Terms of Reference “Trainer for self advocay for youngsters with Down Syndrome”


General Information

Established on March 4, 2007, DSK is non-governmental organization, with status association, founded by parents of the children and persons with Down syndrome (SD). DSK as a national, multi-ethnic organization, its mission is to increase the dignity of individuals with Down syndrome and their families.

Mission: promotion, respect and protection of the rights of individuals with Down syndrome in Kosovo and of their family.

DSK reached to mobilize 920 families and its member, to organize initiative about the promotion of the rights of individuals with Down syndrome and persons with disability, to provide professional services which affect the welfare and the improvement of the life standard.

DSK coordinated local coalition of eight (8) NGOs for person with disability, called OKTAGON. Down Syndrome Kosova is member of European Down Syndrome Association (EDSA) and Down Syndrome International, these two organizations includesindividuals and organizations all over the world and engages to improve the life quality for individuals with Down syndrome in all over the world and to promote their rights for acceptance and inclusiveness.

During these years, DSK reached to build up cooperation with many state institution as Ministry if Education, Science and Technology; Social Welfare Ministry; municipality of Pristina; of Prizren; of Ferizaj; of Gjakova; of Mitrovica. Also collaboration with the Clinical University Center of Kosovo, Department of Genetics and Gynecology and private clinics and laboratory which operates in Kosovo.


Down Syndrome Kosova is seeking to engage a professional-trainer for self-advocacy who will provide the training for youngsters with Down Syndrome.  The purpose of this training is to build capacities among youngsters with Down syndrome in Kosovo to self – advocate for their rights.

Payment Conditions:

The payment of trainer will be based  on the conditions of service contract which will be prepared from Down Syndrome Kosova and it will be signed from the trainer. The payment will be done through bank transaction in Euro valute. The payment will be done after finishing successfully the modules, training and delivery of written report, approved from Down Syndrome Kosova.

Applications should be sent via e-mail address: info@downsyndromekosova.org with subject Application: Training for self- advocay for yongsters with Down syndrome.

The deadline of submission of application: 30/06/2019

Only successful candidated will be contacted!