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Outreach Worker

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Help the Aged Canada
Acronyme : HTAC
Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : HTAC'S MANDATE is to promote the health, well-being and social inclusion of the vulnerable elderly and other older adults. We partner with national and international organizations to support, facilitate and encourage effective and sustainable community programs and services that help the elderly to meet their basic needs, improve their quality of life and increase their capacity to contribute to their community.
Adresse : 1300 Carling Avenue, Unit 205
Ottawa, Ontario,
K1Z 7L2
FAX: (613) 232-7625
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Marjorie Milloy
Courriel : marjoriemilloy@helptheaged.ca
Pays : Dominique
Ville : Roseau
Secteur : Infrastructure et services sociaux divers
Description du stage : -The internship will contribute to R.E.A.C.H.'s capacity by assisting to expand its programs to other areas of the island, by creating a sustainable welfare-housing project specifically for elderly persons, and through awareness raising programs.
-The internship will contribute to the social, health and spiritual needs of the vulnerable elderly increasing their quality of life and sense of well being.

In Canada
-Attend Help the Aged (Canada) training and Department of Foreign Affairs, Centre for Intercultural Learning, workshop.
-In consultation with Project Coordinator, develop a job search strategy.
-Complete IYIP and HTAC documentation, register with ROCA (DFAIT).
-Complete required inoculations, visa and/or work permit, travel and travel insurance arrangements.
-Establish contact with overseas host organization.
-Attend HTAC and CIL debriefing sessions.
-Prepare a final report on activities, outputs and challenges, make recommendations for future programs.
-Promote the IYIP and intern's involvement.

Overseas
-To provide meaningful and varied programming to the REACH daycare, consulting and working with the REACH Age Care workers in the process.
-To organize and facilitate a yearly benefit concert as a fundraiser for REACH, including promotion and use of the media sources.
-Facilitate a community Housing Project for Scott's Head-Soufriere Region by working with a local committee to develop and implement the project.
-To provide assistance to REACH volunteers in the maintenance and expansion of the Membership Program.
-To provide assistance to the REACH Age Care workers and volunteers with the distribution of donated goods and the reports that need to be written for this.
-To provide support and guidance to the elderly and other needy people who visit the REACH office on a daily basis.
-To maintain and update the REACH website. Updating the photo library and the major occurrences happening at REACH.
-To assist the Dominica Council on Aging to create/coordinate a recruitment/training program for individuals interested in volunteering with the aged population in areas all over the island. As well as creating an evaluation tool to monitor to effectiveness of various volunteer programs that provide outreach to the elderly.
-To collaborate with the REACH Age Care workers and volunteers/lay persons in the villages to identify those elderly persons that would benefits from the Meals on Wheels program and secure increased level of funding.
-Monitor and evaluate the Adopt-a-Gran program.
-Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Director.
Organisation d'accueil : Reaching Elderly and Abandoned Citizens Housebound
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : This non-profit organization is dedicated to relieving the suffering of the elderly and abandoned people in Dominica. Organized in 1979, the agency partners in intenational sponsorship programs and provides food and clothing distribution, OT and rehab, day care programs, and transport for medical appointments.