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Errol Black Chair Research Assistant position 

Purpose of the position 

The CCPA MB Research Assistant will support the research of the Errol Black Chair in Labour Issues research on statistical indicators, living wage and other labour-related research. 

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assembling indicators for a Manitoba municipality
  • Comparative literature on living and minimum wage policies internationally 
  • Other labour-related research as required

Qualifications and Skills

Research

  • University student in the social sciences and economics
  • Strong quantitative research and writing skills
  • Dedication to research and advocacy toward social and economic justices 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Good at trouble-shooting and asking for assistance or support when necessary
  • University student in the social sciences and economics
  • Strong quantitative research and writing skills
  • Able to use MS Excel at a high level
  • Familiar with Canadian data sources, particularly Statistics Canada
  • Dedication to research and advocacy around social and economic justice 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Good at trouble-shooting and asking for assistance or support when necessary

Interpersonal skills

  • Non-judgemental and respectful 
  • Great verbal communicator and listener
  • Dedication to maintaining confidentiality and anonymity of participants
  • Responsible and reliable
  • Good attention to detail and inter-personal skills.

Workplace

The position works from the CCPA Manitoba office at 583 Ellice with some hybrid work possible. This space is wheel-chair accessible. Some hybrid work is possible. 

This is a 13-week position, 35 hours a week at $24/ hour.

Application deadline Monday May 27, 8:00 am.

 CCPA seeks to achieve employment equity. If you identify as First Nations, Métis, Indigenous, racialized, and/ or a person with a disability, you are encouraged to indicate this in your cover letter. Preference given to inner city residents. 

This is partially Funded by Canada Summer Jobs, applicants must be 30 years of age or under and a Canadian citizen. Send cover letter and resumes to ccpamb@policyalternatives.ca with Summer Researcher in the subject line.

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