Youth Placement: Education Researcher

This year, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) has been approved for funding for a youth job placement, within our Education department, through the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program.

Job Title: Education Researcher

Criteria and Information

Applicants must meet the minimum CSJ criteria to qualify:

• Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment.
• Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and be legally entitled to work in Canada.
• While there is no longer a requirement to be a current or returning student, due to the nature of the work, preference will be given to applicants currently enrolled in or have completed relevant post-secondary education.
• The terms are for eight (8) weeks beginning early July.
• Compensation is $20 per hour, based on a 35-hour work week. Statutory benefits only.
• Until further notice, the youth job placement work will be completed remotely, using tools such as Zoom conferencing and remote access to our filing systems.

Job Details

The Education Researcher will work with the Education team and collaborate with various departments to provide an overview and executive summary of the state of adult education, in particular, informal and formal labour education for change and action. This includes creating and distributing a survey to all affiliate educators and summarize findings, as well as developing a list of the tools and describing the methodology used for delivering labour education online since March 2020.

How to Apply

The application process is outlined here.

In addition to a cover letter and resume, applicants are to include the following information:

• confirmation you meet the CSJ criteria;
• availability of, and access to, work equipment (computer, internet, phone) at home;
• work availability from July 5 to August 31; and
• if referred by CLC staff, please include their name and your relationship.