The First Peoples Innovation Centre is always looking for people of any background who want to help us with our mission.
Volunteers are an integral part of the FPIC team. Volunteering with us is the perfect opportunity to develop your professional skills or acquire new ones! You will not only help the FPIC accomplish our mission, but will be part of the widespread effort to foster closer ties and reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.
Join us and get involved in our projects and activities. We are particularly looking for people with skills in the following areas:
- Social media
- Project support
However, we encourage any individual interested in contributing to the FPIC’s mission to contact us, no matter what skills you have to offer or how often you can help out. We hope to see you soon!
Type of position
The First Peoples Innovation Centre (FPIC) is a reference organization that supports innovative social initiatives where Indigenous and non-Indigenous work together to put forward and into action the full potential of First Peoples, in a context of authentic and lasting reconciliation.
We are looking for a Research Officer to conduct a research project to survey Indigenous communities on stereotypes and perceptions associated with jobs in the digital technology sector. The goal is to identify systemic barriers limiting the participation of Indigenous women in FPIC projects.
Under the supervision of the project manager, the research officer will
- Independently conduct quantitative and qualitative scientific research over three years;
- Conduct interviews with a sample of urban and community Indigenous women;
- Write all follow-up and end-of-stage reports as well as presentations and all other communication documents in relation to the research and the project
Experiences and skills sought
- Hold a university degree in social sciences or feminist studies;
- Have work experience in the field of social science research (2 years);
- Possess work experience related to Indigenous issues;
- Demonstrate cultural sensitivity;
- Ability to speak French and English;
- Be willing to visit Indigenous communities in Quebec;
- Valid driver’s license.
Specific qualities required
- Have knowledge of gender issues;
- Excellent communication skills, including report writing and presentation of results;
- Excellent proficiency in English and French (spoken and written);
- Knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and Excel software.
- Remuneration: $37,50 per hour
- Weekly schedule: 22.5 hours
- Start of employment: as soon as possible
Please send CV and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org