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About UNA-UK

UNA-UK’s vision is of a secure, just and sustainable world. We are a vibrant movement with members and supporters across the UK, over 60 local UNA groups and over 40 youth groups at schools and universities. We are the UK’s leading source of information and analysis on the United Nations, working with partners in government, business, civil society and the UN for peace, development and human rights.

Volunteering with UNA-UK

Who are our volunteers?

  • You are interested and passionate about supporting the ideals of the UN
  • You want to support a charity/NGO
  • You can commit anything between 1-3 days per week
  • You have relevant skills to contribute

We are currently advertising one volunteer position. Please review the role specifications below to decide if this role fits your skills and interests.

We highly recommend you send your application well in advance as we reserve the right to fill the position before the advertised deadline.


Public Event Volunteer (on the day support)

Application deadline: 5:00pm 8th February 2019 EXTENDED: 5.00pm 28th February
Interview date: Week commencing 11th February 2019
Requirements: To attend 2 training days (29th & 30th May) and the day of the event on the 3rd June (from Midday to evening)

The role

As an Event Volunteer you’ll be part of a team of volunteers helping to set up and support the running of our biggest public event of the year. You will be involved in the planning and preparation to setting up and running activities on the day. The position suits someone looking for a role that’s hands on and who has three days to commit across May and June.

The role requires a combination of excellent teamwork and communication skills, with having a friendly and enthusiastic manner. This role can sometimes be physically demanding and you may be on your feet all day.

How to apply

Please send your CV and a brief cover letter referring to the points in the job description to by 17:00pm Friday 8 February 2019.

Successful candidates will be invited to have to a Skype interview conversation likely to be commencing in the week of 11th February 2019. The position will involve two training days in May (29th and 30th TBC) and on the day support on 3 June. Please make sure you are available on these dates.

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only contact applicants that we wish to invite to interview or to a Skype discussion and regret we will not be able to contact you if your application has been unsuccessful.