Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 13445
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required

Opportunity Description

The Novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is providing different kinds of strains of health systems, required public services, and communities around the globe. TheUnited Nations agencies are struggling to collaborate with governments, health sectors, relevant organizations, community groups to empower them to respond to this crisis.

United nations offer volunteer positions for qualified and experienced applicants to accompany the UN system response as national UN Volunteers. Interested applicants can apply for both domestic and international UN volunteer positions. Read the details and apply today.

Details of UN Volunteer:


Deadline: Various/ongoing

Duration: 3 to 12 Months extension possibility

Start date: applicants will be notified in 1 to 2 weeks


  • Monthly stipend to cover living costs such as housing basic needs and utilities, settling-in-grant, life, medical insurance, insurance for individuals with disabilities.
  • Traveling costs, if available.


  • Applicants with more than two years of professional work experience.
  • Age requirement for national UN Volunteer assignment is over 22 years and 25 years is for international UN Volunteer assignment.
  • Highlight your professional work experience in health emergency relations.
  • Applicants with experience and qualification in the followings can apply:
    • Health systems (epidemiologists, public health, health statisticians)
    • Anthropologists/sociologists
    • Communications (incl. communications for development, communications in emergencies)
    • Information management/Data analysis
    • Monitoring & evaluation (ideally related to health and emergencies), and Reporting
    • Child protection
    • Livelihoods
    • Economic development
    • Health supply chain (pharmacists, equipment, cold chain)
    • Medical (medical officers, doctors, nurses, lab technicians)
    • Medical waste management
    • WASH (with a focus on hygiene)
    • Surveillance
    • Psychosocial support (counseling)
    • Logistics
    • Procurement
    • Emergency management and coordination
    • Socio-economic & health assessment
    • Gender-based violence

How to become a UN Volunteer:?

Interested applicants who are willing to become national or international UN volunteer can create their profile on the UN website, complete their profile, and submit the required documents.


  • Only completed applications will be reviewed.
  • Use COVID-19 as the keyword.

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