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Program Evaluation Fellow – Iowa Center for Children’s Justice (ICCJ) at Future Leaders in Action

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Employer: Future Leaders in Action

Expires: 08/03/2020

Location: Des Moines, IA (Remote Available)Full-Time Dates: September 14 – December 4, 2020 Part-Time Dates: September 14, 2020 – January 29, 2021Compensation: $575/week stipend (prorated for part-time fellowship)Deadline: August 2, 2020COVID-19 Note:Due to the constantly evolving nature of work with COVID-19, the fellowship will be able to completed remotely or partially remotely depending on the recommendations throughout the time of the fellowship and the ability of the selected fellow to work in-person. Additionally, the fellowship can be completed either full-time (M-F) or part-time (3 days/week that fall within M-F). All interviews will be conducted virtually. Read a more detailed account of changes for this fall on this blog post.Future Leaders In Action Overview:FLIA cultivates leaders and strengthens youth-oriented nonprofits and organizations through a fellowship program. Fellows, individuals interested in entering the social sector, work on-site full-time at a partner nonprofit to develop or implement a pre-determined enrichment program.Throughout the fellowship, fellows gain various professional skills including fundraising, communication, program development, in a fast-paced, hands-on learning environment.Iowa Center for Children’s Justice Overview: Iowa Center for Children’s Justice (ICCJ) elevates children’s views in custody matters and promotes child-focused solutions through legal representation, education and alternative dispute resolution. ICCJ provides legal representation for children to listen, support and advocate for child-focused resolutions in high-conflict custody cases. They provide divorce workshops for children. Additionally, ICCJ provides alternative dispute resolution including child-focused mediation.Position Overview and Responsibilities:You will …Learn and understand the purpose and the method of the educational divorce workshopsWork with attorneys at ICCJ to understand their goals in child representation and alternative dispute resolution servicesEvaluate and update survey instruments that are used for the services of Iowa Center for Children’s JusticeLegal representation of childrenEducational divorce workshops for childrenAlternative dispute resolutionEnsure that these survey instruments measure both the efficacy of the programs as well as capture feedback to improve servicesParticipate in virtual leadership workshopsActively participate in weekly FLIA professional development responsibilities including check-in callsBy the end of the fellowship, you will have … Developed updated surveys for legal representation, divorce workshops and alternative dispute resolutionDeveloped procedure and method for reporting measurable results of servicesRaised $500 (with guidance and support from FLIA)Written two blog articlesCompleted final report and videoPosition Qualifications:Comfortable working with youthCommitment to continuous professional improvement and reflectionResourcefulness and initiativePassionate about social sectorUse patience and tolerance to address problemsDemonstrate integrityDemonstrate ability to work independently and in a team