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Assist In Implementing the Waste Management Project

Sierra Leone

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Sierra Leone
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Environment
    • Biology and Chemistry
    • Refugee rights and well-being
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Waste Management
  • Closing Date: 2022-05-24

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Mission and objectives

OUR MISSION To facilitate the social and economic empowerment of the poor and vulnerable inhabitants in communities, enabling their participation in the process of building a more developed, integrated, egalitarian, peaceful, and sustainable nation-state. OUR VISION To become the largest contributor to Cameroon's economic growth, leading efforts to achieve respectful, generous, egalitarian, peaceful, and sustainable communities, where the poor and most vulnerable have equal rights, personal integrity, and equal access to social, cultural, and economic resources. OUR OBJECTIVES a. Achieve truly egalitarian, open, transparent, accountable, and sustainable communities where every inhabitant has equal opportunities for socio-economic development and prosperity; b. Significantly reduce the vicious cycles of illiteracy, poverty, unemployment, and its ills that affect so many societies; c. Improve the standard of living of the poor, marginalized, and of the physically challenged, so that they have access to and control of resources, and are able to optimize them within sustainable bounds; d. Provide regular input on all areas of community/national policy development and implementation that have an impact on the poor and most vulnerable population, or that contribute to the promotion of equality or to the elimination of discrimination in communities; e. Create alliances and partnerships with groups and international institutions across the nation and globally who have similar aims and are seeking to offer cooperation and collaboration; f. Foster fruitful coordination of individual and group volunteer activities for the common good of all; g. Promote and develop a voluntary service that operates on national, regional, and international levels with the objective of advancing and

Context

Plan, implement, and coordinate comprehensive waste management systems that are designed to maximize waste prevention, reuse, and recycling opportunities; - Plan and do the projection of the transportation of waste to guarantee its efficiency and prevent contamination of air, land, or water; - Consult with field volunteers and local communities about waste management issues, identify their requirements and provide appropriate solutions; - Provide professional waste advice to waste producers, local recycling companies, and public authorities on waste management/disposal and recycling/reuse methods. - Locate and analyze specific waste management, recycling, reuse, and social data and distilling and synthesizing information relevant to the proposed project; Perform any other related duties as assigned. Under the supervision of the Head of the Development Department, the Development Team designs projects that fulfill the local needs and sit within the aims of SODEIT for poverty reduction, taking into account research findings, local conditions, and constraints; - Strategically plan for the sustainable growth of the support center and its continuity in vulnerable community outreach; - Provide new ideas/ initiatives to overcome local challenges.

Task description

This task involves providing assistance to the Project Coordinator in: 1. identifying potential donors, 2. developing new proposals, reviewing existing ones and 3. writing concept notes. 4.The online volunteer will also provide support to the Project Coordinator on strategic thinking and provide or share ideas on how to look for or target donors, foundations and humanitarian agencies The online volunteer will not submit any funding request on behalf of our organization. The Project Coordinator will work together with the volunteer in developing this project.

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