Gender Interactive Trainer
Terms of Reference (TOR) for Gender Interactive Trainer
About Witness Center “Shahid”:
Witness Center “Shahid” is a Palestinian Registered Non-governmental organization working with Youth, Women and Marginalized communities need and perceptions since 2014; the organization, located in Nablus. The center’s message is to create a Palestinian society that believes in human rights values and provides an environment that embraces the rights of marginalized groups, especially women, youth and people with disabilities.
The initiative “Women Lead” is implemented by Witness Center through Naseej Regional Project Co-funded by Oxfam and the European Union (EU). The project aims to; Contribute to reducing or eliminating the practices and lifestyle of gender-based discrimination against females, and enhance the role of CBOs in addressing violations against the rights of females and increasing their capacity in dealing with violated women and girls through the formal referral mechanism.
Therefore, Witness Center seeks Gender trainer to implement an interactive workshop for youth on gender-based violence.
Among other activities implemented within the initiatives, the center is currently preparing to launch “Aware Youth” aiming to raise awareness and change community norms, especially in the youth community about Gender-Based Violence. The Aware Youth include one interactive workshop.
Task: Aware Youth
The Aware Youth will be mainly conducted for one group of youth in Nablus governorate. The number of participants of the group should be 14, considering gender balance.
Participants will be aware of GBV concepts.
The Aware Youth will consist of one workshop day (6 hrs.) for one group.
One group of youth based in Nablus governorate aged between 18 – 25 years.
The trainer is expected to deliver the following topics to youth participants:
Methodology of Implementation:
The implementation methodology is required to be interactive. This might include role plays, group work, videos, study cases, skitch writing etc.
The trainer should prepare the following materials 5 days in advance, and submit them to Witness Center for their approval;
Training presentation (if needed should be interactive).
Pre and post questionnaires that assess the participants knowledge of the topic covered in the training.
List of materials and equipment needed for the training.
* The workshop is expected to take a place in October, preferably Saturday or a regular day after 4:00 PM.
High level of expertise (minimum 5 years of experience) in Gender and Gender Training.
Knowledge of Palestinian context regarding GBV, especially for youth.
Experience in the field of Gender and GBV with youth.
Previous experience in delivering such interactive trainings for youth.
Knowledge of women’s rights and gender equality.
Knowledge of Safeguarding and No Harm Approach.
Excellent in English, writing and reporting skills.
Excellent communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills.
A cover letter of no more than 2 pages introducing the trainer and how the skills and competencies described above are met, with concrete examples (CV, experience including type of task, employer, project title, location, achieved outputs). The cover letter should also reflect the number of days to complete the assignment, daily rate and total financial offer (cost) in Euro. The cover letter should also indicate trainers’ availability for the proposed period.
An outline of no more than 6 pages of the proposed process and key considerations including:
Proposed outline methodology
Proposed outline activities.
Proposed action day outline.
The financial offer should also include:
Prices are valid for 60 days.
The submitted offers currency should be in Euros excluding VAT. The tendered should be able to issue Payment request in addition to valid deduction at source certificate and zero vat invoice or Witness Center will deduct a percentage (%10) of the final payment according to Palestinian Taxation department & laws.
Prices include all types of expenses such as transportations, per –diem, calls, accommodation…etc.
Evaluation of Quotations
Submitted offers will be evaluated based on technical and financial proposals. Technical will be given 70% while financial offers will be given 30%.
Technical offers will be evaluated according to the following:
(1) profile of similar assignments (10%).
(2) CV and certificates (10%).
(3) description of work and methodology and approach (25%).
(4) action plan and timeframe (15%).
(5) at least three references for similar services for the last three years (10%).
The remuneration is to be paid after the completion of the workshop.
Acceptance: Award of a proposal does not imply acceptance of its terms and conditions. Witness Center reserves the option to negotiate on the final terms and conditions.
Please submit the proposal (technical & financial offer) and requested documents by sealed envelopes and by hand to Witness Center (1st Floor, Al-Farouq Building, Rafedia, Nablus, Palestine) No later than 3:00 PM on 30/09/2022
For any questions, feel free to contact Witness Center: 09-2366521 or mobile: 0597776680