Consultant LN - Self-Defense Trainer

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Self Defense Trainer

Period of Performance:  March 1st, 2024, until August 31st, 2024

Level of Effort:           

The Consultant will work as a Self Defense Trainer performing self-defense trainings.

Background: The Self Defense Trainer must equip beneficiaries with knowledge and techniques that would aid them in protecting themselves in times of violence.

Purpose:  The purpose of this scope of work is to support the procurement of the services of the consultant to plan for, travel to and/or implement the Self Defense Trainings in person or online

Task Description: Consultant will serve as the Self Defense Trainer project’s activity in Lebanon. Specifically, Consultant will complete the following tasks:

  • The trainer must be an activist against violence against women.
  • The trainer must have completed a certified course in “Self Defense.”
  • The trainer must create comprehensive sessions with the number of sessions, activities during the sessions and, objective of each activity. This should be shared with the Program management team.
  • The trainer must be familiar with many self-defense schools of thought (Karate, Aikido and Jujitsu) 
  • The trainer must be able to provide activities relevant to the GBV program and mission, such as self-defense against rape and/or sexual assault.
  • The trainer must prepare his courses with sensitivity towards customs of the beneficiaries (not ask anyone to remove their veil, and or touch any participant without their consent)
  • The training will be focusing on:
  • The concept and definition of threat and defense.
  • How to assess and analyze a situation
  • Physical and non-physical techniques to manage and de-escalate a situation.
  • Basic self-defense to cover the minimum required for a trainer. 
  • Create awareness and how to transmit it on different levels.
  • Case studies, exercises, and Q&As (using visual aid and presentation materials)
  • In addition to the training workshops, the Recreational Activities Trainer is expected to write a comprehensive report after the completion of each training cycle. The report template will be provided by the program team. This report should encompass a detailed overview of the training conducted, participants' engagement, key outcomes, and any recommendations for improvement.
  • Furthermore, the Recreational Activities Trainer should receive training in handling GBV disclosure and safe referral before commencing their work.

Specific Duties:

Conduct Self Defense sessions each session length is 1.5 hours.

Compliance & Ethics:  Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.  Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. Communicates these values to staff and to partners and requires them to adhere to these values.

The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

Deliverables/Due Dates/Payment Schedule:

Conduct in person or online Self Defense Sessions / Based on the submission of a task sheet and invoice / 100USD/Session


Total: TBD depending on the number of sessions and number of workshops conducted per month


Fixed Price Fee: Fees per one session of self-defense training in person is 100 USD.

Transportation fees from consultant address to sessions conducted in North, Bekaa and South using consultant’s personal car are calculated based on the number of kilometers traveled per round trip as per IMC transportation policy matrix. Transportation fees is not provided for sessions delivered in Beirut and Mount Lebanon Areas The fees will be paid based on the submission of a task sheet and invoice.

Location of Work: Consultant resides in Mount Lebanon, will conduct her /his work in Beirut and field areas, and will be responsible for his/her own transportation. International Medical Corps will compensate for transportation fees based on the transportation policy matrix for sessions delivered in North Bekaa and South


“Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.”

Code of Conduct

As applicable to this position, an individual must promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout the organization and maintain a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Staff are also responsible for preventing violations to our Code of Conduct and Ethics, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any violations to the Code of Conduct and Ethics or Safeguarding Policy, you have an obligation to report. If this is a supervisory position, one must set an example of ethical behavior through one’s own conduct and oversight of the work of others; ensure that those who report to you have sufficient knowledge and resources to follow the standards outlined in the Code of Conduct & Ethics; monitor compliance of the people you supervise; enforce the Code of Conduct & Ethics and International Medical Corps’ policies, including the Safeguarding Policy and the Protection from Harassment, Bullying and Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace Policy, consistently and fairly; support employees who in good faith raise questions or concerns.


It is all staff shared responsibility and obligation to safeguard and protect populations with whom we work, including adults who may be particularly vulnerable and children. This includes safeguarding from the following conduct by our staff or partners: sexual exploitation and abuse; exploitation, neglect, or abuse of children, adults at risk, or LGBTI individuals; and any form of trafficking in persons.

Equal Opportunities

International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.



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Last modified: 
13 Feb, 2024
Intervention Sector(s):
Application Deadline:
Tuesday, 27 February 2024
Contract Type:
Period of Employment:
Until August 31, 2024 (renewable based on donors' funds)
Competitive (Based on IMC salary Scale)
Salary Range:
< 800 (USD)
Education Degree:
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
Less than one year
Arabic Language:
English Language:
French Language:
  • Lebanon
  • Beirut