Project Monitoring & Evaluation Intern with Safe Passage / Camino Seguro

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Safe Passage, a 501(C)3 non-profit development-focused organization, is seeking an enthusiastic, hands-on, Project Monitoring & Evaluation Intern to join the organization’s Database Team.

Known in Guatemala as Camino Seguro, Safe Passage’s mission is to empower at-risk children and families who live in the Guatemala City garbage dump community by creating opportunity and fostering dignity through the power of education. Safe Passage is a secular, non-political organization with a staff of about 100, including about 15% international staff and long-term volunteers.

The Position:

Safe Passage is seeking a motivated individual for an exciting opportunity to expand analytical capacity for monitoring & evaluation. We operate a cross-departmental database (Blackbaud’s Education Edge, as well as other customized Access-like databases) that provides planning, data-collection, queries, report-generation, and analysis that provide program monitoring & evaluation. Google Drive is used for teamwork, gathering data, and sharing analysis and reports. Intern will work within a friendly team, all of whom do some data input/importing, queries, preparation Excel tables and short, interpretive Word reports.

Qualifications:

The Intern should have an interest in project evaluation, data analysis, problem solving, asking and answering questions.

  • Commitment to the mission and vision of Safe Passage, as well as a passion for promoting social justice
  • Solid knowledge and experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Filemaker Pro, or similar; Google Drive apps.
  • Experience in creating, sorting, manipulating databases.
  • Intermediate Spanish and Intermediate English
  • Organized work style and creative problem-solving skills

NOT REQUIRED: coding, programming, or server management expertise.

Benefits:

  • Professional mentoring and work with dynamic and highly motivated staff in a friendly, supportive, organizational culture
  • Learn about the challenges and resilience of an incredible population and the rich culture of Guatemala
  • Opportunity to gain valuable professional experience with leading monitoring and evaluation technology
  • Monthly housing allowance commeasurate with experience for a commitment of 3-6 months or more
  • Free lunch and transportation to the project
  • Paid sick leave
  • 5 paid vacation days per 6-month period
  • One month paid vacation during school break (Dec-Jan), if returning for the following school year
HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates should follow the application instructions listed on www.safepassage.org/volunteers and send their completed applications to volunteers@safepassage.org with "Project Monitoring & Evaluation Intern" in the subject line. Please include a cover letter with your Resume and Application Form.

For more information about the organization, please see www.safepassage.org/volunteers.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6a Avenida 11-95 Colonia Landivar, Zona 7Guatemala City, Guatemala

SKILLS

  • Data Entry
  • Analytics
  • Database Administration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Spanish

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum Three Month Commitment

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