Mental Health Documentary Content Producer at International Organization for Migration


Nature of the consultancy:

The consultant is required to support IOM Egypt in the framework of its partnership with the Government of Egypt to develop innovative activities under Aware Migrants project. The activities will focus on female migrants specifically survivors of GBV and migrant ladies with mental health special needs. IOM Egypt will use the material produced by the consultant in IOM and NCCPIM&TIP relevant activities nationally and internationally to raise awareness to the risks associated to irregular migration and victims of trafficking and smuggling in specific women and children.

The tasks of the Mental Health Documentary Content Producer are detailed below:

1.In cooperation with the African Women Club, the Sudanese school, and the African Student Union we will select 20 migrant women for a special mental health training ‘therapy through photography’ it focuses on reflections on the inner self and how this allows the women to open up and eventually work on the way towards healing. To do so, the selected female ‘mental health documentary maker’ will be using positive imaging to reach and help women heal supporting them to get stronger and be capable of dealing with the aftermath of their experiences. 2. The consultant must have proven experience of in person and online training on different levels with experience globally to individuals from different economic and social backgrounds. Once hired the consultant will create classes of photography for the women to teach them the basics on indoor and outdoor photography. The female participants will each be given a single-use camera to capture their daily experiences through the lens of the camera. The images captured will help bridging the differences between migrants and no migrants this we believe will help combat stereotyping that exists on migrants showing the contrary showcasing their contribution to the economy in their host countries contributing positively to their confidence. Selection will be made from the final images and turned into an art gallery the consultant will be requested to support in this process. 3. The consultant will be requested to work with the selected group to produce a photobook with the ladies the process requires working with the migrant women one-on-one in a mental health approach with the permission of the participant she will take portraits of the individuals and use positive messaging. The result will be turned into a book with stories of migrants and activities of IOM Egypt for both host and refugees 4. The consultant will be requested to cover the International Migrant on December 18, 2022, day and produce a video with a positive message to combat stereotyping of migrants and showcase their contribution to their host community 5. Work jointly with the team on a photo exhibition from the material that has been jointly produced by the migrants, Below is the list of deliverables: Activities Format Submission of the first deliverable According to the agreed format with the direct supervisor Submission of the second deliverable Submission of the third deliverable Submission of the fourth deliverable Submission of the fifth deliverable • Work with the women • Teach them on how to improve their lives through positive imaging • Teach them on how to use the camera and how to express their feelings through photography • Work jointly with IOM on producing the printed copy of the book • Produce the video and the photo gallery

How to apply

Interested candidates are expected to submit their applications on or before Wednesday, 28th of September 2022 – Cairo time to Careers | IOM Egypt. Late submissions will not be considered. The interested candidates are expected to submit:

  1. A one-page cover letter expressing motivation for applying.
  2. A detailed resume/CV
  3. Samples of the Previous works