Volunteer Abroad

Volunteer abroad: there is a minimum of requirements you need to meet, then you register your profile in the Unified Volunteering Platform and you may apply for assignments that are in high demand or even in highly specialized areas.

Type Of Opportunity




Age Range

Over 18

Language Required

Depending On The Country

  • 3-6 Months

  • Development and project management (community development, environment, programme and project development, project management, monitoring and evaluation);
  • Legal affairs (human rights, protection, resettlement, reintegration, repatriation, refugee status determination, child protection);
  • Political science (civil affairs, political affairs);
  • Public information (reporting and external relations);
  • Engineering (civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering); and
  • Health (general medicine, public health)


  • engage in an assignment which will enable you to make a lasting impact
  • create a ripple effect that extends far beyond the immediate results of your efforts
  • each mission has specific objectives

Learning Outcomes

  • create a positive impact
  • be a significant force for achieving peace and development
  • get first-hand practical experience with organizations working in the development sector
  • extend your network among different organizations and make invaluable connections

UN Volunteers (UNV)

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

Area Of Activity

Promoting peace and development in communities around the globe