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Electronic Recycling Association (Volunteer at ERA and Earn a Free Computer!)

Organization Name: Electronic Recycling Association
Opportunity Title: Volunteer at ERA and Earn a Free Computer!
Category: Computers / Technology / IT
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: March 30, 2022
End Date: December 31, 2022

  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
Opportunity Description:

Volunteering with ERA is a great way to fulfill your community service goals while gaining excellent computer experience. In addition to learning and assisting with ERA’s processes and electronic recycling initiatives, volunteers will earn a computer once they have completed their volunteer hours. Must be at least 18 years old – check out our opportunities below and get in touch to get started learning about tech and giving back! Our volunteer Computer Technicians will gain hands-on experience with computer refurbishment. You don’t need a background in computers – in fact this would be a great place to start! All you need are a pair of steel toed boots, to be over the age of 16, and a great attitude! Duties may include: Sorting of cables (VGA & DVI, power cords, AC adapters, KVM cables) Sorting of hard disk drives (IDE/SCSI/SATA by rough size) Removal of decals (utilizing heat guns) Monitoring Testing Assist in the unloading of shipments Sorting of laptop bags Sorting of RAM Strip non-operational or incomplete machines for reusable parts (RAM, HDDs, power supplies, CPUs, motherboards etc.) Tidying warehouse workstations Cleaning equipment ERA’s hours of operation are Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm. This position is available any time within these hours, with a minimum 4-hour time commitment. To earn a laptop or desktop computer, 24 hours of volunteer work must be completed. Upon completion of 24 hours, volunteers will receive a certificate of appreciation and a refurbished computer.

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1301 34 Ave SE, Calgary, AB, T2G 1V8

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