Gouvernement du Canada

Affaires mondiales Canada


Rural Health Project Assistant

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Algonquin College
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Type : Établissement d'enseignement
Mandat : Located in Ottawa, Algonquin College was established as a community college in 1967 to provide the community with career-oriented, post-secondary education and training. As one of the larger colleges in Canada, Algonquin has a $180 million operating budget with approximately 500 full-time professors and 130 full-time programs serving 15,000 full-time students. With over 50,000 part-time students upgrading their employment skills, the College has substantial experience in responding to the employer community. Algonquin's International Education Centre (IEC) coordinates international activities at the College. It has comprehensive experience in capacity building and human resource development in Asia, Latin America, India, China, and Africa.
Adresse : 1385 Woodroffe Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario,
K2G 1V8
FAX: (613) 727-7665
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Personne ressource : Maria Schnurr
Courriel : schnurm@algonquincollege.com
Pays : Inde
Ville : Verna
Secteur : Éducation
Description du stage : The Algonquin-ATEC partnership is designed to build the capacity of ATEC to respond to the health needs of rural Goa and part of an overall cooperation agreement between the two institutions. Algonquin's School of Health and Community Studies will provide technical assistance in the following areas: development and implementation of a PRA baseline study; workshops and training in results based management and participatory project evaluation and monitoring; development of priority health education curricula; establishing and reinforcing extension centre delivery modalities in rural communities; and enhancing the capacity of ATEC faculty and staff to address rural health education and training needs.

In Canada

In Canada, the intern will work with the International Education Centre to learn about the scope of the partnership, research their project implementation methodologies and systems and support the elaboration of an education program for ATEC personnel which Algonquin is working on with ATEC. The intern will work with faculty of the School of Health and Community Studies and the International Education Centre staff to prepare for their assignment. The Intern will be expected to develop a workplan for the overseas placement and a career search plan for their return to Canada.

In addition to preparatory work specified in the job description, the intern will undergo inter-cultural training and orientation in reporting expectations. Also, prior to departure, interns will undertake the following:
- submit resume to the National Graduate Register (NGR)
- network with and interview private sector companies on hiring policies/criteria
- begin language training, if necessary
- research listing of NGOs involved in overseas development work.


In India, the intern will support the overall implementation of the ATEC-Algonquin CIDA funded Rural Health Education project related to sustainable development. Specific duties and activities include working to develop workplans and drafting reports using the RBM methodology. The intern will be responsible for assisting in: developing sustainable models for effective interaction and linkages; ensuring sustainability and promoting replication of the project initiatives; and promoting private sector participation in human resource development issues.
Organisation d'accueil : Agnel Technical Education Complex
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : Founded in 1980 by the Ministry of Education, Government of India, ATEC has extensive experience working with the community. They have established training programs and service centres for the Government of India in youth services, women's training, entrepreneurship and continuing education. ATEC's Community Polytechnic has established rural extension centres to carry out human resource training.