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Research Assistant

by Pathways Employment Help Centre

Position Type: Student Job
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: May 17, 2023
Experience: 1 Year
Education: College Diploma (2 years)
Pathways Employment Help Centre

Job Description

Pathways Employment Help Centre (PEHC) unleashes people’s potential through Employment, Skills Training and Advocacy. Pathways is currently hiring a Research Assistant to support the development of a new community initiative. This is a Canada Summer Jobs funded position requiring applicants to be born after August 1, 1993.
Reporting to CEO, the Research Assistant will complete an analysis of Tiny home projects aimed at addressing homelessness and precarious housing.  The RA will review related social enterprise and community projects taking place in Canada and across North America, creating a report of project findings.
Job Duties:
  • Identify tiny home and micro home forms of development, both individual and cluster.
  • Create a compendium of such developments, including digital images and news sources
  • Outline target occupants and conditions for success
  • Identify zoning and municipal regulations that both encourage and impede the development
  • Prepare interview questions and conduct interviews
  • Write reports to summarize data and the implications of the results

  • Completion of an Undergraduate Degree in Urban Planning, Urban Design, Urban Geography, Public Administration, Environmental Studies or a related field
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Proven ability to create and work to a project plan
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Superior communication skills
Interested applicants should send Resume and Cover letter in Microsoft Word format or .pdf format with “Research Assistant” in the subject line to
The deadline for applications is May, 26, 2023 by noon, but we reserve the right to begin interviewing and selecting immediately. Pathways Employment Help Centre is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.