|Organisation :||Niagara College of Applied Arts and Technology|
|Type :||Établissement d'enseignement|
|Mandat :||Niagara College enables our students, clients and community to successfully meet the economic, social and cultural challenges of a global society. The College will: offer a strategic mix of programs that meet and exceed standards and expectations, relevance and quality and lead to success in achieving personal, educational and career goals; ensure that our college is accessible and inviting; act as a major partner in economic development for the Niagara Region; become known for a distinctive focus on entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial approaches within college programs and operations; encourage and sustain strong organizational and employee commitment to learning and improving our skills, knowledge and ways of working, support communities and industry by being enterprising, innovative and globally connected and; be resourceful in the pursuit of financial self-sufficiency.|
|Adresse :||Niagara College - Department of International Education and Development, IEDD
S-102, 300 Woodlawn Road
FAX: (905) 735-2413
|Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.|
|Personne ressource :||International Project Specialist|
|Ville :||Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz|
|Secteur :||Destination plurisectorielle ou transversale|
|Description du stage :||
The Galapagos Islands are a naturally preserved wonder and the biosphere
is idyllic for environmental protection and responsible resource management.
With a focus on CIDA's crosscutting theme of the environment, the Environmental
Education Officer will work with CIMEI to design and facilitate a program to
support Environmental Education efforts to control domestic invasive species
(mainly pets), which pose a threat to conservation in the Galapagos Islands.
In Canada - Pre-departure period (Four-week "Young Professionals Going Global Program @ Niagara College") outlined in Implementation Plan and Timeline section
Utilizing Environmental Management principles, the Environmental Education Officer will work under the guidance of the CIMEI to create and deliver educational campaigns about domestic animal control, highlighting the role of domestic animals on the spread of infectious diseases to wild animal and human populations, and the problem of domestic animal predation on endemic species in the delicate biosphere of the Galapagos. In addition, the EEO, through outreach and awareness activities will attempt to bring about change in the attitudes and behaviours of the local community towards conservation and the environment.
Intern activities include the:
- Creation of an environmental awareness educational campaign for children, youth and adults - with the assistance of the CIMEI technician.
- Creation of didactic and informative materials about introduced species (flora and fauna), in accordance with the goals of the CIMEI.
- Undertaking of doing presentations to children, youth and adults at schools, clubs and social organizations.
- Creation of informative signs and communication campaigns about introduced species.
- Translation of documents and interpretation for the CIMEI coordinator (if necessary)
- Presentation of monthly oral and written progress reports at CIMEI staff meetings.
|Organisation d'accueil :||CEMEI|
|Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil :||In the Galapagos Islands, the CIMEI works directly with the local community to control domestic invasive species, which pose a threat to site conservation. The CIMEI represents a collaboration of national, municipal and international institutions and organizations, working together to manage and control invasive species in the urban and rural areas of Galapagos, outside the jurisdiction of the Galapagos National Park. Its objectives are as follows:
1. To educate the local community about the human health, economic and environmental problems caused by introduced species.
2. To work in a way that encourages participation and cooperation in the control of introduced species in the urban zones of Galapagos.
3. To control and manage introduced species (flora and fauna) in the urban and rural zones of Santa Cruz.
4. To create and deliver proposals and projects that execute the Plan for Total Control of Introduced Species in the country.