SCOPE OF WORK Project Name : Civil Society Assistance Program Period of Performance : July 2019 Number of Days : Not to exceed 14 days Requesting Resumes for : Financial Sustainability and Organizational Development Support Background The Civil Society Assistance ("CSA") Program is a USAID-funded program implemented by Counterpart International in Ecuador which aims to support, strengthen, and sustain the critical work of civil society organizations in increasing broad-based citizen engagement with national and local government.
2) expand citizen engagement with central and municipal government as allowed under Ecuadorean law, and 3) strengthen the technical and financial capacity of CSOs and in their efforts to establish mutual support networks and set examples of transparency and accountability to maintain CSOs' independence.
Within the scope of objective 3, Counterpart conducted a baseline Organizational Development (OD) assessment on three local CSOs in 2014, a mid-term assessment in 2016, and a final assessment in June 2019.
This consultancy will provide follow-up support for the OD process in Ecuador, ensuring that the three partners successfully create sustainability plans that reflect the outcomes of the OD assessment.
The Project is seeking one (1) local consultant to provide technical assistance and support to three local partner civil society organizations to create action plans and strategies with a focus on financial sustainability.
The action plans should reflect the outcomes of their June 2019 OD assessments and include innovative ideas for the partner's sustainability strategies.
English Proficiency + Experience in creating Financial Sustainability Plans + Minimum of five (5) years of experience working in non-governmental organizational programs + Experience working at or with civil society organizations in Latin America + Minimum of five (5) years experience developing sustainability strategies for non profit organizations + Familiarity with Microsoft suite of products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint + Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment Preferred : + Previous experience with Counterpart International's OD and / or Financial Sustainability methodology.