Morobe Development Foundation Inc (MDF) is looking for an online volunteer experienced in proposal writing to assist the group write and edit one of its proposals which will be submitted by MDF to the United Nations Trust Fund. The proposal is due on the 3rd of December 2017 and the service of the right volunteer recruited will be needed the most at this time. The volunteer will write and edit the online proposal in collaboration with the focal contact person for MDF before the submission.The volunteer must have extensive knowledge in Gender-Based Violence, Women Rights and International Laws on Women Rights. He or she must have written a successful proposal on intervention strategies in using drama awareness as an alternative form of communication in reaching illiterate and isolated communities. The volunteer must be well versed with the different components of gender-based violence project management ideas and technical skills and good practice.
Violence against Women and Sorcery killing of women accused of sorcery is very rampant in Papua New Guinea and Morobe Development Foundation previously operated under the name Seeds Theatre Group Inc is working together with local partners and NGO's to use drama as a communication tool to reach illiterate and isolated communities in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. The communities have little understanding in laws on violence against women and sorcery violence. Morobe Development Foundation plans to reach the communities in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea through drama intervention to relay the message to the communities about the changes in law and why violence against women is against women and human rights. A strategy that was trialed through the project supported by Canada Embassy and UNDP, the foundation plans to reach communities that was not reached in the past. The intervention strategy is to use drama as an innovative effective prevention strategy for communication, advocacy, and community development. The right volunteer will work with the group's focal contact person to fill the online proposal before submission.
MDF plans to utilize the experience and skills of a highly qualified volunteer who has a Masters Degree in Gender Studies and has more than five years working in the areas of violence against women and women rights. He or she must have extensive knowledge on Intervention strategies on Violence against women, especially in using drama and visual arts as a communication tool. The successful applicant must also have knowledge in Project Management, Monitoring, and Evaluation.