Sample Cover Letter For UN Volunteering Jobs

Sample Cover Letter For UN Volunteering Jobs

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If you have a degree or higher diploma, then you are eligible to apply for the UN Volunteers programme. Candidates willing to contribute their time and expertise at the UN always have a problem coming up with cover letters.

If you are one of them, have a look at this sample:

Sample Cover Letter for UN Volunteer Positions

Job Seeker Name
P.O. Box 0000-0100

20th Novermber 2018

The Human Resource Manager
United Nations Volunteers
P.O. Box 222-0100

Dear Sir/Miss


Drawing my inspiration from the belief that volunteerism is a powerful way of engaging people in tackling development challenges, I hereby wish to express my interest in the volunteer programme you currently have.

As a recent graduate in Project Management, I have acquired technical expertise during my internships with ABC International NGO. I was tasked with the duties of helping the project coordinator run all projects smoothly as well as contract drafting.

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I also gained valuable experience in project and resource management more so on volunteer management. Apart from that, I have amassed skills in data collection and my communication and networking skills are impeccable which is evident in the newsletter samples I have attached to my application.

I believe I can contribute my time, skills and knowledge through volunteer action to create a significant force in achieving peace and development.

Enclosed herewith is a copy of my CV for your consideration. I can be contacted through 0799-999999

Yours Faithfully,

Jobseeker Name


Are you struggling to write a cover letter? What challenges are you facing? I’d love to hear them. Please leave a comment below or send me an email.

Daniel Mutuku

Daniel Mutuku,

Career Coach and Adviser at Careerpoint Solutions

Email daniel@careerpoint.co.ke

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