Trainer Consultant on Disability for Vietnam Red Cross

1. Background
Vietnam Red Cross (VNRC) was founded in 1946 and it is a member of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies working mainly in emergency relief, disaster preparedness, community based social and health activities and blood donation. Spanish Red Cross (SRC) has been present in Viet Nam since 2002 supporting VNRC (its only local partner) in several programs such as organizational capacity building, emergency response, disaster preparedness/management, vocational training and micro-credit.
Currently VNRC, with the support of SRC, is implementing the project “Supporting the socio-economic integration and employment for people with disabilities in regions of intervention of the Spanish Cooperation in Vietnam”. This project is funded by AECID – the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development. The overall objective of the project is to contribute to reduce the vulnerability of People with Disabilities (PwD) in Vietnam. The project has been implemented for the past 18 months in Hung Yen and Lam Dong provinces. From April 2012, the project will start in 4 new provinces as well as in new districts of the 2 existing provinces (3 districts per province).
In order to support this process, VNRC and SRC wants to create a pool of trainers specialized on Social Works, Disabilities and Project Management. The pool of trainers will be composed by 24 VNRC staff from different levels (headquarters, province and district staff). SRC and VNRC are searching for a trainer consultant to develop the all Disability related contents and to provide the trainer to the pool of selected staff.

2. Objective and scope of works

2.1 Objective:  To create and develop technical and managerial capacities within VNRC through developing and organizing Disability technical training.

2.2 Scope of works:
- To review the project log frame and understand the project objective and results to be achieved.
- To design and develop all the training materials and the agenda for a Disability Training course for selected VNRC staff. The training curriculum has to follow the Human Rights based Approach to Disabilities and it can be based on a draft training curriculum attached as Annex 1 to this ToR. Materials and agenda will have to be prepared in English and Vietnamese.
- To provide/facilitate the training for the 24 selected VNRC staff. The trainer can use other resources/facilitators other than himself/herself to provide the training (estimated training duration for the Disability part is 5 days). For some specific sessions, VNRC or SRC staff can facilitate.
- To write a final training report in both Vietnamese and English including individual evaluations on the trainees and recommendations on the areas of improvement and strengthens of each one of them.
- To provide a soft copy of all the materials used during the training.

3. Targeted participants and Training Methodology
The training will have to be designed and carried out with active learning methodology and participatory approach, including methodologies such as brainstorming, group work, case study, role play, allow participants to share their experience and understanding, and learn from each another. The training has to be designed as a Training of Trainers (ToT).

The targeted audience for the training will have the following profile:
- VNRC staff in Hanoi National Headquarter
- VNRC staff in Provincial and District levels from 6 provinces
- Spanish Red Cross staff

Estimated total number of participants: 28 people. They are all involved in the project implementation and some of them have knowledge and experience - at some level - of needs assessment, social works and community development.

Trainer is expected to deliver the training in Hanoi during May 2012.

4. Expected outcomes:
 When the training is finished the 28 selected participants are able to train other VNRC staff on Disabilities and provide project management advice to disabilities related projects.
The training has contributed to create and develop technical and managerial capacities in VNRC focus on Disability.

5. Submission of proposals:
The proposals must include:
- A technical proposal, including the detail support that the consultant will provide to the detail training curriculum, including methodologies and resources (Maximum 10 pages)
- A human resources proposal, including CV of the consultant/trainer highlighting relevant qualifications, experience and references.
- A detailed economic proposal considering an adequate use of the economic resources in each stage of the assessment, and a detail breakdown budget

The proposal shall be presented in both English and Vietnamese in electronic format before April 20th 2012, to the 3 following e-mail addresses:
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]

ANNEX 1: Proposed Disability Training Contents

1. Overview of Disabilities (international context and Vietnam specific)
2. Models of disability
3. Human Rights and Inclusion / sources of discrimination
4. Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) and CBR Matrix
5. Identifying key topics and priority issues affecting persons with disabilities to be addressed in the community.
6. Involvement and approach to disabilities (mainstream or project specific): Red Cross Movement involvement on disabilities/VNRC involvement on Disability
7. Disability Plan of Action

Disability & Research
1. Introduction to research / Needs assessment
2. Identifying the problem
3. Quantitative & qualitative data / Primary sources and second sources
4. Monitoring & Evaluation
5. Participatory approaches to research

Disability – Gender – Health
1. Introduction and links between disability, gender and health
2. Disability and health
3. Gender analysis
4. Gender, disability and social exclusion

Project Management
1. Disability Teams – inter-professional teams
2. Sustainability
3. Participatory approach
4. Awareness raising and advocacy

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2012-04-20