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.
The overall objective of the work is to provide technical assistance and support for the UNICEF volunteer initiative in Nepal, especially for management of the existing 1,200 plus volunteers on our roster. Immediate work includes the mobilization of 50 volunteers for the Child Protection Section in conducting protection monitoring for Province 1, Bagmati, and Gandaki which has recently initiated jointly with the Communication section. Under the direct supervision of volunteer initiative foal point in Communication section, the National UN Youth Volunteer will:
A. Tasks for management of UNICEF volunteers
B. Tasks for management of protection monitoring volunteers:
In addition to the objectives indicated in A, the UNV will be expected to work on the following to support the protection monitoring work with Child Protection section.
C. Tasks as National UNV:
Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
Area of expertise
Area of expertise details
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.
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.
Application deadline: 16-08-2021.