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.
Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.
Description of task
Under the direct supervision of Technical Expert, Healthcare Waste Management, the UN Community Volunteer will:
Fill in the duties for this assignment. Please note that tasks should reflect the community nature of this modality and not include tasks that would be better suited for a national UN Volunteer specialist.
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Required degree level: Secondary education
Education – Additional Comments:
Other possible desirable qualifications (indicative).
Area of expertise: Water, sanitation and environmental engineering
Area of expertise details:
* 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 a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of (the Programme Country) and legal residents in (the Programme Country or territory) with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.