UN Uganda Jobs 2020 – Multiple Paid Volunteers

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Job Title: UN Volunteers

Organization: United Nations

Duration: from 3-12 months (with the possibility of extension)

Starting Date: many will require candidates to be available at short notice (1-2 weeks)

Project Profile:

The Novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is placing significant strains on health systems, essential public services, and communities globally. UN entities are working closely with national governments, community groups, the health sector, and industry to respond to this crisis with a multi-sectoral, equitable and human rights-focused approach.

UNV invites skilled professionals to support the UN system’s response as national UN Volunteers. Join efforts to mitigate the economic, social and health impacts of this crisis, and to safeguard the progress made towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. International UN Volunteer assignments may follow, once travel restrictions are lifted.

The following professionals are needed:

1) Health professionals


  • Intensivists
  • Respiratory Physicians
  • Pathologists
  • Radiologists
  • ICU/Anesthetic Nurses
  • Infection Control Nurses
  • Psychologists (with experience in trauma/stress counselling)
  • Biomedical/Medical Laboratory Technicians
  • Physiotherapists

Public Health

  • Epidemiologists
  • Public Health Specialists (other)
  • Health Statisticians
  • Health Surveillance Specialists

2) Non-health professionals

Emergency & Crisis management

  • Health Emergency Managers
  • Child Protection Specialists

Programme Management

  • Monitoring & evaluation Specialists (related to health and/or emergencies), and Reporting
  • Gender-based Violence Project/Programme Specialists

Health systems

  • Logisticians
  • Health Procurement Specialists
  • Health Supply Chain Specialists (pharmacist, equipment, cold chain)

Sanitation & Hygiene

  • WASH (with a focus on hygiene) Specialists
  • Medical Waste Management Specialists

Communications & Data management

  • Communications for Development Specialists
  • Information Management Specialist (with experience in health emergencies)
  • Data Collection & Management Specialists (related to health)

Statistics & others

  • Socio-economic & Health Assessment Specialists
  • Economic Development Specialists
  • Livelihoods Specialists
  • Anthropologists
  • Sociologists


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidates need to have at least two years of professional experience,
  • Be at least 22 years old for national UN Volunteer assignments,
  • Be at least 25 years old for international UN Volunteer assignments.


How To Apply for UN Uganda Jobs 2020 – Multiple Paid Volunteers:

If you have qualifications and experience in any of the following areas, we encourage you to register (or update your profile) on UNV’s web application system and enter COVID-19 as a keyword in your ‘Motivation Statement’:

Your profile should highlight any prior experience in health-related emergencies. Additional requirements will be described in the Descriptions of Assignment (equivalent to terms of reference). Check our special calls regularly, using COVID-19 as a keyword to filter.

All suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications using the “Apply Now” button below;

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Conditions of service: Monthly living allowance to cover housing, basic needs and utilities; settling-in-grant; life, health and permanent disability insurance; return airfares (if applicable).

Deadline: 10th May 2020.

Important notice: Only complete profiles can be considered.

Please make sure that you click on ‘Submit UNV Profile’ once you have created your UNV account and completed all mandatory information. As confirmation of your successful registration, you will receive an email with your UNV roster number.

Your COVID-19 keyword will ensure your profile is reviewed with priority for related assignments.


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  3. Am a Ugandan national, am a graduate of Social Sciences, majoring in Social Administration and Psychology, and another in Marketing.
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    Kind regards.
    Barbara Namukwaya.

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