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Temporary assistance

Occasionally, UNESCO needs services provided by persons other than its own permanent staff. These temporary services enable the Organization to deal with a short-term overload of work or to bring in ad-hoc outside expertise. Temporary contracts at UNESCO fall within the following categories:

  • Project Appointments
  • Short-Term Support Services
  • Consultants and Experts
  • Internships

Project Appointments

A Project Appointment (PA), is a contractual modality to cover specific projects or activities of a time-limited duration financed by extra-budgetary funds, in the field and at Headquarters and for technical cooperation in UNESCO Category I Institutes and Centres.

Short-Term opportunities

If you are looking for a short term opportunity in support functions such as office assistance, secretarial, building services at Headquarters (Paris), you may wish to register your CV on UNESCO Experts/Support Services Roster under Short term support services at Headquarters.

Please note that only residents in France may be considered for a short term assignment in a support function at Headquarters.

Consultants and Experts

A consultant/expert is a recognized specialist with particular skills, expertise or knowledge who is contracted by UNESCO for a short period, either in an advisory or consultative capacity or to provide a product or service.

UNESCO encourages men and women candidates from all geographical areas to register their interest for consultancy opportunities on the Experts/Support Services Roster.

Open temporary positions

UNESCO CV Templates: English - French

Type Deadline Location Download
UN Opportunities Administrateur National 31 December 2019 Djibouti PDF icon Download (320.37 KB)
Temporary Appointments Receptionist (Ref. No. JA17-19) 31 December 2019 Thailand PDF icon Download (225.49 KB)
Consultants and Experts Call for Consultancy - Empowering ECCE Teachers with a Transformative Vision of Education Project 30 December 2019 Thailand PDF icon Download (135.13 KB)
Short-Term Support Services Programme Assistant - Communication and Information 28 December 2019 Doha, Qatar PDF icon Download (1.04 MB)
Consultants and Experts Consultant - Public Information 24 December 2019 Brussels, Belgium PDF icon Download (498.1 KB)
Project Appointments Project Officer (Education) - P3 23 December 2019 Jordan PDF icon Download (160.07 KB)
Consultants and Experts Call for Proposal - Expansion Of Digital Citizenship Research In Southeast Asia 20 December 2019 Thailand PDF icon Download (620.59 KB)
Consultants and Experts Expression of Interest: Regional Report on Adolescents and Young People in West and Central Africa - Assignment 2 (Regional overview) 20 December 2019 Dakar, Senegal PDF icon Download (164.42 KB)
Consultants and Experts Consultancy for the elaboration of an Regional Report on Adolescents and Young People in West and Central Africa 20 December 2019 Senegal PDF icon Download (164.5 KB), PDF icon Download (167.38 KB)
Consultants and Experts Expression of Interest: Regional Report on Adolescents and Young People in West and Central Africa - Assignment 1 (Compilation of quantitative national data) 20 December 2019 Senegal PDF icon Download (167.29 KB)
UN Opportunities UN VOLUNTEER - Resource Mobilisation and Partnership Officer 19 December 2019 Jordan PDF icon Download (68.74 KB)
Consultants and Experts Request for Proposal for Coordinator for Science and Mathematics Basic Education to be posted in Dili, Timor-Leste 18 December 2019 Timor-Leste PDF icon Download (244.5 KB)
Project Appointments Senior Project Officer (Culture) - P4 16 December 2019 Jordan PDF icon Download (148.31 KB)
Consultants and Experts Research Associate for Landslide EVO project 13 December 2019 Kathmandu, Nepal PDF icon Download (135.58 KB)
Consultants and Experts Request for Proposal for Life-Skills Training on Financial Literacy and Basic Business Management Skills for ALS Mobile Teachers and District Coordinators and ALS Learners 13 December 2019 Philippines PDF icon Download (359.66 KB)