top of page

Current Opportunity 

Volunteer Research Assistant

Posting date: 11 June, 2023

We are hiring a few volunteer (unpaid) research assistants for ongoing projects of CRIDA.  See below for details.


  • Title: Research Assistant

  • Time Commitment: ​6 hrs/week

  • Term:​ 6 months (August 1, 2023 – January 1, 2024)

  • Volunteer (unpaid) position



  • Conduct environmental and jurisdictional scans, literature review on contemporary issues

  • Develop knowledge translation materials (infographics, key messages, videos and fact sheets )

  • Provide assistance to multiple research and grant projects (drafting proposals, writing reports, briefs, conducting scans, basic data analysis, and information synthesis)

  • Project management work (develop and monitor work plan, facilitate meetings, etc.)


  • Opportunity to work for a Canadian non-profit organization while staying in another country

  • Learn/improve public health and project management skills that can be applied in career settings.

  • Learn how to develop communication materials, reports, briefs and other documents to enhance public health skills.

  • Opportunity to receive mentorship from public health professionals and graduate students living in Canada.

  • Certificate of completion will be issued.

Recruitment Phases:

Abilities and skills required for this position:

  • Efficiency to work in teams

  • Time commitment- minimum 6 hours a week

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, project management skills and leadership competencies

  • Ability to work in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint

Application Process:

Application Registration Form: 

bottom of page