Indigenous people Attitude support program - QC-492

Project type: Non-research
Desired discipline(s): Engineering - computer / electrical, Engineering, Computer science, Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics, Business, Social Sciences & Humanities, Cultural studies, Design, Interactive arts and technology
Company: Centre Attitude
Project Length: 6 months to 1 year
Preferred start date: As soon as possible.
Language requirement: EnglishFrench
Location(s): St-Sauveur, QC, Canada; Canada
No. of positions: 5
Desired education level: CollegeUndergraduate/BachelorMaster'sPhD
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About the company: 

Centre Attitude is a company that offers in-community support through specific workshops and aftercare programs to the indigenous people of Canada. Its present focus has been primarily Quebec and Ontario, serving over 30 Indigenous communities in the two provinces.

Describe the project.: 

Attitude has identified the need for added support post-workshop and interventions. The goal is to innovate by engaging with potential users through a better digital platform. The platform would consist of a new website that allows for additional interactive content meant to convey better the valuers, mission and methods used by Centre Attitude to support the Indigenous communities. Moreover, a mobile application would be built to continue and strengthen the learning process as well as pursue goal tracking. It would feature the intensive 10 weeks post-intervention weekly aftercare program used at the Attitude and would be based on gamification and adult learning. This innovative approach would be the first in the nation and allow for greater success in initial intervention, thus changing the lives of the people involved.

Required expertise/skills: 

  • Project management
  • Mobile application building and design
  • Website building and design
  • Business background
  • Ability to complete grand applications
  • Interns who identify as Indigenous are welcome