Volunteering Opportunity at United Nations

The United Nations Volunteer Abroad with the UN Program (Fully Paid)

Deadline: Rolling Basis

Apply for the United Nations Volunteers  program. The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. We work with partners to integrate qualified, highly motivated and well supported UN Volunteers into development programming and promote the value and global recognition of volunteerism. UNV is administered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and reports to the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board.

Volunteering abroad is an unbeatable opportunity to serve as a global citizen. International UN Volunteers promote peace and development in communities around the globe, while upholding the ideals and aspirations of the United Nations. These Volunteers come from 160 countries, representing many cultures and backgrounds, bringing a wide variety of perspectives and approaches. The international UN Volunteer assignment will make a lasting impact, creating a ripple effect, that extends far beyond the immediate results of volunteer’s efforts. As an international UN Volunteer, you will learn about different cultures, expand your networks, study foreign languages and gain matchless professional and life experiences.


  • Volunteer living allowance that shall cover basic expenses;

  • Travel expenses;

  • Settling-in-grant, which is calculated on the duration of the assignment and paid at the beginning of the assignment;

  • Life, health and permanent disability insurances;

  • Annual leave;

  • Resettlement allowance, which is calculated based on the duration of the assignment and paid upon satisfactory completion of the assignment.


The applicants have to be:

  • between the ages of 18 to 55;

  • have at least two years of relevant work experience in a professional background;

  • fluent in English, Spanish or French


The registration process follows a few steps, all of which must be completed for your profile to be considered for assignments.

  1. First, submit some basic information to create an account in the UNV Global Talent Pool. You will receive an automated message with a link to verify your email address and activate your account.

  2. After successfully activating your account, you will receive a second message with a link to your profile. Click on the MY PROFILE link to enter your information regarding skills, educational qualifications and experience.

  3. After completing all the required fields, click on the SUBMIT MY PROFILE tab.

  4. You will receive an email confirming your successful registration. The email will include a registration number and other practical information for potential candidates.

To apply, Click here

For more information, visit The United Nations Volunteers .