Volunteering with UNA-NCA
Make an impact on your city and the world! Join the more than 3,000 members, volunteers, and supporters to bring the UN values of peacekeeping, human rights, economic sustainability, and education to your local community.
How can I get involved?
Join a Committee
Converse, educate, or organize events and lectures around an issue you are passionate about. Our committees focus on global matters from Human Rights to International Law, and regional interests from Africa to the Asia Pacific.
Educate with Global Classrooms DC (GCDC)
Volunteer at our annual Model UN Conference at the U.S. Department of State, or throughout the year as a mentor, educator, or policy advisor for local high school students.
Connect with Young Professionals (YP)
Join one of YP's committees or help organize one of our many events. YP does a lot - from embassy receptions to happy hours to career dinners. Come experience a different side to foreign policy!
Join the Membership Liaison Initiative
Passionate about the United Nations and international issues? Enjoy attending events and meeting new people? Serve as an official representative of UNA-NCA at events and serve as a resource for attendees on the association, its advocacy initiatives, and membership.
For more information on any of these volunteer opportunities, email
or call UNA-NCA at 202-223-6092.
Why volunteer with UNA-NCA?
Volunteering allows you to act on your passion of engaging with the world and making it a better place. Increase intercultural understanding. Teach a local student about an international issue through Model UN. Put together a panel discussion on civil rights in Liberia. Put your ideals into action.
- Meet people from around the world with a broad range of careers and interests, from experienced professionals to young activists.
- Gain work experience and networking opportunities across multiple industries, such as non-profits, politics, and international relations.
- Find your volunteer niche. With over 20 committees, numerous events, and our Global Classrooms initiative, you can mold your experience and interests to suit your particular goals and passions.