Gouvernement du Canada

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Youth Community Engagement Officer

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : International Centre for Sustainable Cities
Acronyme : ICSC
Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : The International Centre for Sustainable Cities (ICSC) is a Canadian non-governmental organization and registered charity, with a mission to promote sustainable urban development around the world through practical demonstration projects, peer learning networks and high profile events.
Adresse : 415-1788 West 5th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia,
FAX: (604) 666-0009
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Dan Chalmers
Courriel : dchalmers@icsc.ca
Pays : Costa Rica
Ville : San Jose
Secteur : Destination plurisectorielle ou transversale
Description du stage : In CanadaPrior to the overseas placement, the intern will learn about the PLUS Network activities and engagement with member cities, as well as reviewing youth and public engagement strategies. The intern will receive training about models of resource mobilization, participatory planning and decision making procedures, tools for youth and community engagement, asset mapping, and incorporating the special needs of young women into community planning. The intern will be responsible for learning about the City of San Jose and Costa Rica and doing some pre-departure preparations.


In San Jose, the intern will work on a project called 'San Jose 2050, the Youth and their City'. The focus of this project will be to engage youth in visioning for their future and the future of their cities. The intern will use a variety of tools and outreach methods for this process. Some of these may include developing and employing a set of visioning questions for youth to answer, attending public events, using cartoons and marketing material, doing asset mapping and photo-visioning.

The intern will work directly with the City of San Jose's planning team and the city's PLUS Network coordinator. In addition, the local Ministry of Education, universities, primary/secondary schools, and NGOs will be engaged in the process. The goal for this project will be to assist San Jose in developing a youth vision for long-term sustainability planning and the future of the city. The intern will also be involved in documenting local sustainability initiatives pertinent to the PLUS Network.
Organisation d'accueil : Municipality of San Jose
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : To build common criteria for action, and in turn, develop economic strategies that can be developed and led by the municipality, for the benefit of our citizens.

Further to this, as a municipal council San Jose is engaged in providing residents with services including planning and urban development.