United Nations Volunteers
- If you are at least 25-years-old and interested in serving outside your home country, you can become an International UN Volunteer. You must have a university degree, and a minimum of two years relevant working experience
- If you are at least 22-years-old and would like to volunteer in your home country, please check out the local UNDP/UNV website for National UN Volunteer options.
How to apply
If you would like to support UNHCR from anywhere in the world, please look online for UN Volunteering opportunities.
What are the benefits of volunteering?
Volunteering at UNHCR is a great chance to contribute to your local or host community and to gain work experience in international organizations which may open the door for a career in the humanitarian sector.
“I’m very pleased with my assignment with UNHCR as a volunteer in Gao. It has allowed me to benefit from the experience of peacebuilding through the project. It is a rewarding experience – both professionally and personally.”
-Deoulemgoto Ndouba, UN volunteer for UNHCR, in Gao, Mali.