Armenian association of Social Workers

Call for Applications
2017 February 17



The “Harmonic Society” Armenian Association of Social Workers (AASW), with funding from the European Union and Austrian Development Cooperation, is announcing a call for applications to strengthen the capacities and role of civil society organisations (CSOs) in the local development of the social sector in Armenia.

We are pleased to invite Armenian CSOs registered or mainly active in regions outside the capital to apply for a sub-grant within the scope of the targeted Sub-Grant Programme (SGP) that is part of the regional project “Social Workers In Collaboration for Social Change in Eastern Neighbourhood Countries” (SWIC), funded by the European Union and the Austrian Development Cooperation.

The project is implemented by Hilfswerk Austria International (HWA) in cooperation with four local partners, the Armenian Association of Social Workers (AASW), the Georgian Association of Social Workers (AASW), the Azerbaijan Social Work Public Union (ASWPU) and the Nursing Association of the Republic of Moldova (NARM) and strives to contribute to the social well-being of vulnerable groups, amongst them families and children at risk, in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Moldova by developing and strengthening the concept of and access to social work in the four project countries.

The main objective of the Call for Applications is to support local CSOs to engage in social reforms and contribute to social protection and family preservation practice. This encompasses strengthening and promoting the role of local civil society organizations (CSOs) in the European Neighbourhood Region to support ongoing reforms, particularly, family strengthening component, through social work practice, increased community participation and inter-agency, inter-system and/or inter-disciplinary partnership.

The application guidelines, application forms including all annexes, details about eligibility criteria and submission procedure can be found at:

Information meetings for interested applicants will be organized on

  • 01.03.2017 in Yerevan
  • 03.03.2017 in Gyumri
  • 06.03.2017 in Lori and Syunik

(Please register for the information meeting via e-mail or phone latest until 24.02.2017. More details on the place and time of the meeting will be announced on the AASW website).

For questions, clarifications and consultation please contact us via e-mail or call at +374 060540150

The deadline for application is 31 March, 2017, 18:00 local time.

Applications must be submitted in a sealed and/or signed envelope. Hand written applications and applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted. Applications will be selected according to the predefined criteria and methodology.

With regards,

AASW  on behalf of SWIC project team