Gouvernement du Canada

Affaires mondiales Canada


Gender Empowerment Officer – Leadership

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 : Concours fournis aux organisations non gouvernementales
Description du stage : The Gender Equality Officer- Leadership will gain practical work experience developing workshops, mentoring at risk youth, and providing support for female youth 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 Nyeri branch of the Kenyan Girl Guides Association to develop empowerment and leadership programs for at risk rural female youth. The focus of this internship is to develop self confidence and leadership skills, deliver new educational workshops, and increase the capacity of the local and national Girl Guide Branches.
Organisation d'accueil : Kenya Girl Guide Association
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : The Kenya Girl Guide Association works with young females of all ages in order to encourage, empower, and develop character through support and community projects. KGG also helps to rehabilitate street children and foster their learning to lead a better life. The majority of the young women are victims of poverty and gender-based violence. KGG supports young women to become self-sustaining and encourages them to return to school.