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Gender Equality Officer- Community Development

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : College of the Rockies
Acronyme : COTR
Type : Établissement d'enseignement
Mandat : College of the Rockies, a comprehensive community college enrolling 2000 full time students annually, has six campuses located in the Rocky Mountains in southeastern British Columbia and offers a broad range of academic, career, and technical/trades education and training. COTR's mandate is "empowering citizens and communities through knowledge and skills." With a commitment to the creation of internationalization opportunities for its staff and students, the 2006 College Education Plan emphasizes strategic growth in international partnership development for 2007-2011.
Adresse : Box 8500
Cranbrook, British Columbia,
V1C 5L7
FAX: (250) 489-8254
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : William Litchfield
Courriel : litchfield@cotr.bc.ca
Pays : Kenya
Ville : Nyeri
Secteur : Éducation
Description du stage : The Gender Equality Officer- Community Development will gain practical work experience developing gender empowering community development projects in agriculture and micro-businesses in the rural area of Nyeri, Kenya.

In Canada
The successful candidate will start their orientation online from their residence in Canada which will include; document preparation, project research and planning, and initial contact with their host organizations. The remainder of the orientation (one week) will be conducted on site at the College of the Rockies in Cranbrook, BC which includes a project and country orientation, health and safety workshops, personal and professional action plans, trip planning, interaction with previous interns, a career development workshop, and participation in the CIL pre-departure training program.

The successful intern will work with the Kimathi Institute of Technology to develop new agriculture and micro-business projects in partnership with local community groups to increase opportunities for rural women. The focus of this internship is to increase the capacity of local women's groups, encourage non-traditional employment roles, and female participation in the local economy.
Organisation d'accueil : Kimathi Institute of Technology
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : Kimathi Institute of Technology was founded by the community in the early 1970s to undertake human capacity development for the community in order to support economic and social development. Initially, KIT offered artisan training, however has recently upgraded some of its programs to diploma level in line with the changing community needs. In the last three years, the Institute has embarked on an initiative to upgrade to University status to offer degree programs and enhance its extension activities.