Quaker UN Representative, Programme position in New York

Become part of the team representing Quakers at the UN in New York. Principal responsibilities include developing and implementing one or more programmatic areas with a particular focus on peacebuilding and the prevention of violent conflict; working with the Director on planning, monitoring and evaluation of QUNO’s programs; lead in planning and implementing the Communications Strategy in collaboration with Quaker UN Office in Geneva; and supervising Program Assistants.​ Please find the full Job Description hereApplication deadline: 21 August, 2016. CLICK HERE TO APPLY 

Opportunities for Young Professionals

Programme Assistants - For Quakers and those in sympathy with Quaker ideals who have recently completed an undergraduate degree, this year-long service involves everything from attending UN meetings to report writing, research, event planning and routine administration in QUNO's offices in Geneva or New York. Learn more about becoming a Programme Assistant.

General Opportunities

  • Governance - The Committees that oversee our work are made up of Quakers who volunteer to take on this guidance role. Learn more about our governance and finance.
  • Outreach Presentations - We can organize a presentation explaining QUNO’s work to groups of Quakers or others of any age. Please contact us if you are interested.
  • Global Issues - New QUNO work areas have often developed through an issue being shared with local Quaker meetings and 'ascended' to Yearly Meetings and to FWCC. 


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