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Special Projects Officer

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Commonwealth Games Association of Canada
Acronyme : CGC
Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : The Mandate of the Commonwealth Games Canada is to strengthen sport within Canada and throughout the Commonwealth by participation in the Commonwealth Games and by using Sport as a development tool.
Adresse : 2255 Boul St-Laurent Blvd, Suite 120
Ottawa, Ontario,
K1G 4K3
FAX: (613) 244-6826
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Hannah Juneau
Courriel : hannah@commonwealthgames.ca
Pays : Trinité-et-Tobago
Ville : San Fernando
Secteur : Concours fournis aux organisations non gouvernementales
Description du stage : Throughout the Caribbean, there are many children who have little or no opportunity to participate in physical activity and gain the many benefits that it provides. Game On! is a mass participation program that focuses on providing regular sport and physical activity participation for primary school aged children. The program uses a "sport for all" philosophy that starts with the development of fundamental motor skills and moves to the introduction of physical activity in a fun and child-centered approach.

In Canada
Prior to overseas departure the intern is responsible for the following:

- researching and self-briefing on the country where they are going;
- ensuring their passport is valid and has at least 6 months of validation remaining on it once back in Canada. If not, taking the neccessary steps to ensure that it is.
- receiving a physical examination and complete medical history from their family doctor. This includes filling any prescriptions required for when overseas.
- Bringing the following completed forms to orientation;

- Emergency Contact;
- Financial Information & Social Insurance;
- CIDA Participant Information;
- personal biography
- student loan interest relief (if applicable)
- Travel Waiver.

- completing the local media information form along with the media contacts form and submitting it to their hometown radio station, newspaper and television station to help create an awareness of this program.
- receiving a criminal reference check from the RCMP police department.
- applying for "continued health coverage" through their local provincial or territorial health office.
- Reading through the Foreign Affairs travel report on their respective country of internship.
- Registering with the "Registry of Canadians Abroad (ROCA)", and sending a printed copy of this on-line form to CGC;
- Appointing a family member or trusted relative Power of Attorney over their financial and legal affairs, while they are away;
- Introducing themself to their host organization and beginning the dialogue with their supervisor.
- Liaising with CGC in regards to Entry requirements (entry visa, letter or permit), if needed.
- Liaising with CGC to confirm travel itinerary.
- Attending in full, the three days of the Centre for Intercultural Learning (CIL) pre-departure training in Ottawa.
- Attending in full, the four days of Commonwealth Games Canada pre-departure training in Ottawa.
Some orientation sessions will consist of the following:
- leadership development;
- safety and security awareness
- sport and capacity building
- mutual expectations/professional duties

Overseas
The intern will work with a local coordinator, undertaking the responsibilities associated with the on-going coordination, delivery, and monitoring of the Game On! program in Trinidad. The intern will be responsible for Game On! Workshops delivered at the school and community level.

Key tasks include:

- Planning and preparing the materials for Game On! workshops;
- Coordinating teachers and volunteers involved with program;
- Conducting meetings with teachers and community program leaders to inform and educate them on the program;
- Co-facilitating the Game-On! workshops in schools and communities;
- Collecting data and preparing reports on the impact and delivery of the Game On! program.
Organisation d'accueil : Trinidad & Tobago Alliance for Sport & Physical Education
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : The TTASPE is a nonprofit, nongovernmental, professional organization comprised of volunteers involved in sport and physical education programs. The main purpose of the TTASPE is to develop and support meaningful sport and physical education programs through alliances with other stakeholders in the field. The TTASPE is particularly concerned with advocacy for quality sport and physical education programs for children, youth and persons with disabilities.
Our mission is to support the development of practitioners and professionals in Sport, Physical Education and allied fields in their capacity to deliver quality experiences to their respective target populations.