We’re Hiring Passionate People

TEND is an education and consulting company that provides virtual and live training to helping professionals. As part of the administrative team working behind-the-scenes, we support our team of trainers as they provide education on resilience, wellness, and related topics to hospitals, child advocacy centers, and other agencies.

Our Values

At TEND, we value kindness, honest communication, and a passion for helping those who help others. We invest in our teams and love to work with people who are willing to grow alongside us.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

At TEND, we believe in inclusion and connectedness. We believe that diversity is a strength. We believe that including voices from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences make us a better company and enriches the services we provide.

Every person has a right to equal treatment with respect to employment without discrimination or harassment because of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability.

Current Postings

Please note that, at this time, we are not hiring educators or facilitators for our TEND programs. Posting are for our administrative team, only. 

We have an immediate need for a Lead Researcher: Organizational Health – Virtual/Work from Home (Full-time, 2 Year Contract)

Posted August 2023

As a Lead Researcher: Organizational Health at TEND, you will support the delivery of our Roadmap to Organizational Health Program (The Roadmap). This program is an intensive, multi-month service that supports organizations in improving the health and retention of their staff.

The Roadmap is delivered by a team of TEND Specialists. As part of our team, you will work closely with our TEND Data Analysts, Organizational Health Specialists and our Roadmap Coordinator to ensure the program’s success by performing qualitative and quantitative analysis of data produced from a mixed methods organizational assessment process.

The right candidate for this role must be confident in their ability to manage large-scale, mixed method data analysis projects. In addition, this individual will excel at managing details, learn quickly, work independently and collaboratively and work to firm deadlines.

In this role, you will lead and work with the TEND Data Analysts to:

  • Oversee adherence to ethical organizational assessment and research practice.
  • Conduct quantitative analyses of survey data.
  • Conduct qualitative analyses of survey and focus group data.
  • Synthesize and interpret findings from multiple data sources.
  • Support the design and composition of organizational assessment reports.
  • Support the development of focus group protocols.
  • Contribute to the development and refinement of organizational assessment instruments.
  • Assist in developing internal processes for ethical data management, documentation, and reporting.
  • Support TEND Specialists with building data literacy.

Must Haves:

The successful candidate will have a graduate degree in psychology, sociology, social work, health sciences, or public health. Applicants must have graduate-level training in qualitative methodology with expertise and experience in content analyses and thematic analyses as well as:

  • An advance research-focused degree
  • Experience managing large-scale, mixed method data analysis projects.
  • Expertise in multivariate statistics.
  • Expertise in knowledge translation, data visualization, and report development.
  • Experience conducting factor analysis and instrument development.
  • Experience with organizational change initiatives.
  • Experience with organizational, evaluation and/or psychological assessment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with SPSS or STATA


  • Expertise with conducting focus groups.
  • Training in Industrial and Organizational Psychology or Health Psychology.
  • Knowledge in organizational health and trauma-informed workplaces.
  • Understanding of thematic analyses typology.

Salary: $65,000.00 – $85,000.00 per year

  • + 2 weeks’ vacation (paid)
  • + Minimum 1 week off in December (paid)
  • + Fridays off in July and August (paid)
  • + 5 personal days (paid)

Who we are:

TEND is an education and consulting company that provides virtual and live trainings to helping professionals in high-stress and trauma-exposed work environments. Our in-house team is a small group of passionate and dedicated people who understand the importance of teamwork and who prioritize working in a positive and supportive environment.

Please submit a letter and resume to Lisa, our Director of Operations at lisa@tendacademy.ca

We can’t wait to meet you.

Think you’d be a good fit for our team?

We always welcome resumes from passionate and qualified individuals. If you think you’re the right fit for our team and have skills in marketing, content creation, client management and other administrative skills, we would love to connect. Send your resume and a brief introduction to Lisa, our Director of Operations, at lisa@tendacademy.ca.