Subject Matter Expert Application
Switchboard invites experienced refugee resettlement and integration professionals to join our network of subject matter experts. Through this network, we provide personalized technical assistance to refugee service providers in the United States who currently receive funding from the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR).
We are currently seeking consultants able to respond to requests from the field that may include: consultation via phone or virtual meeting, development and review of materials and tools, and group webinar training. Relevant areas of expertise include: adult education; case management; children, youth, and family services; community engagement; employment, financial capabilities; health, mental health and wellness; monitoring and evaluation; and organizational development. Across subject matter areas, Switchboard’s approach to technical assistance integrates gender equality and relies on the best available evidence. As appropriate, technical assistance also incorporates trauma-informed approaches.
If you are interested in applying to join our consultant roster, please complete the form below.
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