Coordinator, Accessible Technology

Opening date
Closing date
Term
Contract
Region
Ontario
Ontario South (Greater Toronto)
Quebec
Location
Toronto, ON
Job description
  • Provides one-to-one or group coaching and support to clients who use accessible technology like smart phones, smart home devices, video magnifiers, etc.
  • Receives training on new technology available for those with vision loss
  • Provides demonstrations of new technology to clients
  • Assembles resources to help clients further explore their device’s capabilities at home
  • Researches and creates accessible documents needed for group sessions. These documents also function as resources for other clients and future sessions
  • Schedule and book upcoming group sessions in various locations across the Greater Toronto Area
  • Follow-up and register group participants for upcoming classes and workshops.
Qualifications

To be eligible, students must:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • Have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
  • Have an interest and aptitude in working with technology
  • Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Good word processing skills; experience with MS Office
  • Flexible, open to change, a team player and have demonstrated ability to take initiative
  • Demonstrates mature and sensitive nature when dealing with the needs of persons experiencing vision loss
  • Positive attitude focused on total agency success and commitment to maintaining confidentiality
  • Must be able to travel independently within the region via public transit or car (taxi, Uber etc.)
Application and contact information

CNIB strives to establish and maintain an inclusive workplace and believes that the diversity of our workforce is an invaluable asset. CNIB is committed to following recruitment and selection practices based on merit, transparency, accessibility and inclusion ensuring that all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment with CNIB.

To help ensure that this commitment is met, CNIB is committed to working with all candidates that require an accommodation. If you require an accommodation, please let us know what accommodation you require and CNIB will work with you to meet your needs at every stage of the recruitment and selection process.

For more information or to submit your resume, please contact Shane.Laurnitus@cnib.ca

Please send cover letter and resume, and mention how you learned of this position.

Please note that the successful candidate will be required to pass a standard Criminal Record Check.

We thank all applicants for their interest in CNIB, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.