McCreary Centre Society is seeking an Aboriginal Research Assistant to support the work of McCreary’s Youth Research Academy, conduct statistical analysis (using SPSS) and gather information from Indigenous young people involved in the justice system.
The ideal applicant will be of Aboriginal descent and have a strong understanding of Aboriginal culture and youth health issues in BC, experience working with vulnerable youth, strong facilitation skills, and a degree in health sciences or a related field.
Travel to communities across BC is a requirement of this position. Travel to some communities will require overnight stays.
For more details on this position, please review the attached job description.
Salary is $40,000 p.a.
The position is currently funded through until March 2018. Employees are entitled to MSP and health benefits upon completion of 6 months’ employment.
Additional benefits include professional development and health and wellness funding, and an optional RRSP scheme.
For more information, please see: http://www.mcs.bc.ca/node/271