SUMMARY: Darkness to Light, an International Non-Profit organization with a mission to empower people to prevent child sexual abuse is seeking a contracted Project Coordinator to work on an India-based project. The Project Coordinator will work remotely and help coordinate all project related activities in the production of a culturally relevant version of our flagship child sexual abuse prevention training, Stewards of Children®.
- Serve as primary point of contact between Darkness to Light, and partnering organizations.
- Identify and foster relationships with individuals and organizations involved in child sexual abuse prevention and response in Mumbai, and beyond as necessary.
- Assist partner organizations in the development of new educational and public awareness opportunities for distribution of Darkness to Light products and services.
- Participate in strategic and tactical planning of Stewards of Children® India curriculum production. This would include working with Stewards of Children® co-author to identify and schedule interviewees for an Indian version – adult survivors, experts, youth-serving professionals.
- Identify professionals in the child sexual abuse prevention field who can review language translation and training materials.
- Assist partner organizations in the coordination of implementing the new Indian version of Stewards of Children® to existing Facilitators. Coordinate curriculum feedback rounds between program participants and partner organizations.
- Support partner organizations in initial training of all new Facilitators, and training of a local Instructor (after that person has successfully trained 100 people/approx. 5 groups).
- Write Request For Proposals (RFPs) for production companies in India, review proposals, and select vendor. Coordinate all aspects of video interviews, and production of footage. Coordinate with onsite partner organizations in India.
- Assist in reviewing all video footage, provide feedback, and edits to advisory team.
- Research comparable Indian statistics in the field of child sexual abuse, and Indian resources.
- Write RFP for training host, select and extensively research top candidates, solicit their interest, and work to secure new host. Schedule host filming and all logistics.
- Assist in the review, edit, and cultural relevancy of all training materials associated with the Indian version of Stewards of Children®.
- Write RFP for translation and voiceover work. Review and vet all proposals. Select vendor, and coordinate all logistics.
- Work with partner organizations in India to establish three (3) focus groups after training is completed. Coordinate logistics, assist with gathering feedback, and assist with implementing the suggested edits.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Must be fluent in English and Hindi, including reading, writing, and speaking.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to function as a strong team member, while also working independently.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate in various venues such as public speaking and presentations.
- Ability to work with individuals from different cultures.
- Collaborative; ability to network with leading child sexual abuse prevention practitioners, experts, governmental and non-governmental agencies, and advocates.
- Professional and polished phone skills.
- Experience in current issues and best practices relating to child sexual abuse prevention and response.
- Have an existing professional network in the field of child sexual abuse and response.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and adherence to trademarks and copyrights of Darkness to Light proprietary information and materials.
- Strong computer skills, proficient with computers and Microsoft Office product suite.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills.
- Effective and efficient at handling multiple tasks and projects. The ability to set and accomplish short and long-range goals.
- Bachelor’s Degree in related area of study preferred, such as social work, health, youth development, community development, or criminal justice.