Volunteer Intern at Habitat for Humanity-MidOhio

Expires February 28, 2014

Description:

To assist the NRI Outreach Coordinator in surveying the Milo-Grogan area buildings, residential parcels, and block conditions. Conduct resident surveys and data-entry of collected information into Success Measures.

 

Goals of Position:

The position will utilize different methods of approaches (research and statistics) to understand the quality of life (physical conditions, social cohesion, sense of community, and more) within the Milo-Grogan community.  The information collected will be input into the Success Measures Data System.  

 

Qualifications:

Must have good organizational skills, some computer skills; have a working cell-phone, willing to work in a team; clear- written communication skills, a reliable transportation to Habitat for Humanity Mid-Ohio and to the neighborhoods; and a desire for contributing towards making a difference in the lives of the people of the community.

 

Time Commitment:

Minimum: 50 hours and 10 person-to-person surveys, (includes trainings, meetings, time spent in field and office), over the course of three months.

 

Responsibilities Include:

Working with in a team; attending all training sessions and meetings; signing in and out; gathering designated information (physical conditions of the buildings, block, residential parcels, and person-to-person residential surveys), within an assigned area and returning surveys to the NRI Outreach Coordinator within the given time frame.

 

Training:

All training sessions will be conducted at Habitat For Humanity MidOhio.

 

Benefits:

This position is a great opportunity to gain valuable work experience and references; using in-person and mixed methods approaches to survey community residents; exposure to applied research and participatory outcome evaluation methodology in a non-profit, asset-based community development setting

This is a Short-term internship offered for a term of 3 to 4 Months


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