POSITION: Regional Evaluation Associate
LOCATION: Oakland, California
TYPE: Full time
LANGUAGE(S): English required, Spanish required
AREA OF FOCUS: Research, data collection, customer service, writing, program evaluation, strategic evaluation
JOB OVERVIEW AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Women’s Initiative is seeking an individual passionate about and dedicated to the mission of building women’s entrepreneurial capacity to achieve the following major goals:
Goal 1: Support the research department by conducting first person data collection interviews with clients.
Goal 2: Evaluate the current outreach strategies and document best practices and recommendations for individual regions to increase the response rate, maximize the time spent on this project, and better serve clients by addressing regionally-specific needs.
Goal 3: Develop and implement a pilot strategy in individual regions to test the recommendations of regionally-specific outreach, create a report evaluating the pilot, and make final recommendations to Research Department.
AMERICORPS VISTA OVERVIEW AND SALARY DETAILS
AmeriCorps VISTA is the national service program designed specifically to fight poverty. Founded as Volunteers in Service to America in 1965 and incorporated into the AmeriCorps network of programs in 1993, VISTA has been on the front lines in the fight against poverty in America for more than 40 years.
Each VISTA member makes a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency. In return for their service, AmeriCorps VISTA members receive a modest living allowance and health benefits during their service, and have the option of receiving a $5,350 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award or a $1,500 stipend after completing their service. About 6,500 VISTAs are placed each year in more than 1,200 projects in low-income communities around the country. For more information about VISTA, please visit http://www.americorps.gov/about/programs/vista_faq.asp
HOW TO APPLY
STEP 1. Complete the application through the Americorps portal (required – applications will not be considered if this step is not completed)
- Visit: http://www.americorps.gov/for_individuals/ready/index.asp
- Under the SEARCH Button, click on “advanced opportunity search”.
- Fill in the fields as such:
PROGRAM TYPE: AmeriCorps VISTA
PROGRAM NAME: Women’s Initiative
- You’ll see the DESCRIPTIONS titled: Women’s Initiative Regional Evaluation Associate
- Hit Apply Now to apply for the position.
STEP 2. Send your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in Americorps positions at Women’s Initiative to firstname.lastname@example.org.
STEP 3. Complete Women’s Initiative’s supplemental application.
**PLEASE NOTE: Applications will not be considered until all steps are completed!
For more information, please contactKatie Taylor, Research Assistant and Volunteer Coordinator, at email@example.com or at 510-287-3113
About Women's Initiative
Since 1988, Women’s Initiative for Self
Employment has been providing tools and skills
for low-income women to become economically self-sufficient
through entrepreneurial activity. We have training
sites located in five Bay Area counties. Please
visit our website www.womensinitiative.org for
more information about our programs and services.
Women’s Initiative is an equal opportunity
employer and strongly encourages people of color,
older candidates, and persons with disabilities
to apply. Women’s Initiative is 501(c)3
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