Skills Facilitator

Position Title
Skills Facilitator – Tailoring/Sewing/Tie-dye/Handloom

Contract period
Till 31st December 2019 (with the possibility of extension due to funding)

Line Manager
Response Officer

Staff Manager

Rohingya Refugee camps

DCA (DanChurchAid) is a Danish humanitarian, non-government and non-profit organization. DCA has been working in Bangladesh since the 1970s, both through partners and self-implementing. DCA has an office in Cox’s Bazar. We work for the poor, vulnerable and socially excluded community people.


The Skills Facilitator will plan and conduct different sessions for adolescent girls and women where they will learn Tailoring and Sewing skills, Block-Batique, Tie-dye and Handloom. Additionally, the facilitator will support girls and women with lessons covering basic business skills, marketing, etc.


Planning and implementation 

  • Facilitate and lead skill development sessions on Tailoring and Sewing skills, Block-Batique, Tie-dye and Handloom for women and girls in DCA’s spaces.
  • Design and prepare lesson plans/sessions covering the technical training as well as the business skills.
  • Conduct regular assessments on selected participants.
  • Ensure active engagement of students and volunteers from the community.
  • Closely cooperate with colleagues from the livelihood and education team and stay abreast of the latest developments of the local market.
  • Ensure that activities are conducted in agreement with operational guidelines and are culturally appropriate.
  • Maintain an appreciative and welcoming atmosphere while conducting the sessions.
  • Provide the attendees with information regarding the available services in the camps.
  • Track and report on attendance of the different activities. 

Professional skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in relevant field, (education degree can be considered for the experienced person)
  • 2 years relevant working experience in Tailoring, Sewing, Block-batique, Tie-dye and Handloom;
  • Have knowledge on GBV and related issues
  • Previous facilitation/training experience;
  • Understanding of setting up a business.
  • Proficiency in Chittagonian dialect (required);
  • Proficiency of English and Burmese language (desirable)
  • Experience in conducting sessions, ideally skills training for adolescent girls and women
  • Experience and/or knowledge in keeping participants engaged using interactive communication and teaching approaches
  • Accomplish individual and collective assignments given by her supervisor.
  • Have a good understanding of situation of Rohingya population and issues female population faces.
  • Good team working and organizational skills
  • Undertake other duties that may be determined by the supervisor.
  • Due to the nature of the work only female candidates can be considered!

Only online applications consisting of minimum a CV and a Cover Letter will be considered. 
***HARD COPY CV or ANY PERSONAL EMAIL will NOT be accepted. 

  • The candidate must have personal commitment to social equity and equal rights and opportunities and adhere to the staff policies of DCA on Sexual Harassment and Anti-Corruption.
  • DCA needs people with excellent interpersonal communication skills and a good team spirit.
  • Willingness to be flexible is essential.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • DCA promotes equal opportunities for women and men from different caste, ethnic and religious backgrounds and encourages them to apply for these posts within DCA.
  • For information about DCA visit

Contact Person:  Eva Costa,
Address: Block-A, Plot-29, Kolatoli Residential Area, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. the road beside Mohammadiya Guest house)
Closing date for applications:  14th September 2019

Application Link: