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Volunteer Research Assistant (REMOTE)


  • WHERE
    North York, ON
  • WHEN
    April 6, 2021

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  • We have relaxed criteria for posting volunteer opportunities due to the urgent need for COVID-19 Response. Volunteers are responsible for confirming the legitimacy of the group or organization(s) they are working with. Never hand over money or confidential information to groups looking for volunteers.
  • Please confirm that the organization you want to volunteer with can ensure your safety.

DESCRIPTION

TO APPLY: contact slane@rootsofempathy.org

The Opportunity – Volunteer Research Assistant

The Volunteer Research Assistant is responsible for assisting the Research Team to facilitate the internal evaluation process of national and international Roots of Empathy programs.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
• Enter and extract qualitative data from program evaluation surveys.
• Code, enter and analyze quantitative data.
• Identify quotes from feedback surveys reflective of organization goals and values, program impact and highlight constructive comments from program participants.
• Perform other tasks including literature reviews
• Assist with other research and administrative duties
• Attend weekly research meetings

Qualifications and Experience:
• Currently pursuing a post-secondary degree in a social science discipline (e.g., psychology, sociology, education, social work) or equivalent qualification/work experience.
• Strong clerical and computer skills.
• A strong understanding and belief in the mission, goals and values of the Roots of Empathy organization.
• Previous research experience (qualitative preferred)
• Knowledge and experience in child development (preferred)

Skills:
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability and willingness to collaborate with colleagues from other departments.
• Excellent time management, organizational skills and attention to details.
• Ability to work remotely and to connect online for meetings
• Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines.
• Analytical and problem solving skills.
• Familiar with working on Excel, SurveyMonkey, and SPSS
• Fluency in additional languages is an advantage but not required (French, German or Spanish).
Please note that a minimum 7.5 hours a week is required to fulfill this role

Roots of Empathy is an equal opportunity employer and is fully compliant with the

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Please note that we are currently working remotely due to COVID-19 Pandemic. This volunteer role will be a remote role until we return to the office when it is safe to do so.

We thank all applicants for their responses. Only those who have
been selected for an interview will be contacted.

TO APPLY: contact slane@rootsofempathy.org

Who You'll be Assisting

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Roots of Empathy

Roots of Empathy is a global organization offering empathy-based programs for children, with research to prove impact. It is a leader in the empathy movement. We have reached over 1mil children world wide.


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Who You'll be Assisting

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Roots of Empathy

Roots of Empathy is a global organization offering empathy-based programs for children, with research to prove impact. It is a leader in the empathy movement. We have reached over 1mil children world wide.