Join Our Dynamic Volunteer Teams

Apply to be an integral part of our diverse, international teams that make up the volunteer staff of National Model United Nations (NMUN) with participants from colleges and universities from around the world. We need experienced former NMUN delegates and others with Model UN experience to help organize and run our conferences. Only the best and most passionate MUN experts are selected for their research and organizational skills, expertise in development of preparation materials, and ability to serve as conference staff. Volunteers perform various duties as USGs, Committee Directors, Assistant Directors, or Information Services staff. Application forms are towards the bottom of this page.

Who Volunteers
  • Undergraduate students, graduate students, and people with degrees. Applications are welcome from all fields of study.
  • Individuals with NMUN experience (preferred) and applicants with extraordinary substantive or logistical knowledge from other MUNs.
  • Delegates and those who have served as NMUN Chairs at our NY or DC conferences. These positions provide valuable skills and insights that help make good candidates for our volunteer positions.
  • Anyone who is passionate about sharing the NMUN experience with others. There are no particular references required, no special invitations to apply, and no need to have mentioned interest to current volunteer staff members. 
Why Volunteer
  • Develop or hone skills in facilitation of debate, conflict resolution, and customer service while learning alongside delegates about emerging global issues.
  • Build your résumé. We offer publishing credit for the written background materials and professional experience organizing and staffing the world’s largest intercollegiate simulation of the United Nations.
  • Become a part of our international volunteer staff with an incredibly diverse set of personalities, interests, and experiences. All committed to the ideals of the United Nations.
  • Form incredible lifelong friendships and memories.
  • We offer training, provide shared hotel accommodations, and reimburse some travel expenses.

Volunteer Opportunities

NMUN•New York - 2024

NMUNNY Volunteer Staff Application (closed)

Position Descriptions and Organizational Chart

Prior NMUN delegate / volunteer staff experience is preferred; training is provided.
Deadline: 19 May 2023, 11:59 PM ET

NMUNNY Volunteer Senior Staff Application (closed)

Senior Position Descriptions and Organizational Chart.

Prior NMUN volunteer staff experience is required.
Deadline: 8 May 2023

NMUN•DC - 2024

NMUNDC Volunteer Staff Application (closed)

Position Descriptions

Prior NMUN delegate / volunteer staff experience is required; training is provided.
Deadline: 7 January 2024

DC Volunteer Senior Staff Application (closed)

Senior Position Descriptions

Prior NMUN•DC volunteer staff experience is required.
Deadline: 8 December 2023

NMUN•Germany - 2023

NMUN • Germany Volunteer Staff Application (closed)

Minimum of 3 years NMUN•NY volunteer staff experience is required for these Committee Director positions.
Deadline: 22 April 2023