Hiring: Youth Research Academy Research Assistants

McCreary is hiring Youth Research Assistants to join the eighth cohort of the Youth Research Academy (YRA). The YRA is a group of BC youth aged 16 to 27 with experience in the government care system who are trained to carry out research projects of interest to youth in and from care and the agencies that serve them.

McCreary is currently recruiting for Cohort 9 of the YRA, which will run from June 27, 2024 - March 31, 2025. The position is based at McCreary Centre Society (3552 East Hastings St, Vancouver, BC). Hours of work are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM, with occasional additional hours. Pay is $20.00 per hour. Interested youth must be eligible to work in Canada and have care experience. Training will be provided, and no previous research or work experience is needed.

For more details, download the job description here. To download a poster to share the opportunity with youth, click here.

If you are a young person who would like to join the YRA, you can fill out a short application form here.

For any questions about the Youth Research Academy, please contact Katie at yra@mcs.bc.ca.