Summer Job Opportunity — WordPress/Internet Programmer

The West Island Women’s Centre has a summer position for a WordPress/Internet Programmer. The main task will be to help our non-profit organization develop an easy-to-use online course registration system for our website. Additional tasks may include the following:

  • Modify existing databases
  • Update our organization’s external contacts list
  • Assist in the development of publicity materials
  • Research an automated e-mail reminder system
  • Increase our social media presence

Qualifications and Skills Needed

The ideal candidate is a CEGEP or university student pursuing studies in computer science, internet programming/development, e-commerce, or a related field.

Skills required:

  • Web programming experience; knowledge of WordPress, and preferably WooCommerce or a similar e-commerce platform
  • Strong skills in PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, MySQL
  • Experience working with Access databases and Excel an asset
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • An interest in social media and marketing/publicity


This is an 8-week position (30 hours per week) offered between June 6 and August 5, 2016. Remuneration is $16 per hour.

To be eligible for this summer employment, you must be:

  • between 15 and 30 years of age when the job begins
  • registered as a full-time student in 2015-16 and returning to school full time in 2016-17
  • legally eligible to work in Canada

How to Apply

Send your cover letter and resume by May 16, 2016 by e-mail to or mail to P.O. Box 521, Pointe-Claire, QC, H9R 4S6. Location: Pointe-Claire, Qc.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.