Government of Canada

Global Affairs Canada

Database designer - Phase 2 - Start Date: September 2010

Status: Cancelled
Organization: Canadian Crossroads International / Carrefour Canadien International
Acronym: CCI
Type: Non-Governmental Organization
Mandate: Canadian Crossroads International (CCI) is an international development organization that is
reducing poverty and increasing women’s rights around the world. Working with local partners in 28 projects, in eight countries and supported by hundreds of volunteers each year, CCI leverages expertise and resources, North and South, required to help people overcome poverty and assert their human rights.

Carrefour canadien international (CCI) est une organisation de coopération internationale qui
oeuvre à la réduction de la pauvreté et à la promotion les droits des femmes dans le monde.
Appuyé chaque année par des centaines de volontaires, CCI travaille en partenariat avec des organisations locales au sein de 28 projets répartis dans huit pays, afin de mettre à contribution les compétences, les expertises et les ressources requises, du Nord et du Sud, pour permettre aux populations de surmonter la pauvreté et défendre leurs droits.
Address: 49 Bathurst St., Suite 201
Toronto, Ontario,
M5V 2P2
FAX: (416) 967-9078
Please visit the website of the organization offering this internship to verify its application requirements prior to sending your resume.
Contact Person: Hélène Genest
Country: Bolivia
City: TBC
Sector: Supporting private sector development
Position Description: Position Description:

  • The Database Designer will collaborate with staff to:
  • Design an organizational database that will collect and analyze data to measure, monitor and improve the performance of Pro-rural's microfinance support to small and medium-sized businesses;
  • Collect and import the relevant qualitative and quantitative data for the database;
  • Provide performance and impact reports from the database to Pro-rural on their microfinance programs;
  • Assist and train staff on database design, implementation and management.

  • A degree in Computer Sciences, Information Systems, or other related fields;
  • Two years experience in database administration, implementation of information systems and developing applications with Web-based technology;
  • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative data collection and comparison;
  • Minimum of high intermediate ability in Spanish;
  • Capacity to live and work in another culture;
  • Understanding of or experience working in a non-profit environment an asset;
Host Organization: Pro-rural
Host Organization Details: Pro-rural and CCI work together to reduce poverty through the provision of micro finance services and the promotion of a social economy. Over three years, Pro-rural and CCI plan to strengthen organizational capacity with respect to micro finance services in a number of different areas, including the marketing and supply chain needs of small and mid-size agricultural businesses. The interns will contribute to organisational processes that will enable Pro-rural to better assess the impact of its work in these areas.