Community Safe Migration Roll-out Volunteer, Vientiane

Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers

Country: Lao People’s Democratic Republic

City: Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Office: UNV in Vientiane, Laos

Closing date: Tuesday, 8 June 2021


Community Safe Migration Roll-out Volunteer

Community Volunteer

Host entity IOM

Country Lao People’s Democratic Rep

Duty station Vientiane (LAO)

Language skills

Laotian, English

Start date Immediate

Duration 4 months

Application deadline 08 June 2021

Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.

Description of task

Under the direct supervision of designated IOM focal point in the country of assignment, the UN Community Volunteer will:

Support the implementation of the safe migration information roll-out, in particular by conducting safe migration trainings to returning migrant workers in Quarantine Centers (QCs)

Coordinate with the IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Operation Assistant and the relevant QC management teams to arrange schedules and prepare for daily training activities

Ensure returned migrant workers receive adequate information on safe migration, including return and reintegration, as per IOM training materials

Provide necessary logistic support (i.e. distribute water and snacks to participants in each roll-out training) in coordination with QC staff

Monitor and record attendance of participants per training

Report to IOM focal point with accurate attendance and photo image as evidence of work

Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.


Required degree level: Secondary education

Education - Additional Comments:

Secondary school education or equivalent;
Voluntary service, community engagement or work experience can be considered in lieu of any formal education;
Required experience: Language skills:

Laotian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent

English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge

Area of expertise: Other development programme/project experience

Driving license: No

Competencies values: Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

Application procedure: * Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First register your profile at

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‚My Page‘ at and click on the ‚Special Calls‘ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First update your profile at

Then go to ‚My Page‘ at and click on the ‚Special Calls‘ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

This is a volunteer assignment for National Community Volunteers (candidates need to be at least 18 to be eligible to apply), therefore only nationals of Laos and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 08 June 2021


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