Dear RCCE Community,
We are pleased to announce that Diane Le Corvec joined the Collective Service as our new Global Coordinator, replacing Silvia Magnoni.
A French & Canadian national, Diane has gained over 15 years of experience in the humanitarian and global health fields, working for MSF Spain, Gavi, WHO and most recently the IFRC. She held different positions over the years, including in project and grant management, advocacy and communication, and networks coordination. In her most recent role with the IFRC and until early 2022, she coordinated the Gavi CSO constituency and successfully contributed to a new Gavi Civil Society cooperation and engagement strategy. Diane is passionate about access and right to health, gender equity as well as improving development assistance coordination at global level.
She holds a bachelor’s in political science and international relations (University of Montreal), a certificate in Business Administration from HEC Montreal and is currently completing a Master in International Health management at the Swiss TPH.
Diane is fluent in English, French and Spanish with a basic command in German.
To Silvia, with great appreciation for your leadership, dedication and collaborative spirit, we wish you a good journey ahead.
The Collective Service team
The Collective Helpdesk’s newest contributing organization, the READY initiative has an open application for an exciting RCCE training in Ethiopia. With support from USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance, the READY initiative is now offering a Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) Outbreak Readiness Training on January 31 – February 3, 2023, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. There is no fee to attend this training and a certificate is provided upon completion. Please read below and see the attached information on this exciting training opportunity.
What is on offer?
The goal of the training is to strengthen RCCE leadership and readiness to plan and deliver participatory community engagement with behavior change and data-driven communication in large-scale outbreaks in humanitarian settings. It includes interactive exercises linked to an evolving outbreak scenario in a humanitarian setting where participants can apply learnings and reflect on operational readiness considerations. Thematic content will include social and behavior change in outbreaks; data collection and analysis; community-led community engagement; managing uncertainty and rumors; readiness actions that include planning for RCCE before an outbreak begins, and more.
Who can apply?
This training is designed for large, national-level NGOs or small, international NGOs that are operating in Ethiopia; government and UN representatives are also encouraged to apply. Nominations of specific individuals or organizations whom you believe are right for this training are welcome.
Ability to commit to remote and in-person time commitments
Ability to participate in written and spoken English
The training is free of charge. READY will support breakfast, tea breaks and lunch for all four days of training. READY has limited funding available to support travel costs for local/national organizations and lodging for anyone traveling from outside of Addis Ababa who needs it. Funding will be considered on an as-needed basis based on requests.
How to apply?
If you, your staff member, or your organization meet the selection criteria, please complete the application using this online form by November 21, 2022. If you would prefer to apply via email, please contact READY at firstname.lastname@example.org for an offline form. All applicants will be informed if they have been chosen for the training by December 2, 2022.
All applicants will be informed if they have been chosen for the training by December 2, 2022. Please send any questions to the READY team at email@example.com. For more information on READY and the content of the training please see the attached training flyer and visit this website.
The Collective Service is providing a limited period offer for FREE in-depth RCCE monitoring and evaluation technical assistance for Collective Service partners. The range of M&E activities; includes but is not limited to,
- Support the generation, analysis, and/or use of M&E evidence,
- Support the use of this evidence to influence strategic decisions, and
- Build skills (capacities and competencies) and system strengthening in M&E investment and implementation
- Technical quality assurance of questionnaires, polls, research designs, and sampling methodologies
- M&E capacity building through training workshops, supporting limited development of M&E training materials, and limited leading data use workshops or sessions
To strengthen local synergies and sustain capacity building, the Collective Service has commissioned iMMAP France as the Collective Service M&E capacity to collaborate with national and/or regional-level monitoring and evaluation networks and institutions to mobilize in-country experts.
How to apply?
Please review this Guidance Note (English | Français | عربي) in detail before applying. Once you are ready to apply, fill out this Google Form with all the relevant information needed.
Application period: 7 November to 16 December 2022
Languages available for technical assistance: English | Français | عربي