National Technology Center for the Computers for Schools program funded by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada.
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About the Computers for Schools program
Computers for Schools (CFS) refurbishes donated computers and distributes them to schools, libraries, not-for-profit organizations and Aboriginal communities across Canada. Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada manages this program for the federal government, working with provincial and territorial governments, not-for-profit organizations as well as the private and volunteer sectors.
IMPACTS OF THE CFS PROGRAM
STLR, a charitable organization with a pan-Canadian mission
- Collect used computer equipment from the federal public service in the National Capital Region (NCR)
- Refurbish used computer equipment with the help of interns from the Technical Work Experience Program (TWEP)
- Send the refurbished computer equipment to Computers for schools (CFS) affiliates for distribution to schools, libraries, not-for-profit organizations, early childhood centers and Aboriginal communities across Canada.
SINCE ITS CREATION IN 2000,
STLR HAS REFURBISHED OVER 400,000 COMPUTERS
IT EQUIPMENT DONATION
Contribute to the digital inclusion of all of Canada
Ecogical, easy and safe
In addition to being environmentally friendly, your donations offer a learning experience to the interns who refurbishe them and become a work tool to the client to whom it is sent. We even offer free pick-up service for 10 or more computers.
All Computers for Schools workshops follow rigorous procedures for storing hard drives and erasing data, and are regularly audited by data security firms to ensure the quality of these procedures. Hard drives that can't be erased will be securely destroyed.
STLR IN NUMBERS: 2016-2017
We offer PAID INTERNSHIPS as part of the Technical Work Experience Program (TWEP), an initiative of the Youth Employment Strategy (YES)
Ready for a big challenge?
Each year, STLR aims to refurbish 24,000 computers. To achieve this, we need help. Thanks to the Technical Work Experience Program, we are able to offer paid internships on an ongoing basis. This is the perfect opportunity to polish your computer problem solving skills while contributing to an environmental and social mission.
IN 2016-2017, 82% OF TWEP INTERNS HAD FOUND AN IT JOB ONE MONTH AFTER COMPLETING THEIR CONTRACT
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