Call for Proposals: Community Initiatives

Call for Proposals: Community Initiatives
Search for Common Ground, Kenya

Experience
1 Year
Salary
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
No
Qualification
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Jan 24, 2023
Last Date
Feb 24, 2023
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Job Description

About SearchSearch for Common Ground (Search) is a worldwide Non-Profit Organization with the primary objective to change the way the world deals with conflict, away from adversarial approaches towards collaborative solutions. Search has been working in Kenya since 2008, when we launched the award-winning series The Team. Our work has focused on overcoming ethnic, political, social and cultural divides, furthering constructive interaction and healthy relationships between civil society and key government actors, and transforming violent Conflict.About the ProjectSearch in partnership with the Human Rights Agenda (HURIA), Muslims for Human Rights (MUHURI), Kiunga Youth Bunge Initiative (KYBI), Ijara Women for Peace and Tana River Peace, Reconciliation, and Development Organisation (TRPRD) implements the 18-month project Uchaguzi Bila Balaa: Violence Free Elections on Coastal Kenya.The project targets Garissa, Lamu, Tana River, Kilifi, Kwale, and Mombasa counties, and has theoverall objectivetofoster collaborative and inclusive community-led prevention of election-related conflicts in Coastal Kenya. The action has two interrelated objectives and corresponding outcomes, as follows:Strengthen inclusive multi-stakeholder identification of and response to election-related violence risks in targeted communitiesMitigate the impact of narratives contributing to electoral violence in targeted communities
About the Community InitiativesThis project will support locally led community Initiatives to directly address issues around resolving existing or emerging tensions stemming from the post-election period. Objective of the Call for ProposalsThis call intends to support CSOs, CBOs, FBOs and Media houses who will join forces with us in de-escalating tension through locally led interventions with two objectives:1)Addressing community-based post-election related risks and conflict drivers at the target counties.2)Strengthening community resilience to online and offline violence drivers.
List of possible activities to be conducted (not exhaustive): Ad-hoc mediation. Trauma healing and reconciliation interventions Community Events or Dialogues. Initiatives to promote cohesion and peaceful coexistence. Promoting the sharing of information and debunking misinformation and false narratives.Implementation period Activities to be implemented between February and April 2023
Selection Criteria Alignment with the objectives of the call for proposals. Priority consideration will be given to proposals which entail collaboration among actors across dividing lines of conflicts. Clarity, feasibility, and practicality of the proposal regarding its objectives and deliverables. Gender sensitivity and inclusion: Search will pay specific attention to ensuring a gender balance in terms of the content producers and audience targeted by the proposed content/deliverables. Be a legally registered entity in Kenya, with operations or audience (if media) in either Mombasa, Kwale, Kilifi, Tana River, Lamu or Garissa. Budget proposal within the range announced in this call for proposals.
Application details Send a 1-2 pages’ proposal detailing: (1) the problem; (2) the objective of the response initiative; (3) the target groups and reach of the initiative; (4) the proposed activity/ies and their timing; and (5) the capacity of the organization to. In your email use the subject Community Initiative Kenya Elections.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.List of possible activities to be conducted (not exhaustive):
  • Ad-hoc mediation.
  • Trauma healing and reconciliation interventions
  • Community Events or Dialogues.
  • Initiatives to promote cohesion and peaceful coexistence.
  • Promoting the sharing of information and debunking misinformation and false narratives.
Implementation period
  • Activities to be implemented between February and April 2023
Selection Criteria
  • Alignment with the objectives of the call for proposals. Priority consideration will be given to proposals which entail collaboration among actors across dividing lines of conflicts.
  • Clarity, feasibility, and practicality of the proposal regarding its objectives and deliverables.
  • Gender sensitivity and inclusion: Search will pay specific attention to ensuring a gender balance in terms of the content producers and audience targeted by the proposed content/deliverables.
  • Be a legally registered entity in Kenya, with operations or audience (if media) in either Mombasa, Kwale, Kilifi, Tana River, Lamu or Garissa.
  • Budget proposal within the range announced in this call for proposals.
Application details
Send a 1-2 pages proposal detailing: (1) the problem; (2) the objective of the response initiative; (3) the target groups and reach of the initiative; (4) the proposed activity/ies and their timing; and (5) the capacity of the organization to . In your email use the subject Community Initiative Kenya Elections.
Closing Date: 31st January 2023
As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.
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Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. Please see our website www.sfcg.org for full details of our work.All Search Employees must adhere to the values: Collaboration- Audacity - Tenacity - Empathy - Results. In accordance with these values, Search enforces compliance with the Code of Conduct and related policies on Anti Workplace Harassment, Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Conflict of Interest, and Anti-fraud. Search is committed to safeguarding the interests, rights, and well-being of children, youth, and vulnerable adults with whom it is in contact and to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for children, youth, and vulnerable adults.Search for Common Ground does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.View our code of conduct hereand our privacy policy here.
Les descriptifs de pouvant ne pouvant être exhaustifs, le titulaire du poste pourra être amené à entreprendre d'autres tâches qui correspondent globalement aux responsabilités clés ci-dessus.- -Seuls les candidats invités à un entretien seront contactés. Pas d'appels téléphoniques s'il vous plaît. Veuillez consulter notre site Web www.sfcg.org pour tous les détails de notre mission.
Tous les employés de Search doivent adhérer aux valeurs de Search : Collaboration- Audace - Ténacité - Empathie - Résultats. Conformément à ces valeurs, Search fait respecter le code de conduite et les politiques connexes sur la lutte contre le harcèlement au travail, la protection contre l'exploitation et les abus, la protection des enfants, les conflits d'intérêts et la lutte contre la fraude. Search s'engage à préserver les intérêts, les droits et le bien-être des enfants, des jeunes et des adultes vulnérables avec lesquels elle est en contact et à mener ses programmes et ses opérations d'une manière qui soit sûre pour les enfants, les jeunes et les adultes vulnérables.Search for Common Ground ne fait pas et ne doit pas faire de discrimination fondée sur la race, la couleur, la religion (croyance), le sexe, l'expression de genre, l'âge, l'origine nationale (ascendance), le handicap, l'état matrimonial, l'orientation sexuelle ou le statut militaire, dans aucune de ses activités ou opérations.Consultez notre code de conduite ici et notre politique de confidentialité ici.

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