|Organization:||Carrefour de solidarité internationale (Sherbrooke)|
Encourage solidarity by uniting Estries organizations (30) to gain greater social justice and sustainable development in partnership with the Southern NGOs through three (3) components of integrated activities: development projects overseas, internships overseas and social communications.
|Address:||165 rue Moore
FAX: (819) 566-8076
|Please visit the website of the organization offering this internship to verify its application requirements prior to sending your resume.|
|Contact Person:||Daniel Vanoverschelde|
|French Web Site:||www.csisher.com|
|English Web Site:||www.csisher.com|
|Sector:||Promoting good governance|
This internship is being offered under long-term projects by Carrefour de solidarité internationale (CSI) and its overseas partner CEPAE. This internship in an international cooperation environment is under the supervision of CSI and the overseas partner. Integration into the community and intercultural exchanges are also part of the internship: accommodation with a host family, adaptation to different work procedures, and discovery of new material and social realities.
The intern will be required to pay a financial counterpart of $530 and will receive a monthly allowance of $740 during the first seven months of the internship, in addition to room and board in Nizao-Las Auyamas. Follow-up with a professional regarding employability, as well as a skills assessment, will also be available to the participant.
Description of Assignment in the Dominican Republic
Send us your application, including a duly completed questionnaire (available on our website at www.csisher.com, overseas internships section), your résumé and a letter of interest, by one of the means indicated below, no later than March 6, 2011:
Mail: Carrefour de solidarité internationale | 165, rue Moore, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 1B8
Fax: (819) 566-8076
For additional information, please contact Marie-Stéphanie Duclos, Logistics Officer, at 819-566-8595, ext. 29.
|Host Organization Details:||
The intern will take part in a CEPAE project to strengthen its activities in recent years in the area of citizen engagement and good governance in the municipal district of Nizao-Las Auyamas. The internship’s objective is to build knowledge and capacities among members of six community organizations in areas relating to citizen engagement. Finally, the intern will provide training on the Dominican Republic’s legislation and reforms, and on transparency in municipal management, with a view to forming a watchdog committee to promote cosultation between the municipality and community organizations.