Training Curriculum Writer

Job Type

Part Time



Start Date



1211 Preservation Park Way
United States


Training Curriculum Writer

Bright Research Group is seeking an experienced training curriculum developer and writer to support the design and documentation of engaging training experiences for peer professionals and nonprofit staff. The consultant will support curriculum development and documentation for approximately 3-4 different trainings from November 2018 – June 2019, with additional support as needed. Our projects fall in the areas of public health, violence prevention, health care systems and reform, and youth development. Please note: BRG is seeking the services of a consultant at this time. This is not an employee position.



·     Develop training curriculum manual for both participants and facilitators, may include powerpoint presentation, activities, worksheets, or other performance support tools

·     Facilitate meetings with BRG leadership team and partners to gather subject matter expertise, core content areas, understanding of training audiences/end users, and other key priorities to inform the training curricula

·     Review and evaluate existing material and content to inform content development and design

·     Design and create interactive training techniques and activities that enhance user experience

·     Effectively use best practices in principles of adult learning theory, instructional systems design, measurement and evaluation techniques to build training program

·     Offer options and solutions for training business model

·     Other duties as requested.



Required Skills and Experience

·     Experience directly related to developing training programs and materials

·     Experience and knowledge of public agency and nonprofit workforces

·     Advanced writing and communication skills

·     Advanced knowledge and expertise in adult learning theory and instructional systems design

·     Knowledge and experience with designing interactive training formats

·     Able to travel to BRG’s offices in Oakland on a regular, as-needed basis

·     Available to begin work in November 2018, and able to provide between 10-20 hours of service per month until project is complete. Hours may vary by month. Estimated timeline is November 2018 – June 2019.


Desired Skills and Experience

·     Knowledge and experience with developing trainings for peer professionals and other nonprofit staff

·     Demonstrated commitment to social justice and equity

·     Knowledge of training business models

·     Knowledge of and experience with the Bay Area’s diverse populations and communities

·     Knowledge of and experience with public agencies, funders, or nonprofits in Alameda County, San Francisco City and County, and San Mateo County. Bonus points for experience and knowledge in the City of Oakland, specifically.


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

To Apply

Please note that this is not an employee position. We are seeking a consultant to provide support on an hourly basis.


To apply, please email the following materials to

·     2-3 page proposal for how you would approach this work, including your hourly rate

·     Resume/CV

·     At least one relevant work sample

·     2-3 professional references


Bright Research Group does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, or sexual orientation and strives to create an inclusive and diverse workplace. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.


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