Community Research Coordinator: Part Time (15-20 Hours/ week)


Part Time





The Calgary Catholic Immigration Society (CCIS) has partnered with 19 to Zero to hire a part-time Community Research Coordinator to join their dynamic partnership and play a pivotal role in advancing their missions to work closely with the community and community representing groups to understand the health behaviours and needs of Canadians.

This part-time role will work closely with both community groups, CCIS, and 19 to Zero to bridge the partnership between our teams and underrepresented and vulnerable communities by supporting the deliverables related to various research grants. An ideal candidate will have a strong ability to take initiative, be able to work with little to no direction, be able to clearly communicate opportunities and risks with internal and external team members and be excited by opportunity the to help keep the team organized!  Our candidate will be comfortable with a diverse team both online and in person, in Calgary, Alberta. This is a hybrid position involving virtual and in-person participation and reporting to both CCIS and 19 to Zero.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Research Activities

  • Conduct scoping reviews on topics relevant to newcomer settlements, community integration, and related fi
  • Lead quantitative and qualitative research projects.
  • Summarize and synthesize research findings to provide insights into promising practices, key recommendations, and emerging trends.
  • Plan and coordinate culturally responsive focus group sessions involving community members, stakeholders, and program participants.
  • Develop culturally responsive discussion guides and materials for focus group recruitment and sessions to gather qualitative data.
  • Facilitate focus group discussions, ensuring an inclusive, respectful, and culturally safe environment.
  • Collect, organize, and manage research data in a systematic and secure manner.
  • Assist in data analysis and interpretation, contributing to the preparation of reports and presentations.

Community Engagement

  • Engage with community members, service users, and partners to gather input and feedback through surveys, interviews, and discussions.
  • Develop reports, presentations, policy briefs, and other knowledge mobilization materials for clients that synthesize findings for various audiences.
  • Analyze and interpret qualitative and quantitative research findings, identifying strengths, recommendations, trends, patterns, and key insights.
  • Assist with other project management tasks, including planning, organizing, and coordinating research activities.



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Lived experience of migration and/or a second language
  • Minimum of 3 years of applied experience in conducting research (including community settings)
  • Qualitative and Quantitative research methodologies and tools (e.g., NVIVO)
  • Proficiency in data management and analysis software/tools
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to draw actionable insights from complex data.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present research findings effectively and write reports.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with clients, manage expectations, and support project management.
  • Knowledge of ethical guidelines and principles related to social research.
  • Detail-oriented work with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Experience with, and sensitivity towards, cultural diversity and a commitment to promoting inclusivity and culturally safe practices.


To Apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to send resume and cover letter to:


Additional Information

Founded in 2020, 19 To Zero is a non-for-profit organization of public health experts, academics, civil society organizations, marketers, and behavioural scientists aimed at improving people’s health through behaviour change. Much of our initial work was pandemic-focused, but we have since expanded to work on other critical public health issues including missed routine care, cancer screening, chronic disease, mental health, health promotion and other immunizations. As an independent nonprofit, we receive in-kind support, financial funding, and grants from a broad multi-sector network.



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