As a volunteer, you can support the United Nation’s humanitarian and emergency efforts in response to the crisis in the State of Palestine. Check the assignments below, which are sponsored by UNV from its Special Voluntary Fund, and find out how to become an on-site UN Volunteer or Online Volunteer.
Currently-advertised UN Volunteer opportunities
with UNRCO in Beirut, Lebanon
with WHO in East Jerusalem, State of Palestine
with UNOCHA in East Jerusalem, State of Palestine
How can I apply?
To become a volunteer, candidates must register and complete a profile through UNV's Unified Volunteering Platform (UVP). Explore how in these interactive or web-based guides. As a candidate registered in the UNV Talent Pool you can apply to on-site and online and assignments, which are advertised on the Unified Volunteering Platform.
How can I help as a UN Volunteer?
Check our list of potential areas of expertise to see if they match your skills and competencies:
- Humanitarian affairs, Protection, coordination, and information management
- Emergency response and immediate relief operations
- Communication, knowledge management, public information, and reporting
- Resource mobilization, partnership, and donor coordination
- Programme implementation, management, and development
- Logistics and supply management, procurement
- Administrative, finance, security, and HR support
- Food security
- Health and nutrition
- Child protection
- Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
- Shelter and non-food items (NFI)
- Medical and nursing services, including mental health and psycho-social support.
- Civil engineering and Rubble management coordinators
If you have at least 2-3 years of professional experience in one of the areas listed above and you have solid language skills in English, we invite you to create a profile in the UNV Talent Pool by registering in our Unified Volunteering Platform (UVP).
UNV publishes all its available on-site UNV assignments on https://app.unv.org. Details of requirements and tasks are included in every Description of Assignment (DOA - akin to terms of reference) and may vary greatly. Please read the DOA carefully before deciding to apply.
UNV assignments fall under different volunteer categories (Specialist, Youth, Expert), which have different eligibility criteria and entitlements. Check the Description of Assignment and the Unified Conditions of Service (Annex-05), available in the Explore section of UVP.
On-site UN Volunteer assignments
Duration: Assignment duration varies between 3-12 months (with possibility of extension)
Starting date: Most emergency response assignments require availability at short notice (within 1-2 weeks)
Conditions of Service: Selected UN Volunteers are entitled to a monthly living allowance, entry lump sum, life, health and permanent disability insurance, annual leave.
How can I help as an Online Volunteer?
In addition to on-site UN Volunteer assignments, UNV also facilitates online volunteering opportunities. UN entities, civil society organizations and governmental institutions working on sustainable development collaborate with individuals interested in contributing to the work of these organizations via the Internet. Online volunteering assignments are also published on https://app.unv.org. As a candidate registered in the UNV Talent Pool you can apply to both online and on-site assignments.
Online Volunteer assignments
Duration: Short-term, up to 20 hours per week for 12 weeks maximum
Starting date: Most require availability at short notice (within 1-2 weeks)
Conditions of Service: Online Volunteers are not UN Volunteers. Anyone above 18 years old, with or without previous experience, can apply to support online task-based assignments from anywhere in the world, from any device. Online Volunteers contribute their time and skills without any financial compensation. Upon completion of their assignment, Online Volunteers receive certificates recognizing their contributions.