INTERNSHIP COORDINATOR - JOB DESCRIPTION
Position: Internship Coordinator at CEED Concordia
Job Type: 2-year contract; Part-time (Fall & Winter) /Full-time (Summer)
Salary: 16-17$/h (Based on experience)
Deadline: September 27th at 11:59 pm
About CEED Concordia
CEED Concordia is a non-profit organization operating in Montreal, Canada and, Gulu, Uganda. We are an organization dedicated to social justice, community empowerment, and positive change by supporting youth in our communities. CEED offers Concordia and Ugandan students an opportunity to contribute to sustainable community projects in northern Uganda for 3-month internships during the summer semester. We are working to shape better communities and future leaders for a better tomorrow.
Our program is supported by a fee-levy of Concordia University’s undergraduate students, a tangible expression of Concordia’s commitment to civic responsibility and experiential learning. We strive to create opportunities for students from Montreal and Uganda to gain firsthand experience in the community development sector. Every year, approximately 25-30 youth from both communities become involved with our program through internships, academic initiatives, and various positions within our organization.
The internship coordinator is the main coordinator of the internships offered in Canada and oversees. While in Canada the internship coordinator is responsible for recruiting interns and leading their pre-departure training, as well as facilitating their travel logistics. Abroad, they provide psychosocial support to the interns as they adjust to oversee CEED’s community projects. The internship coordinator also participates in the development and monitoring of community projects. They also assist the Executive Director and Communications Coordinator with various tasks, such as event planning, grant writing, report writing, and relationship building.
Please note that this position requires travel for a minimum of 3 to 4 months per year.
Required Skills and Knowledge/ We are looking for a candidate who demonstrates:
* In the context of COVID-19 travels might be more limited or temporarily canceled.
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