Urgently Recruiting: United Nations Volunteers To Support Emergency Response in Mozambique

United Nations Volunteers To Support Emergency Response in Mozambique

UNICEF and UNDP are looking for talented individuals who speak English and Portuguese and are available for immediate deployment on UN Volunteer assignments of three to six months to support the humanitarian response in Mozambique, providing support in the areas indicated below.

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. We work with partners to integrate qualified, highly motivated and well supported UN Volunteers into development programming and promote the value and global recognition of volunteerism. UNV is administered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and reports to the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board.

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In March and April 2019, Southern Africa was hit by two subsequent cyclones that left a trail of damage and destruction in their path. In Mozambique, Cyclone Idai left more than 600 people dead and an estimated 1.85 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. UNV is currently working to urgently recruit national and international UN Volunteers to support emergency response efforts by UNDP and UNICEF in Mozambique.

Areas of focus

  • Disaster Risk Reduction Analyst
  • Cash-Based Interventions
  • Communication for Development
  • Information Management

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To Apply

Requirements

A minimum of two years of professional experience (for national UN Volunteer assignments) and at least five years of professional experience (for international UN Volunteer assignments) in the above-mentioned areas of expertise, as well as proficiency in Portuguese and English.

How to apply (deadline: 20 May 2019)

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signupImportant: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

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