DOROT Academic Intern Position - Evaluation and Research

Description:

As a DOROT Academic Intern, you will be exposed to the complex and varied issues of aging. DOROT offers a variety of opportunities to best meet the individual interests of each intern. All DOROT internships include regular visits with a local older adult who is socially isolated or at risk of becoming socially isolated.

Qualifications:

 Minimum commitment is two days, 8-10 hours per week per semester

 Mondays-Thursdays, shifts can start as early as 9:30am and must be completed by 5:30pm; on

Fridays shifts are completed by 2:00pm

Evaluation and Research Intern

The Evaluation and Research Intern will gain hands-on experience in assessing a range of DOROT’s services. Key evaluation objectives include measuring clients’ social health and well-being, assessing the impact of intergenerational programs on youth and older adults, and communicating findings from research studies and evaluations conducted both within and outside of DOROT. This intern should have an interest in program assessment.

The Evaluation and Research Intern will be responsible for:

 Supporting the agency’s Director of Evaluation by conducting phone surveys of older adults in DOROT programs, determining their social health and program satisfaction either in their home or onsite

 Reviewing and analyzing online survey results

 Measuring volunteer program impact

 Summarizing research studies

 Assisting with survey development

 Coding qualitative data

For inquiries email SStahl@dorotusa.org