Community Engagement Instructor, Online Community Engagement and Accountability Initiative


  • Location: Global      
  • Last Updated: April 2, 2018
  • Application Deadline: Rolling
  • Job Type: Consultant


EF’s Online Community Engagement and Accountability Program is seeking a consultant to instruct advocacy courses in an online setting. EF seeks individuals with experience and expertise in designing and instructing leadership training courses for CSOs and NGOs in closed societies. Knowledge of advocacy and coalition-building is a plus. The expert is responsible for identifying the key concepts of the course, and providing instruction based on the developed curriculum. This four-week course focuses on transparency and access to information in local and international contexts. The course is intended to build an appreciation for openness and how it strengthens the credibility of an organization as well as improving its effectiveness. The instructor will enable participants to self-assess various aspects of transparency in their NGOs. The instructor will report to the Program Officer.


  • Instruct distance learning, and interact with course participants daily to teach CSO participants the value of openness and access to information
  • Teach participants how to identify feasible milestones for improving transparency in local CSOs and strategies for overcoming barriers and shortcomings
  • Coach participants in developing tools to self-assess different aspects of transparency in their organization
  • Seed discussion questions in forums and monitor participants’ involvement in the social learning platform
  • Introduce additional resources to participants on related course topics
  • Facilitate networking opportunities among the participants through creative initiatives
  • Evaluate the pre-and post-course exams to ascertain the knowledge gained of each participant
  • Provide an assessment of courses, including recommendations for changes in course content and structure


  • Master’s degree or equivalent in education, social sciences, management, or a related area required;
  • Strong demonstrated experience and background in education and training the trainer methodology;
  • Having work experience or strong knowledge on community engaging and accountabilities;
  • Experience with teaching online learning pedagogy, particularly towards social learning and networking in the online format;
  • Ideal candidates have relevant working experience Farsi- speaking countries;
  • Fluency in written and spoken Persian /Farsi is required. Fluency in written and spoken English is a plus.


To apply, please send resume to with “CEINSTRUCTOR-2” in the subject line. Due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to respond to those we select for interviews.

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