Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

The Research Volunteer will assist with various research questions of our administrative department by finding articles on the selected topic and preparing a short summary of their findings. This position will work as part of a pool of research volunteers who will be notified via email of a research question as the need arises. Once research begins, a summary of findings will be due to staff within two weeks. Administrative staff will use the information to inform decision making and new initiatives.

Responsibilities
  • Find between 6 and 10 articles on the selected topic
  • Write a summary of the research no longer than three pages
  • Share findings with administrative staff by email
Qualifications
  • Experience with research in a professional or academic environment
  • Ability to write in a clear, concise manner
  • Access to a computer with internet connection
  • Ability to communicate via email
  • Ability and willingness to work independently with minimal supervision

Skills

  • Technical Writing
  • Research

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 20 hours over the course of 2 weeks

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