Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Under the overall guidance of the Senior Administrative Officer; the direct supervision of the Welfare Officer, and working closely with the UN Somalia Staff Welfare and Recreation Committee the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
Assess, identify, monitor and report on the avenues for positive outlets for recreation and wellbeing of UN personnel in Somalia.
Recommend welfare approaches for positive engagement by UN personnel.
Organize and deliver welfare events, thereby improving the recreational and social opportunities for staff.
Develop and deliver programs to increase adjustment to mission life as well as increase cooperation between sections, sectors and all categories of personnel.
Coordinate activities with the UN military and police Welfare focal points with regard to social, cultural and recreational events.
Create and develop a generic menu of welfare and recreation programs for regional offices including training, exercise classes, cultural and social events, etc.
Travel periodically to regional offices in Somalia for welfare-related activities.
Develop, recommend, and monitor proposals for use of welfare funds and budgets.
Increase staff awareness and information about social and recreational opportunities available to them in the mission area;
Ensure maintenance of welfare equipment and exercises, sports, and recreational facilities.
Manage the development of the welfare library and supervise the arrangement and the loan of all material.
Prepare periodic statistics on activities, participation in events, and contacts clients.;
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Diploma/Certificate and experience in related fields. A minor degree or Training Certificates in Social Sciences, Humanities, Counselling, Sports, Logistics, Emergency Response/First Responders/Peer Helpers, and Training is an advantage or relevant combination of Education and Stress Management/Welfare activities and experience in a closely related field.
Four (4) years of experience, at least two of which must be working in a multi-cultural setting.