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Evaluation Specialist

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DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence


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Position:                   Evaluation Specialist

Supervisor:               Director of Grants and Programs


Organization Overview

The DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCCADV, The Coalition) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to creating a community where domestic violence is replaced with human dignity. DCCADV is the only federally recognized domestic violence coalition in the District of Columbia and serves as a resource for the thousands of adults and children experiencing domestic violence each year, as well as the local organizations that serve them. Our fundamental goals are to provide leadership and support, build awareness, and enhance systemic response to survivors of domestic violence and their children.

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of Grants and Programs, the Evaluation Specialist will work with DCCADV staff and member programs to collect and analyze data, both qualitative and quantitative inputs, to effectively narrate the experiences of survivors and the programs that serve them in Washington, DC. The position will provide technical assistance and training internally and externally on data collection, participate in DCCADV projects to ensure comprehensive evaluation of our programming, and inform the City’s response through effective program evaluation.

Roles and Responsibilities:

·        Lead the Coalition in measuring the impact of policy and systems advocacy, technical assistance, and training through annual member survey and demonstrate the value and meaningfulness of Coalition work.

·        Research and review best practices for evaluating trauma informed and survivor centered supports for survivors of domestic violence

·        Identify ways in which survivors voices and experiences are a driving force in how we evaluate programmatic efforts

·        Develop evaluation tools and surveys to identify gaps and barriers to accessing services for survivors in DC

·        Uplift survivors voices through best practice recommendations

·        Provide technical assistance and support with related software, including Osnium and Coalition Manager, and ensure compliance with VAWA and HMIS comparable requirements where applicable

·        Identify opportunities to enhance the evaluation of Coalition activities and engage staff in their evaluation of trainings and services; provide technical assistance and support to enhance capabilities and capacity

·        Conduct basic to advanced data analysis, including the DV Housing Inventory

·        Prepare data and present internally and to key stakeholders, including the quarterly Domestic Violence Housing Report

·        Participate in city-wide work groups and task forces, including DVARC

·        Provide technical assistance and respond to inquiries from member programs, survivors, and external stakeholders

·        Participate in City Council, Administration, and other advocacy events as identified

·        Conduct reviews of published empirical literature, technical reports, and white papers to support project needs

·        Provide logistical and coordination support for project activities

·        Represent DCCADV at events, meetings, or conferences as needed

·        Other duties or tasks as assigned by the Directors

Related Skills and Experience

·        Demonstrated knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence (also referred to as intimate partner, gender-based, family violence and/or domestic terrorism), its prevalence, and community impact

·        Demonstrated agreement and comfort with addressing the Coalition’s collective work through a racial and social justice lens—DCCADV recognizes that to truly address and ultimately prevent domestic violence it is critical to address systemic and racial inequities

·        Commitment to the eradication of gender-based violence

·        Excellent communication, writing, and public speaking skills

·        Strong critical thinking and analytical skills

·        Expertise in data analysis, program evaluation, and presentations

·        Comfort and familiarity with online systems and databases

·        Ability to work autonomously and as a team member

·        Ability to attend to multiple projects and tasks

·        Candidate must be organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines

 Additional Information

Due to the current global pandemic, this position is currently a telework role. When more mobility and interaction is safe for everyone, the person filling this role must be willing to work in DCCADV’s office and be able to travel in and around DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia for work purposes.

Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required


Position:                   Evaluation Specialist

Supervisor:               Director of Grants and Programs


Organization Overview

The DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCCADV, The Coalition) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to creating a community where…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Professional

Location

Washington, DC

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, and an example of a data analysis or evaluation project you participated in to Liz Odongo, Director of Grants and Programs, lodongo@dccadv.org. No phone calls please.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and an example of a data analysis or evaluation project you participated in to Liz Odongo, Director of Grants and Programs, lodongo@dccadv.org. No…

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