Job Posting: Data and Evaluation Officer


Choices for Youth Inc. (CFY) is a professional service, youth-focused, non-profit, charitable organization that creates spaces and conversations and operates programs and social enterprises to help vulnerable youth secure stable housing, employment, and education while improving health and family stability. With a focus on prevention, intervention, and support, we help youth and their families break cycles of poverty and homelessness and transition to healthy, stable, and independent lives.


CFY is seeking a Data and Evaluation Officer to join our Strategic Initiatives Team in a contractual position until March 2023, with the potential for an extension. The Strategic Initiatives team oversees data and evaluation, research, policy, advocacy, strategic events, and community-based facilitation for CFY.


Reporting to the Strategic Initiatives Manager, the Data and Evaluation Officer will support CFY’s work in data & evaluation, supporting the implementation of an organizational data/evaluation strategy, supporting the implementation of EMHware (Client Management System), facilitating the collection of data to meet the organization’s various evaluation requirements, conducting research to implement best practices in data collection and evaluation, and liaising with departments across CFY to align organization-wide outcomes with program-level goals and indicators. Playing a key role in CFY’s many strategic projects, this role will involve a large degree of collaboration with other community agencies, government departments, and CFY staff across the organization. This position will also involve independent work through evaluation, research, and writing


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The role of the Data and Evaluation Officer requires the ability to quickly learn new topics, engage with subject matter experts, and develop a broad understanding of key issues affecting youth and young families in NL.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the implementation of the EMHware Client Management System across the organization

  • Supporting the implementation of a Core Intake process at CFY

  • Ensuring that data collection is aligned with best practices across the sector while centering the needs of youth & young families

  • Supporting the ongoing review of internal data collection processes to ensure that processes are aligned with data and evaluation strategy, funding requirements, privacy requirements, and strong data governance standards

  • Supporting the development and implementation of data governance policies across CFY

  • Monitoring data collection processes and identifying areas for improvement

  • Supporting the development of impact reports

  • Conducting data analysis and visualization to support internal and external communications

  • Other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Post-secondary degree in a relevant field such as Statistics, Computer Science, Applied Psychology, Mathematics, or Epidemiology, or an equivalent combination of education training and experience.

  • A minimum of 1-3 years experience in data systems management and/or qualitative & quantitative data collection.

  • Experience analyzing and graphing large data sets

  • Experience handling sensitive and confidential information

  • Experience analyzing provincial and national level data

  • Excellent interpersonal abilities

  • Experience working with Excel

  • Experience facilitating training sessions

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends occasionally as needed

  • Proficiency in the use of standard office computer hardware and software

ASSETS

  • Experience working with Client Management Systems

  • Experience working with Information Systems and/or various database structures

  • Experience working in the social services sector

WORK HOURS

Regular hours of work for this position are 9:00 am-5:00 pm Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week). Flexibility in work hours will be required to accommodate higher work volumes and organizational requirements, including occasional and emergent need to work evenings and weekends.

Hours worked in excess of regular hours will be accounted for in accordance with the overtime provisions of the Personnel, Policy and Procedure Manual of CFY and the Labour Standards Act NL. COMPENSATION

The salary for this position will be $ 48,516.00 to $53,917.50 annually. CFY offers a competitive compensation package, including a health and dental program, employer-matched RRSP, and four weeks’ vacation to qualifying employees.


HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your cover letter and resume with YFW-08-2022 in the subject line explaining how you meet the criteria. Email applications to:


Human Resources

Recruitment@choicesforyouth.ca

Jen Crowe, Manager of Strategic Initiatives

jcrowe@choicesforyouth.ca


Reference ID: DEO-08-2022


Application Deadline: The competition will remain open until the position is filled.


Equity in employment is essential to a just society. Choices for Youth enthusiastically welcomes applications from all qualified people, including racialized people, people of all gender identities, people who identify as members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, Indigenous peoples, those with disabilities, mental illness, and from all social strata. Should you require accommodation in relation to a disability, please tell us at the beginning of the selection process. This information will be kept confidential.


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