The Volunteer Solutions Section (VSS) develops policies and solutions to support the mobilization of UN Volunteers across the UN system. VSS is responsible for providing robust and innovative volunteer service offer to the UN system, including consolidated volunteer types and categories, policies, talent acquisition (sourcing to recruitment) and volunteer engagement and management expertise. VSS works in close collaboration with UNV units at headquarters, the Regional Offices and Field Units to provide a relevant products and tools to support onsite and online volunteer mobilization.
Reporting to the Programme Specialist, Volunteer Solutions, the Programme Associate, Volunteer Solutions provides technical support to develop and operationalize demand-driven solutions that enable both onsite and online volunteers’ engagement across the UN system. S/he works in close collaboration with other teams in the Volunteer Solutions Section, with Regional Offices and Field Units, New York Office, Volunteer Services Centre, and other relevant subject matter experts and external stakeholders to address volunteer demand. S/he promotes a collaborative, solution-oriented approach and supports the provision of high-quality offers to the UN system and volunteers.
Key Duties and Accountabilities
2. Development and operationalization of volunteer solutions
3. Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing
Adapt with Agility
Act with Determination
Engage and Partner
Enable Diversity and Inclusion
Cross-Functional & Technical Competencies
Working with evidence and data
Required Skills and Experience