Job posting: Child Care Researcher and Engagement

 Summer Job Posting

Posted May 3, 2018

Tasks and Responsibilities

Goal: to summarize and share important research on child care in Manitoba with potential allies with the end goal of strengthening not-for profit child care sector


  • Summarize existing research on Manitoba’s child care system and the current policy environment, with a focus on child development and economic impact studies
  • Develop accessible tools for use by boards of child care centres, workplaces and other potential allies on the important role of child care for children, parents and the workforce – ie. One-pagers, memes, infographics, short video
  • Post these tools on relevant partner websites


  • Secondary literature review
  • Strong written communications skills and ability to write in populist, plain language
  • Knowledge of programs for the creation of memes and attractive materials such as InDesign
  • Knowledge of social media platforms (facebook, twitter, instagram)


  • Supervised by CCPA MB director and advised by Child Care Coalition of Manitoba committee

Level of education

  • Senior undergraduate student in Sociology, Social Work, Political and Cultural Studies, Creative Communications or student.

Priority will be given to students who identify as Indigenous, with a disability or from a visible minority. Student must be in enrolled in education full time.

Contract amount: 35 hours a week for 9.5 weeks @ $14.15/h

Start date: ASAP

Please submit resume to by May 11, 4 pm. Please include your resume and cover letter and include the job description: Child Care Research and Engagement in the ‘subject line’ of your email.

Funding in part from Canada Summer Jobs!