Village Vital Signs: Supporting a Data Dashboard of Metrics of Child Wellbeing and Community Assets
We have a publicly accessible data dashboard focused on indicators of child wellbeing and promoting health and educational equity. We are seeking a dedicated student intern to assist with designing and implementing shared community-level metrics for child well-being, family, and community wellness using existing data sources [311 data, housing data, eviction data, child protective services data, and census tract measures]. Our current focus is housing and health. The role will also involve engaging in dialogue with community partners, and helping to disseminate data and findings.
* Supports design, development, updating, and dissemination of web-based dashboard for community resident advocacy and action to promote health equity and child wellbeing.
* Modifies dashboard design and content based upon input/feedback from network partners and community residents.
Proficient in R programming, ArcGIS, ArcMAP, SAS
Demonstrated ability to conduct geospatial analysis, GIS mapping
Experience using geocoded data, census data
Experience with data cleaning and organizing
Able to work independently and report in a timely manner and seek help when needed
Strong communication skills
Hours: 10-15 hours per week. Flexible
Vital Village is a community engagement network to improve child wellbeing. The central goal of Vital Village Network is to seed sustainable and scalable community change around child protection by mobilizing a collective investment from residents, community organizations (CBOs) and institutions using a strengths-based and trauma-informed paradigm.