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Capacity Building and Develpment Officer: Agriculture and and Natural Resources

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Okanagan College
Acronyme : OC
Type : Établissement d'enseignement
Mandat : OC's International Development Centre provides OC students, faculty, staff, and community members with a window on the realities and opportunities of the developing world. IDC operates within the OC internationalisation strategy to expose OC community members to and involve them in the issues of the developing world through exchanges, training of overseas personnel on OC programs, internships, classroom and community presentations, professional development opportunities, consultancies, and program development. IDC is a signature program of the Salmon Arm campus of OC and builds on the current and completed community development projects located in West Africa and co-ordinated through Salmon Arm over the past eleven years. Okanagan College is a comprehensive community college offering a variety of technical, vocational, academic upgrading, and university transfer level courses. OC focuses on serving the educational needs of the Okanagan-Shuswap community.
Adresse : Salmon Arm Campus - Box 189 - 2552 Trans Canada Hwy NE
Salmon Arm, British Columbia,
V1E 4N3
FAX: (250) 804-8850
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Personne ressource : Chad Shipmaker
Courriel : cidainternship@okanagan.bc.ca
Pays : Gambie
Ville : Kerewan
Secteur : Agriculture
Description du stage : ADWAC focuses on ongoing community development in the following areas: healthcare education, women and children's education, food, security, HIV/AIDS awareness, community resource management, women's enterprise, micro-credit and loans, and literacy and adult educational training. The intern would be working on project related to the previous areas, expecially in realation to food security.

In Canada
Interns will participate in pre-departure training and post-overseas debriefing and re-entry. IDC/OC staff will facilitate pre-departure training and debriefing that will adress the following: Monthly reporting and final report submission, cultural and language training, health and wellness, contract agreements, post-internship job searching strategies and resume writing, effective re-entry awareness and support, personal reflection opportunities, evaluations of experiences and learnings while overseas, sharing of journals, and the completion of program reports and CIDA evaluations. Interns will be asked to give feedback to IDC/OC staff on a number of program areas to be documented in reports to CIDA and applied to future programs and funded international internship possibilities. Also during the this time the interns will participate in outreach activities that will raise awareness of CIDA internships and international development in general.

Overseas
The intern will do the following:
- assist the ADWAC senior development team in Agricultural and Natural Resources Management
- help to develop training materials in the areas of adult literacy, natural resource management, HIV/AIDS, equitable gender participation, and advocacy;
- assist in computer competency and database design;
- help draw up budgets for the various sectors;
- facilitate professional development training;
- catalogue resources in the ADWAC library/collection;
- design and monitor work plans;
- work with the Agricultural Sector Coordinator in agricultural development;
- help create documentation for the donor community;
- work with ADWAC extension field workers in surrounding communities;
- support fundraising efforts;
- and serve on the editorial board for the monthly ADWAC development newsletter distributed throughout The Gambian NGO and donor communities.
Organisation d'accueil : Agency for the Development of Women and Children
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : ADWAC aims at enabling local communities to take an active and leading role in determining their development needs and solutions. ADWAC's vision is to create a better life for women and children in one of the most economically deprived divisions of The Gambia. ADWAC does work in the areas of education and advocacy, sustainable agricultural approaches to agro-economic development for women, micro-credit and women's enterprise development, and holistic approach to mother and child healthcare development.