Description of assignment title

Refugee Digital Community Manager Assistant

Assignment country


Expected start date


Sustainable Development Goal

  1. Gender equality

Volunteer category

Refugee UN Volunteer

DoA reserved for persons with disabilities


Host entity

UNHCR Hungary




6 months (with possibility of extension)

Number of assignments


Duty stations



Required experience

  • 3 years of experience in the national and/or international level in community engagement, content development and editing, digital content promotion, or other relevant programmes; experience with Community Based Organisations and participatory methods is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation and editing skills for diverse social media channels;
  • Experience with writing and editing digital content in English and Ukrainian;
  • Strong capacity to work with individuals from different ages, genders and backgrounds;
  • Ability to work with community groups and link to community centres and community organised activities;
  • Demonstrable skills in content production for digital channels;
  • Strong knowledge of social media platforms used by Ukrainian communities, including Telegram, Instagram, Facebook, Tik Tok experience is an asset;
  • Experience maintaining social media channels and managing online communities;
  • Ability to identify information needs of people and identify rumors and misinformation to report back to UNHCR;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in producing interactive multi-media content;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel; • Solid overall digital literacy;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in working with refugees and volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;
  • Candidate must be a refugee or a stateless person, legally residing in the country of assignment;
  • Application to these assignments is exclusively open to individuals residing in Hungary, with stateless, refugee or similar protective status, including Temporary Protection;
  • Official document as a proof of refugee status is mandatory to submit. The applicant with abovementioned refugee status should submit the official document as a proof of refugee status before and/or during the interview. The applications without the respective document will not be considered for this assignment.

Area(s) of expertise

Community development, Communication, Crisis and emergency response

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Ukrainian, Level: Fluent, Required
English, Level: Fluent, Required

Required education level

Secondary education

Competencies and values

  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity
  • Commitment to continuous learning
  • Planning and organizing
  • Communication
  • Flexibility
  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards UNHCR’s mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values.

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