Women’s International Peace Centre (The Peace Centre) is a feminist organization, that seeks to ignite women’s leadership, by amplifying women’s voices and deepening their activism to (re)create peace. We are one of the leading actors on Women, Peace and Security informed by the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR1325), the Sustainable Development Goals 5 and 16 and other Women, Peace and Security frameworks.
One of the Peace Centre’s strategic objectives is intentional well-being and is an area that we believe is critical for building sustainable feminist leadership and movements. The Peace Centre believes that there is a need for deliberate and intentional investment in self-care and wellness of feminist leaders through specific tailor-made initiatives and mainstreaming wellness in all programmes and
The Peace Centre is implementing a project on “Women’s Advocacy for Voice and Empowerment Phase 2 (WAVE2) through inclusive platforms in Uganda” in partnership with five organizations namely: Freedom and Roam Uganda (FARUG), Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE), Mentoring and Empowerment for Young Women (MEMPROW), National Association of Women’s
Organisations in Uganda (NAWOU) and National Union of Women with Disabilities in Uganda (NUWODU). To build a strong feminist movement where women are rejuvenated and minimise burnout, the Peace Centre plans to conduct a needs assessment on the emotional, mental and physical well-being of women leaders at a personal and organisational level, among the consortium partners.
2.0 Request for Expression of Interest
The Peace Centre invites eligible and qualified individuals to indicate their interest to conduct a needs assessment among the consortium partners. These will include staff from the following organisations’ Freedom and Roam Uganda (FARUG), Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE), Mentoring and Empowerment for Young Women (MEMPROW), National Association of Women’s Organisations in Uganda (NAWOU) and National Union of Women with Disabilities in Uganda (NUWODU) and the Peace Centre.
Objectives of the assignment
1. To conduct a needs assessment of the emotional, mental and physical wellbeing of women leaders’ at a personal and organisational level among the consortium partners.
2. Establish physical and emotional priority actions for staff well-being.
3. Develop a well-being plan for each of the 6 institutions.
3.0 Required Qualification, Skills and Competencies
I. First Degree or Masters in the field of Social Sciences, Psychology, Mental Health, Medicine, Social Work and Social Administration or any other relevant subject area.
II. Ability to collect data, analyse and communicate data with relevant stakeholders in a nontechnical language.
III. Have a deep and thorough understanding of self-care and wellness
IV. Strong Communication and Interpersonal skills.
V. Excellent writing skills.
4.0 Application Process
Expression of Interest marked “Expression of Interest to conduct a needs assessment on Women’s Rights Organisations’ Staff Wellbeing” can be submitted as a soft copy via the email address email@example.com. Hard copies can be dropped at the address below on or before 17.00 hours local time on Wednesday 8th February 2023. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
Applications should be sent to:
The Executive Director,
Women’s International Peace Centre
Plot 1, Martyrs Garden B, Ministers Village, Ntinda, Kampala
P. O. Box 4934, Kampala, Uganda
Tel : +256 414-698684