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[OPIRG-EVENTS] job posting - Researcher - NAPO


National Anti-Poverty Organization

The National Anti-Poverty Organization has an opening for a full-time
permanent researcher.

NAPO is a non-profit organization directed by low-income activists from
across Canada.

NAPO works to eliminate poverty in Canada through ensuring the voices of
low-income Canadians are heard on national issues

*	Conducts qualitative and quantitative primary and secondary research
in areas identified as NAPO priorities
*	Writes/Assists with the writing of NAPO research reports, briefs,
fact sheets, position papers, articles and other documentation
*	Assists the Executive Director in identifying areas for research
*	Compiles information and documentation in response to information
requests from NAPO Board members, social justice organizations, media,
politicians and governments
*	Helps identify potential sources of research and project funding
*	Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the
Executive Director
*	Supervises student placements and volunteers as required

*	Extensive knowledge of social policy issues and issues facing low
income individuals
*	Significant experience in conducting research including primary,
secondary, quantitative and qualitative
*	Strong analytical and communication skills
*	Excellent writing skills
*	Computer literacy
*	Experience supervising people
*	Experience working in the NGO sector
*	Ability to read and speak French would be an asset
*	Experience of living in poverty is preferred

Competitive salary and group benefits. 

Apply with a sample of your writing by:
E-mail to napo@napo-onap.ca
Faxed to (613) 789-0141
Mail to:
440-325 Dalhousie
Ottawa, ON
K1N 7G2

Contact Person is Corinne Rivard  e-mail napo@napo-onap.ca

Please note deadline for receiving applications is March 12, 2003

No phone calls please. Those selected will be contacted.


  Len Bush
  National Representative
  National Union of Public and General Employees
  15 Auriga Drive, Nepean, ON, Canada, K2E 1B7
  (613) 228-9800  /  (613) 228-9801 (fax)  
  lbush@nupge.ca  /  www.nupge.ca

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