(This position is based in Amman, Jordan)
The Resilience Programming Trainer will take a leading role in a regional project that promotes the individual and organizational well-being of civil society in the Middle East. Working alongside other experts and regional project staff, the Trainer will help design and deliver tailored training on psychosocial care to civil society actors facing adversity. Trainer will guide implementation of individual and organizational resilience building, and work closely with other team members on achievement of collaborative project goals.
Organization: CVT is an international nonprofit dedicated to provide trauma rehabilitative services to survivors of gross human rights abuses and works toward a future in which gross human rights violations ceases to exist and its victims have hope for a new life. We are headquartered in Minnesota, USA with offices in Africa and the Middle East. We work locally, nationally and internationally through programs that provide trauma rehabilitative services, conduct technical assistance and capacity building to human rights activists, civil society organizations, and local service providers around the world who can prevent and treat gross human rights abuses, and advocate for human rights and an end to gross human rights violations. CVT’s operations in the MENA region continue to grow and respond to dynamic needs across borders. CVT’s Regional Office registered under the name The Center for Victims of Trauma supports new and innovative programming; it offers a stimulating, rewarding, and collaborative work environment.
Individual and Organizational Staff Support: Provide in-person and remote mentoring for project partners on resilience. Consult with human rights organizations and project team members to assess, develop, and implement staff support practices, policies, and structures aimed at fostering both individual and organizational resilience. Support individuals and organizations in developing and implementing trauma-informed capacity-building plans aimed at strengthening their resilience in the face of adversity. Provide brief supportive (tele)mental health and psychosocial interventions to individual project partners as necessary. Conduct periodic site visits, if conditions allow.
Integrated Program Development: Ensure progress of resilience-related programming and activities to ensure achievement of projects’ goals and quality of services provided. Work closely with internal and external team members, including other experts, to design an integrated and collaborative approach to project implementation, to respond to evolving project and partner needs, to recommend changes in project activities as necessary, and to support implementation of project adaptations. Foster a culture of exchange and knowledge-sharing among partners; promote collaboration among all stakeholders, facilitate communication, and serve as a project liaison who upholds the organization’s values.
Reporting and Documentation: Contribute to donor and other reports that document knowledge gained through the project. Participate in project evaluation.
Other Duties: Participate in project team, department, and organization-wide activities, meetings and trainings. Complete administrative responsibilities. Perform other duties as assigned.
Required education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations:
Preferred education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations
Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
To Apply: Submit resume, cover letter and salary expectations via this posting on http://cvt.simplicant.com/. Position is open until filled.