CDLC Student Researcher Vacancy – Apply Now!

Student Fellow

The Calgary and District Labour Council (CDLC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the interests of working people. Chartered in 1905, the Calgary and District Labour Council supports 60 different affiliated unions representing more than 44,000 affiliated members. More than strikes, contracts and negotiations we play a key role in our community working closely with like-minded faith, non-governmental, social justice, and volunteer organizations.

We are currently looking for an energetic and articulate researcher to fill the position of Student Researcher at the CDLC.

Reporting to the President of the CDLC, the researcher is responsible for:

  • Working with the President to identify important trends, issues and developments in public policy in Calgary and in Alberta;
  • Taking the lead in conducting research on those specific policy areas and others that may be required by the President;
  • Make recommendations on current public policy.

Women, people of colour, aboriginals, workers with disabilities, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender workers are encouraged to apply.

Basic Requirements:

  • Students pursuing a Law Degree, or a Masters’ degree, or above, in geography, political science, sociology, the social sciences, the humanities, or any other relevant field of study.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in Canada on a full-time basis without restrictions.
  • Must be knowledgeable on public policy issues affecting labour and workers in Calgary and in Alberta.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Demonstrated research skills
  • Graphic design experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work without supervision

This position shall be a member of the Canadian Office and Professional Employees union local 397. The position shall be 13 weeks in duration and pays $25.00 per hour and $2.50 per hour in lieu of benefits.

Applications are to be received by close of business on the closing date. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

We thank everyone for their interest but we will contact those who will be interviewed.

The deadline to apply is February 28, 2017.

Please visit this website to apply