Community Support Program (CSP) - EOI# EOI-20-001 / Application for Business Development and Technical Assistance
Chemonics International is an international development company based in Washington, D.C. Our mission is to promote meaningful change around the world to help people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives. Since 1975, we have worked in 149 countries around the world, and are currently implementing 91 projects in 75 countries. Our main partner is the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and we also work with foreign
donors such as the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) and the Global Fund. We have more than 5,000 staff in our project offices around the world, and more than 1,000 staff based in our headquarters in Washington, D.C.
About the USAID-funded Lebanon Community Support Program (CSP)
The Lebanon Community Support Program (CSP) is a seven-year project funded by USAID to support municipalities and underserved and vulnerable communities in providing better services and enhanced economic opportunities to improve lives and reduce tensions that contribute to conflict and violence, primarily in Lebanon’s North, South, and Beqaa regions.
Objective of the EOI
Under the workforce development activity (CSP Task Order No. 4), CSP is supporting for-profit and not-for-profit organizations to improve their human resources (HR) systems, staff recruitment, in-house training programs, and staff retention systems by offering focused and customized technical assistance in the following three areas:
- HR systems and staff recruitment and retention: Help employers improve recruitment and in-house training systems and processes. Examples of support include but are not limited to: Assisting in building up HR departments, modernizing or otherwise improving recruitment processes and the use of recruitment platforms, developing procedures and processes to train employees, and creating strategies to retain qualified employees.
- Internship program development: Help employers develop a structured and effective in-house internship program.
- Identification and placement of interns within organization: Help employers identify skilled interns who graduated from CSP-supported technical and vocational education and training (TVET) schools.
CSP welcomes submissions from organizations interested in receiving assistance related to the above. Priority will be given to companies that employ staff in the following sectors:
- Maintenance of industrial equipment and machinery
- Home-based health care services
- Technology and information and communications technology (ICT)
How to apply
Interested organizations can apply for support in one or more area by filling out the information found at the following links:
Improving HR recruitment and retention:
Developing an in-house internship program:
Request for interns from CSP-supported TVETs: