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Job Number:  30267
Web Development Intern, Atira Women's Resource Society
Job Posted: Wednesday, 12 October 2016
Closing Date: Monday, 31 October 2016
(in 3 days)
Atira Women's Resource Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $15/hr



The Web Development Intern will lead the update of Atria’s Digital Storytelling program Yayem’s website (http://www.yayem.com/). Working with the Director Development, Communications & Fundraising you will update the site and bring it up to modern web standards.


Reports to the Director of Development, Communications & Fundraising.



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.


  • Review the Yayem Digital Storytelling site and infrastructure and create plan to update website
  • Review and document all current Yayem content
  • Give options for new CMS or other web solution and technologies for a new Yayem site
  • Once signed off, build the new Yayem site
  • Work with Atira’s IT provider to help migrate data and set up new site
  • Helping maintain and edit the current Atira Women’s Resource Society Drupal website
  • Assisting the Director Development, Communications & Fundraising as needed


  • Ability to build websites from scratch using various technologies
  • CSS and basic JavaScript
  • Ability to customize Content Management Systems (e.g WordPress)
  • Specific experience with Drupal CMS
  • Google Webmaster experience
  • Solid communication skills, able to present ideas
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work under pressure/to deadlines
  • Ability to give and receive constructive criticism
  • Time management skills



Relevant post-secondary education and/or training in IT/Computer science. An understanding of the dynamics of violence against women and other forms of oppression is mandatory as is an understanding of and passion for Atira Women’s Resource Society’s work in the community.



  • AWRS is a women’s only space and the successful candidate must identify as a woman
  • Must maintain strict professional conduct around confidentiality of Atira Women’s Resource Society and employee information
  • Please provide examples of recent web builds you have worked on
  • Participation at meetings, conferences and other events
  • May involve long workdays
  • Must provide an acceptable criminal record check

HOURS: 35hrs/wk
SALARY: $15/h


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

How to Apply:
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Deadline Extended
Contact Details:
Pratyush Dhawan
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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