Reporting to the NorthBEAT Lead and Manager, Library and Research Services, the NorthBEAT Youth Researcher provides support in the coordination, and execution of research and evaluation projects for the NorthBEAT Collaborative.
Posted Date: 5/7/2021
Closing Date: 5/16/2021
Working directly with the NorthBEAT Lead and project staff, advisors, and NorthBEAT Collaborative members, the NorthBEAT Student Researcher will carry out research and evaluation activities for the NorthBEAT Collaborative, in cooperation with our co-investigators. The Student Researcher must be able to work quickly with attention to detail and within tight deadlines. Decision making, problem solving, and critical thinking are essential to ensuring engagement activities are successful. The Student Researcher must have a friendly and outgoing personality, with a demonstrated ability to engage with young people and other stakeholders.
- Must meet Canada Summer Jobs Program Criteria (see below)
- Current enrollment in, or completion of, a related educational program (i.e. Psychology, Nursing, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, etc.)
- Experience in research, mental health, and/or youth engagement is an asset
- Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing, with a wide range of stakeholders
- Self-directed with the ability to work independently as well as within a team
- Demonstrated accuracy, time management and organizational skills
- Proficient computer skills, specifically Windows OS and the Microsoft Office suite
- Experience with social media for professional / business use is an asset
Canada Summer Jobs Program Criteria
As per the CSJ criteria, youth must:
- be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment*;
- be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment**; and,
- have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.
Interested in working with us?
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