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YouthWorks - Resource & Asset Mapper (Researcher)

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International Health & Epidemiology Research Center

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IHERC is a non-profit public health research and advocacy organization. Our goal is to prevent distinguishable dangers and threats to our society through organized efforts and by helping government, individuals, and organizations make informed choices. To this end, our research covers a breadth of issues from disease to drowning and violence prevention to ultimately prolong life and promote health. YouthWorks is an extension of IHERC that will aim to support juveniles leaving detention by providing structure and increased resources an opportunity for growth through a soft-skills and hard-skills curriculum, including vocational immersion.
Job Description:

    • Conduct a full canvassing of resources related to the YouthWorks’ mission, and other programs that could provide specialized support to the San Diego area.

    • Assist with coordination of connecting new resources and services to YouthWorks.

    • Manage a service needs assessment based on proposed programming items YouthWorks will provide.

    • Develop & update service provider and collaborator relationships

    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications :

    • Highly organized, attention to detail, results oriented

    • Exceptional verbal, written, & presentation skills

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (Microsoft Word, Excel & Publisher)

    • Strong phone and email communication skills

    • Knowledge of electronic media such as Websites, e-Newsletters, Social Media,etc

    • Some research background preferred

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About International Health & Epidemiology Research Center

Location:

P.O. Box 5329, Sherman Oaks, CA 91413, US

Mission Statement

IHERC is a non-profit public health research and advocacy organization. Our goal is to prevent distinguishable dangers and threats to our society through organized efforts and by helping government, individuals, and organizations make informed choices. To this end, our research covers a breadth of issues from disease, drowning prevention, and violence prevention to ultimately prolong life and promote health.

Description

Our most prominent and award-winning project is the Anti-Violence Day Project, a comprehensive violence prevention/intervention created to raise awareness about the threat to public safety posed by gun violence in the United States. This is done through public health data collection and research, with workshops and educational programs for children. Our aim is to reach children at an early age and educate them about the dangers of toy guns/toy weapons, violent video games, and violence in general to help curb the growth of what has become an acute and destructive culture of violence in our country.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Resource Development / Management
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours a week of research.
  • 1 weekly report to supervisor.

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