Webinar: Delivering Successful International Aboriginal Youth Internship Projects: Jan 9 & 10

Delivering successful International Aboriginal Youth Internship projects: lessons learned by Canada World Youth


MONDAY, JAN 9 2017


English: 12:30 p.m. EST– duration: 90 mins

French: 3:00 p.m. EST– duration : 90 mins


TUESDAY JAN 10, 2017


English: 12:30 p.m. EST– duration: 90 mins

French: 3:00 p.m. EST – duration : 90 mins

These webinars are for indigenous and non-indigenous organizations and institutions planning to participate or considering participation in Global Affairs Canada’s recent call for proposals for the International Aboriginal Youth Internship Initiative (IAYI), due March 28, 2017. They are designed for both new applicants and applicants that have previous experience in applying.

To register: Email Mike Power at [email protected] before December 23, 2016. Please indicate:

  • The time, date, and name of the webinar you will attend
  • Two questions on topics mentioned above to better enable us to prepare.

Participants will learn:

  • Working with overseas partners
  • Working with Canadian partners or within a consortium with indigenous organizations
  • Educational content including indigenous elements
  • Managing for results
  • Orientation and training
  • Operations
  • Field support to interns and intern retention
  • Budget creation and management

About Canada World Youth (CWY):

For 45 years, CWY has been offering international transformative learning experiences focused on building knowledge, leadership and skills through participation in sustainable community-driven projects. All CWY programs are open to First Nations, Métis and Inuit youth. We also specifically offer programs for Indigenous youth, including programs that include the possibility to live and work with Indigenous communities in other countries, with the support of our international partners.


  • Arnold Blackstar (Director, Indigenous Program)
  • Fabienne Pierre-Jacques (Director, Monitoring and Evaluation)
  • Mike Power (Vice-President, Programming and Operations)