Gouvernement du Canada

Affaires mondiales Canada


Inclusive Sport and Capacity Building Support 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 : Zambie
Ville : Lusaka
Secteur : Concours fournis aux organisations non gouvernementales
Description du stage : The National Paralympic Committee of Zambia (NPC) is committed to using the convening power of sport to empower persons with a disability to participate in sport/physical activity and to become leaders in their communities. The NPC Zambia uses sport to promote the Paralympic values, which include courage, determination, inspiration and equality. The specific projects to which the intern will be responsible for includes;

- promoting sport and physical activity among youth and children with disabilities;
- providing training in leadership and life skills development for youth so they are able to run development activities in their own communities;
- engaging community leaders in supporting sport for persons with disabilities;
- bridging the gap between clubs, provincial associations and national governing body to ensure a cohesive approach to futher developing the capacity within Zambia to support disabled sports.

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

Through guidance and assistance from staff and volunteers of the National Paralympic Committee Zambia, the intern will be responsible for:

- Facilitating training session in leadership and life skills development for youth with disabilities
- Supporting and implementing sport and recreation programs for children and youth with disabilities;
- Collaborating with Non-Disabled Sport Federations, Government Officials and other partners on the development of a national, barrier-free development program;
- Developing a communication strategy between clubs, provincial associations and the NPCZ to ensure a well structured and supported capacity to further develop inclusive sporting opportunities in Zambia.
- Augmenting leadership skills in volunteers, enhancing their capacity to deliver the sport and recreation program more efficiently;
- Supporting the program as required in areas such as: promotion, partnership maintenance and development.
Organisation d'accueil : National Paralympic Committee of Zambia
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : The National Paralympic Committee of Zambia (NPC) is an independent non-governmental organization, responsible for coordinating and promoting sport for persons with a disability in Zambia, including persons with a physical disability and visual impairment. The NPC was established in January 2004 with the initiative of the Government. The vision of the NPC is a strong and vibrant Paralympic Movement in Zambia with committed and accountable leadership which facilitates development of and through Sport and Recreation for all disabled persons. The mission is to promote, encourage and develop inclusive sport and recreation accessible to all disabled.