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Public Education Officer

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : African Canadian Continuing Education Society
Acronyme : ACCES
Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : The work of ACCES is to support children and youth to be educated in an equitable manner in their own country to prepare for work in their own country, and to lead their own communities to become self-reliant. ACCES work takes place in Kakamega, Western Province, Kenya. The current objectives of ACCES are: (1) to provide long-term training for youth, (2) to teach basic literacy skills to children aged 8 to 14 years, (3) to disseminate knowledge about HIV/AIDS.
Adresse : 2441 Christopherson Road
Surrey, British Columbia,
V4A 3L2
FAX: (604) 254-1100
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Rick Juliusson
Courriel : info@acceskenya.org
Pays : Kenya
Ville : Kakamega
Secteur : Éducation
Description du stage : This intern will work with ACCES and LIFA staff to develop/refine, test, and fine-tune the educational materials and presentations used in our various outreach programs to community members and LIFA students, including (but not limited to): HIV/AIDS, gender sensitization & womens empowerment, health & sanitation, income generation, and financial management.

In Canada
The intern will participate in training and orientation sessions organized by staff, board members, returned volunteers/interns, and CIL. He/she will review organization documents to become well informed about ACCES policies, history and philosophy, and will study and ask questions about the job description to understand the assignment and begin planning steps to accomplish the task. The intern will also begin to research and collect samples of educational materials from other organizations doing similar outreach work. He/she will also begin a professional journal, including goals for skills development, and will make a plan for staying in communication and educating contacts in Canada who wish to provide support and learn about Africa and development.

Overseas
This person will work with ACCES and LIFA staff to develop/refine, test, and fine-tune the materials and presentations used in our various outreach programs to community members and LIFA students, mostly new through the new VSF-funded CIDA project. These will include (and probably have more added later):
- general health and prevention
- health issues specifically around water (tied to the new wells)
- HIV/AIDS
- gender sensitization and women's empowerment
- financial knowledge

This intern will also help establish the intergenerational mentoring groups and womens'/girls' health/HIV clubs, and coordinate their communication with Canadian peer groups. This will include bringing them to the Kakamega office and helping them learn to communicate by email/Skype/website.
Organisation d'accueil : African Canadian Continuing Education Support
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : ACCES Kenya is a legally registered Kenyan NGO that is the counterpart of ACCES Canada. ACCES Kenya carries out all education programs in Kenya, including post-secondary education support, small business training, HIV/AIDS awareness, gender sensitization, and supporting the LIFA basic education program.