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Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) and Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF) Request Letters of Interest for the selection of the Individual Consultant (Trainer) (Closed)

Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) and Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF)

Request Letters of Interest

for the selection of the

Individual Consultant (TRAINER)

Only individuals who have work experience as trainers and/or consultants in the area of Visual Arts are eligible as expert.

Areas of expertize should include one or more items from the following list of anticipated training/ consultation topics: 

  • Trends of Visual Arts in Armenia and worldwide with respect to Visual Arts CSOs;
  • Strategies and instruments to support Visual Arts through CSO activities in Armenia and worldwide;
  • Sustainability of Visual Arts CSOs: best practices in Armenia and worldwide;
  • Specifics of fundraising for Visual Arts CSOs: donors, instruments, methodologies;
  • Specifics of effective communication, networking and marketing of Visual Arts CSOs; 
  • Specifics of effective organizational management for a Visual Art CSO.

Interested applicants should submit a package that includes:

a)    Letter of Interest that will clearly describe the applicant’s area(s) of expertise and work experience as either a trainer or a consultant in the area of Visual Arts; it should also indicate the expected remuneration rates;

b)    Professional CV;

c)    Sample training module and/or sample methodology for consultancy;

Application packages should be e-mailed to EPF Program Manager, Ms. Piruze Manukyan, at pmanukyan@epfound.am

Subject line of your e-mail message should indicate:

Call for Visual Arts Trainers/Consultants: your name/surname

The deadline for submission of your application package is 17:00 on October 6, 2017

Shortlisted applicants will be informed by October 10, 2017. 

Final selection will be based on the results of interviews with the team of “Bridge for CSOs” programme.

Successful applicants will be invited to lead specific sections of 3-day training for up to 20 representatives of Visual Arts CSOs in Yerevan, Armenia, on October 25-27, 2017

“Bridge for CSOs” programme may provide logistical support to trainers/consultants arriving from outside of Yerevan or Armenia. 

About Bridge for CSOs program

BRIDGE for CSOs project is implemented by Armenian General Benevolent Union with Eurasia Partnership Foundation and financed by the European Union. This three-year project was launched in December 2016. The project targets civil society organizations registered and operating in Armenia, Armenian universities, young professionals from Diaspora who would like to contribute their knowledge and expertise to strengthen the capacity of Armenian organizations. The objective of the project is to strengthen the capacity of Armenian civil society to effectively contribute to decision making processes in Armenia. To achieve this objective, the project will:

  • improve organizational capacities of CSOs to better respond to citizens’ needs,
  • provide accurate and tailored response to the needs of Armenian CSOs,
  • increase CSOs’ service delivery capacities,
  • improve on the job management skills through application of international best practice,
  • establish a sustainable capacity building mechanism in a local university,
  • strengthen project management and social entrepreneurship capacities of the Armenian CSOs,
  • increase the level of public awareness and trust towards CSOs, and
  • improve the level of interaction between Diaspora and Armenian CSOs.

More information about the program is here. To register in the network of Bridge for CSOs program, please follow the link: www.agbu.am/am/bridge-for-csos/3024-bridge-for-csos-announcement-for-registration

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