Overview

The Vancouver Community Network IT Assistant and Support Intern Contract in Vancouver, BC

The Vancouver Community Network

Branch Vancouver BC CA

Position:
IT Assistant and Support Intern
Location:
Vancouver, BC

Assisting IT Consultant and Operations Manager in the implementation a new comprehensive software system. BASIC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS….

EMBERS is a national award winning social enterprise based in the Woodwards Building in the Downtown Eastside Vancouver. We operate a temporary labour company, EMBERS Staffing Solutions, that employs 150 + people a week, and also runs a small business training program, EMBERS Ventures, for low income entrepreneurs.

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

Assisting IT Consultant and Operations Manager in the implementation a new comprehensive software system

Transferring data from current system to the new system

Helping to maintain new software system

Marketing employment program to the community through social media and other avenues (mailing and distributing information on employment programs)

Providing network support to different computer users

Supporting Executive Director and administrative team with day-to-day operations

REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

Experience with software technologies, database systems, computer networks

Excellent organizational skills

Strong written and oral communication skills

Able to adapt to fast-paced, ever-changing environment that is people-focused

Comfort working with diverse populations

Comfort working with Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms

Attention to detail

HOURS: 25-30 hours/week

SALARY: $15/h

INTERNSHIP DURATION: 650 hours

APPLY HERE: http://yid.vcn.bc.ca/placements/embers-it-assistant-intern/

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

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-18
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