Winrock International Indonesia _ Paralegal Trainer for GBV Case Handling Services

Consultancy Description

POSITION TITLE:        Paralegal Trainer for GBV Case Handling Services
LOCATION:                  Papua, Indonesia
DEPARTMENT:            CSE
REPORTS TO:              Deputy Chief of Party/Sr. Program Manager
LEVEL OF EFFORT:     Up to 23 days 


Position Summary:

The Bersama Project is strengthening government capacity and commitment to reduce gender-based violence (GBV) and increase awareness of GBV in Papua and West Papua Indonesia. The project is working primarily with the government to transition to newly mandated policy, improve budgeting and planning, introduce standard operating procedures to support victims, strengthen referral systems, provide training to counselors and paralegals, and improve communications about GBV and services provided. The project is committed to support the government in training paralegals to handle and refer victims of GBV in Papua and West Papua.


The Paralegal Trainer for GBV Case Handling Services will be responsible preparing a training curriculum and facilitating two trainings (one in Papua and one in West Papua) for approximately 12 people in each location. The training will be geared towards participants who have received basic paralegal training. We expect the trainings to last for five days which includes 7 hours plus having one hour for lunch.  By the end of the project, we expect participants to demonstrate intermediate level skills for handling GBV victims, showing sensitivities towards clients and confidentiality handling their cases, knowledge of how to refer victims to the nearest government health centers and or other government services, and conduct basic record keeping.  

Specific tasks and schedule are as follows:

  • Review background documents to become familiar with Bersama (2 days)
  • Building on existing curricula adapt it to the Papua context and develop a training agenda, compile reading materials for participants (5 days)
  • Conduct the training (total 5 days at two locations for a total of 10 days) with travel to Eastern Indonesia and regional travel
  • Each training should include a pretest and post test
  • The trainings should use a variety of adult learning and experiential learning training techniques which may include role playing, fishbowl, and simulations.
  • Include evaluation of the training by the participants. 

Write a report of the trainings  (6 days) which will include:

  • Description of the training schedule and techniques
  • List of participants that attended
  • Analysis of pre-test and posttest, summarizing the number of people who passed the training.
  • Summary of what went well and what could be improved (summarizing the findings from the evaluations)
  • Recommendations on how the paralegals can continue to increase their capacity and provide services
  • The curricula (lesson modules) in the annex
  • Reading materials for participants

Education:     Master’s level degree required in social sciences, legal aid or similar field.

Required Work Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience training paralegals in districts
  • Knowledge and experience working with government agencies
  • Experience working in Papua or Eastern Indonesia preferred


  • Adult learning training skills
  • Writing skills
  • Understanding of GBV sensitivities, required
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • Ability to produce quality products within time
  • Acute attention to detail.


Applicants should submit a current resume and cover letter to the following email:  

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply ASAP, as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Qualified Indonesian nationals, especially women and those residing in Eastern Indonesia, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Winrock International would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet all requisite criteria and are short listed will be contacted

Closing date for application is on February 12, 2020, COB GMT +9