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Job Posting: Research Assistant (Contract)

Job Posting: Research Assistant (Contract)

Voor Urban Labs provides technical support for broader movements for decolonization, social change and climate justice locally in Vancouver and across Canada. Our team specialises in critical urban research, urban planning, and community engagement work. Join us in this unique research assistant role supporting projects for the National Urban Indigenous Coalitions Council, advancing public policy and social infrastructure that addresses challenges for urban Indigenous peoples across Canada. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Indigenous person to join our team as a research assistant specialising in work related to Urban indigenous communities. In this role, you will support the Voor Director, support staff, and clients in maintaining research and production schedules, and completing tasks so projects run smoothly. Based remotely, you will work with a mixed Indigenous and non-Indigenous staff team working from Vancouver, Nanaimo, Toronto, Ottawa, and Mexico on exciting and meaningful work advancing the rights of Urban Indigenous People across Canada.

Part-time (12-24hrs per week); $26-30/hour, depending on experience. Initial contract of 6 months, with anticipated renewal.

To Apply

Interviews are being conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The position start date is negotiable, but prefer as soon as possible. Please send your resume (.doc or .pdf) with a cover letter explaining your suitability for the role. Email to info@voor.ca include “Research Assistant” in the email subject.

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Job Posting: Digital Communications Coordinator (Contract)

Job Posting: Digital Communications Coordinator (Contract)

Voor Urban Labs provides technical support for broader movements for decolonization, social change and climate justice locally in Vancouver and across Canada. Our team specializes in critical urban research, urban planning, and community engagement work. Join us in this unique communications and production role supporting local and national projects for advancing public policy and social infrastructure that addresses social and environmental challenges across Canada.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated person to join our team as a specialist in communications and production. Based out of Coast Salish lands/Vancouver, you will support a team working from Vancouver, Nanaimo, Toronto, Ottawa, and Mexico. Reporting to the Voor Director, you will help maintain production schedules and complete tasks so projects run smoothly. Your hybrid work week will be up to 50:50 in-person and remote-work to produce, organize and track tasks and projects, collaborating with coworkers on exciting and meaningful projects. A major focus for you will be urban Indigenous communities, however, you will also support other Voor clients addressing the climate crisis, environmental and social infrastructure and urban policy in BC.

$26-30/hour, depending on experience. Initial six month part-time contract with anticipated expansion to full time.

To Apply

Please send your resume (.doc or .pdf) with a cover letter explaining your suitability for the role. Email to info@voor.ca include “Digital Communications Coordinator” in the email subject. Applications will be received on a rolling basis until filled, however please note our intention is to have this position to be filled as soon as possible, interviews will take place on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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