Computer Centre Program Administrator

  • Initiative: Investing in Neighbourhoods 
  • Requisition ID: 791 
  • Job Location: Canada (CA) 
  • Additional Location Details: Parliament & Gerrard 
  • Job Stream: Technology  
  • Job Type: Contract, Part-Time 
  • Temporary Duration: 11 Months 
  • Wage:  $19.00 per hour  
  • Number of Positions Open:
  • Posting End Date: 09/13/2021 
  • Travel Required: None 
  • Educational Requirements:High School or GED 


Investing In Neighbourhoods - Eligibility Criteria:

To apply for job opportunities through the Investing in Neighbourhoods Program, interested candidates must be OW participants living in Toronto. Investing in Neighbourhoods job opportunities are in not for profit community organizations and enable OW participants to: increase their skill level, develop contacts with employers, and obtain references with the goal of securing permanent employment.


Note:  At the time of this posting, this position is a combination of remote and on-site.  The employer may change this arrangement in order to comply with Public Health Guidelines.


Job Description

  • Assist the Program Coordinator in developing and running a highly energetic and highly effective Literacy Centre

  • Contact Schools and agencies in the catchment area to build and sustain partnership relationships

  • Develop a strategic program outcomes process that tracks the progress of participants

  • Maintain accurate reporting using organization's software program

  • Confirm registration of program participants by either phone or email

  • Assist the Program Coordinator in maintaining the program calendar of current and future events

  • Participate in the planning and facilitation of special events

  • Assist the Program Coordinator in ongoing TDSB learner outcome requirements

  • Regularly purchase snacks, coffee and refreshments for all program participants; both adults and children

  • Conduct regular meetings for individual client advocacy

  • Assist the Program Coordinator in the routine maintenance and general up-keep of the computer literacy centre facility

  • Assist with the Summer Day Camp planning and program delivery

  • Assist the Program Coordinator with supervision and mentorship of Placement Students


COVID-19 Requirements:

  • Help to Covid-19 screen all program participants, volunteers and visitors who come on site

  • Assist with the daily cleaning and sanitizing of the workspace when on site.

  • Follow the organization's Covid Safety protocol of social distancing, room capacity allowance and face mask/shield wearing

  • Assist with other Covid Response initiatives as necessary (ie. Food Distribution)

  • Attend to other duties as required​​​​​​​

Skills Required

  • Previous experience in an administrative support role is an asset

  • Completed high school diploma, some post-secondary and asset

  • Experience in classroom instruction an asset

  • Experience working in fast-paced multi program environment

  • Strong knowledge and confidence with MS Office Suite 2016; in particular data entry software

  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills

  • Able to be a self-starter

  • Excellent people instincts, interpersonal skills, filing abilities, pleasant and clear phone manner.

  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail

  • Flexibility to work some evenings.

  • Ability to perform duties in an online environment when necessary


How to Apply:

If you meet the qualifications above and are interested in applying to this position, please click "Apply now" to upload your resume and cover letter. We thank you for your interest; however only those Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  For further assistance, please contact:  wfdteam@toronto.ca.


Notice of Collection Statement

Toronto Employment and Social Services collects personal information through the Employment Opportunities System (EOS) under the legal authority of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, SO 2006, Chapter 11, Schedule A, s 136(c), the Ontario Works Act, 1997, SO 1997, Chapter 25, Schedule A, ss 3, 4 and 6, the Ontario Works Act, 1997, Ontario Regulation 134/98, General, Part III and the City of Toronto By-law No 1319-2008.  The personal information is used for the purpose of determining your suitability or eligibility for employment opportunities or for placement in volunteer opportunities at the City of Toronto. The personal information may be shared as deemed necessary with a specific Employer and may be used for reporting purposes. In addition, Ontario Works recipient's (including Ontario Disability Support Program recipient) SAMS ID is collected for the purposes of determining suitability for Ontario Works specific opportunities.  Questions about this collection can be directed to the Manager, Community Labour Market, Toronto Employment and Social Services, Metro Hall, 11th Floor, 55 John Street, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3C6, or by telephone at 416-397-5627.