Through our vision of eliminating poverty in our community and guided by a passionate concern for the dignity and well-being of each individual, our work is based on building relationships, hope and trust. By addressing multiple needs, Bissell Centre provides a holistic approach to helping families and individuals. For more information, please visit www.bissellcentre.org
Bissell Centre is looking for the right individual to fill the position of Research Assistant. This is a temporary contract of eight (8) weeks for 35 hours per week. Pay is $21/hour. This position reports to the Business Analyst. The expectation is that the successful candidate will work at home for most of the time with about 5% to 20% of the time in the office at Bissell Centre East.
Use your social science data skills in a real world not-for profit environment to make an impact on the ground. We seek to gain a deeper understanding of the complexities of poverty, in order to increase the effectiveness of our work. Activities may include but not be limited to literature reviews, analysis of data (qualitative content analysis, or statistical analysis). Activities will be matched to applicant skill and interest areas. Applicants can expect to learn about research methodology in an applied context, grow new skillsets in different types of analysis, and to learn about the principles of evaluation.
Responsibilities of the position include:
Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 with a Health Canada approved vaccine is a mandatory requirement.
The ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter by December 3, 2020 to:
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
Bissell Centre is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to diversity within our community and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, or disability. Bissell Centre is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees, in accordance with provincially and federally legislated protected grounds.
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