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International Service Learning Program - Term 2 deadline extended

September 29, 2017

The Office of Regional and International Community Engagement at UBC (ORICE) offers programs that explore regional and international community engagement through course-based placements, community-led development programs, and more.

Business-specific program (January to April 2018)
Financial Resources for Quality Education – Analysis & Collection
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility: Open to all UBC students from any faculty with an interest in special needs education. Business, medicine, and education-related majors encouraged to apply. 

Students will be placed with Little Rock, an early childhood education and resource center which focuses on special needs education. Students placed in this role will work with Little Rock administrative staff to assess the financial needs of the organization, and pursue different funding options. Responsibilities will include research into public and private grant opportunities, preparation of proposals and applications, as well as identifying key organizational contacts for future needs. Ideal candidates have strong writing and computer skills as well as an interest in special needs and childhood education.

The deadline to apply to this opportunity and other Term 2 programs has been extended to October 9 at 11:59pm. Attend an upcoming information session to learn more:

  • Wednesday, October 4 | 11:45am to 12:30pm | Irving K Barber, Room 191
  • Thursday, October 5 | 12:30 to 1:15pm | Buchanan B, Room 303

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