Background / Introduction:
Vital Voices Global Partnership is a leading international non-governmental organization committed to working with women throughout the world to provide them with the support and tools they need to have a positive impact in their communities. Through mentoring programs, leadership trainings and individualized support, Vital Voices provides credibility, builds capacity and enhances connections for emerging and established women leaders internationally.
Project Goals and Scope of Services
Vital Voices is seeking a consultant with experience in refugee resettlement, and contextually-specific experience in the registration, protection, and resettlement processes.
The Consultant will assess and make recommendations on overall registration, resettlement, and safety considerations for Afghan Refugees supported by Vital Voices through the Afghan Women Fund.
The Consultant will develop a list of recommendations for both day-to-day operations for our team on the ground in Albania and provide direct legal services for the families Vital Voices’ supports through this project.
The consultant will also be responsible for supporting Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) applicants, P1/2 Visa applicants, political asylum applicants and other vulnerable individuals. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals interested in refugee rights, human rights, immigration, and international law to be part of a growing crisis response team at Vital Voices that makes an impact on the lives of refugees and other displaced people.
The anticipated hours needed to provide services are 20-30 hours per week. The expected contract duration is through April 2022
Anticipated Selection Schedule
Request for Proposal timeline as follows:
Request for Proposal Issuance: October 8, 2021
Deadline for Bidders to Submit Questions: October 6, 2021
Proposal Deadline: October 15, 2021
Contract Award: October 29, 2021
Time and Place of Submission of Proposals
Respondents to this request for proposal must submit their proposal to [email@example.com]. Responses must be received no later than October 15, 2021 and should be clearly marked “Afghan Crisis Legal Advisor” in the subject of the email.
Questions about the RFP can be submitted to Noha Alkamcha at NohaAlkamcha@vitalvoices.org
Elements of Proposal
A submission must, at a minimum, include the following elements:
A successful respondent will: