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Hiring a Volunteer for Research at Hamilton Health Sciences

At Hamilton Health Sciences, volunteers for Research are called Research Visitors. A Research Visitor   is a person who performs tasks for Research at Hamilton Health Sciences, without monetary compensation. Research Visitors have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience with research conducted at Hamilton Health Sciences, under the supervision of a Principal Investigator (PI). Criteria for Research Volunteers.

Hiring Criteria for a Research Visitor

The following hiring criteria must be met before Hamilton Health Sciences will move forward with hiring a Research Visitor:

  • Post-secondary education in research, health sciences, or medicine
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Organized, with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to be self-directed, flexible, and take initiative
  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training
  • (one GCP training option: http://www.hhsresearchadmin.ca/researcher-support/training-education/ See under “How To Get Started”)

Process for Onboarding Research Visitors

Once these criteria have been met, please forward the Research Visitor’s Name, current CV, and evidence of successful completion of the training and tutorials referenced above to Barb Pereira, at pereibar@hhsc.ca to begin the onboarding process via Hamilton Health Sciences Volunteer Resources.

For any questions on how to hire a Research Visitor, please contact Barb Pereira at pereibar@hhsc.ca