and development are a central part of the UN Youth Volunteer’s assignment and take place before, during and after his or her assignment in the field. Ideally, offering diverse opportunities for learning and development aim to strengthen the volunteer’s skills and competences, improve the quality of the assignment and keep the volunteer’s motivation high.

Learning elements for the UN Youth Volunteer include the development of:

  • Professional skills: including specific competencies and reflection on assignment-related abilities; and on-the-job skills such as time management, problem solving, team building; and career preparedness such as interview skills, CV preparation, job searching.

  • Inter-personal skills: including communication and listening skills; multi-cultural awareness and cultural competency; and conflict and stress management.

  • Volunteering-related skills: including leadership; civic responsibility; and engagement and active participation.

Beyond the learning opportunities provided by UNV, the host agency will support knowledge and capacity development in the technical areas that are relevant to the UN Youth Volunteer’s assignment. The host agency will provide, at its expense, UN Youth Volunteers with equal opportunity to participate in training courses and workshops offered to its personnel.

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

Prerequisites This assignment is funded by the Government of the Russian Federation, therefore only Russian nationals are eligible to apply. This is a UN Youth Volunteer assignment and eligible candidates must be below 29 years of age throughout the assignment. Selection process Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selection will be done by the UN Host Entity at the level of the country of assignment. Interviews will be conducted by the UN Host Entity in April. Usually these interviews are competency-based and held via skype or telephone. Selected candidates will be invited to an assignment preparation training, 26-29 May. How to apply Please apply via the link below. You can then either log in if you already have an account or register via ‘Candidate Signup’. You may apply to a maximum of three assignments per advertisement and indicate your order of preference in the ‘Additional Remarks’ section of your profile. Application deadline: 4 March 2020

Junior Professional Officer Public Health 08 March 2020 International Youth WHO Kyrgyzstan
WHO
Kyrgyzstan
Bishkek (KGZ)
English,Russian
22 June 2020
12 months
08 March 2020

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of WHO Representative, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Participating in a global and country-level surveys and short researches,
  • Preparing short summaries of public health activities,
  • Preparing creative and innovative advocacy events, flash-mobs, mobilizing youth leaders for SDG 3 promotion
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor's degree in medicine, public health and/or international relations.

  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in public health, health systems, advocacy and communication, survey research;
  • Knowledge of epidemiological data, software requirements is desirable;
  • Knowledge of document preparing, designing, formatting is desirable;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience

Learning Expectations

Learning and development are a central part of the UN Youth Volunteer’s assignment and take place before, during and after his or her assignment in the field. Ideally, offering diverse opportunities for learning and development aim to strengthen the volunteer’s skills and competences, improve the quality of the assignment and keep the volunteer’s motivation high.

Learning elements for the UN Youth Volunteer include the development of:

  • Professional skills: including specific competencies and reflection on assignment-related abilities; and on-the-job skills such as time management, problem solving, team building; and career preparedness such as interview skills, CV preparation, job searching.
  • Inter-personal skills: including communication and listening skills; multi-cultural awareness and cultural competency; and conflict and stress management.
  • Volunteering-related skills: including leadership; civic responsibility; and engagement and active participation.

Beyond the learning opportunities provided by UNV, the host agency will support knowledge and capacity development in the technical areas that are relevant to the UN Youth Volunteer’s assignment. The host agency will provide, at its expense, UN Youth Volunteers with equal opportunity to participate in training courses and workshops offered to its personnel.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

Prerequisites

This assignment is funded by the Government of Korea, therefore only Korean nationals are eligible. Candidates who have served as UN Youth Volunteer funded by Korea before are not eligible to apply. Former UN University Volunteers are eligible.

Candidates must be between 22 and 29 years of age throughout the duration of their service, i.e. born between 1 July 1991 and 1 July 1998.

Selected candidates will be invited to attend an Assignment Preparation Training in Bonn, Germany from 15 – 18 June 2020.

