Dushanbe: Civil Society Capacity Building Specialist


  • Position: Civil Society Capacity Building Specialist 
  • Deadline: December 31, 2019
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Location: Dushanbe


Eurasia Foundation (EF), a US non-profit organization promoting civil society development and good governance, is accepting applications for a Civil Society Capacity Building Specialist for the Civil Society Support Program in Central Asia (CSSP). The purpose of CSSP is to cultivate a vibrant and responsive citizen-oriented civil society in Central Asia.

The CSCBS will be based full-time in the regional office in Tajikistan and serve as a technical specialist for CSSP activities aimed at building the capacity of civil society organizations (CSOs) to be financially viable and constituent-based.


  • Oversee CSO capacity assessments using the institutional assessment toolkit
  • Serve as an expert on the selection committee for institutional development (ID) grants
  • Serve as a capacity building advisor for CSOs in Tajikistan
  • Organize training events and oversee ID grant implementation by CSOs in Tajikistan
  • Collaborate with Civil Society Capacity Building Specialists in CSSP Country Offices


  • At least 3 years of experience supporting the development of civil society organizations (CSOs) preferably for USG-funded international development projects
  • Familiarity and previous experience working in Central Asia
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in civil society capacity building, CSO networking and advocacy required; experience using organizational capacity assessment and growth models strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in organizational development, public administration, international relations or other relevant areas of study
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Russian required
  • Knowledge of Tajik a plus


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to CSSP-jobs@eurasia.org with "TJK-CSCBS" in the subject line.

No phone calls, please.

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