Overview

The Vancouver Community Network FreeGeek – Production Assistant Intern Full Time in Vancouver, BC

The Vancouver Community Network

Branch Vancouver BC CA

Position:
FreeGeek – Production Assistant Intern
Location:
Vancouver, BC

Free Geek is a nonprofit community organization that reduces the environmental impact of waste electronics by reusing and recycling donated technology….

Free Geek is a nonprofit community organization that reduces the environmental impact of waste electronics by reusing and recycling donated technology. Through community engagement we provide education, job skills training, Internet access and free or low cost computers to the public.

BASIC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Participating youth must:
be between the ages of 15 and 30 at the time of intake;

have demonstrated skills achievement at the post-secondary level (this means that you must have more than secondary school achievement);

intend to gain ICT skills and knowledge;

meet the job requirements of the IHO, which should included stated ICT-related activities;

be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada and be legally entitled to work in Canada; and

must not be in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS:
Teach and train volunteers on recycling and refurbishment stations, including Desktop Build

Educate volunteers about computer technology and E-Waste

Rebuild and refurbish desktop computers

Provide quality control to computers suitable for retail sales

Provide administrative support for staff as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience assembling or repairing desktop computers

General technical aptitude and flexibility

Good listening skills

Quick & adaptable learner

Independent & outgoing

Attention to detail

Strong willingness to learn about technology

A desire to help others learn and use technology

Bonus: Experience with Linux and open source software

HOURS: 35 hours/week

SALARY: $15/h

INTERNSHIP DURATION: 650 hours

Internship provided via the Vancouver Community Network Youth Internships program and funded by HSRDC and Industry Canada.

APPLY HERE: http://yid.vcn.bc.ca/placements/free-geek-production-assistant/

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-07-31
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