Gouvernement du Canada

Affaires mondiales Canada


Gender Program Assistant – Mombasa

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Youth Challenge International
Acronyme : YCI
Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : Youth Challenge International builds the skills, experience and confidence of young people to effect positive change in their communities. The spirit of youth involvement, volunteerism, international partnership, and capacity building is central to YCI. Youth have a critical role to play in contributing to international community development and YCI helps them to accomplish that. Every year YCI sends up to 200 Canadian youth to work with our partners in providing strategic long-term youth development programming that positively impacts over 10,000 developing country youth every year.
Adresse : 20 Maud Street, Suite 305
Toronto, Ontario,
M5V 2M5
FAX: (416) 504-3376
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Country Programs Department
Courriel : humanresources@yci.org
Pays : Kenya
Ville : Mombasa
Secteur : Concours fournis aux organisations non gouvernementales
Description du stage : Young street girls are rescued from the streets of Mombasa, rehabilitated, and integrated back into society. This process involves providing shelter, clothing, food, medical care, vocational training, counseling, group therapy, all within a caring environment. The girls are also assisted to secure their own employment.

In Canada
Prior to overseas departure this intern will receive 3-5 days of training at the YCI office in Toronto.

Upon the intern's return from their international post they will be required to implement and participate in a minimum of 5 speaking engagements to a total combined audience of at least 200 young Canadians. Presentations will be self-tailored but will include introductions to key development challenges in the host community, experiential highlights, information on CIDA internships, and key contributions of young Canadians to the global community.

The intern will organize extra-curricular activities for the Wema girls, in collaboration with YCI's local staff and consultants. The activities will be identified and planned with full Wema community involvement, and the intern will be responsible for making sure that good practices are followed and for liaising with YCI's staff and volunteers as well as with Wema's staff.
Organisation d'accueil : The Wema Centre
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : Wema Centre is a community project and rehabilitation program for young street girls. The home was established in 1993 and registered as a non-governmental organization in Kenya. The Centre is located in Bamburi-Utange North Coast Mombasa. It is situated on a five acre site owned by Wema Centre Trust.