During sessions of the Human Rights Council, the Welcome Desk works with a team of part- or full-time volunteers.
See below for more information.
During sessions of the Human Rights Council only (part-time or full-time, flexible schedules). Commitment for a minimum of two sessions required, preference is given to candidates who can commit themselves for more sessions. During sessions, a weekly minimum of three times 3h30 is required. Assisting to preparatory activities before and after sessions is mandatory. These activities will approximately amount to three to four days for training, setting up before and tiding up after sessions as well as a debriefing.
United Nations Office in Geneva (Palais des Nations).
We regret to be unable to pay our volunteers or give them any allowance whatsoever.
Volunteers must have their own health and accident insurance valid in Switzerland. Only candidates who are legally entitled to stay and work in Switzerland are eligible (Swiss or European citizenship or residency, student permits).