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Support in Developing a Guiding Proposal to Create Global Teams for Impact across the Sustainable Development Goals

United States of America

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: United States of America
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Development Cooperation and Sustainable Development Goals
    • Environment
    • Innovations for Sustainable Development
    • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Closing Date: Closed


Mission and objectives

Morobe Development Foundation Inc. is a leading Community based Group base in Lae Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea who has the vision to help young people reach their full potential by utilizing their hidden talents in community development initiatives so they can realize their potentail and become a role model in the community. MDF was established to address a broader and more diverse range of objectives and work through the use of dance, music and drama, MDF’s primary aim is to ensure that women participate equally in decision making in any project undertaken, including projects related to Ending Violence against Women, and promoting Human Rights with a aim to support the Government and UN their Development Goals. MDF in collaboration with the United Nations Volunteering Program (UNVP) has also undertaken various scientific research studies related to the environment - forest cover loss, land use land cover change, the influence of various parameters on surface waters, and coastal shoreline turtle habitat loss. These projects included the participation of various experts and researchers from diverse fields across various countries across the globe - ranging from marine biology, biodiversity conservation, PNG community management, remote sensing, and land use policy among various others. MDF is managed by a management committee, which is made up of the Chairman, the Deputy Chairman, Secretary, the Treasurer, the Project Coordinator, Community Development Officer, and a male and female member of the foundation, and ensures that women participate equally in decision making. We at MDF assert that we have the required skill sets, knowledge, established international network, and the necessary foundational work to undertake projects successfully.

Context We're all together in the journey for impactful implementation on the SDGs by 2030. With proficient management and administration, impact can be speedily scaled and amplified. MDF is committed to helping a number of diverse range of objectives for helping human rights through community development initiatives. Communities have the power to scale impact. We are looking to engage people and program management expertise for accelerated impact for SDGs. To that end, we are seeking the support of online volunteer that will provide thought leadership and managerial expertise through a guiding proposal for new strategies to enhance implementation towards the SDGs. The received proposal, after review and approval, will be put forth into execution.

Task description

The online volunteer is expected to develop a 3 to 5 pages guiding proposal on how a team of Online Volunteers, engaged through UNV platform, can be most effectively managed for scalable impact across the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The proposal must include various details such as communications with the volunteers, securing commitments for getting the work done, holding the volunteers accountable to the work, timelines and workback schedule, building communities with volunteers etc. The proposal must also include a standard program management and volunteer management structure for MDF's team to follow across their programs for tracking measurable impact of the programs and volunteers to the Sustainable Development Goals. The delivered proposal would be used by MDF for the purpose of introducing new strategies in volunteering engagement for amplified impact.

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