Volunteer opportunities

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor

*Open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada only



The International Bureau for Children's Rights (IBCR), a Canadian NGO dedicated to the protection and promotion of children's rights, is looking for a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor to support its partner, the National Human Rights Council (NHRC), as part of its PRIDE (Project for the Integral Strengthening of Children's Rights) voluntary cooperation programme.  

Through this mandate, share your skills and expertise to advise, assist, and train the NHRC team in monitoring, evaluation and learning related to its projects to support the implementation of its missions. The mandate includes the development and revision of monitoring and evaluation tools and the improvement of existing processes, among other tasks. 


Created in 2018, the National Council for Human Rights (CNDH) is an Independent Administrative Authority (AAI) which exercises advisory functions, conducts consultations, carries out evaluation missions and makes proposals to the Government and all other competent authorities within the framework of the promotion, protection and defence of Human Rights on the national territory. 

For more information, please visit: cndh.ci  


The volunteer will be responsible for :

  • Support the National Human Rights Council (NHRC) in :
    • Strengthening its capacity in action research and monitoring and evaluation techniques that adopt an inclusive approach, favouring the participation of girls and other marginalised groups
    • The development and revision of monitoring and evaluation tools for the actions carried out 
    • Design of data collection forms and tools 
    • The operationalisation of a harmonised data collection system
    • Improving the organisation's management processes and developing related tools
    • Conducting the mid-term review of the strategic plan through workshops to reflect on and analyse the strategic organisational axes
    • Strengthening the process of capitalising on the organisation's experiences and good practices (clarification, creation of related tools, etc.)
    • Designing new projects
  • Develop and conduct training on the use of data collection and monitoring tools, as well as on data analysis and reporting
  • Regularly review data collection processes, conduct data quality assessments and make adjustments
  • Support the strengthening of the partner organisation in terms of work organisation, information management, communication and any other activities related to its expertise 

Other tasks related to the PRIDE project :

  • Support the animation of the PRIDE Social Laboratory activities
  • Write progress reports on the activities carried out during the mandate
  • Participate in the promotion of international volunteering in Canada by participating in IBCR's communication efforts (writing articles or blog posts on the volunteering experience, videos, interviews, events...)
  • At the request of his/her line manager, carry out any other task related to his/her skills and the smooth running of the programme




Technical skills :  

  • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL), management, organisational management, or equivalent
  • At least 3 to 5 years of experience in methods for evaluating the results of projects and/or social processes
  • Proven experience in developing monitoring and evaluation tools
  • Strong analytical and writing skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Outlook (Teams, mail, SharePoint, Forms, etc.) and Google (Google Docs, Google Drive, Gmail, etc.). 

Human skills :  

  • High adaptability and ability to be flexible in the face of change
  • Excellent interpersonal and participatory skills
  • Ability to work both in a team and independently
  • Ability to plan, prioritise, multi-task and be proactive
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and gender equality
  • Promotion of a culture of learning and knowledge sharing within the partner organisation's team and with other volunteers


  • Experience in organising and facilitating workshops and training courses 
  • Experience in a developing country or in international cooperation 
  • Knowledge of and/or interest in human and/or children's rights 
  • Knowledge of gender equality principles 
  • Knowledge of results-based management 
  • Knowledge of Canada's volunteer cooperation programme 

Please note that successful applicants will be subject to criminal record checks and reference checks. 



In addition to an incomparable professional and human experience, you will benefit from advantageous conditions including  : 

  • A monthly living and accommodation allowance
  • Round trip airfare, visa and/or residence permit paid for if required
  • Individual insurance for emergency medical care
  • Reimbursement for mandatory vaccinations*.
  • Pre-departure and ongoing support and mentoring by a regional project representative in your region of deployment
  • Pre-departure training dedicated to PRIDE, allowing you to acquire practical skills and meet other volunteers
  • Support and feedback on your return to Canada at the end of the assignment
  • Join a passionate and multicultural team that is committed to the implementation of human rights, children's rights and gender equality.

*Vaccines can be reimbursed up to a maximum of $200

Area(s) of expertise:

Organisational management

Project management

Country :

Ivory Coast

Language :


Duration of the contract:

10 months

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