Computers for Success Canada

(1) Computer Technician Intern

Province of Prince Edward Island
Treasury Board Secretariat
IT Shared Services
Location - Charlottetown
Commencing for 6 months (possibility of extension) 

Government and the private sector donate surplus computers, equipment, and software to Computers for Success (CFS) PEI to be repaired, refurbished, and distributed to learning organizations throughout the Province. CFS accepts personal computers, laser printers, laptops, and monitors in good working order. Trained technicians replace parts, clear the hard drives, install operating systems and basic software, and thoroughly clean and repackage each unit before it is distributed. So far, more than 20,000 computers have been delivered through CFS to recipients on Prince Edward Island.

Providing practical, real-world experience is an important component of the CFS program. Through the CFS Internship program, funding from Employment and Social Development Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy has employed nearly 7000 youth, helping them gain the critical skills and experience they need to excel in the workforce. 

Duties Include but not limited to: 

  • Receive, sort, repair, test and install operating systems and software systems. 
  • Clean and disinfect work stations and warehouse area.
  • Assist with on-site installations of computer equipment when required.
  • Data input, records management, editing data. 

Qualifications:

  • Between 15 and 30 years old.
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents or a person who has been granted refugee status in Canada.
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • A current Criminal Records check will be requested upon acceptance into the program.

For further information regarding this Computer for Success program, please visit https://cfsc-opec.org/en/ 

Rate of Pay: $17.75/hr 
Application deadline: Friday, February 9th, 2024   5 p.m.

Submit resume to:
Jessica Mitchell
jmitchell@gov.pe.ca 

Published date: 
January 29, 2024