Point in Time Count Intern

Hours per week

minimum 18 hours/week



Application Deadline


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29 Alden Street
Suite 1b
United States


Monarch Housing Associates, a statewide non-profit consulting firm dedicated to developing affordable and supportive housing as well as ending homelessness in New Jersey, is seeking an intern to assist with Point in Time Count efforts.

General Description: Monarch Housing Associates coordinates the Point in Time Count, an annual count of persons experiencing homelessness, for the State of New Jersey. Monarch staff work on all aspects of the Point in Time Count (PIT) related to preparing for PIT, conducting PIT, and analyzing PIT data, in order to provide the state of New Jersey and local communities with accurate information about the scope of homelessness on any given day.  The 2019 Point in Time Count will take place on January 23, 2019 and Monarch is seeking an intern to help the team with preparation and analysis of Point in Time Count data.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Interns working with Monarch Housing Associates will assist staff in completing the following activities:

  •  Point in Time Count Preparation
  • Updating training materials
  • Updating the Point in Time Count survey
  • Working with community partners to verify participating agencies
  • Scheduling Point in Time Count trainings
  • Updating training presentations
  • Point in Time Count Data Analysis
  • Reviewing and updating Excel file analysis tools
  • Assisting with data clean-up
  • Preparing/completing final data analysis
  • Point in Time Count Reports
  • Reviewing and updating Point in Time Count report format
  • Preparing charts for incorporation in 2019 Point in Time Count reports
  • Preparing draft Point in Time Count reports


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.
  • Completion of Bachelor’s level coursework in statistics, research methods, urban policy, sociology etc.
  • A demonstrable understanding of statistics paired with advanced knowledge of analytical tools in Excel, including the use of formulas, statistical functions, and the development of graphs and charts
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Strong professional writing skills and the ability to communicate well with all levels of management and staff
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and manage changing priorities
  • Proven ability to be flexible and work hard, both independently and in a team environment
  • A strong work ethic, integrity, and the highest ethical standards are expected
  • Demonstrated experience with and sensitivity to varying cultural, ethnic and social backgrounds, values and attitudes.

Salary: A stipend will be available with this internship opportunity. Further information will be provided during the interview process.


Salary: A stipend will be available with this internship opportunity. Further information will be provided during the interview process.

How To Apply


Send cover letter and resume to:

Taiisa Kelly

Monarch Housing Associates

E-Mail: tkelly@monarchhousing.org

Fax: (908) 382-6323

Mail: 29 Alden Street, Suite 1B, Cranford, NJ 07016