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PeerNetBC is seeking an Intern - Online Coordinator!

Funded in part through the Digital Services for Youth (DS4Y) Program with funding from the Government of Canada (, we are searching for someone who is committed to peer support, social and economic justice, and community engagement and a whizz with information technology, web-based tools and online engagement!

PeerNetBC (PNBC) provides training, resources and support to peer support groups and peer-led initiatives across BC, fostering opportunities for people to learn from each other and connections. For more information about our organization visit This will undoubtedly give you an indication for the work ahead.


In keeping with our organizational values and the integrity of our work, we acknowledge that this report is written on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the xʷmθkʷym (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) and Slílwta (Tsleil-Waututh) nations.

Job Summary

The Intern - Online Coordinator will bring their technical knowledge, online/digital experience and collaborative spirit to drive PNBC’s website, social media and operational communications tools into the future.

The Intern - Online Coordinator will divide their time between:

  • Exploration: discovering and documenting PNBC’s electronic knowledge stores, online presence and community outreach.
  • Collaboration: working in community to understand and evolve PNBC’s current and future information needs.
  • Evaluating: applying methodology to trial and assess outcomes when renewing and revitalizing PNBC’s online presence.
  • Implementation: Designing and delivering meaningful and sustainable approaches to engaging PNBC’s community in online connections and learning.

In addition to bringing your talent for organizing, a blend of technical and people skills, we seek a candidate who is flexible, confident, and collaborative in their workplace approach. This position requires focused work in a busy open environment. PeerNetBC is a small but dynamic team, so key attributes for this role will be a willingness and to join in and the flexibility to adapt to varied work-styles. For this role, we seek someone who is reliable, a systems thinker, task focused, able to prioritize on the fly, problem solve as a team, and communicate judiciously. Our organization has a busy and varied work environment that requires a strong work ethic.

Ideally, you have experience in community engagement and social justice work, facilitation, workshop design and delivery. You have also demonstrated some understanding of and commitment to peer support principles and to social change through collaborative action, with an anti-oppression focus. Life experience, desire and interest are all assets!

PeerNetBC values inclusive, accessible, and collaborative processes. Diversity and inclusion are essential to a key priority of not only what PeerNetBC does but also how it works. Applicants from traditionally under-represented or marginalized groups including people of colour, First Nations / Indigenous individuals, and LGBTQ+ people are encouraged to apply.

Operational requirements / working conditions

The PeerNetBC’s office is located at Granville and Hastings and is a wheelchair accessible space. PNBC office strives to be a scent-reduced environment. We ask that folks refrain from the following before or while in this space: wearing colognes, perfumes or scented oils; and using chemical based laundry detergents or fabric softeners. We welcome questions or conversations and are happy to provide more resources about scent and chemical sensitivities.

The starting salary is $23.54/hour. This position includes a $3,000 training budget that covers paid (technology / job related) training time during the course of the contract. 

This position is full-time (35 hours/week) beginning August 12th, 2019 until March 31st, 2020. Hours vary and may include evenings and weekends. Fund dependent, this position may extend.

Detailed position description available at:

Application Process

Given the specific nature of this program, please complete the following table and include with your cover letter:


*Funding Requirement

Your Answer (Yes / No)

1) Youth between 15-30*? (Yes / No)

2) Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Refugee Status*? (Yes / No)

3) Demonstrated Skills Achievement at Post-Secondary Level*? (Yes / No)

4) Must not be collecting Employment Insurance during Internship*. (Yes / No)

5) Must not have previously participated in a Youth Internship*. (Yes / No)

*DS4Y: Digital Services for Youth - part of the Youth Employment Strategy a program of the Government of Canada.

Please submit your expression of interest, along with your CV and cover letterattention to: Hiring Committee.

Our hiring processwill run through June and July:

  • Applications close July 1, 2019 at 11:59pm PDT. 
  • Initial interviews will commence July 15, 2019 and July 26, 2019.
  • This includes a phone screening, in-person interview and invitational exercise.

Thank you to everyone who applies. Unfortunately, only those candidates shortlisted will be contacted.


Job Title Intern - Online Coordinator (Youth Intern - Paid)
Date Posted 2019-Jun-17
Expiry Date 2019-Jul-01
Ad ID:18473
Post Details
Posted By PeerNetBC
City or Province Vancouver, BC
Location British Columbia
Job Type Part-time
Classification Communication and Media