Teen Program Manager managing the organization's academic enrichment and supportive programming for teens at the DC General Emergency Family Shelter. 25-30 hours per week.
Site Manager managing the organization's Playtime Programs for preschool and elementary age children in two Columbia Heights shelters. 20 hours per week.
HCPP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing trauma-informed and educational play programs, as well as advocating for children living in emergency and transitional housing programs. Playtime's mission is to bring safety, joy, a therapeutic environment, and access to community resources to children who are experiencing homelessness.
Volunteer Research Assistant Position National Institute of Justice (funded study conducted in DC)
Volunteer Research Assistant sought to help with a National Institute of Justice (NIJ) funded randomized, controlled trial of family mediation cases with high levels of intimate partner violence/abuse (IPV/A). The study is being conducted in the Family Mediation Program at the District of Columbia Superior Court’s Multi-Door Dispute Resolution Division (Multi-Door). The position is immediately available.
Position Description: The position will not provide direct clinical training or experience but does involve interacting with individuals with high levels of intimate partner violence and abuse, interacting with project staff, and completing essential research tasks (e.g., data entry, photocopying, making phone calls). Renumeration: The position is unpaid. However, if you can make arrangements to do so, we are willing to work with your educational institution to provide you with credit hours that will count towards the completion of your degree.
How To Apply:
If you are interested, please email your completed application (attached) to both study Principal Investigators: Amy Holtzworth-Munroe, Professor at Indiana University (email@example.com) and Connie J.A. Beck, Professor at the University of Arizona (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please put “Research Assistant” in the subject line.
Hotline Call Counselor: Internship
Volunteer or Intern with the Montgomery County Hotline - Classes start July 20th The Montgomery County hotline is a 24-hour, 7 day a week confidential service. Hotline Counselors provide supportive and confidential listening; crisis prevention and intervention; and give information, referrals and resources. All interested volunteers must complete the hotline's 52-hour prep course, accredited by American Association of Suicidology. Great experience for students interested in graduate school or who are entering careers in counseling, therapy or the nonprofit field. Also an opportunity for anyone looking for a meaningful experience and a way to give back to the community. Must have a high school diploma and be at least 18 years of age.
-referrals and resources
-crisis prevention and intervention
Here's a chance to try teaching and earn a $150 scholarship for completing
the course with a "B" grade or higher. The course will focus on
inquiry-based teaching. You will strengthen your oral communication and
organization skills. The course requires that you observe a local elementary
school teacher twice and then teach two science or math lessons. Yes, that's
correct. You are required to be in the elementary school a total of four
times during the semester. We suggest that you allow a 3-hour window to
include travel time, set-up, and wrap-up when teaching the lessons. All of
the schools are on the UM shuttle line. A background check is required.
TLPL 101 meets for one-hour and twenty minutes once a week.
There is no obligation to continue the course sequence once you have taken
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network is the nation’s largest anti sexual violence organization and has partnerships with more than 1,100 local rape crisis centers nationwide. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (1.800.656.HOPE), the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline, the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense, and publicizes the National hotline’s free, confidential services; educates the public about sexual violence; and leads national efforts to prevent sexual violence, improve services to victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice. We are a frequent resource for television, radio and print news outlets — as well as local, state and national policymakers, law enforcement and rape treatment professionals — on issues related to rape and sexual assault. RAINN educates more than 120 million Americans each year about sexual assault. RAINN has been ranked as one of “America’s 100 Best Charities” by Worth magazine. Marie Claire magazine has named RAINN one of the ten best charities in the country, and CharityNavigator.com has given RAINN a perfect rating of four-stars. Rape, Abuse & Incest
POSITION: Graduate Assistant CLOSING DATE: July 20, 2015 DEPARTMENT: Institute for Governmental Service and Research (IGSR) STARTING SALARY: 12-month graduate stipend based on level with tuition remission and health benefits
Duties: Provide research assistance in data collection, data management, and statistical analysis for Institute projects designed to inform and improve policy, operations, and outcomes in the delivery of state and local services. Established in 1948, IGSR is dedicated to the University of Maryland’s public service mission and located in its Division of Research. Graduate assistants work under the direction of senior researchers and project managers in a variety of areas, including: public safety, public health, justice administration, organizational effectiveness, leadership and governance, fiscal management, and land use and growth management. Responsibilities will include: data collection; data cleaning; transforming small and large data sets with multiple variables; recoding variables; computing new variables; and performing multivariate statistical analyses. Other duties may involve conducting literature reviews and synthesizing information from a variety of sources, including contact with individuals working in the field, into oral and written reports and memos.
Qualifications: The successful candidate must: (1) be enrolled in an accredited UMCP graduate program in any of the following areas: behavioral or social science, evaluation or quantitative methods, public health or education, public policy or administration; (2) possess strong analytical, writing, and interpersonal skills; (3) have experience in data management and multivariate statistical analysis using SPSS, STATA, or SAS; (4) show proficiency using PC, Internet, and MS-Office applications; (5) have a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel within Maryland (having an automobile is not necessary); and (6) be able to manage graduate-level coursework along with assistantship responsibilities. In addition, the ideal candidate is a reliable self-starter who is not only capable of multi-tasking, but also detail-oriented, enthusiastic, and flexible.
How to Apply: Please send resume, letter of interest, and names and telephone numbers of three professional references by Monday, July 20, 2015 to: HR Coordinator, Institute for Governmental Service and Research, 4321 Hartwick Road, Suite 208, College Park, MD 20742-3225. Electronic submissions can be sent to email@example.com with subject “GA position.” The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. Minority and women candidates are encouraged to apply.
