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Research Assistant

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CORNER COMMUNITY CENTER INC

  • 35 people are interested

The Baltimore Job Hunters Support Group (BJHSG), a Corner Community Center-based, volunteer-led group that provides emotional and spiritual support to the unemployed, is expanding to include a formal program of coaching, advocacy, counseling, mutual mentoring, volunteering, and connection to resources, for all persons seeking employment search assistance, with emphasis on long-term unemployed workers (defined as those who have been seeking employment for 6 months or more without success) affected by the Great Recession and those who are age 45-50+ workers.

BJHSGhas identified the need to understand more about unemployment nationally and globally, including historical and current factors, differences by age, demographics, gender, etc. and tracking what thought leaders and institutes are publishing on this issue. The research assistant will assist BJHSG with an ongoing literature review to collect and categorize research and survey data about employment and unemployment trends. The research assistant will contribute to an annotated bibliography, and co-author manuscripts, presentations, opinion pieces, op-eds, etc. Experience with literature searches and data collection is helpful. Strong interest in research. Excellent writing skills. Initiative and ability to work independently and collaboratively. Attention to detail and good organizational skills. Opportunity can be used for internship hours or school community service hours. Come be a part of the movement to get people back to work!

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About CORNER COMMUNITY CENTER INC

Location:

5802 ROLAND AVE, BALTIMORE, MD 21210, US

Mission Statement

To enrich our community by providing a facility for worship, arts, education, recreation, and celebration for personal and collective growth.

Description

You might know the building as your polling place or as your Girl Scout cookie- sorting place. Perhaps you are already a participant in one of the many organizations that use the space, such as the Baltimore Musicales or Children’s Village.

The Corner Community Center (CCC) wants to enhance and expand the use of this building and grounds at 5802 Roland Avenue. in order to enrich your opportunities to network with your neighbors, to learn about environmental changes you can make to your homes and yards to lessen run-off to the Chesapeake Bay, to offer speakers and programs that deal with concerns you have about our city, and to offer spaces for meetings or programs that you want to offer to the neighborhood - just to get started with the possibilities!

The Baltimore Job Hunters Support Group (BJHSG) is one of the 24 groups that meets at CCC. BJHSG, a volunteer-led group that provides emotional and spiritual support to the unemployed, is expanding to include a formal program of coaching, advocacy, counseling, mutual mentoring, volunteering,and connection to resources, for all persons seeking employment search assistance, with emphasis on long-term unemployed workers (defined as those who have been seeking employment for 6 months or more without success) affected by the Great Recession and those who are age 45-50+ workers. We have a variety of dynamic volunteer positions that will support our program expansion efforts.

Employment
Media & Broadcasting
Politics

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Research
  • Journalism
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Library Sciences
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Microsoft Office Suite

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 5 hours per week
  • Computer Skills (knowledge of Microsoft Office, Familiarity with Internet-based research)

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