Position type: Short-term: 16hrs per week for 26 weeks
Years of experience: 2yrs.
Application deadline: Nov. 10.06
Reports to: research steering committee of the Gateways to Screening Project.
The Centre for Independent Living in partnership with the Canadian Cancer Society is conducting a participatory research project that will examine the barriers to cancer screening for women with mobility disabilities. The Centre for Independent Living (CILT) is a non-profit resource organization, consumer-controlled and community based.
Scope of Position: Reporting to the research steering committee of the project, the research/outreach coordinator is responsible for supporting the steering committee perform its research functions
Key Responsibilities: • Out reach to and build relationships with disability focused community organizations in Toronto to facilitate focus group meetings • Identify, recruit and educate focus group participants on the goals and activities of the project • Respond to inquiries about the research project • Coordinate activities of the research steering committee • Assist with the stewardship of the research project as required Qualifications: • Post secondary education in social/health sciences with some research experience
• Strong writing and communications skills with the ability to think and communicate creatively.
• Strong computer skills
• Understanding of disability issues within an intersectional framework that takes into account race, gender, sexual orientation, and economic status
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with limited supervision.
Salary: Commensurate with experience
If you are interested in joining our project team, please submit your cover letter and resume by Mail, E-Mail or Fax on or before November 10. 2006. Contact by: E-mail, Fax, Mail
Job contact Information:
Centre for Independent Living
Gateways to Screening Project
Attn: Nancy Barry
205 Richmond Street West, suite 605
E-mail : email@example.com No phone calls please.