Evaluation and Partnerships Manager

Position: 
Evaluation and Partnerships Manager
Organization Name: 
Greater DC Diaper Bank
Job Description: 

Greater DC Diaper Bank’s (GDCDB) mission is to strengthen families by providing a reliable and adequate supply of diapers to families in need in the Washington metro area. We work with an incredible network of 40+ social service agencies to reach more than 3,600 families each month with the 175,000+ diapers and other baby and hygiene items that help keep children healthy in their early years. Founded in 2010, the Diaper Bank has distributed more than 8.000,000 diapers in the last 8 years. Learn more at www.greaterdcdiaperbank.org

Greater DC Diaper Bank is hiring an Evaluation and Partnerships Manager (EPM) to support the Director of Partnerships & Impact in all Greater DC Diaper Bank programmatic evaluation efforts.

WHY YOU WANT THIS JOB:

Just like everyone at Greater DC Diaper Bank, you believe:

  • Changing babies changes lives
  • In the overall success of our organization and all our programs
  • We can create, through actions large and small, collective and individual, a community in which families have all they need to thrive
  • That strong, caring community outreach makes our region better

HOW YOU WILL DO THE JOB:

The EPM works closely with the Director of Partnerships & Impact to help the organization show the impact of its work and contributes to the quality monitoring of Greater DC Diaper Bank programming through analysis and reporting. The primary responsibilities include data collection, analysis, partner support and content development (ex. reports, stories, infographics). The EPM will work primarily with the Director of Partnerships & Impact, but may also assist in other program areas. This position will work extensively with data both in managing data collection efforts, as well as analyzing data, and creating dashboards for regular insights.  This position will help lead existing evaluation efforts, as well as develop new evaluation processes and projects.

This position will work at least three days a week (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday) at the GDCDB warehouse located at our Warehouse offices: 8858 Monard Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20901.

Essential Functions & Primary Duties

The primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manage high-quality data collection, tracking, and analysis
  • Provide technical assistance to distribution partners around data and tracking
  • Ensure database maintenance with attention to detail when entering data and conducting regular data hygiene activities
  • Develop and maintain dashboards through data mining and reporting that provide critical insights to GDCDB leadership team and partners
  • Conduct site visits to GDCDB distribution partners
  • Support grant writing and funder reporting
  • Participate in warehouse inventory tracking
  • Assist with outcomes data collection and reporting
  • Analyze existing data to look for trends, stories, etc.
  • Help plan and develop new evaluation methods

HOW YOU KNOW IF YOU CAN DO THE JOB:

  • You have earned at least a Bachelor’s degree and possibly a Master’s degree in public administration, nonprofit management, data science, evaluation or related field
  • You possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • You have experience using databases and business intelligence tools such as Access, Excel, and Word. Salesforce experience is a plus
  • You have previous customer service experience and have demonstrated success working with the public
  • You have previous nonprofit experience, though not a requirement.
  • You have access to reliable transportation
  • You have demonstrated experience and/or have earned coursework in research methodology
  • You are detail-oriented, highly organized, and interested in pursuing a career that addresses domestic poverty and/or economic inequality
  • You are excited about Greater DC Diaper Bank’s mission

HOW YOU KNOW GDCDB IS THE RIGHT FIT FOR YOU:

  • You are reliable and a friendly communicator who reaches out and follows-up with professional persistence
  • You are excited for the opportunity to work with GDCDB partner organizations who are addressing the unique needs of families parenting in poverty
  • You regularly demonstrate strong self-motivation, critical thinking, and the ability to work independently
  • You have awesome project management skills, with a knack for working backwards from deadlines and can deal with curve balls thrown at your work plan
  • You have a keen attention to detail, a love of adhering to organizational systems, and take great satisfaction in a job well done

HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS JOB:

Candidates should send the following, with “GDCDB Evaluation and Partnerships Manager application” as the subject, to HR@dcdiaperbank.org:

  • Current resume or CV
  • A writing sample authored solely by the candidate that serves as an example of data analysis and/or critical assessment of an issue or idea
  • A cover letter with:
    • Available start date
    • 2 professional references
    • Salary range

Persons with mental or physical disabilities as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act are eligible for this position as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodations are made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible for this position. Persons of color and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Required Hours of Work, Holidays, and Other Benefits

  • 20 – 30 hours per week – some work can be done from home
  • Greater DC Diaper Bank participates in a matched SIMPLE IRA, FSAs for Health and Dependent Care, Provides Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, and Life & ADD coverage
  • Greater DC Diaper Bank follows the federal government holiday schedule and provides a generous PTO plan
  • Greater DC Diaper Bank is closed:
    • For one week at the end of the year and
    • For one week in August
Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 29, 2019