Trauma-Informed Digital Security Trainer

Job Type

Part Time






1625 Massachutsetts Ave. NW
Suite 300
United States



Vital Voices is seeking an experienced, Trauma-Informed Digital Security Trainer to support training at a four-day workshop as part of a fellowship program for service providers to survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) and the refugee/migrant population in the Balkan region. The fellowship program will focus on sharing skills and knowledge in the areas of both digital security and psychosocial support for advocates and service providers. The Trauma-Informed Digital Security Trainer will develop content and facilitate discussion to support the program’s first area of focus on promoting digital security for participating fellows and their respective networks. The work location for this position will be remote, with a four-day workshop and one in-country planning day in Belgrade, Serbia. This is a temporary position. The start date for this position is immediate and the consultancy will run through July 20, 2018.


  • Develop content on digital security for service-providing organizations and individuals for the four-day workshop
  • Facilitate sessions on trauma-informed digital security with a focus on secure data storage, data sharing, and digital communications for a group of 15 program fellows
  • Participate in one day of planning in Belgrade, Serbia along with other expert consultants and Vital Voices Human Rights staff prior to the event
  • Liaise with the Vital Voices team in the lead up to the program


  • Deep expertise in digital security and trauma-informed systems
  • Background in providing trauma-informed digital security training in the context of gender-based violence, the refugee/migrant population, and/or conflict settings
  • Experience delivering an interactive and participatory pedagogy in an adult-learning environment
  • Demonstrated ability to develop & adapt program content to be applicable to various cultural contexts
  • Ability to travel to Belgrade, Serbia for the four-day workshop and one in-country planning day from July 9-13, 2018
  • Preferred experience working in international settings, especially within the Balkans and MENA regions
  • Past experience working with women’s networks is desirable
  • Preferred proficiency in one or more foreign languages, especially local languages in the Balkan region

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

How to Apply:

Applications that do not include the following will not be considered for review:

  • Salary expectations
  • A writing sample
  • Resume
  • Three references with contact information

Please submit your complete application to with “Trauma-Informed Digital Security Trainer, Name” in the subject line.