Part-Time Research Assistant (Year-Long)
Peer Health Exchange - San Francisco, CA

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Peer Health Exchange (“PHE”), is a national non-profit organization that gives teenagers the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy decisions. We do this by training college students to teach a comprehensive health curriculum in public high schools that lack health education. Since our founding in 2003, we have trained more than 5,000 college student volunteers to deliver effective health education to over 57,000 public high school students in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, and the San Francisco Bay Area, and will be expanding to Washington, DC, in fall 2012. We recently launched our 2011-2015 Strategic Plan. The plan has three major priorities: deepening impact, investing in more robust program evaluation, and developing and testing additional methods for impact, all while serving 100,000 teens over the next three years. To achieve these priorities, we will grow from a staff of 40 and a budget of $9.5M today to a staff of over 100 and a budget of $14M in 2015.
The primary responsibility of the Research Assistant will be to support the National External Affairs team throughout the 2012 – 2013 academic year by researching prospective funders and supporting in data management.
Hours and Compensation
The PHE Part-Time Research Assistant will receive a total wage of $10.50 per hour for 15-20 hours per week.
Responsibilities
Specific responsibilities for the PHE Part-Time Research Assistant may include, but are not limited to:

Assist with raising funds for PHE by:
Researching potential individual and institutional funders
Preparing fundraising materials, including individual appeal materials and prospect packets

Support data management by:
Entering prospect information and research into Salesforce
Assisting in database monitoring and cleanup
Provide additional assistance to the PHE External Affairs team as needed
Qualifications

PHE is looking for someone who:
Has or is working towards a Bachelors degree
Has excellent communication, writing, and editing skills
Has excellent organizational skills and is extremely detail-oriented
Has strong interpersonal skills
Contact
Please submit a resume, a cover letter, and a writing sample (your best nonfiction writing, 3 pages or less) to the following email address: externalaffairsintern@peerhealthexchange.org . Only candidates who submit all three materials will be considered for the position. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. For more information about Peer Health Exchange, please visit www.peerhealthexchange.org. No phone inquiries will be accepted.

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