Pride at Work Canada Job Posting:
Education Researcher – Remote
8-week contract, full-time position, Canada Summer Job
Founded in 2008, Pride at Work Canada is the leading Canadian not-for-profit organization promoting workplace cultures that are inclusive of all employees and job seekers; especially 2SLGBTQIA+ communities. We work with a member network of Canadian employers and community partners that share our vision of a Canada where everyone can achieve their full potential at work, regardless of gender expression, gender identity and sexual orientation. For more information, please visit prideatwork.ca.
The Education Researcher will be responsible for evaluating Pride at Work Canada’s workplace audit program, and providing recommendations for improvements to research questions and methodology. Reporting to the Manager of Social Research & Development, the Education Researcher will review the 38+ question workplace audit that reviews inclusiveness of an organization based on gender expression, gender identity, and sexual orientation. This program is mostly utilized by large employers in the corporate sector.
Start and End Dates
- Start Date: Tuesday, July 4, 2023
- End Date: Tuesday, August 29, 2023
- Conduct research by reviewing similar organizations’ workplace audit or index programs.
- Review Pride at Work Canada’s workplace audit questions and methodology.
- Collect feedback from previous workplace audit participants.
- Develop recommendations for the improvement of the workplace audit program questions.
- Implement approved changes to the questionnaire on the online portal.
- Create an independent project in consultation with the Manager of Social Research & Development which will account for 15-20% of hours worked.
- Other administrative tasks related to research and programs, as required.
Required Skills and Experience
- Strong research and data analysis skills
- Demonstrated experience with project or program coordination.
- Previous experience providing support in an administrative capacity.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Demonstrated strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
- Experience and comfort with technology and learning new platforms such as Zoom, Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, and ClickUp project management software.
- Ability to work with limited supervision and within a team to meet program delivery and project deadlines.
- Demonstrated fluency in French strongly preferred.
- Demonstrated fluency in languages outside of English or French, including ASL/QSL.
- Experience working in the nonprofit and/or charitable sector.
- Experience working with 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, especially Two-Spirit, queer, and trans BIPOC communities.
- Experience with anti-racism, decolonization, intersectionality, and/or accessibility.
- A strong understanding of inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility.
This position is funded by the Government of Canada’s Canada Summer Jobs program. To be eligible for the role candidates must be able to confirm that they meet specific requirements as outlined by Employment and Social Development Canada:
- Must be between the ages of 15 and 30 at the start of employment
- Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have official refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
- Legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
What We Offer
We are a virtual first (anywhere in Canada) workplace and staff in Toronto have the opportunity to work out of the office if they wish.
The hourly rate for this full time, contract position is $22.15/hour, 35 hours/week. Associated benefits are:
- Work from home
- Flexible working hours
Please submit a cover letter and resume relevant to your application to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5:00 PM EDT on Friday, May 26, 2023. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
AccessibilityPride at Work Canada/Fierté au travail Canada welcomes and encourages applications from disabled people, and people with disabilities. We believe strongly in accessibility in all the work we do, as such previous to the interview, we will provide the interview questions and ask for other ways we can make the interview process more accessible. We encourage requests to make the hiring process as accessible as possible, some examples may be:
- Captions during the interview.
- Having a support person or support animal.
- Sending follow-up responses in case there is anything you feel you missed during your interview.
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process, please advise at any point and we will work with you to meet your needs.
Candidates who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ or are otherwise marginalized on the grounds of gender expression, gender identity and/or sexual orientation are strongly encouraged to apply. Lived experience as a member of any equity-deserving community is considered a strong asset.
Pride at Work Canada/Fierté au travail Canada works on the unceded and treatied traditional territories of the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit, which includes Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA+ Indigenous communities. Pride at Work Canada/Fierté au travail Canada’s main office is based in Tkarón:to/Toronto which is covered by Treaty 13 signed with the Mississaugas of the Credit, and the Williams Treaties signed with multiple Mississaugas and Chippewa bands. These lands and waters are the traditional homes and territories of and cared for by the Anishinaabeg, Wendat, Chippewa, Haudenosaunee, and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. Today, Toronto is home to Indigenous, Afro-Indigenous and Urban Indigenous people from across Turtle Island.