Hiring: Youth Research Academy Research Assistants

McCreary is hiring eight Youth Research Assistants to join the seventh cohort of the Youth Research Academy (YRA) that will be starting at the end of June 2022. The YRA is a group of BC youth aged 16 to 24 with experience in the government care system who are trained to carry out research projects of interest to youth in and from care and the agencies that serve them.

The positions are available from June 30th, 2022 until March 31st, 2023, and are based at McCreary Centre Society (3552 East Hastings St, Vancouver, BC). Hours of work are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, with occasional additional hours. Pay is $16.50 per hour. Interested youth must be eligible to work in Canada and have care experience. Training will be provided, and no previous research or work experience is needed.

For more details, download the job description here. To download a poster to share the opportunity with youth, click here.

If you are a young person who would like to join the YRA, you can fill out a short application form here.

For any questions about the Youth Research Academy, please contact Katie at yra@mcs.bc.ca.

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