Volunteer Opportunity

Data Collection & Measuring Outcomes Specialist

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Metropolitan Family Service | Portland, OR
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Metropolitan Family Service


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Published 1 month ago

Start Date

May 6, 2019

End Date

September 15, 2019

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)


Social Purpose Works is the latest innovative program offering of Metropolitan Family Service (MFS), a Portland social service agency since 1950. What’s unique about Social Purpose Works (SPW) is the intentional focus on recruiting professionally skilled volunteers (pro bono) to tackle capacity building projects for metro Portland’s nonprofits.

Social Purpose Works is recruiting for a Data Collection & Measuring Outcomes Specialist for Hollywood Senior Center. Hollywood Senior Center, Inc. (HSC) is a private nonprofit organization that was founded in 1973 as a Multipurpose Senior Center, with the Older Americans Act serving as the guideline for the establishment of our mission and values.

HSC’s mission is to promote, enhance and sustain the independence, safety, health and quality of life of older adults living in the community. We view older adults as individuals with ambition, capabilities and creative capacities, who are capable of continued growth and development.  

Hollywood Senior Center needs skilled and technical support to better measure existing program outcomes to strengthen their case for support in the community. Measuring program outcomes will help HSC measure the effectiveness of their programs, identify effective practices, areas that need improvement and provide value to stakeholders.

The Hollywood Senior Center is looking to better identify the outcomes of their programs and develop performance measures for current and new programs. They are looking to create and implement a data collection plan for the organization using existing data and identifying data gaps. HSC seeks to better analyze the data and identify strategies to communicate the results to multiple audiences in clear and dynamic ways.

Key Deliverables: 

  • Identify outcomes and develop performance measures
  • Create and implement a data collection plan
  • Analyze the data
  • Communicate the results

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required: 

  • Business Acumen
  • Technical Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Communication
  • Consultation
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Strategic Planning

Education/Experience:  Experience in modeling, synthesizing and presenting quantitative analysis and data in a variety of formats.

Resources:  The Executive Director is the Project Champion and Project Manager. The SPW placement will have access to staff, databases and current data. HSC will provide necessary staff space and a modest stipend for a project well done.

Work Environment/Location:  Location is flexible. Work from home or from Hollywood Senior Center office in NE Portland.

Social Purpose Works is the latest innovative program offering of Metropolitan Family Service (MFS), a Portland social service agency since 1950. What’s unique about Social Purpose Works (SPW) is the intentional focus on recruiting…

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  • Remote Possible
  • Stipend Provided

How To Apply

If you'd like to talk with us about this project, you can also call us at 503. 688. 1776. We look forward to hearing from you.

SPW Staff

If you'd like to talk with us about this project, you can also call us at 503. 688. 1776. We look forward to hearing from you.

SPW Staff

Location

Portland, OR
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