We’re Hiring a Student Research Fellow
The Calgary and District Labour Council (CDLC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the interests of working people. Chartered in 1905, the Calgary and District Labour Council supports 60 different affiliated unions representing more than 43,000 affiliated members. More than strikes, contracts and negotiations we play a key role in our community working closely with like-minded faith, non-governmental, social justice, and volunteer organizations.
We are currently looking for an energetic and articulate researcher to fill the position of Student Researcher at the CDLC. Reporting to the President of the CDLC, the researcher is responsible for:
– Working with the President to identify important trends, issues and developments in public policy in Calgary and in Alberta;
– Taking the lead in conducting research on those specific policy areas and others that may be required by the President;
– Make recommendations on current public policy.
Women, people of colour, aboriginals, workers with disabilities, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender workers are encouraged to apply.
Basic Requirements:
Students pursuing a Masters degree or above in social work, geography, sociology, the social sciences, the humanities, political science or any other relevant field of study.
Must be legally authorized to work in Canada on a full-time basis without restrictions.
Must be knowledgeable on public policy issues affecting labour and workers in Calgary and in Alberta
Preferred Qualifications:
Strong writing and communication skills
Graphic design experience is an asset.
Attention to detail
Ability to work without supervision
This position unionized with the COPE local 397. The position is 13 weeks in duration and pays $25.00 per hour and $2.50 per hour in lieu of benefits.
We thank everyone for their interest but only those who meet the criteria will be contacted.
Please apply through the link below: