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Become A United Nations Volunteer in Nigeria | Apply Now

The United Natins Volunteer (UNV) contributes to peace and development by advocating for recognition of volunteers, working with partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming, and mobilizing an increasing number and diversity of volunteers, including experienced UNV volunteers, throughout the world.

How to become a UNV Volunteer

There are two types of volunteers: International and National

A Roster of IUNVs has been created and is managed at the UNV Headquarters in Bonn. You can visit the UNV web site and register to be a UNV volunteer www.unv.org

Candidates for national UNV positions are identified by Country Office Teams and/or host agencies in the country of assignment. UNV positions are advertised in local newspapers.

UNV profile:

University degree in a technical field;

Minimum of two years of professional work experience for NUNVs and five years for IUNVs in the relevant area;

Not younger than 25 years;

Good command of one of the UN languages.

  • In addition, online volunteering gives you an opportunity to practice your skills, learn about other countries and contribute to sustainable development staying at home. Many people are involved in virtual volunteering because of time constrains, a disability or home-based obligations.

To support you during your assignment, you will receive:

Settling-in-Grant calculated on the duration of assignment, which is paid at the beginning of the assignment;

Volunteer Living Allowance (VLA) (Not a Salary) intended to cover basic living expenses, which is paid each month;

Travel on appointment and at the end of assignment as applicable;

Life, health and permanent disability insurance;

Annual leave;

Also Check:  The United Nation's World Food Programme Recruitment, June 2017

Resettlement allowance calculated based on the duration of assignment, which is paid upon satisfactory completion of the assignment.

To Apply: Follow the United Nations Volunteer links to apply now.

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  1. I want to be volunteer with UN in nigeria, i am base in jigawa state capital dutse and also a student of criminology and security studies

  2. I want to be volunteer with UN in Nigeria, I am in maiduguri Borno state also Laboratory Scientist.

  3. I want to volunteer I stay in Seme lagos

  4. I want to be a volunteer I am a Gambian empowering communities on democracy and human rights and issues relating to child marriage and FGM/C

  5. Interested in the UN volunteer

  6. Muhammad Musbahu Basirka

    interested in UN volunteers

  7. Am in Abuja. And I want to be a UN volunteer

  8. Isa bukar
    I would like to be an un volunteer.I live in maiduguri,borno state north east Nigeria.

  9. Iam ready to become a United Nation Volunteer. Kindly consider me

  10. Henry From Lagos am interesred in UN volunteer am a graduate of History.

  11. Also want to be a UN Volunteer. Am Mustapha Aliyu from Maidufuri, Borno State.

  12. I want to be a UN volunteer too

  13. I am from capital of nigeria Abuja and am an interested in UN Volunteer, about Alley marriage and rape

  14. I’m Sylvester Imeh. I would like to be a UN Volunteer. I’m naturally drawn to helping people in needs, settling dispute between friends and joining my voice to demands for equality for all irrespective of gender and status in my little capacity.

    I would be glad to do this in an international scale. I base in Abuja Nigeria

  15. i am a final year student of department of architecture, university of jos. i based in jos, plateau state. i will be glad to be UN volunteer.

  16. OTOIKHILA IMOOBO MANFRED

    I want to be a member of a vollunteer group of UN Nigeria. I studied Doctor of pharmacy and Biochemistry.

  17. I would love to be a UN volunteer
    I am a graduate of mass communication
    I would love to reach out to my community

  18. Hassan Temitope. M

    I am Hassan Temitope, I studied Biology and resides in Ibadan, Nigeria.
    I would love to be a UN Volunteer in other to learn more about charity work and help eradicate poverty in our society , I do voluntary work here for people living with disability and the less privileged ones.

  19. Danladi Jacob Lakumna

    I will like to be a volunteer, I currently reside in Abuja Nigeria.

  20. I would like to be a volunteer

  21. I would like to be in volunteer in either national or international, I m graduated

  22. I am still wondering if most of u up there are really graduates….. Make use of apply button joor and stop showing how “educated ” you are. Silly graduates.

  23. I want be a volunteer I’m a Biochemist lived in minna Niger state of Nigeria.

  24. I have been voulonter ics international volunteer a month ago I would love to be .

  25. Benjamin Joseph Jabdi

    I will like to be a volunteer either national,or internal.I studied Marketing.

  26. I would like to be a volunteer either national or international… Am based in jos plateau state I studied nursing

  27. am Popoola ibukun I have HNd in applied chemistry I want to be a volunteer for unicef

  28. I’m interested k

  29. I’m Patrick Ohiero,from Cross River State, BSC holder from university of Lagos, Nigeria. I’m interested.

  30. I am blessing Enoch ,borno state Bsc holder economics education am interested

  31. I’m Ukonu Darlington interested to volunteer for UN without pay.

  32. Akporharo Gnenedio

    I am Akporharo Gbenedio from Delta State but residing in Lagos. I would like to be a UN volunteer

  33. I would like to be a volunteer UN

  34. I am Dachomo Geofrey, a community social worker, currently residing in Gombe State, Nigeria.
    I love service to humanity. I would like to be a UN volunteer. Thanks

  35. I AM A PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER BASED IN LAGOS AND WILLING TO BE A VOLUNTEER WITH UN IN NIGERIA

  36. Ikpeme, Ekomobong Friday

    I am Ekomobong from Akwa Ibom state, B.SC holder in Economics. I would like to be a volunteer, thanks

  37. I will love to be a volunteer. Reside in lagos

  38. My name is Patrick Peter, a graduate of Biochemistry. A youth leader in my local community, Nassarawa Kaduna state. I would like to be part of you team as a volunteer.

  39. Is a pride to be UN volunteer. I will be glad to have chance of becoming part of you.Reside and based in Kano.Iam professional in advocacies and mobilization.Worked with UNICEF as VWS a.k.a Volunteer ward supervisor.

  40. Je suis fier d’être bénévole de nations uni pour rendre service aux monde entier jusqu’au la fin de ma vie depuis guinée Conakry

  41. I wish to be a UN volunteer. I read Education and currently running a program on Entr. and Business management.

  42. La-Nibetle Nanmaa

    I will be honoured to volunteer for the UN. I’m a researcher and hold a Masters degree in Business Management. I’m based in Jo’s,the Plateau State capital.

  43. My name is Ejidike Nello, a Bsc psychogy holder and a trained intern in the therapeutic day care and boarding. School. I want to be part of the UN community as volunteer . I am smart and compassionate and I know I have a role to play in the UN community.

  44. Muhammad Auwal Idris

    Sunana Muhammad Auwal Idris, na karanci fannan yada labarai wato massa communication, sannan ina aiki don cigaban al’ummah a kauyenmu, Inada sha’awar aiki don taimako da jikan al’ummah a koina,. Zanyi farin cikin zama daya daga masu aikin Sakai a UNV a kasata Nigeria.

  45. onyeaka john gorden

    I am interested in the voluntary program. Am from the eastern part of Nigeria.

  46. Badejo Rahaman Olaseni

    I am interested in becoming a UN volunteer. I am in lagos, Nigeria

  47. Omekudo Odafe Kingsley

    I want to be part of the UN Community Volunteer. Kingsley Omekudo HDSE, Software developer and database management.

  48. Mirian Nkechi Okparanaku

    Inteesting……

  49. Alfred awhensebe

    I want to be a volunteer,am a professional driver reside in Abuja Nigeria,my contact number is 08036304959 Alfred awhensebe is my name.thanks

  50. My Name is omonze isokpehi, I hail from Edo state I would like to be a volunteer for UN community. I studied English B.a in nasarawa state university. I feel I can contribute to the growth positively.

  51. EGBERIBINE RACHAEL IYABRADE

    I am a Nigerian. I studied French and International Studies. I would love to be a UN volunteer worker.
    Thanks.

  52. Akinmoyo Olanrewaju Sunday

    I am a degree holder in computer science. Please I wish to work with the united Nations.
    Thanks

  53. Akinmoyo Olanrewaju Sunday

    I am a bsc holder in. Computer science. I am also certified in Human Resource Management. I am a Nigerian and reside in Nigeria too. Please I wish to work with the United Nations.
    Thanks.

  54. I am Emmanuel ike I stay in Jos a law student ,i would love to be a UN volunteer.

  55. Am glad to see this UN volunteering job advert, I am interested in volunteering job to contribute to the Global Goals of sustainable development. I studied public Administration and am based in Abuja Nigeria.

  56. Loveday Esonwunne

    my name is Loveday i will like to be a UN volunteer

  57. lawan Ibrahim jamal

    This is very good development
    Presently I am peace advocate and I Settle so many cases and I widrow many cases in the court and solve the conflict at home if I may opportune to be part of this program I will be very happy am liveng in Adamawa

  58. Kingsley Eberechukwu

    My name is Kingsley , I am very much interested to serve humanity in making mankind to have hope of peace,. I am ever ready to work with UNV now, please contact me for immediate work commencement.
    Thanks.

  59. lawan Ibrahim jamal

    Also I have digree in peace and conflict management

  60. I am a student of political science to Adamawa state University Mubi, three hundred level. I would like to be UNV in Nigeria especially in the north east. I will be glad if my request is considered. Thank you so much. Teri Yamte

  61. Mudathir Muzzemmil

    I am Mudathir Muzzemmil. I am also a member of peace advocate and mediator with sorp international. I wish to be united nation volunteer. I am base in Ogun state Nigeria.

  62. I am ADAMU Dauda I am working in a filling station and I wish to be a volunteer to the united nation am base in gombe state north eastern part of the country

  63. I’m a Guinean by Nationality graduate with Diploma and I’m interested work with United nation peace also have a certificate of Achievement in peace Education.

  64. I am Agunwa chisom. I reside in Abuja. I want to be a united nation volunteer. I am a post graduate student of peace and conflict resolution . I will like to contribute my own quota in making the world a peaceful place.

  65. Rufa'i Yusu3f Abdurrahman

    Yes, I want to be a volunteer to the United Nation. I am Rufa’i Yusuf Abdurrahman. Nigerian ccitizen, an indigent of Kano state, to be specific. Thanks

  66. Idi Boniface NJanadi

    I am Idi Boniface Njanadi. I wish to be a volunteer with the united nation too. I base in yola Adamawa state Nigeria.

  67. I am Ojo Florence, I will like to volunteer for UN in Nigeria. I av two years experience as a volunteer at General hospital as a counsel tester with Fhi360.am a graduate of biochemistry n I live in Lagos Nigeria.

  68. I would like to be a UN volunteer. I studied History and International Relations…..and has gained experience as a field interviewer.

  69. My name is Hassan Babandi, I am business man and I wish to apply a volunteer to the nation. its pertinent to understand that I am living in Jigawa State North West in my country Nigeria

  70. I am Bello Musa Aliyu With HND In Business Administration And Management From Kano State and i wish to A United State Volunteer.

  71. My name is abdifatah dahir I have got my.bachelor degree in a faculty of law and am in somalia and like to be a volunteer of united nations in Nigeria

  72. Nyaku Patience Freeman

    I hereby apply as a paid volunteer for both international and national volunteer.
    I am a graduate of agric economics and extension..
    I also have a postgraduate diploma in management .
    I have a 17 years banking service experience.
    I am from Nigeria and I speak English
    Hausa , and I am 44 years old

  73. Usman Ali Zongoma

    I want to be a volunteer, from Maiduguri. Borno State. Thank You!!!.

  74. Really interested in being a volunteer with UN. Studied Food Science and technology and living in Borno State.

  75. I’m from Pakistan and want to become UN volunteer

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