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National Coordinator Open Development Laos

ODL is looking to hire a talented national coordinator to manage the Open Development Laos platform with our national partner Village Focus International.

This position is based in Laos, and responsible for all aspects of the site’s operations, including content creation and management; translation; partnership development; activities implementation; and donor relations/reporting. Training and on the job support will be provided to improve open data and data literacy knowledge as related to the position.  

Application deadline: August 7th, 2020.


We are currently seeking motivated and self-directed volunteers to assist with the Open Development Mekong site. We accept volunteers, interns, and research fellows who demonstrate the appropriate skills and express a strong interest in one or more of the following areas:

Open data;

IT/Open source software development;

Editorial and/or translation work;

Research in relevant topic areas;


Web design; and/or

Social media and communications.

If you are interested in volunteering for Open Development Mekong, please send a cover letter and your resume to:  Your cover letter should describe your areas of interest, your objective in seeking a volunteer experience, and your availability. 

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Laos? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Laos website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Laos website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

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Disclaimer: Open Development Laos will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

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