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3145 - Data Analyst


Shelter Movers Greater Toronto provides moving and storage services at no cost to women and children fleeing abuse. We are the only organization of our kind in Canada, and our volunteers are no less exceptional. Every year, in collaboration with community partners, our volunteer teams contribute their time and energy to help hundreds of families transition to lives free of violence.

We are currently looking to recruit a volunteer data analyst.


The Data Analyst reports to the Manager of Business Intelligence at Shelter Movers. Once joined to the Business Intelligence, they are remotely assigned to a chapter in which they gather, consolidate, validate and transform the qualitative and quantitative data relevant to each function of that chapter. In reference to their efforts, the Data Analyst is supported by and may refer directly to the function directors, as well as the managers of their assigned chapter for all information relating to their assignments. Additionally, the Data Analyst is then responsible for the delivery of meaningful analysis and recommendations based on intelligence gathered by their analytics efforts within their assignment(s).

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Leads efforts to collect, consolidate, validate and transform data within their assigned team
  • Conducts interviews and assists in team discussions relating to identifying and capturing project-relevant data sources
  • Aids in the development of centralized data warehouses
  • Ensures accuracy, normalization and continuity of data captured
  • Supports in developing training plans to foster a more data-driven culture in the teams they work with
  • Develops meaningful executive dashboards using Business Intelligence applications
  • Supports chapter in creating reports and analysis based on data available in data warehouses

Minimum time requirement: - 3 hours per week (flexible), with an additional hour devoted to weekly team meetings



In addition, the following will be made available for new team members:

  • Weekly check-ins so the team has a place to regroup and breathe together
  • 1-on-1 training in technology domains of the volunteer's interest
  • Mentorship in IT career paths
  • Counsel on relevant certifications in the field



Applicants should:

  • Have experience in at least one Business Intelligence software application (PowerBI, Tableau, etc.)
  • Understand and be able to communicate the differences between qualitative and quantitative data
  • Have experience in office productivity software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Be comfortable with conducting exploratory interviews with multi-disciplinary teams (i.e. Fund Development, Marketing & Communications, Operations, Volunteer Services, etc.)
Min Age: 18   
Police Check: Required   
Resume:Not required   
Driver's Licence: Not required   
Proof of Vaccination: Not required

Time Commitment
This is a Long Term (More than 6 months) commitment
Shifts are available Anytime


Volunteers are required to attend an orientation on trauma informed care and comlete a background check. Additional role-specific training will be provided.

More Details
Areas of Interest: Crisis, Distress & Emergency Response, Office Administration, Customer Service, Information Technology, Counselling & Mental Health, Information & Referral Services, Shelters
Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individuals, Co-op Placements

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