Volunteer Online with UN: Support on Mapping Social Protection Responses to COVID-19's Crisis
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Volunteer Online with UN: Support on Mapping Social Protection Responses to COVID-19's Crisis

Worldwide 23 Nov 2020

ABOUT THE INSTITUTION

برنامج متطوعي الأمم المتحدة (UNV) هو منظمة تابعة للأمم المتحدة، تشجع التطوع لدعم السلام والتنمية في جميع أنحاء العالم. يسهم العمل التطوعي في تغيير سرعة وطبيعة التنمية ويعود بالفائدة على كلّ من المجتمع
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OPPORTUNITY DETAILS

Nonprofit organization
Area
Host Country
Deadline
23 Nov 2020
Study level
Opportunity type
Eligible Countries
Eligible Region
All Regions

UN Volunteers platform is offering an online volunteer opportunity, as PC-IG is looking for 6 online volunteers to search for official documents and/or other reliable sources concerning social protection responses – social assistance, social insurance and labor market – to the COVID-19’s crisis in Africa, Middle East and East Asia and Pacific regions.

This research will feed a mapping of social protection responses to the COVID-19’s crisis in Africa, Middle East and East Asia and Pacific regions. Online volunteers must have independent access to a laptop and internet. They will work remotely at a time and location of their convenience, subject to the deadlines set, and will receive a certificate of appreciation for their contributions. The IPC-IG is a joint project of the United Nations Development Programme and the Brazilian Government to facilitate South-South Cooperation on key development issues. The IPC-IG’s mandate is to promote the production and dissemination of studies and policy recommendations, the exchange of best practices in development initiatives and the expansion of South-South cooperation. 

Volunteer duration and working hours:

11-20 hours per week for 8 weeks.

Eligibility criteria:

  1. All candidates must be fluent in English. At least one candidate will be chosen that is fluent in Arabic and another that is fluent in Farsi. Mark clearly which languages you are fluent in. 
  2. Background on political science, development studies or other correlated area is highly desirable. 
  3. Previous experience in social protection and in undertaking online research are considered an advantage. 
  4. Upload your CV in English. 

Volunteer task:

Translation of documents to English may be required. Selected candidates must be available to start working immediately.

About UN Volunteers:

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) program contributes to sustainable human development through volunteerism worldwide.

Online volunteering allows organizations and volunteers to team up to address sustainable development challenges – anywhere in the world, from any device. Online volunteering is fast, easy – and most of all, effective.

Through the Online Volunteering service, UNV offers: 

  1. A global platform for organizations and online volunteers to connect.
  2. An easy-search database of online volunteering opportunities.
  3. Tools to manage volunteers’ and organizations’ online collaboration.
  4. Access to online volunteering experiences, best practices and lessons learned.
  5. The possibility for volunteers and organizations to expand their networks.
  6. The advantage of the universal reach and neutrality of the United Nations.

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