JOIN US in This ‘Reimagining the Post-COVID Future’ Project

We are looking for one ๐๐‘๐Ž๐‰๐„๐‚๐“ ๐Œ๐€๐๐€๐†๐„๐‘/๐…๐‘๐€๐Œ๐„๐–๐Ž๐‘๐Š ๐ƒ๐„๐’๐ˆ๐†๐๐„๐‘.

๐๐‘๐Ž๐‰๐„๐‚๐“ ๐ƒ๐„๐’๐‚๐‘๐ˆ๐๐“๐ˆ๐Ž๐

COVID-19 ushered in โ€˜new normalsโ€™ and imposed new everyday work realities that included โ€˜work from homeโ€™ arrangements and the shift from offline to online work. These โ€˜new normalsโ€™ demand new ways of being and new ways of getting things done. ๐‚๐ข๐ฏ๐ข๐ฅ ๐ฌ๐จ๐œ๐ข๐ž๐ญ๐ฒ ๐ง๐ž๐ž๐๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ซ๐ž๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ง๐ค ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฐ๐š๐ฒ๐ฌ ๐ฐ๐ž ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ค, ๐š๐๐ฏ๐จ๐œ๐š๐ญ๐ž, ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ฆ๐š๐ง๐š๐ ๐ž ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ฎ๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ค ๐ญ๐ž๐š๐ฆ๐ฌ if we are to adapt and thrive. We must ensure that we do not just cope with the new realities, but that we are better able to meet the demands of this unprecedented time while remaining effective, efficient, and holistically safe and secure as civil society activists and rights defenders.

๐Ž๐๐‰๐„๐‚๐“๐ˆ๐•๐„
Innovation for Change โ€“ East Asia believes this is an opportune time ๐ญ๐จ ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ๐ ๐ž๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ ๐š๐ฌ ๐š๐ง ๐„๐š๐ฌ๐ญ ๐€๐ฌ๐ข๐š ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ฎ๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ ๐ญ๐จ ๐œ๐จ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐ซ๐ž๐ข๐ฆ๐š๐ ๐ข๐ง๐ž ๐š ๐ฉ๐จ๐ฌ๐ญ-๐‚๐Ž๐•๐ˆ๐ƒ ๐Ÿ๐ฎ๐ญ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ž (even as we are still very much in the midst of COVID-related realities) โ€“ looking at possibilities involving civil society action, advocacies, relationships, ways of doing things, program activities, and network, alliance, and movement building.

๐Ž๐๐๐Ž๐‘๐“๐”๐๐ˆ๐“๐˜
This pandemic implores us ๐ญ๐จ ๐ซ๐ž๐ฏ๐ข๐ž๐ฐ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ค ๐ž๐ง๐ฏ๐ข๐ซ๐จ๐ง๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ we have created and held on to for so long, and ๐ญ๐จ ๐ซ๐ž๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ง๐ค, ๐ซ๐ž๐ข๐ฆ๐š๐ ๐ข๐ง๐ž, ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ซ๐ž๐›๐ฎ๐ข๐ฅ๐, where necessary, – ๐ญ๐จ ๐ž๐ฏ๐จ๐ฅ๐ฏ๐ž ๐ข๐ง๐ญ๐จ ๐š ๐Ÿ๐š๐ข๐ซ๐ž๐ซ, ๐ฆ๐จ๐ซ๐ž ๐š๐ฐ๐š๐ซ๐ž, ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ฆ๐จ๐ซ๐ž ๐ซ๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ๐ฌ-๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ฉ๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐ , ๐ซ๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ๐ฌ-๐ฉ๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐œ๐ข๐ง๐ , ๐ซ๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ๐ฌ-๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐ฆ๐จ๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐œ๐ข๐ฏ๐ข๐ฅ ๐ฌ๐จ๐œ๐ข๐ž๐ญ๐ฒ sector our present realities and the post-COVID world require and desperately need.

๐Ž๐”๐“๐๐”๐“๐’
This project intends to host ๐ญ๐ก๐ซ๐ž๐ž ๐ซ๐ž๐ข๐ฆ๐š๐ ๐ข๐ง๐ข๐ง๐  ๐š๐ง๐ ๐œ๐จ-๐œ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ค๐ฌ๐ก๐จ๐ฉ๐ฌ that will generate, at most, ๐ฌ๐ข๐ฑ ๐œ๐จ-๐๐ž๐ฌ๐ข๐ ๐ง๐ž๐ ๐ฌ๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐ฏ๐ข๐๐ž๐ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ฌ๐ž๐ž๐ ๐Ÿ๐ฎ๐ง๐๐ข๐ง๐ , and produce ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ ๐ข๐ง๐Ÿ๐จ๐ ๐ซ๐š๐ฉ๐ก๐ข๐œ๐ฌ / ๐ฉ๐จ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ / ๐ฉ๐จ๐ฌ๐ญ๐œ๐š๐ซ๐ ๐๐ž๐ฌ๐ข๐ ๐ง๐ฌ on principles, actions, and themes highlighted during the workshops and the implementation of the co-designed solutions.

