Gouvernement du Canada

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HIV/AIDS and Housing Program Assistant

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Rooftops Canada Foundation Inc.- Fondation Abri International
Acronyme : Rooftops Canada
Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : Rooftops Canada is the international development program of co-operative and social housing organizations in Canada. These organizations own and manage over 600,000 non-profit housing units across Canada, housing about two million people. Since 1984, Rooftops Canada has been working with partner organizations to improve housing conditions, build sustainable communities and develop a shared vision of equitable global development. Rooftops Canada's focus is on disadvantaged communities in Africa and Asia. Our work contributes to Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 7, Target 11, which aims to improve the lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers by 2020. Rooftops Canada's approach to housing is guided by a vision of integrated sustainable human settlements development. Rooftops Canada's development work links shelter to poverty reduction through sustainable economic and social development, environmental protection, respect for human rights, democratization and gender equality. This is done by increasing the capacity of overseas partner organizations to support low-income communities to improve their housing and human settlement conditions
Adresse : 720 Spadina Avenue, Suite 313
Toronto, Ontario,
M5S 2T9
FAX: (416) 366-3876
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Personne ressource : Genevieve Drouin
Courriel : genevieve@rooftops.ca
Pays : Ouganda
Ville : Kampala
Secteur : Infrastructure et services sociaux divers
Description du stage : The project will focus on the mobilisation of stakeholders in the areas of both housing and HIV/AIDS. The intern will research issues related to both areas, work on advocacy and lobbying activities, document information relevant to the project, and work toward disseminating information related to housing, HIV/AIDS, and the project specific information.

In Canada
The internship is for six months entirely spent overseas and a five-day orientation session held in Canada before departure.

The intern will:
-Promote effective networking and collaboration among key stakeholders in the areas of both housing and HIV/AIDS.
-Create awareness among stakeholders on the link between housing and HIV/AIDS.
-Participate in lobbying and advocacy activities aimed at bringing attention to the importance of housing issues in efforts to combat HIV/AIDS.
Organisation d'accueil : Shelter and Settlements Alternatives
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : SSA is a Ugandan NGO implementing programming in the human settlements sector in two areas: advocacy and community outreach. SSA advocates for the prioritization of human settlements issues and strives to influence policy-making and programs. SSA also facilitates information sharing among the various stakeholders in the sector. In the area of community outreach, SSA seeks to work with individual urban communities, such as parishes, to address at least one human settlements challenge facing a given community.