Position:​​ ​Internship​ ​Coordinator​ ​at​ ​CEED​ ​Concordia

Duration:​​ ​11​ ​month​ ​contract​ ​(November​ ​2017-November​ ​2018)​ ​with​ ​possibility​ ​for 1​ ​year​ ​renewal

Time​ ​commitment:​​ ​20/hours​ ​per​ ​week​ ​in​ ​Montreal​ ​&​ ​40​ ​hours/week​ ​in​ ​Uganda Remuneration:​​ ​12$/hour
***This​ ​position​ ​requires​ ​travel​ ​to​ ​Uganda​ ​from​ ​late​ ​May​ ​to​ ​August​ ​2018***

Position​ ​Description:

The​ ​internship​ ​coordinator​ ​is​ ​the​ ​main​ ​contact​ ​for​ ​interns​ ​from​ ​Concordia travelling​ ​to​ ​Uganda.​ ​While​ ​in​ ​Canada​ ​the​ ​coordinator​ ​is​ ​responsible​ ​for recruiting​ ​interns​ ​and​ ​leading​ ​their​ ​pre-departure​ ​training,​ ​as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​facilitating their​ ​travel​ ​logistics.​ ​In​ ​Uganda,​ ​they​ ​provide​ ​psychosocial​ ​support​ ​to​ ​the​ ​interns as​ ​they​ ​adjust​ ​to​ ​Uganda​ ​and​ ​oversee​ ​CEED’s​ ​community​ ​projects.​ ​The coordinator​ ​also​ ​assists​ ​the​ ​Executive​ ​Director​ ​and​ ​Communications​ ​Coordinator with​ ​various​ ​tasks,​ ​such​ ​as​ ​event​ ​planning,​ ​grant​ ​writing,​ ​report​ ​writing​ ​and networking​ ​and​ ​relationship​ ​building.

Responsibilities:

  • Working​ ​in​ ​a​ ​cross​ ​cultural​ ​team​ ​and​ ​different​ ​work​ ​environments

  • Selection​ ​of​ ​interns​ ​for​ ​2018

  • Development​ ​of​ ​pre-departure​ ​training,​ ​including​ ​developing​ ​activities,

    content,​ ​discussion​ ​topics,​ ​training​ ​manual​ ​etc

  • Working​ ​closely​ ​with​ ​Concordia​ ​professors​ ​to​ ​develop​ ​and​ ​carry​ ​out

    course​ ​LOYC​ ​398/DART​ ​398/MANA​ ​499

  • Overseeing​ ​welfare​ ​of​ ​interns​ ​pre-departure​ ​–​ ​e.g.​ ​addressing​ ​concerns,

    assisting​ ​in​ ​travel​ ​planning​ ​and​ ​fundraising,​ ​etc

  • Overseeing​ ​welfare​ ​and​ ​work​ ​of​ ​interns​ ​in​ ​Uganda​ ​–​ ​e.g.​ ​attending​ ​project

    meetings,​ ​providing​ ​feedback,​ ​conducting​ ​field​ ​visits,​ ​meeting​ ​interns

    individually​ ​as​ ​needed,​ ​etc

  • Facilitating​ ​experiential​ ​reflection​ ​and​ ​learning;​ ​contribute​ ​to​ ​the​ ​MELS​ ​of

    CEED’s​ ​internal​ ​model​ ​and​ ​pedagogy

  • Attending​ ​campus-based​ ​events​ ​–​ ​e.g.​ ​information​ ​fairs,​ ​networking

    opportunities

  • Assisting​ ​in​ ​CEED’s​ ​various​ ​events​ ​and​ ​fundraising​ ​activities

 

Required​ ​Skills:

  • Cultural​ ​sensitivity​ ​and​ ​awareness,​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​work​ ​on​ ​a​ ​cross​ ​cultural​ ​team and​ ​in​ ​a​ ​cross​ ​cultural​ ​environment
  • Organized​ ​and​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​multi-task

  • Ability​ ​to​ ​work​ ​independently​ ​&​ ​in​ ​teams

  • Flexible,​ ​open-minded​ ​and​ ​patient

  • Knowledge​ ​of​ ​East​ ​Africa,​ ​Uganda​ ​in​ ​particular

  • Knowledge​ ​of​ ​cross-cultural​ ​work,​ ​development​ ​work,​ ​and​ ​non-profits

  • Ability​ ​to​ ​facilitate​ ​meetings​ ​&​ ​group​ ​discussions

To​ ​apply,​ ​please​ ​send​ ​a​ ​cover​ ​letter​ ​and​ ​resume​ ​to:​ ​​info@ceedconcordia.org BY​ ​MONDAY,​ ​OCTOBER​ ​9T​ H​​ ​(MIDNIGHT).

We​ ​thank​ ​all​ ​applicants​ ​for​ ​their​ ​interest;​ ​however,​ ​only​ ​selected​ ​candidates​ ​will be​ ​contacted​ ​for​ ​an​ ​interview.