One Health Student Internships
Real Life, Real Conversations, Real Communities
The Canadian Foundation for Animal-Assisted Support Services (CFAS) attracts life-long learners from a wide range of academic backgrounds to foster One Health for People, Pets, and Partners across Canada.
The length and terms of placements are as diverse as the interests and goals given students field of studies. Student Interns are passionate individuals seeking opportunities to apply their learning's to promote service excellence within the promising Animal-Assisted Services Sector. Roles, responsibilities, relevance, and reporting requirements are discussed in advance to manage expectations and set realistic goals.
CFAS is an impartial interconnected nationally registered non-profit and registered charity that connects people, organizations, and fills gaps within the burgeoning Animal-Assisted Services (AAS) Sector.
We inspire and promote the innovation, coordination, and integration of exceptional clinical and non-clinical AAS within Canada's healthcare, social services, justice, corrections, pubic safety, and voluntary to sectors to foster One Health for People, Pets (pets in service), and Partners (animals in service).
About One Health for People, Pets, and Partners™
One Health for People, Pets, and Partners is the Foundation's signature initiative because it is the inspiration that unites and engages individuals, communities, organizations, disciplines and sectors in order to co-create (re-imagine) our collective desired future for Animal-Assisted Services (AAS) across Canada.
Health in this context includes the physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being of people of all ages and the welfare of pets and other animals in service.
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