Due Date: November 15, 2018

United Nations Volunteers is requiring applications to the UN Youth Volunteer Program for2019 The UN Youth Volunteer program intends to produce making it possible for environments for youth engagement in worldwide peace and sustainable human advancement through volunteerism.

It provides the chance for effective candidates to establish and use their abilities, understanding and capabilities in promoting sustainable advancement as volunteers within UN firms in local and establishing nation workplaces over a duration of 12 months.

With assistance from Irish Help, UNV will release 11 UN Youth Volunteers in February/March 2019 to the following tasks:

Project Host Firm Nation
UN Youth Volunteer in Nutrition UNICEF Cambodia
UN Youth Volunteer in Interaction UNDP Ethiopia
UN Youth Volunteer in Interaction for Effective Governance UNDP Kenya
UN Youth Volunteer in UXO– Program and Collaboration Assistance UNDP Lao
UN Youth Volunteer in Person Rights Homeowner Organizer’s Workplace Malawi
UN Youth Volunteer in Main Education UNESCO Mozambique
UN Youth Volunteer in Field Legal Workplace UNRWA Palestine OPT
UN Youth Volunteer in Youth and Gender UNFPA Sierra Leone
UN Youth Volunteer in Gender Responsive Governance and Gender Stats UN Ladies Tanzania
UN Youth Volunteer in Education Program UNICEF Uganda
UN Youth Volunteer in Communications UNICEF Zambia

Period of the Volunteer Project and Training:

UN Youth Volunteers are released to a UN host entity in a local or establishing nation workplace for a duration of 12 months.

Obligatory Project Preparation Training (APT) for picked UN Youth Volunteers is set up to happen in Bonn, Germany, from 11 to 14 February 2019.


The travel for attending this training will be covered. Chosen prospects will get logistical info from the UNV Knowing Group.

UN Youth Volunteers are supplied with a lumpsum for travel (air-tickets and delivery), a volunteer living allowance and life and medical insurance throughout of their project. More info is readily available in the UNV Conditions of Service and particular Descriptions of Project.


To be thought about for the UN Youth Volunteer Program all prospects need to fulfill the following basic requirements, and need to describe the Descriptions of Project (DoA) in the links above for more particular requirements:

  • Qualified citizenships: Irish resident or a European Economic Location nationwide with an unlimited right to live in Ireland or have a statement of refugee status from the Minister for Justice and Law Reform.
  • Certifications: A postgraduate certification.
  • Languages: Fluency in English. Excellent working understanding of a main language of the UN (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) or Portuguese would be a possession.
  • Experience: Current graduates with restricted expert experience.

Choice will be provided to candidates to this program with as much as 2 years of expert work experience. Other levels of experience might be much better fit to another UN Volunteer program.

Necessary Requirements:

  • Regard for variety and experience of other cultures, environments and living conditions, ideally in an establishing nation;-LRB- *********************************).
  • Experience of offering in Ireland or abroad;-LRB- *********************************).
  • Background understanding of global advancement problems and an interest in a profession in this field;-LRB- *********************************).
  • Understanding about UNV, the host company and nation of project;-LRB- *********************************).
  • Understanding of the work of Irish Help and a dedication to adding to Ireland’s global advancement effort.

If picked, prospects need to be stated clinically fit to offer in an establishing nation.


  • Work company and preparation
  • Versatility
  • Pro-activity and self dependence
  • Providing concepts and convincing others
  • Social level of sensitivity
  • Inspiration and dedication


  • Please initially register your profile here
  • After producing your account, total all areas of your profile and send it.
  • Then go to ‘ My Page‘ and click the ‘Unique Calls’ link.
  • Last but not least, choose the unique call to which you want to use.

Ought to you want to be thought about for more than one UN Youth Volunteer project, you can reveal your interest by getting in the matching DoA codes in the “Extra Remarks” area of your profile.

For more details, go to UN Volunteering

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