Apply Now – Online NGO Professional Management Certificate Course

As part of the Civil Society Regional Development Project which is funded by the European Union, the Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) is happy to announce our continued partnership with the University of the West Indies, Open Campus, for the online NGO Professional Management Certificate Course. The Certificate course consists of two courses MGMT 073: Essentials of NGO Management and MGMT 074: Developing and Managing Projects; and are expected to be undertaken concurrently.

While there is no direct cost to the scholarship recipients, there is a registration fee of $100 USD which will be reimbursed upon successful completion of the course.

Application Process: 

Step 1 – UWIOC Application Form:  http://www.open.uwi.edu/programmes/certificate-ngo-professional-management

Step 2 – CPDC Scholarship Application Form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CPDCNGOMgmtCourse

 

Both UWIOC and CPDC Scholarship application forms must be completed in order to qualify for the CPDC Scholarship.

Application Deadline: Friday 13th April 2018 by 11:59 pm (UTC/GMT -4). 

SURVEY – Participation by Civil Society in the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda

As part of the continued work of the Caribbean (Civil Society) Consultative Working Group mechanism, the following survey seeks to collect and analyze the level of participation by civil society in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. This survey seeks to cover the CARIFORUM region.

Survey Closes: Friday 23 March, 2018

EXTENDED DEADLINE – NGO Leadership Training Workshop: Advocacy

The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) in partnership with the European Union (EU) is implementing a joint 3-year grant partnership that seeks to build the capacity of the Non-Governmental Sector in the Caribbean through the implementation of a number of specific actions. One specific action is the NGO Leadership Training Workshop. As a result, CPDC is offering scholarships to individuals interested in attending an NGO Leadership Training Workshop. This scholarship is only available to NGO personnel who function at a senior level in their NGO. A letter of endorsement is required either from the NGO’s Board or the relevant authority. The participants must be based in the CARIFORUM region and work with an NGO.

The training is scholarship based which includes tuition fee, airfare, hotel accommodation and meals. However, there is a non-refundable registration fee of USD$150.00 if accepted to be part of the training workshop. 

NGO Leadership Training Workshop: Advocacy

Tentative dates: 24-27th April 2018

Tentative travel dates: 23rd April and 28th April 2018

Tentative location: Grenada

 

Extended Application Deadline: Wednesday 21st March 2018 by 5:00 pm (UTC/GMT-4)

Apply here:  www.surveymonkey.com/r/CPDCNGOWorkshop

Request for Proposals for Consultancy to Undertake Volunteer Project Services

The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) in partnership with the European Union (EU) is implementing a joint 3-year grant partnership that seeks to build the capacity of the Non-Governmental Sector in the Caribbean through the implementation of a number of specific actions. One specific action is the consultancy to undertake youth volunteer project services.

CPDC invites all registered NGOs located in the CARIFORUM region (excluding the Dominican Republic) to submit proposals to implement project services to attract young volunteers as a strategy for building institutional capacity. CPDC will provide limited technical assistance upon request. Kindly see attached Guidelines for the Call for Proposals. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Call for Proposals: http://docdro.id/kHpEyMI 

Application Deadline: Friday 23rd March 2018 by 11:59 pm (UTC/GMT -4). 

Application Formhttp://docdro.id/3YI7p4U

Apply Now – NGO Leadership Training Workshop: Advocacy

The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) in partnership with the European Union (EU) is implementing a joint 3-year grant partnership that seeks to build the capacity of the Non-Governmental Sector in the Caribbean through the implementation of a number of specific actions. One specific action is the NGO Leadership Training Workshop. As a result, CPDC is offering scholarships to individuals interested in attending an NGO Leadership Training Workshop. This scholarship is only available to NGO personnel who function at a senior level in their NGO. A letter of endorsement is required either from the NGO’s Board or the relevant authority. The participants must be based in the CARIFORUM region and work with an NGO.

The training is scholarship based which includes tuition fee, airfare, hotel accommodation and meals. However, there is a non-refundable registration fee of USD$150.00 if accepted to be part of the training workshop. 

NGO Leadership Training Workshop: Advocacy

Tentative dates: 24-27th April 2018

Tentative travel dates: 23rd April and 28th April 2018

Tentative location: Grenada

 

Application Deadline: Friday 16th March 2018 by 5:00 pm (UTC/GMT-4)

Apply herewww.surveymonkey.com/r/CPDCNGOWorkshop

 

EXTENDED Call for Expression of Interest – NGO National Major Group Committee (NMG)

Request for submission of Expression of Interest by members of Barbadian Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to become a member of the NGO National Major Group (NMG).

