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12 sept. 2022 Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)

Please send your applications to before September 28th, 2022

Contact : 670-4282/0612


Looking for a Project Officer

The MDA is a charitable association for people affected by muscular dystrophies. MDA’s vision is to allow its members to live a good life with their condition, ensuring they receive proper medical care, supporting families’ needs, raising awareness about muscular dystrophies and promoting its members’ rights.

Job description:

The project officer will help draft and follow up on projects for the MDA and work closely with patient families and medical practitioners to ensure access to appropriate medical care and services. In addition, he/she will work with the rest of the team to support the MDA’s awareness, fund raising and day to day functioning.

Key dimensions and responsibilities

Communication & fund raising

  • Draft projects and follow up on action items
  • Ensure the regular update of MDA’s communication channels (website, social media) and materials (brochures, etc.)
  • Lead the coordination of MDA’s quarterly newsletter
  • Support the design and implementation of awareness campaigns in partnership with pro-bono communication agency
  • Support fund raising activities
  • Regular updates with sponsors

Patient care coordination

  • Ensure patients and families get access to appropriate care, equipment and services
  • Liaise with medical practitioners/institutions and families to coordinate appointments and ensure continuity of care
  • Liaise with medical suppliers to get access to medical equipment in due time and within budget
  • Support members and their families in dealing with all the aspects of the disease - medical, psychological and educational


  • Create/enhance data infrastructure and management with accurate and regularly updated patient information
  • Maintain and update the medical practitioner register and network
  • Support and coordinate the organisation of yearly events (AGM, EOY party, outings, etc.)

What we are looking for

  • A dynamic and caring individual
  • Someone with empathy and a true passion for social work
  • Strong digital abilities to improve MDA’s functioning and visibility
  • A good communicator who can easily connect with people
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience coordinating projects
  • Experience working with NGOs or within medical/social field is a plus

Salary: Rs. 25,000 per month excluding transport


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