The CCMHS is seeking a self-motivated, committed individual to donate approximately 5 hours/week to lead the content creation for select research and community grant proposal submissions. The incumbent will apply his/her demonstrated expertise to develop clear, compelling proposals in close collaboration with Research Leads.


  • Identify granting opportunities that align with the CCMHS’ mandate

  • Undertake research to support proposal applications

  • Craft grant proposals with compelling narratives that effectively tie the CCMHS’ needs to funder priorities

  • Work with researchers to develop deliverables and manage granting timelines

  • Assist with applications to Research Ethics Boards as needed


  • Graduate degree (e.g., MSc, MA) or equivalent, preference for individuals from the fields of sport science or psychology.

  • Demonstrated track record of successful funding proposals

  • Exceptional writing skills in English

  • Understanding of both qualitative and quantitative methods

  • Knowledge of Tri-Council policies and funding guidelines

  • Organized, self-directed, and able to work independently

  • Highly attentive to detail

Application checklist

  1. Curriculum Vitae

  2. Covering letter highlighting relevant experience and interest in the position

Please send application materials to info@ccmhs-ccsms.ca

The Canadian Centre for Mental Health and Sport (CCMHS) is a not-for-profit organization supporting the mental health and performance of competitive and high-performance athletes and coaches. The CCMHS is the first Centre in Canada to offer collaborative sport-focused mental health care services designed to help athletes and coaches achieve their performance goals while preserving their mental health and well-being. The CCMHS rests on 3 pillars of success: Integrated Care, Research, and Community Engagement.