๐‚๐€๐‹๐‹ ๐…๐Ž๐‘ ๐€๐๐๐‹๐ˆ๐‚๐€๐“๐ˆ๐Ž๐๐’

๐“๐€๐’๐Š๐’ ๐€๐๐ƒ ๐‘๐„๐’๐๐Ž๐๐’๐ˆ๐๐ˆ๐‹๐ˆ๐“๐ˆ๐„๐’
We are looking for one ๐๐‘๐Ž๐‰๐„๐‚๐“ ๐Œ๐€๐๐€๐†๐„๐‘/๐…๐‘๐€๐Œ๐„๐–๐Ž๐‘๐Š ๐ƒ๐„๐’๐ˆ๐†๐๐„๐‘ who will
*Design the reimagining and co-creation workshopsโ€™ themes, processes, and methodologies,
*Organize the three reimagining and co-creation workshops,
*Prepare highlights of the workshopsโ€™ outputs,
*Guide and monitor the implementation of co-designed solutions,
*Liaise with the Process Historian for the completion of the PHโ€™s report,
*Work with the Graphic Designer on content for the infographics and posters, and
*Submit an end-of-project assessment report.

๐€๐ƒ๐Œ๐ˆ๐๐ˆ๐’๐“๐‘๐€๐“๐ˆ๐•๐„ ๐‚๐Ž๐๐’๐ˆ๐ƒ๐„๐‘๐€๐“๐ˆ๐Ž๐๐’
The Program Manager/Framework Designer is expected to work remotely. He/She will work in close coordination with I4C-East Asia through the projectโ€™s main contact point. He/She will also coordinate with the โ€˜Reimagining the Post-COVID Futureโ€™ project team primarily through online platforms.

๐‚๐Ž๐Œ๐๐„๐๐’๐€๐“๐ˆ๐Ž๐
The Program Manager/Framework Designer will receive USD5000 for services rendered โ€“ 50% initial payment upon signing of the Work Service Agreement and 50% final payment upon successful completion of all activities and submission of all project outputs by end of June 2021.

๐€๐๐๐‹๐ˆ๐‚๐€๐“๐ˆ๐Ž๐ ๐๐‘๐Ž๐‚๐„๐’๐’
If futures-work appeals to you and your passions and skillset match this projectโ€™s intentions, please do ๐ ๐ž๐ญ ๐ข๐ง ๐ญ๐จ๐ฎ๐œ๐ก ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ฎ๐ฌ ๐›๐ฒ ๐…๐ซ๐ข๐๐š๐ฒ, ๐Ÿ“ ๐…๐ž๐›๐ซ๐ฎ๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ (๐Ÿ๐Ÿ:๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ—๐ฉ๐ฆ ๐๐š๐ง๐ ๐ค๐จ๐ค ๐ญ๐ข๐ฆ๐ž) and send us the following documents:
*Detailed ๐ฅ๐ž๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ข๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ expressing how you may contribute to the Reimagining the Post-COVID Future project,
*Updated ๐’„๐’–๐’“๐’“๐’Š๐’„๐’–๐’๐’–๐’Ž ๐’—๐’Š๐’•๐’‚๐’† that highlights previous and/or current futures-related work,
*๐Ž๐ง๐ž-๐ฉ๐š๐ ๐ž ๐œ๐จ๐ง๐œ๐ž๐ฉ๐ญ ๐ง๐จ๐ญ๐ž ๐จ๐ซ ๐๐ซ๐š๐Ÿ๐ญ of how you envision to manage the three workshops โ€“ give us a ๐ฌ๐ง๐š๐ฉ๐ฌ๐ก๐จ๐ญ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ญ๐ก๐ซ๐ž๐ž ๐ฆ๐š๐ข๐ง ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ค๐ฌ๐ก๐จ๐ฉ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ฆ๐ž๐ฌ you have in mind, and
*Links to your (project-related) ๐ฉ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ฅ๐ข๐จ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ค.

Submit your complete application to Innovation for Change โ€“ East Asiaโ€™s Research & Information Officer, Marissa de Guzman, through this address: marissa@innovationforchange.net. Please follow this format for your emailโ€™s subject โ€“ ๐€๐๐๐‹๐ˆ๐‚๐€๐“๐ˆ๐Ž๐: ๐๐จ๐ฌ๐ญ-๐‚๐Ž๐•๐ˆ๐ƒ ๐…๐ฎ๐ญ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ž ๐๐ซ๐จ๐ฃ๐ž๐œ๐ญ ๐Œ๐š๐ง๐š๐ ๐ž๐ซ/๐…๐ซ๐š๐ฆ๐ž๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ค ๐ƒ๐ž๐ฌ๐ข๐ ๐ง๐ž๐ซ