Research on Child Poverty
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We are looking for a researcher with detailed analysis skills who can provide, compile and manage ongoing research on child poverty in Vancouver, analyzing different sources such as the news, research articles, governmental reports, etc.
He/she will also be analyzing current non-profit organizations in British Columbia, that targets issues on child poverty, and provide a summary on the solutions they are providing to the issue.
Research will be written in POINT FORM.
Specifically, the tasks will include:
1. Monitor all sources of information in the news, media, research articles, governmental reports and produce organized research info on the issue
2. Use critical thinking in figuring out the issues at hand that our organization can dive into
3. Create a brief weekly summary of relevant information, with links to original sources
4. Maintain time sheets to allow an accurate assessment of time spent
5. Analyze current organizations targeting the issue of child poverty, and provide an assessment on what they are currently doing
An understanding of the issue at hand in Vancouver, British Columbia is essential. More important is a keen mind and the ability to read, disseminate, summarize and organize information found about the issue. Ideally, you will be based in British Columbia (Lower Mainland) so we can coordinate meetings to discuss your findings.
How to apply
Along with your cover letter, please prepare a short summary on child poverty in recent news and writing research that you've done in the past (this need not be related to child poverty).
About the company
We are an up and coming not-for-profit organization that focuses on child poverty in the Downtown Eastside area in British Columbia.
Skills: analysis, research