Alliance Advocate Application Process

Alliance Advocates are selected through a rigorous training program designed to find those applicants who will benefit most from the training. 

In 2018, Alliance Advocate training is shifting from a single, global training course, to several, regional courses.

The African Alliance Advocate training, which will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, in March 2018 is now open for applications.

Eligibility and expenses

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.

We can only consider applicants who are decision-makers within their organization.

Travel, accommodation, and food subsidies will be available but successful participants should expect to cover some costs themselves.

Process

Send your application to admin@roadsafetyngos.org. Remember to include:

  1. Your completed application form.
  2. A one-page Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume only including information relevant to the application.
  3. 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.

You will need to provide in the application form:

  • Personal and contact details
  • Responses to the participant profile:
    • COMMITMENT: Provide minimum one example of a situation/s where you delivered a result e.g. made an activity happen or drove something forward and followed through. Ideal examples show that you are willing to go the extra mile and have demonstrated it in previous work (Max 100 words).
    • ACCOUNTABLE: Provide minimum one example of a situation where you adhered to a deadline by planning and following process. Ideal examples will show how you can drive projects and activities forward through planning (Max 100 words).
    • ANALYTICAL: Provide an example of work you have done in advocating for road safety and explain how you acquired the information/knowledge that you needed to analyze the issue and develop a solution (Max 100 words)
    • COMMUNICATION: Provide an example of a situation where you used your skills in communication e.g. liaising with media, presenting, and facilitation, organization events and activities (Max 100 words)
    • FUNDRAISING: Do you have any experience with fundraising? If YES, how many successful proposals have you submitted in the past 5 years? What was the amount of the funding received for each of those (Max 100 words)
    • ROAD SAFETY WORK: List your number of years of experience in road safety projects and which area you work in (Max 20 words)
    • ENGLISH PROFICIENCY: Are you fluent in spoken English? Fluency in oral English is required to participate in this training
    • WORK STATUS: List your work status and whether you have other jobs and how you will manage your time, should you be selected (Max 50 words).
  • A letter of support:  The letter 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.
  • A Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume: This should be a maximum one page, only including information relevant to the application.

Deadline

2 January 2018 at midnight GMT.

Timeline

  • 28 November 2017: Call for applications
  • 1 January 2018 midnight GMT: Close for applications
  • Early January 2018: Shortlisting and notification of shortlisted candidates
  • Mid January 2018: Second stage application for shortlisted candidates
  • 17 Jan 2018: Deadline for second stage
  • Late January 2018: Interviews
  • Late January 2018: Applicants informed and participant commitment confirmed
  • February 2018: Induction: Pre-training assignments
  • March 2018: Training in Nairobi, Kenya

Application form

Application Form

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