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RFP---Project Researcher, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit

Lindsay, Ontario
Deadline November 4, 2009

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is currently seeking submissions from individuals or firms interested in conducting qualitative research with youth serving organizations in Northumberland County, Haliburton County and City of Kawartha Lakes.

All youth serving organizations need to be identified and catalogued. In addition, the successful candidate will conduct qualitative research to examine the organizations’ alignment with Health Unit goals and objectives and motivation to participate in a community of practice or network. The completion of an inventory of youth serving organizations and a report of research findings including recommendations will be used to direct the ongoing development of a Health Unit strategy for youth engagement in health promotion.

The research will begin in November 2009 and must be completed by December 17, 2009. For a complete description of Project Goals, Key Deliverables, and Candidate Qualifications, please visit the Health Unit’s web site for a detailed job posting (

Interested individuals/firms are requested to provide:

  • A letter of interest that includes proposed processes, timelines and costs of the research project.
  • A resume outlining education and experience relevant to this study.
  • Names and contact information for three referees who can be contacted regarding experience relevant to this study.
  • Expected remuneration (including GST, if applicable)

Proposals must be received (via mail, e-mail or fax) by 4 pm on November 6, 2009, and should be sent to:

Dearbhla Lynch
Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit
108 Angeline Street South
Lindsay, ON K9V 3L5
tel: 705-324-3569, ext. 204
fax: 705-324-0455

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