FAO Regional Programme 2021: Search for young African volunteers

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Description :

The FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) Regular Volunteer Programme provides opportunities for individuals to contribute through their voluntary actions, where appropriate, to support FAO's work in relation to FAO's Strategic Objectives and UN Sustainable Development Goals.

The programme proactively and strategically mobilizes voluntary services with a broad base of citizens in member countries to help end hunger, malnutrition and food insecurity.

Reporting lines:
The volunteer will report to a designated supervisor.

Technical focus:
The volunteer may be assigned in an area relevant to FAO's mission and work.

Duties and responsibilities:
The volunteer will perform the duties specified in the Terms of Reference (ToR) prepared by the hiring office prior to the start of the assignment and agreed upon by the volunteer.

- Must have completed high school.
- Working knowledge of at least one FAO language (Arabic, Chinese, French, English, Russian or Spanish).
- Knowledge of a second FAO language will be considered an asset.
- Must be a national of FAO Member States.
- Candidates must be at least 18 years of age.
- Candidates should be able to adapt to an international multicultural environment, have good communication skills and be knowledgeable in the use of basic computer programmes.
- Applicants whose family members (defined as brother, sister, mother, father, son or daughter) are employed by FAO under any type of contractual arrangement are not eligible to apply for the Volunteer Programme.
- Applicants must have an appropriate residence or immigration status in the country of assignment.

Core competencies of FAO:
- Results-oriented
- Teamwork
- Communication
- Building Effective Relationships
- Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement

Technical / functional skills:
Relevant work or research experience in one of the Organization's fields.

Information to candidates:
- Qualified candidates from non- or under-represented Member States as well as candidates from Small Island Developing States (SIDS), Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) are encouraged to apply to this call. for expression of interest.
- All applications will be reviewed and only qualified candidates will be contacted directly for interviews by the recruitment office and recontacted, if selected.
- FAO does not pay any remuneration to volunteers.

Please note that all applicants must adhere to FAO's values: commitment to FAO, respect for all and integrity and transparency.

- To apply, visit the recruitment website at FAO Jobs (https://jobs.fao.org/careersection/fao\_external/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en) and complete your online profile. We strongly recommend that your profile is accurate, complete and includes your employment records, university degrees and language skills.
- You are asked to attach a cover letter and a copy of your university degrees to your online profile.
- Once you have completed your profile, please apply and submit your application.
- Your application will be reviewed based on the information provided on your online profile.
- Please note that FAO will only consider university degrees or diplomas obtained from an educational institution recognized in the IAU/UNESCO list.
- Incomplete applications will not be considered.
- Only applications received through the FAO recruitment portal will be considered.
- Candidates are encouraged to submit their applications well in advance of the deadline.

Deadline for applications: 6 August 2021

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CountryAlgeria, Angola, Cameroun, Central African Republic, Chad, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Maroc, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Somalia, South Africa, Togo, Zimbabwe
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