The UMD Department of Psychology is hosting its third annual, FREE one day Summer Diversity Research Conference Wednesday, July 15th, 9:15 am-1:00 pm. Presentations will focus on current directions in research and practice on cultural competence and diversity, with a focus on its link to psychological processes across disciplines. Invited speakers from UMD include Jennifer Wessel, Ph.D. (Department of Psychology), Jonathan Mohr Ph.D. (Department of Psychology), Jing Yu, Doctoral Student, UMBC, and Jasmine Wheeler, Doctoral Student, UMD. Our outstanding list of external speakers includes Kimberly Noble, MD, Ph.D. (Columbia University), Robin Pollini, PhD, MPH (Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation). The public, and all students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
A small, nonprofit, Washington, DC-based research organization seeks two temporary, part-time research assistants for a data collection effort occurring during July and August 2015. The study goal is to understand vehicle owners’ use of different safety technologies. The primary task will be to record data about the settings of safety systems of vehicles when owners bring them in for service at two Honda automobile dealerships in the DC metro area (one in Germantown, MD and one in Alexandria, VA).
The research assistants will be stationed in the service department waiting room or in the actual service lanes and will use a notebook computer to record observations. Therefore, candidates must be able to stand for long periods of time and operate a notebook computer. The ideal candidates are undergraduates or first-year graduate students who have demonstrated that they work well independently. The research assistants also must have excellent interpersonal skills as they will need to interact with service personnel, other dealership employees, and, potentially, vehicle owners.
The position provides an excellent opportunity for gaining hands-on research experience, and there is the potential to transition to a permanent part-time or full-time research assistant position with an attractive benefits package.
Preference will be given to candidates who have experience collecting field data and can demonstrate the ability to work independently.
The position pays $18-$20 an hour based on experience. Housing is not provided. Resumes will be accepted until the positions are filled. Candidates should send their resumes via email to email@example.com. An in-person interview is required. No phone calls, please.
Child Care Volunteers Homeless Children's Playtime Project Washington, DC Tuesday evenings 6:00-8:00 pm 11 Weeks beginning June 30
The Homeless Children's Playtime Project in DC is in need of volunteers to provide child care services for up to 20 children on Tuesday evenings for 11 consecutive weeks. As a volunteer, you will be helping families in need by engaging in games, toys, and activities with the children while freeing up time for their families to participate in an evidence-based parenting class.
If interested please contact Jamila Larson, Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Homeless Children's Playtime Project at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-425-8218. For more information on the Homeless Playtime Project go to http://playtimeproject.org This is a great opportunity for students looking to pursue a non-profit, human services, or social work career path.
Research Assistant Positions Culture Lab Description:
The Culture Lab (under the direction of Professor Michele Gelfand) is seeking motivated research assistants to help enter data for a multinational observational study across 30 countries. If hired, research assistants will have the opportunity to learn statistical tools and participate in one of the largest studies in cross-cultural psychology. All RAs will be trained in data management and analysis. Overall, these positions offer a great learning opportunity for undergraduates who have strong academic background and are interested in pursuing psychology in graduate programs. RAs will also have the opportunity for one-on-one meetings where they may develop personal research skills or get feedback on personal goals or postgraduate applications.
The Navy Research Psychology Specialty is currently
screening interested Doctoral candidates, Post-doctoral Fellows, or recent PhD
recipients about becoming a Medical Service Corps Officer in US Navy,
serving as a Research Psychologist.
The Navy has a small research science community
specializing in psychology. We typically bring in 1-2 persons per year as commissioned
officers to work as scientists focusing on basic and applied research in
areas of military medicine, human performance, and psychological issues.
There is a standard application process. Persons must be
able to meet the citizenship, security, and medical requirements to join
the US Military as well as meet the professional standards of the Research
Psychology community. That is a doctorate in a research-based PhD program in
Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related discipline, plus a strong
track record of
Interested parties can either contact their local navy
medical officer recruiter or respond to this announcement calling
301-319-7681 to get a hold of the Navy Research Psychology Recruitment
Association for Psychological Science The Association for Psychological Science (APS) is seeking candidates for an internship in its Membership Department, to begin as soon as possible. The opportunity is open to undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a degrees in psychology, marketing, or a related field. Candidates should have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel). Experience with Microsoft Access desirable.
The internship allows for flexible hours (part-time or full-time) and is based in downtown Washington, D.C. Among other things, activities include data entry, web research, and data mining to locate prospects in the psychological science field for APS membership appeals, compiling lists for marketing efforts, working with messaging for membership campaigns, and other duties. The length of the internship is flexible. The position pays a bi-weekly stipend. If you are interested, please send a resume and cover letter to:
Dr. Wessel is looking for motivated, conscientious undergraduates to assist in a psychology research project this summer. The project should last about 2 weeks and would be a good way for a student to get their "feet wet" by seeing what it's like to be involved in research! This project is unpaid and should take about 10 hours over two weeks to complete. Dr. Wessel's lab will also be recruiting undergraduate assistants for the Fall very soon and this would be a great way to get involved in her lab early on.
Undergraduate Research Assistant Child Development Lab
The Child Development Lab (http://www.education.umd.edu/HDQM/labs/Fox/), under the direction of Dr. Nathan Fox, is currently seeking a highly motivated and extremely dependable student for the Fall semester to work on the Bucharest Early Intervention Project and projects examining cognitive development. EDHD 498, PSYC 479, BSCI 399 credits available.
-9 hours per week
-Two semester commitment minimum
-Committed to the accuracy and completeness of data
-Comfortable working independently
-Familiarity with SPSS, Mplus, and Excel is preferred, but not required
-Familiarity with statistics and research methods required
How To Apply:
If interested, please email your resume, unofficial transcript, and Fall 2015 class schedule to Leanna Papp at email@example.com