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  • Toronto

SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health

POSITION: Research Coordinator

PROGRAM: Research, Evaluation and Innovation

LOCATION: Jarvis Site

POSITION DETAILS: Contract – 1 year 1.0 FTE


The Garry Hurvitz Centre for Community Mental Health at SickKids (GH-CCMH) is a child and youth mental health centre integrated with The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). GH-CCMH is also a core service provider within the Toronto region of Child and Youth Community Mental Health Providers.  As such, the Centre has an ambitious agenda to provide the highest quality evidence-informed care offering a range of services from prevention and early intervention through counselling and therapy, assessment and intensive supports. Services are provided in both in-person and virtual formats. As an employer, the Centre strives to reflect the many diverse cultures and identities represented in the children, youth and families we serve and seeks to provide an inclusive and equitable workplace. We are also connected to the continuum of mental health services for children and youth supported by SickKids: the Brain and Mental Health Program, the SickKids TeleLink Mental Health Program, the SickKids CCMH Learning Institute and our online resources through AboutKidsHealth. Find out more about GH-CCMH

We are seeking applicants for a contract Research Coordinator position. This position is focused on project coordination and management related to any and all SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health (CCMH) research endeavors, including program evaluation, data collection, and progress and outcome monitoring implementation.


·         Overseeing research project schedules and ensuring timely progress

·         Coordinating meeting schedules, agendas, materials, and follow-up actions

·         Data collection, management, and basic analyses

·         Interfacing with clients, parents, and community members from diverse backgrounds

·         Developing REB applications and maintaining REB records

·         Maintaining documentation of research project expenses

·         Other research support tasks such as conducting literature reviews, developing grant proposals, and contributing to knowledge dissemination

·         Complies with the organization’s vision, policies and procedures

·         Performs other tasks as assigned by management


·         Master’s degree in a health-related field and a minimum of one-year relevant experience and/or equivalent combination of education and research experience (Experience in a mental health setting is highly desirable)

·         Strong organizational and analytical skills

·         Strong interpersonal and communication skills

·         Ability to multi-task and accommodate changing priorities

·         Proficiency in research-related software- including Excel, SPSS, REDCap

·         Proficiency in common office software- E.g., MS Office Suite, presentation tools, and project management tools

·         Applicants are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment

This position will require that the successful candidate

·         To be a self-starter who takes initiative and can work with minimal supervision

·         To have curiosity and a knack for problem-solving, and

·         To be detail-oriented and take pride in their work

In addition, the following are considered an asset
·         Technologically proficient in data analysis software (SPSS, R, and/or Mplus)

·         Grant writing experience

·         Client-/participant-facing work in a mental health field

Vaccination Requirements:

As a health care centre, our highest priority is the safety of patients, families and staff.  As a result, we are adopting all prevention measures to ensure the safety of our clients, families and our staff.  Therefore, any offer of employment is conditional upon proof of full vaccination with a Health Canada or World Health Organization (WHO) approved COVID-19 vaccination no later than fourteen (14) calendar days prior to the effective start date. Should there be an exemption of vaccination based on a medical, or human rights reason, proof will need to be provided, in addition to participation in regular COVID-19 testing based on exposure risk as well as participation in vaccine education. All offers of employment are conditional on meeting these minimum requirements, failure to comply will lead to offer of employment being immediately rescinded.

Interested applicants are asked to forward their résumés and cover letter by February 19 2024 to:

Human Resources – SickKids CCMH


In the subject line of email, please quote the: competition number, position title and where you learned about this opportunity

We are seeking applicants internally and externally.

CCMH at SickKids is an equal opportunity employer; we are committed to diversity and value inclusion. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, people with disabilities, members of racialized groups, and persons of all genders and sexual orientations.

The Centre views diversity, inclusion, and cultural competence as essential pieces of an integrated whole that sustain our organization and guides our interaction within our diverse communities.
Reasonable accommodations are available during the recruitment process to job applicants with disabilities

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