Gouvernement du Canada

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Agricultural Project Assistant Supervisor: NATC

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
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Chad Shipmaker
Courriel : cidainternship@okanagan.bc.ca
Pays : Gambie
Ville : Njawara
Secteur : Agriculture
Description du stage : NATC provides support and training in communities to achieve and improve sustainable livelihoods in many communities on the North Bank. NATC focuses on micro-finance, marketing, the training of trainers, and sustainable agriculture. The intern will contribute his/her expertise to these initiatives.

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.

The intern will:
- provide assistance to the support staff
- support food security projects;
- help to develop training materials for field workers and rural farmers;
- conduct visits to communities to discuss and assess training needs within their individual projects;
-facilitate and evaluate the training of trainers program;
- assist in record keeping and budgeting;
- conduct feasibility studies;
- and propose and initiate new sustainable development projects for the centre.
Organisation d'accueil : Njawara Agricultural Training Centre
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : NATC works with rural communities to increase agricultural output, food security and community development. The aim of NATC is to provide training in communities to achieve sustainable livelihoods. NATC currently focuses on micro-finance, cooperative/marketing creation, training for trainers, community empowerment, capacity building, and sustainable livelihood on the North Bank, which has been hard hit by drought and poverty.