The Youth Advocates Programme, developed by UNICEF and United Nations Volunteers offers young people between the ages of 18 and 24 a way to act as agents of change. It is a one-year volunteer programme. A total of 38 national and 12 international assignments are available for 2018-2019 in 33 different countries across the UNICEF network.


  • A one-year UN Youth Volunteer placement in a UNICEF regional or country office
  • Opportunity to work on youth participation and youth engagement projects
  • A transformational experience for the Youth Advocates
  • A customized learning  with an induction workshop, followed by e-learning courses, coaching sessions, mentoring and finally, a career transition workshop at the end of the assignment


To be eligible, applicants

  • Must be aged between 18 and 24
  • Must have competed secondary education
  • Must have demonstrated commitment to peace and development through academic, extra-curricular and volunteer activities
  • Must have working knowledge of English
  • Youth, youth with disabilities and from minority groups are highly encouraged to apply
Eligible Regions: Open for All

Application Process

  • Apply through the given links
  • To apply, kindly refer to the international and national UN Volunteer assignments that are part of the 2018-2019 Youth Advocates Programme

Note: Application deadlines may vary per position.

Application Deadline: April 30, 2018

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For further query, please visit the official link.
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