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.

Applications are now OPEN for QUNO NY's 9-month Programme Assistant position with the Peacebuilding Program for 2018-19. As applications will be considered on a rolling basis, prospective applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The application process will remain open until a candidate is hired, or until midnight EST on November 25, 2018. All prospective candidates must submit their completed application and supporting materials via our website and incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Two New York positions for 2019-2020 will open at the beginning of December.

Quaker United Nations Summer School The application period for the Quaker United Nations Summer School in now OPEN. The deadline for applications is 2 January 2019.​

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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