UNV tuyển Tình nguyện viên

UNV (The United Nations Volunteers) cần tuyển tình nguyện viên làm việc ở Hà nội. Hạn chót nộp hồ sơ: 13/07/2008. Thông tin chi tiết như sau:



The United Nations Volunteers is the UN organization that supports sustainable human development globally through the promotion of volunteerism, including the mobilization of volunteers. It serves the causes of peace and development through enhancing opportunities for participation by all peoples. It is universal, inclusive and embraces volunteer action in all its diversity.

This post is a UNV volunteer assignment based on the values of free will, commitment, engagement and solidarity, which are the foundations of volunteerism. Volunteering brings benefit to the individual volunteer as well as the society at large. It enhances social cohesion and enriches communities.

In most cultures volunteerism is deeply embedded in long-established, ancient traditions of sharing and support within the communities. In this context, UNV volunteers take part in various forms of volunteerism and play a role in development and peace together with co-workers, host agencies and local communities.

In all assignments, UNV volunteers promote volunteerism through their action and conduct. Engaging in volunteer activity can effectively and positively enrich your understanding of local and social realities, as well as create a bridge between yourself and the people in your host community. This will make the time you spend as UNV volunteer even more rewarding and productive.

UNV Post Title: National UNV Volunteer Specialist – Gender Programme Officer

Unit: Gender Team

Duty Station: UNIFEM Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Duration: Two years (with possible extension)

Location, Country: Hanoi, Vietnam

Report to: Country Programme Manager, UNIFEM Vietnam

Expected starting date: August 2008

Host Agency/Host Institute

UNIFEM is consolidating and expanding its work and presence in Vietnam, under the purview of the UNIFEM East and Southeast Asia Regional Office (SRO), Bangkok. Vietnam is a pilot country for the “One UN” initiative, whose objective is UN system wide coherence for greater development impact. Under the “One UN Pilot” UN organizations will work together as a coordinated UN Country Team (UNCT) under the leadership of the UN Resident Coordinator and with a view to having common programmes, a common budget budgets and a common administrative system. UNIFEM is one of the six UN agencies currently part of the one UN Pilot, and is committed to strengthening its support to Vietnam through its programme activities and resources that have been integrated into the One UN Plan; through the development of new programmes; through technical and other support to the RC and UNCT to establish and implement programme focused on gender equality and women’s empowerment and to mainstream gender into the work of the UN system as a whole.

The National UNV Volunteer will be responsible for programme work in the area of violence against women and migration.

Description of Duties

Under the direct supervision and guidance of the Country Programme Manager UNIFEM Vietnam, the UN Volunteer Specialist on Gender will be responsible for:

* Provide technical and related assistance to the UN Trust Fund grantees in the roll out of their programme including monitoring their outputs and supporting review meetings etc. This will entail working closely with the Reproductive and Family Health (RaFH) NGO, Viet Nam Women’s Union and Lang Son and Lao Cai People’s Committees on a programmes addressing the intersection of ending violence against women and HIV-AIDS.

* Work with MOLISA on the development and implementation of a programme on gender and migration, feeding into a regional programme

* Liaise with UNIFEM HQ and UNIFEM regional office on the two gender programmes

* Be responsible for the reporting and finances of these two gender projects;

* Participate in the UN meetings on gender, HIV, migration and youth issues :

* Participate in national and regional forums related to violence against women and migration;

* Promote the involvement of volunteers (e.g. online volunteers; university volunteers) in gender activities of the United Nations;

* Undertake any other task as directed by UNIFEM Country Programme Manager.


* University degree in social sciences with specialization in gender issues a strong asset;

* Sound knowledge of the major development issues regarding Gender Issues in Vietnam;

* Experience in working with Gender Equality Issues;

* Full proficiency in English and Vietnamese, including excellent written and spoken skills in both languages;

* Strong interpersonal and networking skills;

* Highly organized and self-motivated;

* Personal sensitivity and commitment to issues affecting disadvantaged women;

* A high level of computer literacy;

* Basic administration / secretarial skills;

* Demonstrated personal sensitivity and commitment to the values and principles of volunteerism, gender equality and of cultural diversity;

* Prior volunteering experience is an asset;

* Persons with ethnic minority background are strongly encouraged to apply

* Proof of Vietnamese Nationality is required.

Conditions of service

National UNVs in Viet Nam receive a volunteer living allowance (VLA), which is intended to cover their accommodation and basic living expenses. In Vietnam the VLA is VND 6,900,000 per month. They also receive a resettlement allowance on successful completion. Full medical and life insurance is provided, and they are entitled to 30 days annual leave.

Promotion of Volunteerism

As a UNV volunteer, you are expected to promote volunteerism and/or engaging in volunteering activities. As such you are encouraged to:

* Attend UNV annual result workshop (2-3 days)
* Strengthen your knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and other publications and taking active part in UNV activities;
* Get acquainted with traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host community;
* Network and build relationships with local organizations, groups or individuals and support and/or participate in local volunteering initiatives;
* Encourage and mobilize co-workers, fellow UNV volunteers and members of the local community to play an active part in the development of their community;
* Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
* Initiate and/or participate in local volunteer groups. Assist them in submitting stories, experiences to the World Volunteer Web site;
* Promote or advise local groups in the use of OV (online volunteering), or encourage relevant local individuals and groups to use OV whenever technically possible.

Application procedures

Interested Vietnamese candidates should include a detailed curriculum vitae (CV) and an application letter (both in English) marked: “Application for the post of National UNV Volunteer Specialist on Gender” to the address below or via email to unv@undp.org.vn.

UNV Office

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 25-29 Phan Boi Chau Street Hanoi

Deadline: 13 July 2008

Acknowledgement will be sent to short-listed applicants only.