TECHNICAL ACTIVITY: The Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) wishes to recruit one (1) Content Creator Consultant or team to support the creation of content for a mobile application on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights targeting youth in Somalia, Somaliland and Puntland. This activity is part of the Strengthening Midwifery Education and Practice in Somalia (SMEPS).
Location: This position will require remote work
Time frame: August-September 2022
Remuneration: $5000 CAD
The 5 year, Strengthening Midwifery Education and Practice in Somalia (SMEPS) Project is supported by the Government of Canada through Global Affairs Canada and is led by UNFPA in partnership with Somalia and Somaliland’s Ministry of Health and the Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM). Overall, the project consists of:
The project also works to improve the ability of the Ministry of Health to manage and regulate the education and work of midwives, as well as provide support for the strengthening of Midwifery Associations.
Under the guidance of the SMEPS Project Officer, Communications Lead, and Midwifery Technical Expert
the Consultant will contribute to the development of a mobile app by developing youth focused SRHR
content. The content will be expressed through a midwifery lens, with a particular focus on a human
rights approach based on advocacy, equity and respectful care. The Consultant will synthesize and
format content that has already been developed to meet the needs of the project and audience. An
outline of the content is as follows:
• What is a midwife
• Adolescent changes in girls
• Adolescent changes in boys
• Consent and Rights
• Marriage and Relationships
• Family Planning
• Gender Based Violence
• Child Marriage
Role of CAM:
CAM will act as the focal point for all project planning and coordination, and all
communications with and between internal and external partners and will contract additional technical
experts as needed. Produced content will be reviewed and approved by CAM.
Role of the Consultant: The Consultant will manage their team to produce the deliverables per the
timeline outlined below. They will work collaboratively with CAM and the mobile app developers to
ensure materials developed are in line with the proposed wire frame.
• English SRHR content for the mobile app based on an outline and the raw content provided by CAM
• Content shaped for a Somali youth audience
• Translated materials in Somali, if capacity exists ( remuneration TBD)
Qualifications, Knowledge and Skill Requirements
Working Conditions and Location
• The Consultant must be eligible to work in Canada.
• The Consultant will be required to use their own laptop and other communications equipment. No laptop, computer or phone will be provided by CAM.
Please follow these instructions:
We thank all applicants for their interest however, only applicants selected for an interview will
July 18, 2022
August 5, 2022
Canadian Association of Midwives
SHARE THIS POST: