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Environmental Entrepreneurship Coach

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 : Kenya
Ville : Nairobi
Secteur : Entreprises et autres services
Description du stage : The goal of UN Habaitat Global Partnership Initiative is creating effective and sustainable models for urban youth development, employment and sustainable livelihoods in Africa. The concept recognizes youth as assets in their community, and is focused on youth led modalities in service delivery where capacity exists. The project is based on a partnership between UN agencies, civil society member states, youth NGOs and local authorities. One such example is the One Stop centre in Nairobi. It is a youth focused centre where young people become involved in transforming their communities. Using both peer to peer, as well as, adult mentorship approaches youth gain skills and access to opportunities including:
- livelihood skills and entrepreneurship
- safer communities
- involvement in decision making
- information technology
- leadership for social change

Overseas
The intern will be resoponsible for coaching over 50 low-income youth from informal settlements in Nairobi will in the steps of micro-entrepreneurship and employment.

This will include introduction to simple business planning, sales projections and marketing. However, as well the participants desire to create a better community will be catered for by by including topics such as environmentally and socially beneficial entrepreneurship. After the course the intern will provide ongoing coaching to the intern for several months to monitor their progress and provide support and guidance.
Organisation d'accueil : UN Habitat
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-HABITAT, is the United Nations agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.