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Evaluation Research Writer [Volunteer or Intern]

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Changing Children's Worlds Foundation

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The Changing Children’s World Foundation (CCWF) was founded in 2011. Then incorporated & attained tax exempt status in Jan/Feb 2012.


CCWF works with families and communities based on our Community/Caregiver/Child Capacity Development towards Violence Prevention (CCDevVP) framework. CCWF strengthens families (parents & children) through an evidence based International "ICDP-USA: The Best Start for Families - A Health Equity Approach" Program, proven to help children/ youth, families and communities put empathy into action, while promoting non-violence.


"The Best Start for Families - A Health Equity Approach" Program aims to strengthen the empathy-based relationship all child caregivers have with the children they care for so that they may promote positive development and well-being. ICDP is adapted and integrated within communities through the training of each community’s professionals and parents. Changing Children’s Worlds Foundation (CCWF) implements "The Best Start for Families" throughout the Chicagoland area.


CCWF has provided many students with wonderful opportunities for professional growth, academic credit (dependent upon the institution’s approval), and experience working in the nonprofit sector. Interns will have hands-on experience within diverse communities as well as time spent in program development and evaluation.


This is an opportunity for a student or professional focused on Program Evaluation and Writing to assist us in establishing an evidence-based program with further research to support its expansion to more families throughout Illinois.


Graduate Student (Paid) Undergraduate Student (Unpaid)


Responsibilities

  • Support "Best Start" Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting (including analysis, grant writing, report/article writing)
  • Produce technical communication products that distill and elevate CCWF’s research and learnings.
  • Support technical staff as a co-author or contributor by providing content guidance, copy editing, design templates, and peer-review publication support.
  • Draft/Review research results-communications across CCWF media.

Requirements:

  • Current University student or graduate student with some experience in research and/or evaluation within Social Work, Psychology/ Sociology or Human Services;
  • Able to dedicate between 120- 500 hours within a 4-12-month period;
  • Self-motivated with a positive, team attitude;
  • Organized and reliable;
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills, writing samples will be invited;
  • Competent with computers, technology, and information systems, SPSS a plus.
  • Develop reporting structures and dashboards for presenting analysis results
  • Automate processes such as data collection, data integration, and analysis reports
  • Knowledge of research methodology and statistics
  • Understanding of excel spreadsheets and data analytics a plus.
  • Understanding of databases programming and automation a plus.
  • Knowledge of Graphic design and infographics background (graphic/psychographic skills) a plus.
  • Knowledge of programing and macro skills a plus
  • Spanish language is not required, but would be an asset.

Compensation :

  • This internship can be used to earn credits (undergraduate or graduate) for an academic internship, dependent upon the institution’s approval;
  • This is an unpaid internship for undergraduate students, although a small stipend may be provided at the end of the internship based on the student’s approved travel expenses.

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About Changing Children's Worlds Foundation

Location:

411 Steven St., Geneva, IL 60134, US

Mission Statement

CCWF's vision is for every child and adolescent to have a strong network of caregivers engaged in supporting their positive development in nonviolent families and peaceful communities.

Description

CCWF strives to improve children's worlds through awareness raising, education, and training throughout communities worldwide. Through our educational programs we address a universal need for all families to understand their child's needs and to give caregivers the confidence that they can support their child's development. We provide the foundation for participants in our program to give their children more positive life opportunities and experiences than they themselves had. CCWF strives to reduce the incidences of violence, maltreatment, and neglect through strengthening the capacity of parents, caregivers, and communities to care for children's health and emotional well-being.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

411 Steven StGeneva, IL 60134

(41.89257,-88.30847)
 

SKILLS

  • Research

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Able to dedicate at least 120 hours within a 3-4 month period.

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