Selection process

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selection will be done by the UN Host Entity at the level of the country of assignment. Interviews will be conducted by the UN Host Entity between 30 March and 24 April. Usually these interviews are competency-based.

How to apply

Please apply via the link below. You can then either log in if you already have an account or register via ‘Candidate Signup’.

You may apply to a maximum of three assignments per advertisement and indicate your order of preference in the ‘Additional Remarks’ section of your profile.

Application deadline: 8 March 2020

Associate Youth & Climate Change Outreach 08 March 2020 International Youth UNRCO Solomon Islands
UNRCO
Solomon Islands
Honiara (SLB)
English
22 June 2020
12 months
08 March 2020

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of UN Resident Coordinator in Suva, Fiji, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Collects and documents the voices of youth, women and people living with disabilities in small island developing states to document the impact of climate change.
  2. Acts as a focal point for convening youth and supporting them as drivers of UN75 – encouraging dialogues on climate change and environmental sustainability.
  3. Supports UN75 outreach activities in-country, especially amongst the three target groups – Women & Girls, Persons with Disabilities and Youth.
  4. Assists the Communications & Advocacy Analyst in the designing, drafting and implementation of UN75 activities as part of the Pacific Listening Tour in the host country.
  5. Supports the drafting of a one-page report/summary of any UN75 activities held in-country.
  6. Participates in the designing, drafting and sharing of news stories, success stories, blog posts, posters, videos, infographics and other products pertaining to UN75 as well as general UN activities in-country.
  7. Supports the creation and maintenance of a photo bank.
  8. Participates in the weekly RCO meeting with the UN country coordination specialist to provide updates related to UN75.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Environmental Sciences, Climate Change, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, International Relations, Social Sciences or other related field

  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in community outreach, advocacy communications or public relations
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience

Learning Expectations

Learning and development are a central part of the UN Youth Volunteer’s assignment and take place before, during and after his or her assignment in the field. Ideally, offering diverse opportunities for learning and development aim to strengthen the volunteer’s skills and competences, improve the quality of the assignment and keep the volunteer’s motivation high.

Learning elements for the UN Youth Volunteer include the development of:

  • Professional skills: including specific competencies and reflection on assignment-related abilities; and on-the-job skills such as time management, problem solving, team building; and career preparedness such as interview skills, CV preparation, job searching.
  • Inter-personal skills: including communication and listening skills; multi-cultural awareness and cultural competency; and conflict and stress management.
  • Volunteering-related skills: including leadership; civic responsibility; and engagement and active participation.

Beyond the learning opportunities provided by UNV, the host agency will support knowledge and capacity development in the technical areas that are relevant to the UN Youth Volunteer’s assignment. The host agency will provide, at its expense, UN Youth Volunteers with equal opportunity to participate in training courses and workshops offered to its personnel.

Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness

Prerequisites

This assignment is funded by the Government of Korea, therefore only Korean nationals are eligible. Candidates who have served as UN Youth Volunteer funded by Korea before are not eligible to apply. Former UN University Volunteers are eligible.

Candidates must be between 22 and 29 years of age throughout the duration of their service, i.e. born between 1 July 1991 and 1 July 1998.

Selected candidates will be invited to attend an Assignment Preparation Training in Bonn, Germany from 15 – 18 June 2020.

Selection process

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selection will be done by the UN Host Entity at the level of the country of assignment. Interviews will be conducted by the UN Host Entity between 30 March and 24 April. Usually these interviews are competency-based.

How to apply

Please apply via the link below. You can then either log in if you already have an account or register via ‘Candidate Signup’.

You may apply to a maximum of three assignments per advertisement and indicate your order of preference in the ‘Additional Remarks’ section of your profile.

