The Ethiopia Safeguarding Resource and Support Hub (RSH) is working to support organizations, primarily, in the aid sector to strengthen their safeguarding policy and practice against Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH). The Hub is an open-access platform bringing together relevant guidance, tools, research and signposting quality-assured safeguarding support. It creates opportunities for meaningful engagement through Communities of Practice, discussion forums and live events. If you wish to know more about RSH, please click here for the global page and the Ethiopia page.

RSH is  planning to provide a package of support to a group of up to fifteen (15) safeguarding investigators from the Aid and Private sectors in Ethiopia. This program is designed to provide refresher training and a focused six-months mentorship program commencing September 2021. The program aims to strengthen the skills and capacity of already  trained investigators to have hands-on exposure and peer support to be able confident  investigators into allegations of Sexual exploitation. Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH). This program will provide tailored support to  filling exiting gaps in capacities with the ultimate aim of enabling them to become more capable investigators. The program will employ a mix of activities: including  short refresher training, monthly face-to-face case scenario-based practical sessions supported by qualified mentors, and availing  a community of practice platform focused on Safeguarding investigation.

RSH, therefore, would like to request applications for participation in this program from interested investigators from the Aid sector and those from the private sector (particularly industrial parks-based manufacturers) who received financial support from UK Aid or other aid agencies and who meet the below criteria:

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Mandatory: Individuals who can provide proof of participating in investigation focused training before
  • Mandatory: Individuals who may not have formal training but have participated in SEAH investigation substantiated by a proof of their engagement (a letter from the organization);
  • Being employee of an organization is plus but independent consultants are also eligible. Individuals working in aid sector or provide service to aid sector will be given priority
  • Individuals who meet the mandatory eligibility criteria (cited above) and are working in the private (especially from industrial park based manufacturers) and government/public sectors who are receiving financial support from UK Aid and other aid agencies are also eligible to participate.
  • Applicants should be  interested in continuing as investigator or building/integrating their career as investigator or investigation trainer. 

Interested applicants should complete the application form online before September 11th, 2021. For further enquiry, please reach out to [email protected]. Finalists will be notified by mid-September.


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