UN volunteers opportunity in Mexico for international volunteers

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Volunteer with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Mexico.

UN Volunteers is looking for international volunteers to work with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Mexico.

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Eligibility criteria
  • Minimum age: 25 years old.
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in the protection/promotion of human rights and related areas.
  • Proficiency in Spanish and English

Field experience and knowledge of the Latin American Region and indigenous peopleโ€™s rights is an asset.

Start Date:

16 February 2021


12 months with the possibility of extension

Application Deadline:

20 December 2020


Living Conditions

The current Security situation in Mexico is considered as stable, nevertheless, common crime activities as robbery, theft, “Express kidnap” among others, represent a serious threat to any citizen living in Mexico, There is no direct threat to UN Staff or other International organization, UNDSS security system consider Mexico in Level 2, movement within Mexico DF could be done without restrictions however staff must adopt basic precautions, any movement outside from Mexico DF must be cleared by UNDSS system in place. In relation to drug-related violence, the greatest increase in hostility has taken place in the northern states, mainly in Chihuahua, Tamaulipas, Baja California, and Sinaloa; however, all staff members throughout Mexico should exercise caution and be aware of their surroundings.

For more information download the PDF in English.


  • You can only apply if you have created your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup
  • Watch this video for the specific steps you must follow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT5uJ_FolWU
  • If you are already registered in UNV’s Talent Pool, make sure your profile is up to date before applying.
Application deadline:

20-Dec-2020 at 23:59hrs, Germany time zone

Apply here: https://www.unv.org/calls/MEXR000100-8385

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