Application deadline: 8 March 2020

Water Resources Project Associate 08 March 2020 International Youth FAO Thailand
FAO
Thailand
Bangkok (THA)
English
22 June 2020
12 months
08 March 2020

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of Louise Whiting, Water Management Officer, Natural Resource Management Group, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Research:

  1. Collect and prepare data and background information in the areas of FAO activities (agriculture, water, fisheries, rural / sustainable development) in accordance with instructions received;
  2. Develop concept notes, research summaries, and background papers as required; and
  3. Support projects with research on regional knowledge with regards to:
    1. Water scarcity and the interaction with economic development (urbanisation and industrialisation); water quality, the environment and climate change;
    2. Water policy and governance and its coherence at the food, energy, industry and environment nexus;
    3. Environmental and social governance for the interactions between gender, food systems and water management; and
    4. Relationships between irrigated agriculture, aquatic biodiversity and ecosystem services.

Communications:

  1. Work with experts to develop compelling presentations and messaging about FAO’s projects and initiatives;
  2. Work with the FAO communications team to develop website design and content.
  3. Develop and execute creative ways to translate project outcomes into compelling storylines, including through multimedia online content;
  4. Produce engaging PowerPoint presentations and data visuals; and
  5. Draft correspondence, documents, reports, etc. related to assigned duties.

Program Support

  1. Provide support to the preparation of technical programme work and travel plans
  2. Follow up the implementation of activities to ensure that they are carried out in line with the work and travel plans; review inputs, expenditures and time frames, liaising with supervisor for necessary action, as required;
  3. Enter data and other information in corporate databases (i.e. PIRES, FPMIS);
  4. Provide support to the preparation of draft Letters of Agreements (LoA) and ensure that required supporting documents are prepared;
  5. Provide support to the organization of workshops/meetings and events as required; and
  6. Prepare background materials, working papers and tables for briefings, review sessions and meetings.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor's degree in the field of Natural Resources, Water Management, Environmental Law, Economics or Social Science

  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in environmental or natural resource governance, environmental management, water management or development studies is required;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Experience with administration or supporting teams in diverse workplaces would also be highly regarded.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience

Learning Expectations

Learning and development are a central part of the UN Youth Volunteer’s assignment and take place before, during and after his or her assignment in the field. Ideally, offering diverse opportunities for learning and development aim to strengthen the volunteer’s skills and competences, improve the quality of the assignment and keep the volunteer’s motivation high.

Learning elements for the UN Youth Volunteer include the development of:

  • Professional skills: including specific competencies and reflection on assignment-related abilities; and on-the-job skills such as time management, problem solving, team building; and career preparedness such as interview skills, CV preparation, job searching.
  • Inter-personal skills: including communication and listening skills; multi-cultural awareness and cultural competency; and conflict and stress management.
  • Volunteering-related skills: including leadership; civic responsibility; and engagement and active participation.

Beyond the learning opportunities provided by UNV, the host agency will support knowledge and capacity development in the technical areas that are relevant to the UN Youth Volunteer’s assignment. The host agency will provide, at its expense, UN Youth Volunteers with equal opportunity to participate in training courses and workshops offered to its personnel.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

Prerequisites

This assignment is funded by the Government of Korea, therefore only Korean nationals are eligible. Candidates who have served as UN Youth Volunteer funded by Korea before are not eligible to apply. Former UN University Volunteers are eligible.

Candidates must be between 22 and 29 years of age throughout the duration of their service, i.e. born between 1 July 1991 and 1 July 1998.

Selected candidates will be invited to attend an Assignment Preparation Training in Bonn, Germany from 15 – 18 June 2020.

Selection process

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selection will be done by the UN Host Entity at the level of the country of assignment. Interviews will be conducted by the UN Host Entity between 30 March and 24 April. Usually these interviews are competency-based.

How to apply

Please apply via the link below. You can then either log in if you already have an account or register via ‘Candidate Signup’.

You may apply to a maximum of three assignments per advertisement and indicate your order of preference in the ‘Additional Remarks’ section of your profile.

Application deadline: 8 March 2020