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Market Researcher for Lift Community Services


How To Apply

Position:Market Researcher
Employer:Lift Community Services
Sector:Social Assistance
Closing Date:2020-Jul-09
Salary or Wage:$14.60 per hour
Full or Part Time:Part Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:ASAP
Contact:Food Security Program


- Must have a computer, internet access, and telephone
- Interest in food systems, non-profits, social enterprise, and food security
- A satisfactory criminal record check is required

Duties and Responsibilities

- Mine for insights and lessons learned from similar projects to compile a list of websites and resources to augment our knowledge base.
- Document the “current state of affairs” or “baseline” for some of the social and health issues we are aiming to address through this project (marginalization, food insecurity, chronic poverty, patient un-attachment), so that we are able to assess our work and determine impact.
- Interact with peers and/or people that have lived experience of marginalization/chronic poverty so that they can be engaged as project development and implementation collaborators.
- Create the project outline documenting our activities thus far, successes, learnings and plans
- Create a feasibility study for some potential future projects

Additional Details

- This is a temporary Canada Summer Jobs position. Successful candidates must be between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment

- Questions? Contact Adriana Virtue at

- The Food Security Program has begun work on a food “up-cycling” pilot project which intercepts surplus food otherwise destined for the landfill from a local grocery store and re-distributes it to individuals facing food security challenges in Powell River. As an employee of Lift, the Worker performs his/her duties in accordance with Lift policies and procedures.

WorkBC Powell River posts this position as a free service for the community. WorkBC Powell River does not screen employers or applicants, and assumes no responsibility or liability for the job posting. Any arrangements are between the job seeker and the employer.