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The Alliance is currently looking to fill the following positions:
Location: Washington, DC
The Homelessness Research Institute (HRI) is the research and education arm of the National Alliance to End Homelessness (Alliance). The Alliance is a change-oriented national nonprofit dedicated to finding and implementing solutions to homelessness. HRI builds the intellectual capital necessary to achieve that goal. It does this in three, inter-related ways. First, it uses data and research to seek out policies and practice that reduce the number of homeless people. Second, it shares this information with national and local opinion leaders. Finally, it examines core demographic information about homelessness to see if progress is being made.
The Research Associate is a key staff member of this high-impact, dynamic national organization. S/he works under the direct supervision of the Director of HRI. The Associate plays a vital role in designing research projects and examining data that leads to improved knowledge of homelessness solutions. The Associate also works with other members of the team-oriented Alliance staff to create information that can be used to affect policy, solve practical practice questions, and engage the media and the public.
Designation: Full-time, regular, exempt
Supervised by: Director, Homelessness Research Institute
To Apply: Send résumé, detailed cover letter, and two relevant writing samples to:
National Alliance to End Homelessness
The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a national nonprofit dedicated to ending homelessness in America. The Homelessness Research Institute (HRI), the research and education arm of the National Alliance to End Homelessness, is seeking a highly-motivated and creative Research Intern.
Supervised by: Director, Homelessness Research Institute.
Please send cover letter and résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org
Start Date: May 2013
About the National Alliance to End Homelessness: The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a leading voice on the issue of homelessness. The Alliance analyzes policy and develops proven, sensible policy solutions. We work collaboratively with the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to build state and local capacity, leading to stronger programs which help homeless individuals and families make positive changes in their lives. We provide data and research to policymakers and advocate for improved policy.
Job Description: The Alliance approaches advocacy and policy from a practical perspective with the intent of obtaining more resources for local programs which prevent and end homelessness. In the coming year, the Alliance will continue working with local programs and partner organizations to educate members of Congress.
The Federal Policy Intern will gain an understanding of how to impact federal policy, research and disseminate best practices, develop strategy and message development for effective policy and programs that successfully end homelessness, and the root causes of and solutions to homelessness.
It is an exciting time at the Alliance and in Washington, DC that will afford an intern a whirlwind of opportunities.
Responsibilities: Work with the Policy Outreach Coordinator and other Alliance staff to:
Qualifications: The successful candidate will:
Availability: We are preferably looking for someone to commit to full-time during the summer (May to August), though we are very flexible.
Compensation: This position will be unpaid; however, the Alliance is willing to work with your program for class credit, if applicable. In addition, the Alliance is willing to negotiate titles based on level of education.
Send a cover letter and resume to Kate Seif, preferably by email.
Kate Seif, Policy Outreach Coordinator, National Alliance to End Homelessness