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Job Number:  30184
Information Technology Intern - 411 Seniors Centre Society
Job Posted: Friday, 7 October 2016
Closing Date: Friday, 21 October 2016
(4 days ago)
Vancouver Community Network
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Internship - paid
Location: Vancouver Salary: $15h 35h/week

The 411 Seniors Centre is an inclusive, versatile and dynamic drop-in centre for older adults.  We provide tools, services, programs and activities that enable low income seniors to live independent lives and thrive in our community.  Through our organizational governance and volunteer constitution we provide opportunities for seniors to take a leadership role.

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.


  • Manage social media, including our Facebook and Newsletter
  • Organize and deliver 3 one-off workshops to our seniors and staff (Topics to be determined, but will be related to technology)
  • Continue website development already begun
  • Review the technology our centre is currently using and make recommendations on updating


  • Knowledge and skills on social media management
  • Knowledge and skills on workshop organization and delivery
  • Knowledge and skills on website development
  • Knowledge and skills on reviewing and giving recommendation
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good time and stress management skills
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Adaptive to a dynamic working environment

HOURS: 35 hours/week
SALARY: $15/h

Internship provided via the Vancouver Community Network Youth Internships program and funded by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED), administered by Industry Canada.


How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please apply at http://yid.vcn.bc.ca/placements/411-seniors-centre/
Contact Details:
Gurraj Ahluwalia
Vancouver Community Network
280 - 111 West Hastings St
Vancouver, BC, V6B 1H4

Tel: (778)724-0232
Fax: 1-855-299-0647

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