Family for Every Child is a recently-established global network of national NGOs working to ensure that more children can grow up safe and protected within families or be provided with quality alternative care when needed. We believe that children’s care is a deeply neglected area but one of vital importance to child well-being and development.
Family for Every Child is seeking a Research and Advocacy Officer to support its efforts over the coming years. The Research and Advocacy officer will play a crucial role in ensuring that their ambitious research and advocacy plans are delivered over the next 2 years. Family for Every Child is looking for an individual with: strong research skills; experience managing projects and supporting national NGOs operating in diverse cultural contexts and a commitment to our member-led advocacy agenda.
Duration: 2 year fixed term contract
Salary: £29,492 - £31,401
Closing date: 12:00 (GMT) 18 March 2014
To Apply: http://www.familyforeverychild.org/vacancy-research-and-advocacy-officer
USAID Request for Applications (RFA) # RFA-OAA-14-000005, Comprehensive Care for Children Affected by HIV and AIDS (C3)
The United States Government (USG), represented by the Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Global Health (GH), Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA), has issued a Request for Application to enter into a Cooperative Agreement for a child welfare and system strengthening program entitled “Comprehensive Care for Children Affected by HIV and AIDS (C3)”. USAID is seeking applications from eligible institutions
This announcement solicits applications to provide a focused central mechanism for bringing together the technical expertise needed to increase the capacity of program implementers and key actors within systems of care and support and enable them to effectively address the unique and multi-faceted needs of children in the HIV epidemic.
The overarching purpose of the C3 Project is to improve health and well-being outcomes for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) affected by HIV and AIDS and other adversities. C3 seeks to support systems and structures at country and regional levels for promoting evidence-based interventions to protect against risk, interrupt cycles of vulnerability, and build pathways to resilience leading to an AIDS Free Generation and contributing to overall improvements in quality of life and productivity in vulnerable children and their families.
USAID expects the level of funding to support the Cooperative Agreement issued under this RFA will total $68 million over the 5-year implementation period (2014 - 2019). A cost share minimum amount of 5% of the cooperative agreement is required by the prime and/or its Sub-recipients under this RFA.
For the full RFA and further information including future amendments, please click here
Applications must be submitted both in hard copy and electronically before March 21 2014, 05:00 pm EST Washington, DC Time.
CRS is the recipient of a three-year grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation for a project entitled “Strengthening Capacity of Women Religious in ECD” or “SCORE ECD”. The grant focuses on assisting Catholic Sisters in three countries in Africa to build on their vision, ministry, infrastructure, and committed personnel to enhance their ability to impact the lives of children ages 0-5 years and their families, while strengthening their institutional sustainability and profile with the community, the wider Church and government.
CRS is seeking a Catholic woman religious to serve as the full-time SCORE ECD Project Coordinator, based in CRS’ global headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland. The position is funded from February 1, 2014 through December 31, 2017. Under SCORE ECD, CRS will support Catholic Sisters in Kenya, Malawi and Zambia to improve their technical capacity in early childhood development (ECD); increase organizational sustainability particularly as relates to their ability to provide quality ECD services, and enhance their networking and learning on ECD. The SCORE ECD project also includes a cross-cutting focus on improving CRS’ internal capacity to support Catholic Sisters. The SCORE ECD Project Coordinator, along with key technical staff including an ECD Technical Advisor who will be hired through the grant, will be responsible for coordinating effective grant implementation in collaboration with the three country-level SCORE ECD Project Management teams and Regional Technical Advisors, and PIQA capacity strengthening staff.
Applicants must have unrestricted authorization to work in the US at the time of application.
For the full TOR and details of qualifications, please visit: https://www5.apply2jobs.com/CRS/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=1569&CurrentPage=1
CRS is seeking a Senior Technical Advisor (STA) for Protection to provide technical leadership for the integration/mainstreaming of protection into CRS development programs across multiple sectors. Integration of protection can be focused on both single thematic areas, e.g., health, microfinance, agriculture and disability, as well as part of larger systemic frameworks, e.g., social welfare systems including child protection systems. Regardless, protection must be addressed in all stages of the project cycle, including assessment, design, implementation, monitoring, learning and evaluation. The STA will work within the CRS Technical Integration Unit in the Program Impact & Quality Assurance (PIQA) Department, collaborating closely with the technical advisors for gender and justice and peace building.
The STA for Protection will provide technical leadership aimed at increasing understanding and application of CRS and donor best practices in protection initiatives across all CRS development programming sectors. Working closely with sectoral technical advisors, the STA will provide remote and field level technical support to CRS country programs to ensure the application of donor and CRS policy guidelines as well as building the capacity of both CRS and partners staff.
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Position Type: Full Time
All interested applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. at the time of application.
For the full TOR and details of the application process, please visit: https://www5.apply2jobs.com/CRS/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=1517&CurrentPage=1
Le Gestionnaire des projets de soutient familiale est en charge de la mise en œuvre du projet de soutient familiale, un projet financé par l' USAID de 3,5 ans. Ce projet cadre avec la politique de protection de l'enfance national et vise à fournir des solutions de soutient familiale pour les enfants résidant dans les institutions. En plus de superviser la mise en œuvre des activités énumérées ci-dessus, la position joue un rôle actif dans la direction stratégique du projet et les activités programmatiques similaires financées par d'autres subventions. Le Gestionnaire représente également le projet à différents niveaux, y compris le gouvernement national et local, les partenaires internationaux et locaux des ONG et des organisations de l'ONU. Le poste relève du coordonnateur CYPD.
The Family Care Manager is in charge of the implementation of the Family Care First project, a USAID funded 3.5 year project. This project aligns with the national child protection policy and aims at providing family care alternatives to children residing in institutions. In addition to overseeing the implementation of the activities listed above, the position plays an active role in the general strategic leadership of the project and similar programmatic activities funded by other grants. The Manager will also represent the project at various levels including the national and local government, international and local NGO partners and UN organizations. The position reports to the CYPD Coordinator.
Post: Full Time
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