Job Posting 98004

Basic Computer Training Instructor
Archway Community Services
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley
closed 20 days ago (Tue, 21 Nov)
full time  •  $26.00 per hour

JOB POSTING #2023-198-01


STRIDE for Older Workers

Basic Computer Training Instructor  

Wage: $26.00 per hour

Full Time: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday  



Teach Participants Basic Computer Skills for Job Search Purposes  

Join the team at Archway

Come Help Us Help People

Location:  Abbotsford

On Site and Hybrid

Job Summary:

The Basic Computer Training Instructor for the STRIDE for Older Workers Program will teach program participants how to conduct basic computer skills ranging from how to turn on a computer to how to set up email accounts, send resumes and job applications online, edit and/or adapt their own resumes to be tailored for targeted positions, save resumes, create file folders, and conduct online job searches.   The incumbent will also assist the Employment Outreach Worker to market STRIDE for Older Workers to potential employers and other strategic industry partners. 


More information about the STRIDE for Older Workers program can be found at the following weblink.


Your Role:

Archway’s Basic Computer Training Instructor with the STRIDE for Older Workers Program contributes by:

  • Creating a safe and stimulating learning environment to teach program participants the basics in using a computer for job search purposes.
  • Assessing program participants’ needs, strengths and weaknesses, and determining their digital literacy levels.
  • Developing and implementing a curriculum and materials designed to meet program learning objectives suitable for adult learning and adjusting where necessary.
  • Including in the curriculum design the use of Microsoft Office365, Word, Outlook, and on-line media platforms such as Zoom, WebEx, and Microsoft Teams.
  • Providing basic instruction on the importance of software for data, safety and security protection and overall maintenance of computer devices.
  • Providing instruction on learning how to send e-mails, keeping a data trail, uploading and downloading attachments and saving files.
  • Teaching program participants about social media and using the web safely in their job search.
  • Introducing participants to job search techniques using search engines such as Google, and job search websites, including LinkedIn and Indeed.

This position is a great fit for someone who is proficient in the use of computers, and in being able to explain technology in user-friendly terms to train others.

Our Offer

  • Wage: $26.00 per hour
  • A permanent, full-time position at 35 hours per week, availability Mondays to Fridays, from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Benefits include:
    • Three weeks vacation in your first year; four weeks in your second year.
    • A great benefits plan including extended health and dental; you choose your plan.
    • Employee and Family Assistance Program that includes online access to wellness resources.
    • A pension plan: Archway meets your contribution.
    • Great in-house training opportunities.
    • Rewarding work in a positive environment.

Getting an Interview – you will be considered if you have:

  • Post-secondary education or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Experience teaching basic computer skills to adults.
  • Experience using on-line platforms and Microsoft Office 365.
  • Experience providing in-person and on-line group facilitation.

The Job Requires you to have:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint to give presentations and facilitate classroom instruction.
  • Knowledge and ability to use information management systems and database programs.
  • Skills in using virtual meeting platforms such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom and WebEx.
  • Demonstrated ability to explain technology using plain language to adult learners with low level digital literacy skills.
  • Ability to develop instructional materials and activities.
  • Ability to work with program participants in person, requiring adherence to health and safety protocols.
  • Ability to use the screen/keyboard for extended periods of time.
  • A satisfactory Criminal Records Check is a condition of employment.

Closing date is November 21, 2023.



No phone calls please. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Your resume may also be forwarded to other Programs for their consideration for their job vacancies.  If you do not wish for your application to be shared with other Programs, please send an e-mail to with DO NOT FORWARD TO OTHER PROGRAMS, in the subject line of the e-mail and the job reference number to which you applied, in the body of the e-mail.

Archway's goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Equity and diversity are essential to excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous identity, race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, political belief, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or age.  

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