Job Posting: Student Researcher (summer position)

Reporting to the Director of Grants and Community Engagement, this position will develop and deliver a survey of past and present Belcourt Brosseau Métis Awards (BBMA) recipients.


  • Develop and deliver a survey of past and present BBMA recipients, to better understand their successes and challenges and how BBMA could better support their educational journey;
  • Work with the BBMA panel to understand the goals of the project;
  • Identify survey recipients;
  • Host one or more focus groups;
  • Write a report summarizing results.


  • Are organized and attentive to detail
  • Have strong oral and written communication skills in English
  • Work well within a close-knit team
  • Are flexible and willing to accommodate change
  • Are equally comfortable taking direction and leading a project
  • Want to help build a stronger, more vibrant Métis community

This is a summer position funded by an outside grant. Applicants must be:

  • At least 15 years of age;
  • A Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
  • An Alberta resident, living and/or attending school in Alberta;
  • Returning to school full-time;
  • Are studying Social Sciences, Native Studies, Statistics, Education or a related field.

Knowledge of the context of Métis community and culture will be an asset.

Belcourt Brosseau Métis Awards:

  • Help Métis Albertans realize self-sufficiency through post-secondary education and skills development;
  • Have provided over $7.2 million in awards to more than 1,200 Métis Albertans since 2002.

Edmonton Community Foundation:

  • Is trusted by donors as the first choice to create endowments
  • Is recognized by charities as a strategic and collaborative funder
  • Is acknowledged by community leaders as the best place for innovative and prudent investments.

Closing Date: April 29, 2019
Anticipated Term: May 6 to August 23, 2019
Anticipated wage: $17/hour; 35 hours/week.

Edmonton Community Foundation is committed to considering diverse applicants including people who are Indigenous, of colour, LGBTQ2S+, and/or with disabilities.  We encourage people from within these communities to apply.

Questions and applications should be directed to:

Craig Stumpf-Allen
Director of Grants and Community Engagement
780-426-0015, ext. 111

Applications should be submitted by e-mail only, please.