Motivation statement for UN Volunteer sample

In this article we bring you a sample of motivation statement for UN volunteer which you can use and adjust to apply for various UN volunteer positions. In particular in this example you may find a motivational statement for UN volunteer position in Togo, to serve as database administration, however it may be easily adjusted for volunteer work in any other organization.
In addition to this sample we advise you to have a look at UN Volunteers website and have an insight in the motivation of other candidates to serve as UN Volunteers.

Motivation statement for UN volunteer

Hereby I wish to apply for the UN Volunteer assignment in Togo where I would like to serve as database administration, following the advertisement for the position on UNV website.

I believe this is a really interesting opportunity for fresh graduates to take part in the UN Volunteer programme in order to complete professional formation and to familiarize with the reality in other countries, especially if someone is interested in international development cooperation. Of course, it gives also an outstanding opportunity for local organizations which will benefit from the technically specialized volunteer. Thus, I have chosen to apply for this assignment having in mind stipulated requirements and my personal skills.


Regarding my IT skills thanks to my university education I have acquainted with many of the technologies and languages used nowadays, but also, I have acquired the capability of learning new technologies fast and incorporating them to my daily work. Thereby, I am fully capable to work in PHP, MySQL and XHTML and most of the technologies used in Web Programming and on-line database systems.


Acting as a member of several student organizations I am familiar with youth associationism and youth activism. During my studies I have participated in several local, national and international initiatives about young leadership, cultural diversity, non-discrimination, etc. both as organization’s representative and/or facilitator.


I believe that above listed arguments prove my capability to accomplish this assignment in an efficient fashion. Opportunity to become UN Volunteer on the field would be highly beneficial for my personal career and future, since I would like to peruse my career in international development.


Please find attached my Resume for your consideration along with P11 form and References.


I expect your call for an interview on your earliest possible convenience.

Looking forward to hearing from you,
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