Research Assistant

  • CompanyRelentless Indigenous Woman Co. (RIW Co.)
  • Required ExperienceExperience with statistical tools and software (e.g., Excel, Survey Monkey, Google Forms)
  • Job TypePart Time
  • Education / CredentialsRelevant educational background, preferably with additional certifications or training in research methodologies.
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline02/13/2024

Job Description

Research Assistant Position Available at Relentless Indigenous Woman Co. (RIW Co.) 🪶
We are a forward-thinking company dedicated to empowering Indigenous Nations through research, advocacy, and education, and we are excited to announce this unique part-time opportunity!
Research Assistant
We are seeking a passionate and skilled individual who aligns with our mission to nurture young minds and hearts, creating learning spaces that honour Indigenous People in the spirit of reconciliation.
This position offers the flexibility of remote work, making it an excellent opportunity for those looking to contribute meaningful work from any location.
Position: Research Assistant
Location: Remote
Hours: Up to 5 hours per week
Compensation: $38/hr
About RIW Co.:
At RIW Co., we empower educators with comprehensive services and resources for integrating reconciliation in schools and classrooms. Through our services, we create educational landscapes that nurture young hearts and minds toward meaningful Indigenous solidarity.
We specialize in both qualitative and quantitative research, focusing on generating insights and data that drive change and support the principles of First Nations Ownership, Control, Access, and Possession (OCAP) and relational accountability.
Key Responsibilities:
• Gather and analyze both qualitative and quantitative data relevant to projects focused on Indigenous communities.
• Summarize findings in comprehensive reports for client presentation.
• Ensure all research practices respect First Nations OCAP principles and relational accountability.
• Work collaboratively with a dynamic team to contribute to impactful research projects.
Ideal Candidate Profile:
• Proficient in qualitative and quantitative research methodologies.
• Experience with statistical tools and software (e.g., Excel, Survey Monkey, Google Forms).
• Demonstrated understanding and application of First Nations OCAP principles and relational accountability in research.
• Previous experience working on research projects related to First Nations or Indigenous communities is highly desirable.
• Strong commitment to inclusivity and fair representation of BIPOC voices in research work.
• Relevant educational background, preferably with additional certifications or training in research methodologies.
• Experience in managing and analyzing data in alignment with OCAP principles.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a remote setting.
How to Apply:
If you are passionate about contributing to meaningful research that supports Indigenous communities and meets the qualifications above, we would love to hear from you.
Please complete our application form (, which includes questions designed to understand your experience and approach to research in Indigenous contexts.
RIW Co. is committed to honour and centre intersectional perspectives and experiences. We strongly encourage BIPOC candidates to apply.
Application Deadline:
February 13 at 5 PM EST.