Computer Trainer Volunteer

Computer Trainer Volunteer
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Riverdale Immigrant Women's Centre
  • Information Technology / Internet
  • Teaching / Tutoring
Short term (Less than 6 months)
  • Youth (over 18)
  • Ontario

Riverdale Immigrant Women’s Centre (RIWC) is a charitable organization with a mandate to serve those facing diverse barriers in their community.

Riverdale Hub is co-located with Riverdale Immigrant Women’s Centre and is a co-working space, event space and art gallery space in Toronto's Little India


The Essential Pathways to Employment (EPE) and Food Service and Hospitality program (FSHT) are currently seeking Computer Trainer volunteers to assist in the instruction of Microsoft Office and other basic computer knowledge. The position requires sound knowledge in MS-Word, MS-Excel, Outlook, MS-PowerPoint, Internet, E-mail and Social Media.

Days: Tuesday and/or Thursday

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Duration: Short-term or Long-term



  • Facilitating workshops that train participants in basic computer operations, Word, as well as Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Access, internet, email, social media, desktop functions and other IT features that facilitates the job search for students ranging from beginner to advanced.
  • Coordination and implementation of instruction in a structured and professional manner.
  • Must be able to explain technical matters in ways that students can readily understand.

*Responsibilities are not just restricted to the above-listed tasks*



  • Demonstrated experience working from an anti-oppressive framework.
  • Strong cross-cultural perspective and awareness; current and informed knowledge of diverse groups.
  • Excellent facilitation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • University, College or Certificate in Computer Science or Computer Training or IT background or proficiency in basic computer operations is an asset
  • Knowledge of electronic resume writing, cover letters, interviewing skills and job search strategies an asset.
  • Second language is an asset


What’s in it for you? 

  • Recorded volunteer hours. This is a great thing to put on a resume
  • Reference letter or a certificate detailing hours completed from your direct supervisor upon request
  • Training as required and hands-on experience with the specific roles
  • Opportunity to meet new people from all backgrounds, and to further build confidence and communication skills.


 Please send your resume any additional questions to, if you are selected for an interview someone from our office will get back to you within 1-2 business days. Thank you for your interest in volunteering at RIWC.

We are an equal opportunity organization. Applications for this volunteer position are accepted and reviewed on a continuous basis.