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19-412: Consultant - Safeguarding Workshop Designer/Facilitator
Country:Washington, DC
Department:Domestic and International Affairs
Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:
International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.

Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.


International Medical Corps, in collaboration with Concern Worldwide, is currently undertaking the development of a training program for country-level Safeguarding Focal Points (SFPs).

International Medical Corps is seeking a consultant to build on the foundation of a competency framework to: synthesize existing training materials and provide original supplementary materials to fill gaps to draft a 2-day workshop curriculum to train NGO Safeguarding Focal Points. Facilitation of the 2-day workshop in February/March in a field location will also be expected.

Anticipated duration of the consultancy is total of approximately 15-20 days over the course of 3 months.


Duties will include, in consultation with staff from IMC and Concern:

  • Design a dynamic, interactive 2-day training tailored to NGOs for use in training their SFPs
  • Produce all accompanying training materials, including slides, facilitation guide, participant materials, hand-outs, etc.
  • Facilitate a 2-day pilot training in a field location
  • Produce an amended curriculum based on the feedback from the pilot workshop

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation.

Compliance & Ethics:  Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.  Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. 

  • Skills and proven background in curriculum development and workshop facilitation, particularly in regard to safeguarding.
  • Experience with field-level safeguarding issues, protection from sexual exploitation and abuse, etc.