Overview

Country:  Canada
Location: Toronto
Dates: May 5 - 15; May - August; or September - October 2019
Project Length:  10 days
Project ID: 1985
Producer: Myroslava Stadnyk

ABOUT THE CHARITY

This NGO supports women who are, have been, or at risk of being in conflict with the law. The NGO advocates for alternatives to the criminal justice system, educates the public about realities of women in conflict in the law and provides direct support to women. They aim to address the social and economic issues women face after coming into conflict with the law. 
Their services include individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, release planning, referrals, transitional housing, employment and community education. The organization is committed to: agency, dignity, diversity, innovation, and resilience.   

  1. SDGs: Sustainable cities and communities 

  1. Gender Equality  

  1. Decent work and economic growth 

PROJECT DETAILS

*Camera Project 

The Associate will visit the organization’s offices, take part in community activities across their project sites, and take photos of their services.  

During the project, the Associate will be required to organize a workshop for the NGO’s team on photography and storytelling.

The images will be used for the NGO’s website and social media platforms to share their story and drive awareness for an underserved population.  

QUALIFICATIONS

 Desirable

  • Understanding and experience working with high-risk and vulnerable populations 

Essential

  • Storytelling - Must submit a minimum of one (1) original article, 800-1000 words upon completion of the project, to complement the images/footage of this assignment.   

  • Teaching/workshop facilitator skills – PWB CAMERA PROGRAM PROJECT

  • Proficient in photography   

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills  

  • Experience using editing software (e.g. Photoshop, InDesign)  

  • Adaptable to new and different situations, flexible and patient 

  • The Associate will need to undergo a background/vulnerable sector screening check  

PROGRAM FEE

$3,372 

Note: As per the NGO, you should expect approximately $400 out of pocket expenses based on your food and recreational preference.

Click here to learn about what program fees cover.