Gouvernement du Canada

Affaires mondiales Canada


Development Assistant

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Fanshawe College of Applied Arts & Technology
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Type : Établissement d'enseignement
Mandat : Fanshawe College - founded in 1967 - is a major training and educational institution, and the sixth largest college in Ontario. Fanshawe offers nearly 100 diploma, degree, college-university collaborative, postgraduate and certificate programs in preparatory and employability skills. At present, the College has about 33,000 continuing education learners, 15,000 full-time domestic students and more than 300 international students enrolled in various programs. Fanshawe is committed to the creation of international opportunities for its staff and students and is in the midst of its four-year internationalization strategy (2004-2008). Fanshawe recognizes the importance of developing globally-minded individuals with international experiences through its various programs, as these individuals are highly desired amongst private enterprise, government and educational institutions in the global marketplace.
Adresse : 1460 Oxford Street East - P.O. Box 7005
London, Ontario,
N5Y 5R6
FAX: (519) 452-4420
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Personne ressource : Gregg Erauw
Courriel : gerauw@fanshawec.ca
Pays : Afrique du Sud
Ville : Pretoria
Secteur : Tourisme
Description du stage : The intern will work within the FTTSA development unit, which is responsible for routine communications, international marketing, media relations and general awareness raising. These activities are ongoing.

In Canada
In Canada (2 months):
One-month preparation period with a one-week workshop at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario
- Activities will include a project and country orientation,
- Health and safety workshops
- Development of Project and Personal Action Plans
- Professional development objectives workshop
- Workshop on networking while abroad, culture shock and cross-cultural understanding/communication
- Trip planning and project promotion while abroad

One-month de-briefing period with a one-week workshop at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario
- A reintegration to Canada/reverse culture shock workshop
- The completion of a final project report,
- Outreach activities (newspaper articles and community presentation)
- Professional development assessment
- Employment search, resume and interview workshop

Overseas (6 months):
The Intern will be responsible for specific activities within the development unit, under the supervision of an experienced supervisor. The Development intern works closely with the Development Officer and has the opportunity to participate in the following:
- Research upcoming events and opportunities within the tourism industry that may be of value to FTTSA, e.g. workshops, conferences and exhibitions.
- Research to support FTTSA publications and electronic communications, which are used to educate tourism stakeholders in South Africa about current trends, requirements and best practices in the field of sustainable and responsible tourism.
- Assist the Development Officer with awareness raising amongst tourism development stakeholders.
- Assist the Development Officer with providing support to FTTSA-certified product owners.
- Assist the Development Officer with recording relevant data for M&E monthly reports. This includes the researching, writing and dissemination of client case studies.
Organisation d'accueil : Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa (FTTSA) is a non-profit organisation working in the field of responsible tourism development. Our main activities are awareness raising, advocacy and capacity building. Linked to this FTTSA also facilitates a tourism Fair Trade certification programme that awards a special Trademark (label) to tourism establishments that meet specific criteria including fair wages and working conditions, fair distribution of benefits, ethical business practices and respect for human rights, culture and the environment.

FTTSA was established in 2001 as a project of the South African country office of the IUCN-World Conservation Union. In November 2004, based on the success of the project, FTTSA was established as a non-profit organisation in its own right.