Estimated closing date

01 May 2019

Estimated start date


Estimated end date

31 July 2019

Internship Opportunity

Open to selected candidate after desk review

Under the supervision of the Programme Analyst/Head of UNV Field Unit, the intern shall work with the UNV Field Unit (FU) team to perform, inter alia, the following tasks: -
• Provide support to volunteer recruitment and contract management (description of assignment -DOA drafting and review, interviews, payroll-claims collection, contract extensions, etc.);
• Receive volunteers, brief and organize for medical checkup, security briefing and address/orient their queries and service requests;
• Contribute to setting up and managing the FU’s volunteer buddy system for effective peer support among UN volunteers;
• Provide support to project management including routine review, collating information and compiling reports on implementation;
• Draft, as appropriate, analytical reports on country trends and the impact of these to volunteer mobilization and other UNV initiatives;
• Scan to identify opportunities and recommend priority actions for volunteer mobilization throughout the UNDAP II implementation process;
• Assist the FU team in the organizing meetings and other events;
• Identify, document and share best practices, programme innovations and research reports relating to volunteerism in the country;
• Develop/maintain strategic partnerships & collaboration with partner agencies and other stakeholders for purposes of data and information management and use in volunteering for peace and development;
• Participate in meetings, draft meeting minutes and perform other support tasks as required.

Applicants to the UNDP internship programme must at the time of application meet the following eligibility requirements:
(a) Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
(b) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent);
(c) Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation;
(d) Proof of University enrolment;
(e) Proof of Medical clearance;
(f) Proof of Medical Insurance;
(g) CV;
(h) UNDP internship application form duly filled.

For more information, please be guided by the full ToRs of the position: link. Please summit your applications via not later than the 8th April 2019.


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