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Environmental Projects Coordinator

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Environmental Youth Alliance
Acronyme : EYA
Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : Founded in 1991, the Environmental Youth Alliance is one of Canada's largest youth environmental organizations, employing over 80 youth annually. We are active locally and abroad within three main areas: 1) renewable energy and energy efficiency; 2) urban greening and entrepreneurship; 3) citizen engagement in governance. We are unique in that we give youth access to high-level environmental work and training.
Adresse : PO BOX 34097 Station D
Vancouver, British Columbia,
V6J 4M1
FAX: (604) 689-4242
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Karun Koernig
Courriel : environmental
projects
coordinator
(brazil)
susan@eya.ca
food
security
assessor
(brazil)
susan@eya.ca
international
global
partnership
initiative
coordinator
(kenya)
intlinterns@eya.ca
environmental
projects
coordinator
(brazil)
susan@eya.ca
environmental
entrepreneurship
coach
(kenya)
intlinterns@eya.ca
Pays : Brésil
Ville : Municipality of Santarem
Secteur : Infrastructure et services sociaux divers
Description du stage : The goal of the project is to strengthen communication and cooperation within the region to which Santarem belongs to to address common social, environmental, and economic problems. The project engages young people in issue identification and collaborative problem-solving processes, as well as policy and decision-making at the community, municipal, and regional levels. The immedial objective is to establish mechanisms for achieving the above goals, such as youth sub-committees, a regional network of youth concerned about the environment, and/or community pilot projects devoted to composting, recycling, watershed management, etc.

The intern will be responsible for researching, planning, and carrying out environmental education for children and youth in low-income areas of Santarem, Amazon Region. The intern will be working within the K-12 and post secondary school system to educate children and youth about health indicators related to the environmental pollution, energy consumption, and climate change, food security as well as ways they can address those challenges. All of the education will also involve income generation projects for youth in low-income communities. There will be a special emphasis on projects specifically suited for young women.
Organisation d'accueil : Prefeitura de Santarém (Municipality)
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : Efficient and cost effective provision of municipal services of the community of Santarém. In addition the organization is interested in facilitating information dessemination about the environmental challenges facing the community.