Monitoring & Evaluating Internship
Bright Hope’s Mission and Vision:
Bright Hope is a Christian international relief and development organization dedicated to bringing Hope to those living on less than $2 a day. We envision a world where under-resourced, local, in-country churches transform their communities and bring Hope to the extreme poor.
Intern Role Summary: Bright Hope is seeking an enthusiastic college student to volunteer part time over the summer on a M&E (monitoring and evaluation) project for our international field work. The role is based in our Hoffman Estates, IL headquarters. It will assist in Bright Hope’s efforts to develop a technology-based process to effectively collect and analyze field data. The position is unpaid but may have opportunity to visit one of our international field partners.
The ideal candidate has an active, personal relationship with Jesus Christ, affirms Bright Hope’s belief statement, and is working towards a college or graduate degree in a field relevant to this project. He/she has strong technology skills; experience in research, data collection, survey development, analytics, or other area where data is collected and analyzed; is able to work collaboratively and independently; and has passion to make a difference in the lives of the extreme poor.
Assist Bright Hope in developing online data collection system for monitoring and evaluation (M&E)
Create survey templates in the online data collection system
Assist in developing good methods for data storage allowing for easy analysis
Troubleshoot issues with remote staff on utilizing the tool, both handheld device and surveys
Collaborate with International Development staff, US and International, on monitoring and evaluation process
Education and Experience:
Bachelors or master’s degree student or recent graduate in community development, data analytics, statistics, social work, community health, sciences, database management, programming, or related field
Experience in research, data collection, survey development, analytics, or other area where data is collected and analyzed
Internet and tech savvy, understanding of apps
Computer skills, including Word and Excel
Data entry skills
Teamwork, both collaboratively and independently
Speaks and writes in English; Spanish a plus
Special Position Requirements:
Is a follower of Christ, models the Evangelical Christian faith, and affirms Bright Hope’s Belief Statement as described here: http://www.brighthope.org/why_brighthope/mission.php
Resides in or near Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Passion for helping the extreme poor around the world
This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job's principle elements.
Interested candidates – send cover email, resume, and statement of faith, to firstname.lastname@example.org.