IT Intern @ YMCA of Cape Breton

Submitted 5 years ago by Dan Trepanier 

Through the YMCA's association with regional and national committee, the candidate will be exposed to group discussions on website re-development; software evaluation and a new IT strategy for the Atlantic region.


The IT intern will support the Director of Communication at the YMCA of Cape Breton with the implementation of the association's IT strategy.
Goals include the improvement of productivity and innovation at the associations' three locations by reviewing; 

  • current data management systems and make recommendations on improved procedures and policies,
  • PCI compliance regulation and evaluate current practices against the regulations,
  • existing practices on electronic file sharing and storage, make recommendations for improvement. existing social media tools and practices and make recommendations improvement.

Internship will result in the candidate building capacity in their working knowledge of networks, hardware, software systems, online marketing and communication, PCI compliance and security experience in a member based charitable organization.

  • Work with Director of Communications on the evaluation of data centre verses a cloud based hosting option, create and manage social marketing campaigns.
  • Assist with streamlining the association's handling of electronic files, communication, data storage and hardware setup.
  • Work with external IT contractors when applicable to improve security and facility access. 
  • Research online scheduling and communication options for the association's fitness schedules.