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Outreach Effort to Organizations Supporting Acid Attack Survivors

United States

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: United States
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
  • Closing Date: Closed


Mission and objectives

Morobe Development Foundation Inc. is a leading Internationally recognised NGO based 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 potential 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 Online Volunteers engaged through the UNV's Unified Volunteer Platform (UVP), 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.


Morobe Development Foundation Inc. is committed to ending violence against women, promoting human rights and supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. To accomplish this purpose, Project Back to Job was started by MDF in 2017 with the mission to help acid attack victims (persons with disability) resume a normal life. Project Back to Job has been implemented by MDF through online volunteering support. Project Back to Job aims to establish that we will not let acid attacks corrode lives. This is aimed to be accomplished by various means such as education, technical empowerment, awareness, providing aid, etc.

Task description

Morobe Development Foundation Inc. is seeking support for 2 online volunteers to lead outreach effort to 50+ organizations supporting acid attack survivors. As part of this, the online volunteers will perform the following sub-tasks: a) Support in coordinating efforts of research of priority organizations supporting acid attack survivors across different continents b) Support in coordinating mechanism of engagement, communication and feedback collection c) Centrally track and maintain a repository of the research and engagement developments across the 50+ organizations d) Provide guidance to other online volunteers on how to successfully undertake these engagements e) Identify key themes from the gathered research and use those to define next strategic steps for the program plan Online Volunteers will not be asked or requested to solicit donations or funds from third parties.

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