Gouvernement du Canada

Affaires mondiales Canada


Capacity Building & Organization Development 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 : Swaziland
Ville : Mbabane
Secteur : Concours fournis aux organisations non gouvernementales
Description du stage : Project Description
The main activities of the Leaders In Training (LIT) program are to:
- Provide youth with the skills needed to run grassroots development activities in their communities;
- Provide training in leadership, life skills, HIV/AIDS education and sexual health;
- Introduce trainees to the Six Pillars of Character: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship;
- Introduce trainees to ROOTS (Rules, Officials, Opponents, Teammates, Self) - Roots is an educational acronym that is a theme throughout the training focused on respect.

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

In order to strengthen the daily operations and the long-term sustainability of the Leaders in Training (LIT) program, the intern, in collaboration with LIT staff and volunteers, will:
- Conduct regular visits to districts to deliver sport and coaching skills training for Leaders & coaches;
- Help build leadership skills in LIT leaders, enhancing their capacity to deliver the LIT program more efficiently;
- Maintain and enhance the Kicking AIDS Out! methodology within LIT, as a main component, by supporting trained leaders through feedback and providing on-going training opportunities;
- Enhance existing monitoring and evaluation systems within the program and work closely with identified leaders to carry out monitoring and evaluation activities;
- Support the program as required in areas such as: promotion, fundraising, marketing, partnership maintenance and development.
Organisation d'accueil : The Swaziland National Sports Council
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : The Leaders in Training program (LIT) aims to empower young adults to run grassroots development activities in their communities. These LIT leaders, in turn, act as mentors for their peers and the children of their community. The LIT program also aims to strengthen the leadership skills of youth throughout Swaziland, providing them with the necessary skills and abilities to contribute to the social and economic development of their communities.