The Culture and Free Thought Association “CFTA” - Job Vacancy

The Culture and Free Thought Association “CFTA”

Job Vacancy

Disability Inclusion Coordinator

Part time contract

The Culture and Free Thought Association “CFTA” was established in 1991 as an independent organization playing a leading role in developing a Palestinian civil society that is based on promoting the rights of children, youth and women in the Gaza Strip. CFTA is a development non-governmental organization which, in emergency situations, also provides humanitarian assistance.

CFTA is currently seeking a Disability Inclusion Coordinator-part time contract to help ensure that all practices, programmatic and operational are inclusive and sensitive to individual needs.

Location: CFTA main office in Khan Younis and its 5 centers

Contract period: 3 months (Part time)-maybe extended

  1. Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing, updating CFTA’s policies, manuals and systems in a HRBA - with a special attention to disability inclusion and leave no one behind principle .

  • Work to apply inclusive practices inside CFTA centres and main office, based on CFTA strategy and disability inclusion action plan.

  • To identify barriers that might hinder people with disability participation on equal foot as their peers with no disability do insider CFTA, and work to overcome it.

  • To assist CFTA technical team in applying advocacy actions that address the interest of people with disabilities.

  • Provide technical support to CFTA and WESSAL network team members to apply disability inclusion and other LNOB practices through coaching and advice.

  • Assist in communicating different stakeholders for the sake of improving access of persons with disabilities to different services. ( networking),

  • Work to build communication with DPOs and INGOs supporting disability inclusion projects.

  • To produce regular detailed reports to the management and identify trends, progress and challenges regarding diversity

  • To produce action plan and recommendations to address identified areas for improvement

  • To assist CFTA with the process of transformation of being an inclusive NGO

  • To coordinate closely with Wessal Network and promote diversity initiatives and sharing best practices

  • To champion equality and diversity of CFTA at the national level


Essential Qualifications

  • At least a BA in a relevant field At least three years at least three years practical experience in the area inclusion of people with disabilities Advocacy and lobbying skills

  • Fluent in English and Arabic oral/written

Essential skills and competencies

  • Previous experience in Projects coordination for people with disabilities

  • Knowledge of participatory development methods

  • Excellent computer skills (Internet, Excel, PowerPoint and Word processing)

  • A good understanding of experiential training methodologies and coaching is a strong advantage.

  • Experience in the area of report and proposal writing

  • Ability to identify opportunities and generate creative solutions

  • Good organizational and time management skills

Personal Qualities:

  • Innovative, flexible and proactive personality

  • Excellent team work competencies and confidently demonstrating a coaching approach in working with others

  • Hard worker and results-oriented

  • Ability to handle work stress, time pressure and difficult situations efficiently

  • Willing to travel in the field, spending extra working hours and possibly working during weekends

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Qualified persons with disability are highly encouraged to apply.

Interested and qualified candidates can apply online through \

Apply Now - تقدم الآن لهذه الوظيفة 

No later than Thursday, 3, October 2019

Interested candidates are encouraged to complete the application .Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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