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Online Volunteer for #SkillUpRiseUp Digital Campaign in Asia-Pacific


  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Philippines
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Volunteerism
  • Closing Date: 2024-07-24


Mission and objectives

Youth Co:Lab positions young people front and center in order to solve the region’s most pressing challenges. Co-created in 2017 by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Citi Foundation, Youth Co:Lab aims to establish a common agenda for countries in the Asia-Pacific region to empower and invest in youth so that they can accelerate the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through leadership, social innovation and entrepreneurship.


The theme for International Youth Day 2024 is “From Clicks to Progress: Youth Digital Pathways for Sustainable Development”, highlights the key connection between digitalization and accelerating the progress of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), emphasizing the crucial contributions of young people in this transformative process. The Skill Our Future initiative, jointly led by UNDP and other partners, aims to create digital pathways and reduce digital inequality for youth, particularly those from underserved communities across Asia-Pacific. In doing so, the programme seeks to support young people’s employability and enable them to thrive as leaders and globally engaged citizens and contribute to sustainable development in their communities and beyond. Access the platform here: To celebrate the International Youth Day 2024, Skill Our Future will run the second batch of social media campaign #SkillUpRiseUp to raise awareness and visibility on the importance of 21st-century skills (digital skills, soft skills, employability, and SDGs awareness) across Asia-Pacific, encourage youth communities to develop their skills and address the SDGs, and highlight the potential of youth to upskill themselves for a better future. To that end, Skill Our Future intends to collaborate with Online Volunteers with expertise in digital campaigns to support the UNDP youth team in highlighting the key connection between digitalization and accelerating SDG progress, emphasizing the pivotal role of young people in this transformative process, and celebrating young leaders digitally upskilling themselves for a better world.

Task description

In celebration of the International Youth Day 2024 themed “From Clicks to Progress: Youth Digital Pathways for Sustainable Development”, the UNDP Youth Empowerment Portfolio in Asia and the Pacific (hereinafter referred to as “UNDP Youth Team”) is seeking support from Online Volunteers in mobilizing a crowd of youth to: 1) raise the awareness of the importance of digital skills, soft skills & employability for young people; 2) highlight the key connection between digitalization and accelerating SDG progress; 3) emphasize the pivotal role of young people in this transformative process; 4) celebrate young leaders digitally upskilling themselves for a better world; 5) increase the visibility of Skill Our Future channels and boost registrations on Skill Our Future learning platform through various social media platforms, i.e.: Facebook, Instagram, X, TikTok, etc. For this purpose, the selected Online Volunteers, under the supervision and guidance of the UNDP Youth Team, will be divided into 4 teams focusing on different themes, led by the team coordinators, to conduct the following assignments: 1. Showcase practices of applying knowledge and skills acquired from Skill Our Future digital courses via social media (LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, X, etc.); 2. Team up to organize webinars based on every team’s theme, summarizing and spreading the knowledge from Skill Our Future courses to a wider audience; 3. Brainstorm questions on related subjects and support the live-streaming roundtable session with UNDP Youth Team members; 4. Extend the volunteering experience to other volunteer programmes in alignment with SDGs and employability, i.e. Movers Programme; 5. Disseminate the Skill Our Future social media content, courses, and platform to youth and students across Asia-Pacific; 6. Raise awareness and collect feedback/views on the #SkillUpRiseUp campaign across social media; 7. Submit analytics and reach of each post in the campaign monitoring database at the end of the assignment. Selected Online Volunteers will have to attend the online induction arranged by the UNDP Youth Team Focal Point and will be provided with information and material relevant and necessary to perform the task. The UNDP Youth Team will provide optional exclusive learning sessions for selected Online Volunteers on SDGs awareness, employability, storytelling, wellbeing, etc. You will also have access to Skill Our Future Digital Learning Platform and be part of a supportive community of young changemakers amplifying the #SkillUpRiseUp Campaign.

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