Job opening: 2024 Young Professional Overseas Placement Program for the Women’s Spaces Project


Rooftops Canada – Abri International is seeking four (4) qualified candidates to participate in our 6-month Young Professionals (YP) Overseas Placement Program as part of our five-year project “Women’s Spaces: Implementing Equal Rights to Land, Housing and Livelihoods” in Angola, Kenya, South Africa, and Uganda. The Project is co-funded with Global Affairs Canada (GAC). Rooftops Canada is providing cash and in-kind contributions.

Are you between 19 and 35? Are you a Canadian Citizen or a Permanent Resident? Have you or will you have completed a diploma or degree by December 2023 or May 2024? If yes, proceed to review the available position.

If you meet these three criteria, welcome to apply for the following placements:

Each YP will spend six months overseas in addition to a mandatory pre-departure and re-integration of approximately one week each (virtual or hybrid). Our planned 2024 placement period will be approximately February – July or June to November. Rooftops Canada will provide funds for the following according to Global Affairs Canada guidelines:

  • A modest monthly living stipend paid to Young Professionals overseas to include accommodation, utilities, local transport, meals, and incidentals (Rooftops Canada will determine the specific amount based on considerations such as the cost of living in placement locations)
  • Return travel from the place of residence in Canada to the placement city and visa costs
  • Overseas health insurance and vaccination expenses

Rooftops Canada is committed to diversity in its governance and operations. Interested candidates should visit our website or follow this link    Deadline: Monday, February 12th, 2024.  

See here the offer in Portuguese.