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200+ Volunteer Opportunities LIVE NOW!

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by Impactpool

Volunteering with the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is a great opportunity to build, exercise and apply skills in the areas of peace, development and human rights.

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200+ UNV jobs

What is a National Volunteer, compared to an International Volunteer? 

Being a national UN Volunteer means that the ’assignment’ takes place in your own country of nationality, i.e. they are not open for candidates from other countries. It's as simple as that. However, when it comes to minimum requirements, also a national UN volunteer assignment requires that you have 2 years of relevant work-experience and a first level degree.

Your guide to becoming a National UN Volunteer 

  • How do I become a national UN volunteer?
  • Pros and cons of being a national UN Volunteer?
  • What happens with National UN Volunteers upon the completion of their assignment?


Your guide to becoming an International UN Volunteer


  • How do I become an International UN Volunteer?
  • Who can register in the global talent pool for international UNV assignments?
  • What does an international UN Volunteer earn?
  • Pros and cons of being an international UN Volunteer?
  • What happens to international UN Volunteers upon completion of their assignments?

  • Overall Guidelines
  • Allowances
  • Insuarances and more


Impactpool's career coach Chibesa Angela Mwape shares about the benefits of volunteering, what it takes to find suitable opportunities and what to consider before committing to volunteering in this strategic volunteering webinar with UNV HR expert and former UNV.

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