Internship Role Profile
|Organization Name:||Jane/Finch Community Centre, Green Change|
|Location of Internship:||2999 Jane Street, Toronto, ON M3N 2J9|
|Position Title:||Community Development Action Intern|
|Reports to:||Manager, Green Change|
|Work Term:||Summer Internship|
|Start Date:||May 14, 2018|
|End Date:||August 3, 2018|
|Duration:||12 weeks months (3 months, Full-time)|
|Student Award:||Economic Justice Award - $6000.00 ($2000.00 received monthly)|
|Hours:||10:00am - 5:00pm flexible (Monday to Friday)|
|Brief Description of Company & Program|
|Jane/Finch Centre is a community-based organization driven by passion, innovation, and a strong commitment to social justice, community engagement and collaboration. Our vision is a healthy Jane and Finch neighbourhood – strong, inclusive, and politically active through diversity, opportunity, and participation.
Green Change is a satellite location of the Jane/Finch Centre. We work with community members, resident-led groups, local organizations, institutions, and many others to take an active role in shaping our built and natural environments. Our current projects are focused on food justice, parks and green spaces, local economic development, affordable housing, community infrastructure, and transportation. We do all of our work with an extremely nimble team of educators, designers, and urban planners, who are dedicated to making an impact at the community and systems levels. More information about our program is available on our website: http://janefinchcentre.org/programs/green-change/.
|The intern will contribute to our place-based research projects and strategies including research, community/partner engagement, and communications.Three projects that the intern may support:
The intern will receive orientation and training in community engagement, design research, participatory planning, and developmental evaluation, while gaining practical experience working in a community setting.
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