Online Technical Consultancy - Langley Park - job 1197657

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Date: 09/12/2021

City: Langley Park, Maryland

Employment type: Contractor

Company Description

About Free the Slaves

Founded in 2000, Free the Slaves (FTS) is a pioneer and leader in the global effort to eradicate slavery. Our mission is to liberate those in slavery and to change the conditions that allow slavery to persist. Free the Slaves works at the grassroots level, with and through local partners, to empower vulnerable individuals and communities to achieve freedom from, and develop resistance to, slavery and trafficking, and to build national capacity to combat slavery and trafficking.

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., FTS has programs in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America and the Middle East.

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Job Description

Consultancy Overview

Free the Slaves has developed three (3) training modules - Module 1 – Educating and Mobilizing Vulnerable Communities, Module 2 – Survivor Liberation, Care and Reintegration, and Module 3 – Rule of Law and in the process of completing the fourth module - Ensuring Access to Essential Social and Economic Services. As part of it’s new strategic direction, FTS is in the process of shifting its training and capacity building work to an online platform.

FTS has developed an online version content of the modules but there has been some challenges in executing practically. In addition, trainers and trainees are not able to follow careful while training delivery is ongoing – content sequencing is not well coordinated in the online version that was developed. Also, some sessions are unrealistically long, as well as the trainer not able to conduct or implement some instructions virtually. For example, the use of flip chat, participant having a gallery walk, “packing lot” for burning questions etc.

The technical consultant will play a critical role in designing the online version for FTS community liberation modules (toolkit) and supporting FTS in its organizational adaptation to expanding its online work and strategy. The technical consultant will work closely with the leadership and selected programmatic staff of Free the Slaves.

Task of Consultant

The online technical consultant will:

§ Work with Senior Country Program Manager for Ghana by providing regular updates and incorporate feedback from other Senior Staff of Free the Slaves

§ Develop a better virtual adaptation of the training material for easy access, usage and engaging online participant

§ Develop online training presentation on the modules that is comprehensive but can be delivered within the shortest time possible

§ Share with FTS innovative tools to ensure effective online trainings, including training methods and tactics

FTS anticipated duration for this consultancy would be 20 days minimum and 25 days maximum.



§ 5+ years of progressive experience in developing online training materials, and a proven online training expertise

§ Demonstrated experience and skills in online training, including online materials development and implementation

§ Experience overseeing trainings and modules development

§ Fluency in English (written and spoken) with excellent communication skills

Additional Information

Application Process & Proposal Submission Instructions

Applicants should submit a tailored cover letter that outlines your interest and experience, a resume, and a list of three references as one (1) word or pdf document.

Deadline for Submissions: 19th September 2021

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply quickly, as consideration of consultancy candidates will be done on a rolling basis, and the position will be filled as soon as possible.

Free the Slaves is an equal-opportunity organization. Qualified applicants are considered for consultancies without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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