Eurasia Foundation, Tajikistan

Civil Society Capacity Building Specialist


Position: Civil Society Capacity Building Specialist

Date Posted: Octobver 17, 2019

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Dushanbe

Deadline: November 07, 2019


Eurasia Foundation (EF), a US non-profit organization promoting civil society development and good governance, is accepting applications for a Civil Society Capacity Building Specialist for the Civil Society Support Program in Central Asia (CSSP). The purpose of CSSP is to cultivate a vibrant and responsive citizen-oriented civil society in Central Asia.

The CSCBS will be based full-time in the regional office in Tajikistan and serve as a technical specialist for CSSP activities aimed at building the capacity of civil society organizations (CSOs) to be financially viable and constituent-based.


Oversee CSO capacity assessments using the institutional assessment toolkit

Serve as an expert on the selection committee for institutional development (ID) grants

Serve as a capacity building advisor for CSOs in Tajikistan

Organize training events and oversee ID grant implementation by CSOs in Tajikistan

Collaborate with Civil Society Capacity Building Specialists in CSSP Country Offices


At least 3 years of experience supporting the development of civil society organizations (CSOs)

preferably for USG-funded international development projects

Familiarity and previous experience working in Central Asia

Demonstrated technical expertise in civil society capacity building, CSO networking and advocacy required; experience using organizational capacity assessment and growth models strongly preferred

Bachelor’s degree in organizational development, public administration, international relations or other relevant areas of study

Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Russian required

Knowledge of Kazakh, Tajik, Turkmen or Uzbek a plus


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to with "DUSH-CSCBS" in the subject line.

No phone calls, please.

Eurasia Foundation, Tajikistan