Job Opportunity: Impact Research Support Officer- Summer Student

Impact Research Support Officer (Summer student)

Close date: 11:59 pm, June 13, 2021
Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to Julie Miller Rushton, Director Community Impact, at


Schedule: 30 hours per week  for 15 weeks

Salary rate: $18/hour

Position type: Temporary student/youth


The Impact Research Support Officer will work closely with the Director of Community Grants to provide United Way with a fulsome understanding of the COVID-19 pandemic on our funded agencies, their programs, and our communities. They will interview funded agencies across the UWCNVI region and provide a data report back to United Way with their findings. 

This position is funded by the Government of Canada’s Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) programs.

Applicants must meet Canada Summer Jobs eligibility requirements.



  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written) skills and strong presentation skills
  • Analytical skills, sound judgment and attention to detail
  • Excellent skills in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Experience compiling quantitative and qualitative data
  • Resourceful, self-motivated, strong work ethic, team player and positive attitude
  • Strong knowledge/interest in the social service sector and a desire to strengthen Island communities
  • Ability to build strong relationships with funders, donors, volunteers, staff, funded agencies
  • Excellent time management and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to identify and facilitate community-based stories to assist the Communications team
  • Professional demeanour, attire and presentation required



  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

No phone calls, please.