Employment Opportunity – Research Assistant

Employment Opportunity

Research Assistant

The NAFC is seeking a part-time Research Assistant to provide research and analytical support. This is a term position that is anticipated to start in June 2019 and end in December 2019.

The ideal candidate is a graduate student or recent graduate with either a Masters or PhD in public policy or a related field with strong writing, research and analytical skills, knowledge of policy development processes and knowledge of urban Indigenous people and organizations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gather and analyze information on demographic, economic, social, and political topics of relevance to urban Indigenous people and communities;
  • Compile and provide analysis of information on issues specific to urban Indigenous people;
  • Write reports, presentations and briefing materials as required, and
  • Carry out any other related duties as may be assigned.


  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking;
  • Strong research skills, including statistical analysis;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of software including Microsoft Office;
  • Knowledge and understanding of NAFC’s priorities, mandate, organizational structure and the Friendship Centre Movement

Interested candidates should forward a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the requirements of the position to Jocelyn W. Formsma, Executive Director, NAFC by email at careers@nafc.ca by May 17, 2019. While we thank all applicants for their submissions, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

NAFC Job Posting – Part Time Research Assistant (EN-FR)

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