We're Hiring for a new Internship Coordinator!
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***
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.
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
Assisting in CEED’s various events and fundraising activities
- 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: firstname.lastname@example.org BY MONDAY, OCTOBER 9T H (MIDNIGHT).
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.