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Technical input to developing feminist organisational capacity strengthening workshop curriculums

International Women's Development Agency |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: Remote / Work From Home
Sub location(s):
  • Time Commitment: The Consultant must complete the services by 28 June 2024
  • Budget: To be discussed based on quote. Indicative budget of up to AUD $12,000
  • Location:Remote

 

WHO ARE WE?    

IWDA is an Australia based organisation, resourcing diverse women’s rights organisations, primarily in Asia and the Pacific, and contributing to global feminist movements to advance our vision of gender equality for all.

VISION Gender equality for all
PURPOSE To defend and advance the rights of diverse women and girls
VALUES Feminist, Accountable, Collaborative, Transformative

We resource the work of diverse women’s rights organisations, enable them to be more effective by providing support that goes beyond money, and we make our own contributions to feminist movements through advocacy, knowledge creation and translation.

As part of this contribution, we take actions to decolonise our approach to feminism and development. We want to become the best we can be at the partnerships across the Majority and Minority worlds. This means we seek to understand and leverage our locational power so that we know when to:

STEP UP and use our power to leverage resources and access for women’s rights organisations, and make our own contribution to feminist movements

STAND WITH feminist movements in solidarity and amplify the work of global south actors

STEP BACK when others are better placed to take the lead

SIT WITH uncertainty, embrace communal learning and deep listening, and accept that time is needed to collectively discern the best course of action.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

IWDA’s Feminist Organisational Capacity Strengthening (FOCS) Toolkit supports organisations in their internal, organisational development and reflection, through a feminist lens.

The FOCS Toolkit was developed in collaboration with global feminist knowledge network, Gender at Work, along with various feminist organisations in the Asia and Pacific regions. The six modules of the toolkit are designed to support women’s rights organisations (WROs) to apply feminist principles to:

  • assess their organisational capabilities
  • develop cultures of self and collective care
  • strengthen leadership and governance
  • mobilise more and better resources
  • facilitate their own organisational capacity strengthening workshops
  • provide facilitators with essential information on the frameworks used in the workshops

 

The FOCS Toolkit recognises that strong WROs are key to maintaining a space for voice, visibility and advocacy and are best placed to increase vibrant and resilient feminist movements.

CONSULTANCY OBJECTIVES

The aim of this consultancy is to provide technical support to developing feminist organisational capacity strengthening workshop curriculum/s.

As outlined above, this consultancy is designed in a flexible way, to draw on the specific skills, expertise and experience of the selected consultant/s. Therefore, the first step of the consultancy will be for the consultant/s and IWDA staff to discuss and agree on the key deliverables; division of labour and ways of working as a team.

Specific objectives of this consultancy are likely to include:

  • Providing ideas to design engaging training methodologies and facilitation strategies
  • Producing interactive and energising workshop activities drawing on exiting FOCS Toolkit materials
  • Providing advice on presenting key FOCS concepts, frameworks and tools in plain English
  • Advising on workshop structure, flow, tempo and length
  • Providing advice on how generalised materials can be contextualised, and/or providing guidance specifically on contextualising the workshop curriculum and concepts for a PNG audience
  • Providing guidance on applying universal accessibility design principles to the FOCS Toolkit
  • Development of workshop PowerPoint slides; facilitation notes; and workshop agenda/s

REQUIREMENTS

ESSENTIAL

  • Possess one or more of the following:
    • Thematic expertise in Feminist Governance, Accountability and Leadership, Resource Mobilisation and/or Self and Collective Care including knowledge on family violence and safety
    • Cultural ties to Asia and/or the Pacific (particularly PNG, Myanmar, Cambodia, Timor Leste and/or the Solomon Islands)
    • Expertise in workshop or adult learning curriculum development
  • Demonstrated experience in designing engaging curriculums
  • Experience in creating curriculums for diverse audiences
  • Experience with demystifying and contextualising complex technical tools, concepts and frameworks into plain English and easily accessible activities
  • Experience managing and delivering projects to tight deadlines

 

DESIRABLE

  • Demonstrated understanding of feminist practice and approaches
  • Previous experience in the international development sector and/or in organisational development
  • Expertise in gender justice particularly within the Asia and Pacific context
  • Experience with learning and development and/or curriculum and assessment development
  • Experience with universal accessibility design principles

 

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

Candidates are invited to submit expressions of interest (EOI) including the following:

  • Outline of your skills and experience against the selection criteria and an outline of how you would approach delivering the project, including a timeline and budget (no more than 3 pages; see indicative budget at the top, we will not be able to consider quotes outside the indicative budget)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • An example of prior work

Expressions of interest should be sent to Camilla Price at [email protected] and copy Nilusha Dassenaike [email protected] with the subject ‘EOI – Technical input to develop FOCS workshop curriculums’.

EOIs will be accepted and assessed on a rolling basis, therefore interested parties are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Find the full Terms of Reference here.

IWDA as an Equal Opportunity exemption (H69/2022) and encourage applications from women (including trans women) and has community ties from Asia and Pacific.

Closing Date: Jun 9, 2024
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