Gouvernement du Canada

Affaires mondiales Canada


Community Development Officer

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 : Afrique du Sud
Ville : Johannesburg
Secteur : Gouvernement et société civile
Description du stage : JOSHCO is starting to implement a community development strategy as part of its approach to managing social housing. The intern will work with JOSHCO staff and representatives of residents to design, implement and manage targeted community development projects. It is anticipated that these projects will target women and youth living in JOSHCO properties. They will respond to issues such as: family violence, improving educational and employment opportunities, and developing responses to HIV and AIDS.

The intern will:
- Attend strategy and planning meetings with CEO; Housing Manager; TA; and the Community Development Manager to plan Community Development projects.
- Draft project proposals for the implementation of Community Development projects.
- Support management in the preparation of Community Development project plans and budgets (Community Development Business Planning).
- Support Management in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of approved Community Development projects.
Organisation d'accueil : Johannesburg Social Housing Company (JOSHCO)
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : JOSHCO was established by the City of Johannesburg to provide quality, affordable and sustainable social housing. This includes managing existing rental housing, converting and managing hostels, and developing new social housing and inner city residential opportunities. JOSHCO is currently engaged with over 4,000 housing units and will more than double in size over the next few years. It is seen by the National Department of Housing as the leading example of a municipal housing agency for other cities in South Africa.