PSWs: Apply for U Waterloo research study – chance to earn $50

OPSEU/SEFPO is happy to share an exciting opportunity with our PSW members. Researchers at the University of Waterloo are working on a project that examines the experiences of PSWs and the impact that working through the COVID-19 pandemic has had on them. Participation takes place virtually (online).

There are a limited number of spaces left in the study, so apply today by following the directions in the invitation below! If you are selected, the honourarium is $50.

Has COVID-19 affected your work and personal life as a Personal Support Worker in Ontario?

If you’re a PSW in Ontario working during the pandemic, the University of Waterloo invites you to join their PSW Photovoice Project and share your story through photos.

To get involved:

  • Contact pvankatw@uwaterloo.ca
  • Participate in an interview (about 1 hour)
  • Take a photo that best reflects your experience
  • Work with a visual artist to enhance your photo (30 mins to 1 hour)

Your confidentiality and anonymity is assured.

Follow the PSW Photovoice Project on Instagram at @PSW_voices.

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