The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC), a regional umbrella organisation for Caribbean Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), through the support of the UN GEF-Small Grants Programme for Caribbean NGOs, is currently undertaking work to support the development of an enabling policy environment for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Barbados to contribute more effectively to the 2030 Agenda, in particular the Sustainable Development Goals.

The National Major Group is intended to serve as an advisory body to the CPDC, ensuring that all outputs from the project activities are relevant.

Expression of Interesthttp://docdro.id/YrN29SS

Expression of Interest Formhttps://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3F9JPRG

Extended Deadline for Applications: Wednesday 21st February, 2018 by 5:00 pm (UTC/GMT -4)

Extended Call for Applications: Sub Grants for small farmers in the Eastern Caribbean

The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) in partnership with Pro NGO! e.V. Germany (www.pro-ngo.org), with co-funding from the European Union, has commenced a 24-month project which started in February 2017 and is scheduled to be completed in January 2019. The project seeks to enhance opportunities for sustainable livelihoods across Eastern Caribbean farming communities.

CPDC invites all SMALL FARMERS located in BARBADOS, GRENADA, and ST. VINCENT & THE GRENADINESto apply for a small grant which would assist in the implementation of climate smart agriculture practices that will reduce operational costs. CPDC will provide limited technical assistance upon request. Kindly see attached Guidelines for the Call for Applications. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Notice to all Applicants: http://docdro.id/OG4Siv3

Extended Application Deadline: Friday 02nd March, 2018 by 5:00 pm (UTC/GMT -4).

Guidelines for Applicationshttp://docdro.id/vA0nTNz

Application Formhttp://docdro.id/qKu1i6g

Call for Expression of Interest – NGO National Major Group Committee (NMG)

Request for submission of Expression of Interest by members of Barbadian Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to become a member of the NGO National Major Group (NMG).

The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC), a regional umbrella organisation for Caribbean Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), through the support of the UN GEF-Small Grants Programme for Caribbean NGOs, is currently undertaking work to support the development of an enabling policy environment for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Barbados to contribute more effectively to the 2030 Agenda, in particular the Sustainable Development Goals.

The National Major Group is intended to serve as an advisory body to the CPDC, ensuring that all outputs from the project activities are relevant.

Expression of Interesthttp://docdro.id/YrN29SS

Expression of Interest Formhttps://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3F9JPRG

Deadline for Applications: Thursday 08th February, 2018 by 5:00 pm (UTC/GMT -4)

Call for Applications: Sub Grants for small farmers in the Eastern Caribbean

The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) in partnership with Pro NGO! e.V. Germany (www.pro-ngo.org), with co-funding from the European Union, has commenced a 24-month project which started in February 2017 and is scheduled to be completed in January 2019. The project seeks to enhance opportunities for sustainable livelihoods across Eastern Caribbean farming communities.

CPDC invites all SMALL FARMERS located in BARBADOS, GRENADA, and ST. VINCENT & THE GRENADINES to apply for a small grant which would assist in the implementation of climate smart agriculture practices that will reduce operational costs. CPDC will provide limited technical assistance upon request. Kindly see attached Guidelines for the Call for Applications. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Notice to all Applicants: http://docdro.id/OG4Siv3

Application Deadline: Friday 9th February 2018 by 5:00 pm (UTC/GMT -4).

Guidelines for Applicationshttp://docdro.id/vA0nTNz

Application Formhttp://docdro.id/qKu1i6g

Vacancy – Consultant Project Officer(s) – Capacity Building

Required Qualifications

  • A first degree in Social Development, Project Management, Economic Development, Strategic Management or a relevant field.
  • A Masters in a relevant Social Science field will be an asset.

 Required Experience

  • Minimum of three year’s work on development projects with NGOs as an integral beneficiary or implementing partner;
  • Minimum of three years professional experience in the region’s development sector;
  • Experience coordinating decentralised multi-stakeholder processes;
  • Proven experience undertaking three or more of the following actions in a social development context:
    • strategic planning, proposal writing, project monitoring, project evaluating, project administration, grant management, NGO institutional assessments, etc.
  • Proven experience working as part of a project team as well as strong inter-personal skills.
  • Previous experience providing technical assistance to NGOs is an asset.

Contract period:  2nd January 2018 – 31st December 2018 (option for two one-year renewals)

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