Gouvernement du Canada

Affaires mondiales Canada



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 : Kiganjo
Secteur : Santé
Description du stage : The Nutritionist position will allow the intern to gain practical work experience dealing with the nutritional needs of youth and people living with HIV/AIDS in the rural area of Kiganjo, 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 Nyaribo Dispensary to assess the nutritional needs of the local community and develop a training program for staff to implement in the region. This program will specifically deal with the nutritional requirements of youth, child bearing women, and those infected with HIV/AIDS, malaria and other common illnesses. The intern will work with ND to develop a practical community kitchen to showcase new recipes, foods, and to develop a school feeding program for rural youth.
Organisation d'accueil : Nyaribo Dispensary Self-Help Group
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : The Nyaribo Dispensary is a locally engaged NGO providing quality primary health care services to the surrounding rural communities through voluntary workers. ND has developed a strong primary health care network with well-trained volunteer community health workers whose activities include growth monitoring for children under five years of age, the development of a community garden, home based health care visits, public health education, HIV/AIDS counseling, and taking care of people living with AIDS.