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Data Integration @ Ntl Law Ctr on Homelessness
 
 
 
PROJECT GOAL: This project will increase the number of communities using right to housing solutions to end and prevent homelessness, promote understanding among audiences of the harm of policies that criminalize homelessness, and uphold the educational rights of children currently experiencing homelessness. Dozens of communities, in at least 10-15 state and/or local jurisdictions, will benefit from our campaign goals related to housing and education issues. VISTAS will contribute to the goals of the project by performing activities such as database design and tracking, developing our network and building organizational capacity to extend beyond the campaign. OBJECTIVE: The Data Integration VISTA member will improve the sustainability and capacity of the Law Center’s data management tools and practices, with a focus on integrating the programmatic database system as a single cohesive data system across all functional areas within the Law Center. QUALIFICATIONS: *Commitment to social justice and anti-poverty issues; desire to protect the civil and human rights of people experiencing homelessness, to end the criminalization of homelessness, and to support the human right to housing. *Experience working on issues related to homelessness is a plus; experience with organizing, advocacy, campaign management, or movement-building strategies is a plus. *Previous experience with database applications and data entry. *Previous experience with project management and data mapping a plus. *Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. *Very strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail. *Strong written and verbal communication skills. *Problem-solving ability, creative thinking, and ability to recognize opportunities to strengthen partnerships and systems. *Ability to work both independently and as part of a team. *Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and communicate effectively and professionally with diverse populations.
 
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Member Duties : MEMBER ACTIVITIES: *Survey, map, and assess existing data management systems currently in use, including the program database developed by previous VISTA members, as well as other data systems within the Law Center. *Identify issues with current systems, including duplication and gaps. *Research and analyze potential data management and integration solutions to bring together the existing VISTA-built program database with other departmental data systems. *Manage data migration, including training of staff and creating process documentation. OUTCOMES & DELIVERABLES: *Data integration plan developed in conjunction with key staff from each department. *Change management plan developed, including staff briefings on timeline and expectation, and staff trainings on use of new systems.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Fitness Center Membership ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Homelessness . 
 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  Team Work ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Data Integration @ Ntl Law Ctr on Homelessness

Program Start/End Date
01/06/2020  -   01/05/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA   Washington/Baltimore  

Accepting Applications
From  12/01/2019  To  02/01/2020 

Contact Deborah Shephard
2000 M St NW
Washington   DC   20036
2026382535
hr@nlchp.org
nlchp.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 92673


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