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Opportunity Resource Services
305 West Broadway
Fort Worth, TX
DescriptionOpportunity Resource Services is a nonprofit community based organization located in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex that is committed to community engagement. We secure long-term investments for local communities, which provide resources and create opportunities for constituents to achieve educational, financial, and personal success.
• Secured a grant from the U.S. Department of Education for an Upward Bound Program
• Created bylaws for ORS & submitted application for 501(c)(3) status
• Established key partnerships with target schools in Johnson County & Hill College
• Successfully completed our first full year of UB & UBMS programming, serving 140 students & their families
ORS Interns will be responsible for research & data collection related to current programs serving at-risk students, researching & collecting data for future grant opportunities as outlined by ORS staff, and development of internal organizational documents (i.e. Policy & Procedure Manuals). All projects & assignments will be clearly outlined by ORS administrative staff. Interns will also have opportunities for professional mentoring and development.
ResponsibilitiesInterns will be expected to collect data on at-risk students, enter data into database systems, and analyze the data to draw conclusions. Longitudinal data will also be complied and processed. In addition to data crunching, interns will assist in codifying and documenting Organizational Processes and Procedures. This will require planning, writing, and and meeting with staff on a regular basis to clarify protocol. Interns will also be expected to regularly participate in team meetings and professional development sessions.
RequirementsPreferred Qualifications: Associates degree or higher in education, business, criminal justice or a related field; a minimum of 1 year work experience; excellent written and oral presentation skills; the ability to manage details; experience in research & data collection; a passion for educational outreach and working with youth; and the ability to work independently in a results-oriented environment.
Minimum Qualifications: We project will accept applications reflecting less than an Associate’s degree if at least 60 college credits have been completed. In addition, less than 1 year of work experience with demonstration of exceptional alternative experiences or additional training.