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Guide to Volunteer Programme at UNICEF

UNICEF works with volunteers primarily through the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme. If you have an undergraduate degree, several years of work experience, and are interested in volunteer possibilities around the world, you may be eligible to become a UNV.

The UNV programme recruits and places volunteers in assignments throughout the United Nations system, incorporating at UNICEF. UNICEF does not recruit UNVs directly but through the UNV programme. To be evaluated, please visit the UNV candidate signup page and register your profile.( Guide for UNV application process)

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Why UNICEF Volunteer Progeamme

  • Meet like-minded professional volunteers from around the world
  • Help communities in need to improve their quality of life.
  • An opportunity to broaden your skills and enrich your career.
  • Be part of UNICEF’s work defending the rights of children and young people.

Read also: UNICEF Internships

“My experience as a UNV has helped me immensely with my personal and professional development. I believe I have become more aware of the rights of women, children, and vulnerable groups of society. Working for the Rohingya Response, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, has made me much more grounded and self-aware.” Samia Aboni, a UN Volunteer working in WASH at UNICEF Cox’s Bazaar Office, shares her experience with Volunteerism during the COVID-19 pandemic

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My definition of changing the world? To make a difference, leave a real, visible imprint in society, support children and prepare them for the future.I have served since 2018 as a Youth Advocate, and in 2019 as Programme Associate, in Beirut office. Then I moved to Tyre field office as a Programme Officer for the Palestinian programme. My main duty is to monitor and evaluate the implementation of the programme in the Palestinian camps in the south of the country”. Khaled A UN Volunteer.

Read also: Guide to Junior Professional Officer Programme at UNICEF

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