The Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety is now accepting applications for the African Alliance Advocate training, which will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, in March 2018. The Global Alliance mobilizes and empowers NGOs from around the world to make roads safer for all and advocate for road victims’ rights.
Following the Alliance Empowerment Program mid-term evaluation, they are changing the way that they will deliver the Alliance Advocates training in 2018. Alliance Advocate training is shifting from a single, global training course, to several, regional courses. The first regional practical training will be offered for member NGOs from Africa in March in Nairobi, Kenya. A call for applications will soon be sent to all members from African regions.
Alliance Advocates are an elite group among the Alliance members who have undergone a rigorous training program and made a commitment to implementing evidence-based, SMART programs in their home countries and regions. Through individualized mentoring and training, their skills are nurtured and their expertise grows visibly as they advocate for risk areas. They are also called upon to represent the Alliance. They are role models for other Alliance members, governments, and their communities in key risk areas and will actively advocate for change and are called upon to share their expertise with fellow Alliance members.
Alliance Advocates are selected through a rigorous training program designed to find those applicants who will benefit most from the training.
By the end of the training, participants will be able to:
- Understand and focus on identified road safety risk areas
- Be familiar with the main road safety best practices among the Save LIVES package, the Speed Vaccine, and iRAPs School assessment app and the Child Health Initiative
- Be able to collect data for a small identified demonstration project
- Be able to discuss analysis of data
- Be able to identify how the demonstration project can be implemented in their home countries
- Identify possible ways of communicating messages and demonstrate how to do it
- Implement a simple demonstration project in their home countries
- Demonstrate how the Save LIVES and Child Health Initiative Speed Vaccine packages, and, iRAP school app can be used.
Travel, accommodation, and food subsidies will be available but successful participants should expect to cover some costs themselves.
Send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org and remember to include:
- Your completed application form.
- A one-page Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume only including information relevant to the application.
- A letter of support, which should be one page and should indicate how you will use the training to benefit your NGO and the community. It must be signed by the applicant and leader of NGO.
- The African Alliance Advocate training is open to Alliance members from the African region.
- Non-members and members of the Alliance from other regions cannot be considered.
- Members will need to confirm the visa requirements to travel to Kenya.
- They can only consider applicants who are decision-makers within their organization.
2 January 2018 at midnight GMT.
For more information, visit Alliance.