Job ID 118714
Degree Bachelor Degree
No of Opportunity 5
Province or State online
Curating Digital Module for Nutritional Education Job at UNV – United Nations Volunteers:
Description of assignment title
Curating Digital Module for Nutritional Education
Expected start date
Sustainable Development Goal
2. Zero hunger
For how many hours per week will the volunteer be required?
11 – 15
Afghan Mobile Reconstruction Association
Number of assignments
Details of Curating Digital Module for Nutritional Education Job at UNV – United Nations Volunteers:
Mission and objectives
Vision: AMRAN vision is to see an Afghan society based on legitimate rights, equity, justice, honesty, social sensitivity and a culture of service in which all Afghans are self-reliant, employable, have self-worth and lead a dignified and productive life. Mission: AMRAN’s mission is to contribute in developing, upliftment and self-sustaining Afghan society through professional engagement in the sectors of Information Technology, Construction, Health, Education and community Development. Objectives: •To promote gender equality and empower women •To improve and accelerate the relief assistance to Afghanis through implementing useful projects by which needy population can contribute to the rehabilitation efforts. •To enable Afghans to access decent employment through promoting job oriented vocational and life skills training and get job placement •Engage with business houses and potential employers to sensitize them about promoting women friendly work environment where young girls can work with dignity. AMRAN Primary Focuses on: •Humanitarian Emergency Assistance •Water and Sanitation •Providing training Good Governance, Leadership, Conflict resolution and peace building. •Food distribution •Agricultural infrastructure and livestock •Vocational skills trainings and create employment opportunities •Protection/Human rights/child protection Health services
Currently, AMRAN NGO co-chairs the Afghanistan Civil Society Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition (ACSA-FSN). AMRAN is, therefore, fervently dedicated to advancing food security and nutrition in Afghanistan. Recognizing education as a pivotal component in this journey, the organizations are eager to develop digital educational resources. These modules aim to spread knowledge about food systems, crop nutrition, and biodiversity, and to arm individuals with advocacy strategies that can enact real change. To that end, AMRAN seeks to collaborate with Online Volunteers, with expertise in digital content curation and in-depth knowledge of agricultural, to design digital modules
Specifically, the Online Volunteers will be assigned with the following tasks: – Collaborating with agricultural experts and digital content specialists to design comprehensive digital modules. – Elucidating key aspects of food systems, nutritional crop cultivation, biodiversity, and advocacy strategies. – Ensuring the digital modules are engaging, educational, and accessible to the intended audience. CONTRIBUTION TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS The intended project will cater directly to: SDG 2: Zero Hunger – By promoting food security, improved nutrition, and sustainable agriculture through the educational digital modules. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being – Through the incorporation of health insights into agriculture. SDG 4: Quality Education – By producing educational resources that target a diverse audience to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education. SDG 5: Gender Equality – AMRAN’s objectives are clear about promoting gender equality and ensuring women-friendly work environments. SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals – Through collaboration with Online Volunteers to achieve a more sustainable and inclusive Afghanistan. TASK DISTRIBUTION Distribution of tasks among the Online Volunteers: 1. Digital Agriculture Module Design: Support in managing the project. Bridges the gap between agricultural experts and digital content specialists to translate modules into engaging digital content. 2. Agriculture and Food Systems Expertise: Ensures knowledge dissemination and shaping of the educational curriculum. Develops advocacy content for sustainable practices and educates various audience groups, including policymakers. 3. Agriculture Health Expertise: Provides guidance on health-centric sustainable agriculture practices. Advocates for consumption of locally-sourced, nutritionally-rich crops. 4. Media Expertise Support (2 positions): Transforms insights from both the Agriculture and Food Systems Expert and the Agriculture Health Specialist into video content. Collaboratively create engaging storyboards and balance content for a wider audience reach. INFORMATION GATHERING & COMPILATION The Online Volunteers are primarily expected to curate and design content based on their expertise. They will collaborate with AMRAN NGO for specific information and content. However, for in-depth and technical information, they are expected to tap into their expertise and experience or research as necessary. Their primary role is not just to collate, but also to enhance and present information in an engaging and educational manner suitable for the intended audience.
Requirements Curating Digital Module for Nutritional Education Job at UNV – United Nations Volunteers:
Strong background in digital content creation and curation. Understanding of agricultural systems, nutritional crops, and biodiversity. Proficiency in liaising with experts to translate complex concepts into digestible content. Experience in designing educational materials for diverse audiences. A passion for food security, nutrition, and sustainable agriculture.
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