The First Peoples Wellness Circle (FPWC) is an Indigenous-led national not-for-profit dedicated to enhancing the lives of Canada’s First Peoples by addressing healing, wellness, and mental wellness barriers. The organization’s purpose is to walk with and support First Peoples and communities to share collective intelligence for healing, peace-making, and living a good life. FPWC’s approach is centred on promoting wellness pathways based on traditional knowledge and culture that supports healing and wellness and fosters a two-eyed seeing approach. FPWC envisions a nation where our First Peoples experience wholistic health and wellness by championing diverse cultural values, beliefs, and practices.
We are currently looking to fill a short-term position as Research Assistant. This is a full-time term (37.5 hours per week), fully remote position from May/June to September 2023. Our head office is located in North Bay, Ontario, and individuals from Ontario may be given preference.
The Research Assistant will be responsible for supporting the work on research projects and gathering and preparing knowledge and evidence on projects of priority to First Peoples Wellness Circle. We are a small organization that values collaboration and teamwork.