Duration of assignments: Short-term (3-6 months) and long-term (average one year).
- You must have a completed university degree or higher technical diploma;
- You must have acquired at least two years of relevant working experience in an professional background in demand;
- You must be at least 25 years of age (there is no upper age limit);
- You must be fluent in at least one of UNV’s three working languages: English, French or Spanish
- Medical Doctors with experience in Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases, particularly with experience in haemorrhagic fevers;
- Nurses with experience in infectious diseases;
- Medical Logisticians;
- Laboratory Technicians;
- Public Health Specialists, in particular with experience in Behaviour Change Communication.
Required languages: English. French would be an asset.
- Monthly living allowance to cover housing, basic needs and utilities;
- settling-in-grant; life, health and permanent disability insurance; return airfares.
- More details will be included in specific descriptions of assignments.
Interested candidates are invited to apply by completing the UNV web application form at the following link:
How to Join the UN Volunteer Programme on the Ebola Crisis:
– Once you have created your UNV account by validating your e-mail address, please complete all sections of your profile and select the 14Ebola code from the drop-down menu in the “Special Recruitment” tab of ‘MyProfile’.
– Your application can only be considered once you have submitted your complete UNV profile (green button). As a confirmation of your successful registration, you will receive an e-mail with your UNV roster number.
– If you are registered in the UNV database of candidates, please update your profile at: http://MyProfile.unv.org. In the “Special Recruitment” section on the left, click on the “Edit” button and select the 14Ebola code from the drop-down list.