Target Hunger Information Technology Intern

Posted 30-11-2018
Category Local from Home
Interns Needed 1
Anticipated Timeline January- June 2019
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Target Hunger is one of our annual fundraisers, which enables all community members to easily make a donation to Lethbridge Food Bank and Interfaith Food Bank, our two local food banks of Lethbridge. The basic premise of the event is that volunteers deliver yellow bags to each residence in Lethbridge (during the week prior to the event), then on the second Saturday in June, the bags are collected and delivered to the food banks for sorting and eventual distribution. Information Technology Intern would be responsible in creating an online sign-up tool for volunteers to choose their desired routes and gather information for delivery of the yellow bags.

 

Qualifications:

The successful applicant will:

  • Be pursuing a post-secondary degree.
  • Have knowledge and experience in web coding and graphic design  
  • Have full understanding of HTML 5, JQuery, and WordPress
  • Be knowledgeable with Google Maps and redesigning area Maps
  • Be comfortable with all social media outlets

 

 Time Commitment:

The successful applicant will complete the internship by the middle of June 2019.

 

Deliverables:

  • Develop/upgrade an online sign-up tool (website) that is user friendly
  • Create a user guide for how to operate and make changes to the website
  • Update all social media outlets related to the Target Hunger Event
  • Work together with the two foodbanks to ensure the website is functional and provides reports as needed
  • Communicate regularly with the Target Hunger Coordinators to ensure functionality of the sign-up tool 

 

Accountability:

The successful applicant will be responsible to  Lethbridge Food Bank's  Executive Director, and can communicate via email or telephone. The intern will be expected to attend committee meetings and check in regularly to report on progress made or challenges faced.

Benefits:

In addition to the bursary provided by Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, the successful applicant will gain knowledge on web development and coding; developing maps that relate to certain neighborhoods, as such strengthening their attention to detail. They will be able to use this project as a sample of their work.

 

Recognition:

The potential intern has is able to credit their name on to the sign-up tool and will be noted on appropriate Target Hunger Press release.

Ideal for someone with course work in:

  • Web Developer
  • Web Design
  • Computer Engineering Technology
  • Computer Systems Technology
  • Computer Information Systems

Some specialized skills required:

  • Be comfortable with all social media outlets
  • Be knowledgeable with Google Maps and redesigning area Maps
  • Have full understanding of HTML 5, JQuery, and WordPress
  • Have knowledge and experience in web coding and graphic design

What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:

  • Communicate regularly with the Target Hunger Coordinators to ensure functionality of the sign-up tool
  • Work together with the two food banks to ensure the website is functional and provides reports as needed
  • Update all social media outlets related to the Target Hunger Event
  • Create a user guide for how to operate and make changes to the website
  • Develop/upgrade an online sign-up tool (website) that is user friendly