Veteran Transition Researcher

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Menzies Philanthropic Foundation

Job Title: Veteran Transition Researcher

Reports to: CEO

Location: Remote (work from home)


About the Organization:

Me is We is more than just a Social Impact Enterprise; it’s a heartfelt commitment to supporting our Veterans and their families. Founded by a US Veteran, our roots trace back to the Menzies Philanthropic Foundation, a non-profit organization deeply devoted to global orphanage support. From this altruistic foundation, we sprouted My Source Network, an innovative digital platform dedicated to holistic healing.

My Source Network is a testament to our belief in the power of connection. By uniting individuals with a diverse network of practitioners and resources, we facilitate access to various healing modalities and transformative events, empowering individuals to embark on their journey toward holistic wellness.

Inspired by our past endeavors, Menzies Philanthropic Foundation is now embarking on a new mission: to create an innovative digital platform tailored specifically for veterans. The Menzies Foundation is committed to understanding and addressing the needs of veterans as they transition from active duty to civilian life. We pledge to provide comprehensive support and resources to ensure a successful transition for those who have courageously served our country.

Why Join Us:

Joining Menzies Philanthropic Foundation means becoming part of a team with deep dedication to making a tangible difference in the lives of veterans. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to impactful research that shapes the development of programs and services supporting those who have bravely served our nation.

If you’re passionate about supporting veterans and possess a strong research background, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity to be a catalyst for change.

Job Overview:

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail oriented Veteran Transition Researcher to join our team. The primary responsibility of this role is to gather data and information on the needs of veterans during their transition from military service to civilian life. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in research methodologies, excellent analytical skills, and a passion for supporting veterans.

Knowledge of veteran support organizations, government programs, and resources is required to be considered for this position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough research to identify the challenges and needs faced by veterans during the transition process.
  • Identify current available resources, organizations, and entities specializing in US military needs.
  • Collect quantitative and qualitative data through surveys, interviews, focus groups, and other research methods.
  • Analyze data to identify trends, patterns, and areas for improvement in veteran transition services.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to develop strategies and initiatives addressing the veterans’ identified needs.
  • Stay up-to-date on relevant literature, policies, and best practices related to veteran transition services.
  • Prepare reports, presentations, and other materials to communicate research findings to stakeholders.


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Psychology, Sociology, Public Policy, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in conducting research, data analysis, or program evaluation, preferably with a focus on military or veterans’ issues.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data sets.
  • Proficiency in qualitative and quantitative research methods, data collection techniques, and statistical analysis software.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a start-up environment.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, with the ability to interpret complex data and draw meaningful insights to inform decision making.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey technical information clearly and persuasively to diverse audiences.
  • Experience working with veterans or military personnel is a plus.


Application Process

To apply, submit your resume, and cover letter directly to our Director of Human Resources: seyde@menziesmission.org. Ensure accurate contact information for application status updates. If selected, be prepared to discuss qualifications and alignment with the organization's mission.

For questions, contact seyde@menziesmission.org. We look forward to reviewing your application.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

Me is We and Menzies Philanthropic Foundation is committed to diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Accommodation for the application process is available upon request.

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Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

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