Vancouver Community Network IT Assistant and Support Intern Part Time in Lower Mainland, BC

Vancouver Community Network

Branch Lower Mainland BC CA

IT Assistant and Support Intern
Lower Mainland, 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.

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


  • 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


  • 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

: 25-30 hours/week
SALARY : $15/h

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

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Surrey, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-17
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