Grassroots Researchers Association (GRA) is a non-profit rights-based organization committed to ending sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in North-eastern Nigeria and assisting victims of SGBV in accessing services,maintaining a decent standard of living, acquiring appropriate knowledge and skills, enjoying the fullest possible extent of human rights, and leading a long and healthy life. GRA provides evidence-based grassroots interventions towards promoting social accountability, community-based prevention and response towards ending SGBV and violence against women and girls (VAWG).
GRA is partnering with UN Women in Nigeria to implement a 2-year project funded under the Women's Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) and EU-UN Spotlight Initiative on Ending Violence against Women and Girls (Spotlight Initiative) in Adamawa, Yobe and Borno State. For more information, visit: www.grassrootresearchers.org
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Call for Training Facilitator
Reference No.: GRA - CBW / YLA / 11 / 04 / 002 (Adamawa), GRA - CBW / DTR / 11 / 04 / 003 (Yobe)
Locations: Damaturu - Yobe and Yola - Adamawa
Employment Type: Contract
Type of Service: Short Term Consultancy
Number Required: 2 Local Facilitator
Training’s Duration: 2 Days (In each State)
Strengthening Social Mobilization and Accountability towards Ending SGBV and VAWG
Terms of Reference:
In November 2020, UN Women Nigeria partnered withGrassroots Researchers Association (GRA) on the WPHF Spotlight fundingin strengthening networks and groups on social accountability mechanisms and tools tomore effectively mobilize to end SGBV and VAWG in Adamawa, Yobe and Borno State.
The project titled “Strengthening Social Mobilization and Accountability towards Ending SGBV and VAWG” aims at (1)Supporting women's rights groups and relevant civil society organizations to more effectively use social accountability mechanisms to support their advocacy and influence in preventing and responding to VAWG, including SGBV/Harmful Practices (HP), and Gender Equality and Women Empowerment (GEWE); (2) Strengthening and empowering women's rights groups and relevant civil society organizations representing groups facing intersecting forms of discrimination/marginalization to design, implement and monitor programmes and policies on VAWG, including SGBV/HP, and promote women’s and girls’Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights(SRHR); and (3)To promote advocacy for GEWE and ending VAWG, including SGBV/HP.
The project will contribute to the elimination of SGBV/VAWG through the creation of a broad partnership with Civil Society, Government, Private Sector, Media, among others; and, build a social movement of women and girls as champions and agents of change at the national, subnational and community levels.
The objective of the training is to:
Scope of Work
The facilitator is expected to:
The training will be primarily based on:
Qualifications and Profile
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Expression of Interest (EoI) should be addressed to 'The Executive Director, Grassroots Researchers Association (GRA)" via: firstname.lastname@example.org copying email@example.com using the "Job Title" as the subject of the email.
Proposals should include:
Note: Please note that applications will be treated on a rolling basis. Applications will no longer be accepted once the role is filled.