Overview

The Vancouver Community Network RayCam Co-Operative Centre – Support and Computer Tutor Intern Part Time in Vancouver, BC

The Vancouver Community Network

Branch Vancouver BC CA

Position:
RayCam Co-Operative Centre – Support and Computer Tutor Intern
Location:
Vancouver, BC

Interest in community issues or nonprofit sector. RayCam serves families and children from a diverse low-income neighbourhood….

RayCam serves families and children from a diverse low-income neighbourhood. The centre works with a variety of community groups so we often lend technical support to some other organizations in the community, for example Network of Inner City Services, Aboriginal Life in Vancouver Enhancement Society, etc. As such an intern might work giving lessons to new users or developing social media strategies, depending on their skills and interests.

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.

Note: Youth Intern selected must pass a criminal record check, however under certain circumstances a criminal record does not preclude employment.

JOB TASKS:
Maintenance and troubleshooting timer system for public access computers

Education and support for multi-barriered computer users

Routine computer maintenance of 20+ computers and laptops for public use

Afterschool/evening Lego robotics education program for kids

Afterschool ipad/technology projects

Social media outreach strategies for Raycam, affiliated raycam projects ( nascarzprogram.com , www.raycamyouth.com ) and community partners

Website content for Raycam.com , affiliated Raycam projects ( nascarzprogram.com , www.raycamyouth.com ) and community partners

Desktop publishing projects (flyers, brochures etc)

DESIRED SKILLS:
Troubleshooting computer issues and performing computer maintenance

Knowledge of Microsoft Office and internet technologies

Ability to explain technical concepts and teach basic computer skills to RayCam clients

Comfortable working with people facing various barriers; interest in community issues or nonprofit sector

Professional and supportive attitude

HOURS: 20 – 25 hours/week

SALARY: $15/h

INTERNSHIP DURATION: 650 hours

Internship provided via the Vancouver Community Network Youth Internships program and funded under the Youth Employment Strategy and overseen by Industry Canada.

APPLY TO: http://yid.vcn.bc.ca/placements/2928-2/

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-01
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