Gouvernement du Canada

Affaires mondiales Canada


Gender Equality Officer – Entrepreneurship

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- Entrepreneurship will gain practical work experience developing gender related workshops, consulting on revenue generating micro-projects, and providing support for female entrepreneurs 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 Kenya Entrepreneurship Empowerment Foundation to develop new projects to empower and develop business opportunities for rural women. The intern will research and apply for new funding opportunities, as well as develop and deliver capacity building workshops for local staff and entrepreneurs. The focus of this internship is to increase the capacity of local female entrepreneurs and consult on new revenue generating programs with the goal of increasing female participation in the local economy.
Organisation d'accueil : Kenya Entrepreneurship Empowerment Foundation
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : To build capacity and structures to stimulate creativity, innovation and create employment among the youth in Kenya.