|Internship – UNV Unit Kenya Field Office|
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Nairobi, KENYA|
|Application Deadline :||23-Jan-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||3d 12h 16m|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||Internship|
|Post Level :||Intern|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||3 Months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Assignments normally last a minimum of six weeks and a maximum of six months.|
|Volunteerism is one of the most vital delivery mechanisms for social, environmental and economic transformation, ensuring a lasting impact with its ability to change people’s mindsets, attitudes and behaviours. People become actors of change and equal partners in the attainment of local, national and international progress towards sustainable human development and global peace.
The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme recognizes the shared universal values underpinning volunteerism – free will, commitment, equity, engagement, solidarity, compassion, empathy and respect for others. Since its establishment in 1970, UNV has enabled thousands of volunteers around the globe to contribute to advancing human development and fostering progress towards a better world.
Kenya has the largest number of UN Volunteers globally in a development setting and was one of the leading pilot countries in the world that mobilized Peace Monitors during election period in 2013, this under a UNDP administered project. As of March 2018, the total number of UN Volunteers assigned to Kenya is 177, with the number rapidly growing
Duties and Responsibilities
|Under the guidance and direct supervision of the UNV Program Assistant and overall supervision of the Programme Associate, the UNV Intern provides general administrative support services to the UNV unit to maintain optimum daily client services with UN Volunteers in a large country office. The UNV intern will
Required Skills and Experience
|Required Skills and Experience
Applicants for the UNV internship must – at the time of application – be enrolled in the final academic year, have graduated and be within one-year of graduation of any of the hereunder of first university degree programmes – Bachelors or Masters degree – in the fields of Office Administration or Business Administration.
The internship assignment is for a period of 3 months.
UNDP is not responsible for any claims by any parties where the loss of or damage to their property, death or personal injury was caused by the actions or omission of action by the interns during their internship.
UNDP accepts no responsibility for the medical and life insurance of the intern or costs arising from accidents and illness incurred during an internship. As interns are not covered under any insurance, including MAIP, they should not travel to hazardous locations during their internship with UNDP.
Applicants for internship must show proof of valid medical and life/accident insurance for the duty station for which they will work. It must include adequate coverage in the event of an injury or illness during the internship which:
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Female candidates, individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.