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Title of Position: RBC Future Launch Youth Internship (18-29 years old)
Organization: Frontier College Books
Term: Part time (3 days/week), 2 month contract
Location: Yonge and St. Clair, Toronto, Ontario
Start date: May 2018

Frontier College is a national, non-profit literacy organization that was founded in 1899. We work with children, teens, adults and families who need help to improve their literacy skills. We work with a variety of partner organizations to deliver volunteer-run, community-based programs across Canada. Frontier College is accredited under the Imagine Canada Standards program.

Frontier College Books sells adult education resources online. We offer a wide variety of materials covering many subject areas and a range of skill levels. As a social enterprise of Frontier College, all FCB profits help to support free literacy programming across Canada. FCB also runs a work placement program providing valuable employment experience to youth from Frontier College’s Beat the Street program.

In 2017, RBC provided funding to support internships at Frontier College as part of the bank’s Future Launch initiative, developed as a result of two years of conversations with youth across the country. Over 10 years, RBC Future Launch will invest in areas that help young people learn skills, experience jobs, share knowledge and build resilience.

This is an exciting time in the bookstore as we rebrand and prepare to launch a new website. We are also updating our inventory management both online and on the shelves.

We are currently seeking an Intern to help with inventory management as well as updating our new website. The successful candidate will receive valuable hands-on experience, training and mentorship, and professional development in a friendly and positive environment.

Overall Accountability

This position reports to the Bookstore Coordinator based in Toronto

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Inventory management
  • Develop new inventory shelving system
  • Remove out dated inventory from website
  • Update product photos and information on website
  • Update item prices with publishers
  • Other Frontier College Books duties as assigned

Skills and Attributes

  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Able to think critically and manage details
  • Work well independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent spoken and written communication
  • Computer skills (MS Word, Outlook, Excel, Internet)
  • Positive learning attitude and willingness to learn
  • Must be able to lift up to 30lbs
  • Must be able to go up and down stairs

Additional Assets

  • Prior experience with inventory management
  • Prior experience working on an ecommerce site
  • Prior experience with Sage 300
  • Prior experience with Frontier College
  • Interest social enterprise and education

Compensation: $14/hour - 3 days per week (8 weeks)

Interested candidates should send resumé and covering letter to:

Laura Milton, Coordinator, Frontier College Books and Bookroom

Closing date: March 30, 2018

For more information about Frontier College visit

You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from diverse individuals who self-identify on the basis of any of the protected grounds under the Human Rights Code. We are committed to integration and maintaining the independence of individuals and removing barriers to accessibility in the workplace. We are committed to full compliance with the Human Rights Code, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and all other applicable legislation. We invite applicants to request accommodation, as required, throughout the application and hiring process.

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Numéro : 44592       Date publiée sur Mar 12 2018