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15 Oct 2019

Research and Logistics Coordinator for the Faith Communities Improving Outcomes in Mental Illnesses and Addictions Program

We Rise International

This employer is not affiliated with LBC.

 Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
Type: Part-Time

Job Description

Research and Logistics Coordinator

for the Faith Communities Improving Outcomes in Mental Illnesses and Addictions Program

We Rise International

Flexible Part-time, work from home position, requires some daytime hours – 5 hours/week (20 hours/month)


Location: Lancaster, PA area

The Faith Communities Improving Outcomes in Mental Illnesses and Addictions Program is a 3-year grant funded, Pennsylvania-wide initiative developed in partnership by Eastern Mennonite University Lancaster, and We Rise International, a U.S. based Non-profit global health organization promoting improved health, mental health and well-being in the U.S. and around the world.  The Faith Communities Improving Outcomes in Mental Illnesses and Addictions Program will provide advanced training and support to 80 Christian diverse churches across Pennsylvania, to improve the Christian faith community’s ability to provide evidence-based, medically and spiritually relevant wrap-around support and linking to appropriate medical intervention, for individuals and families experiencing mental illnesses and addictions in their communities.

This part-time, 3 year, contract position, supervised by We Rise International, requires an individual with knowledge of evidence-based project evaluation research and analysis methods, strong organization skills for logistics management, and a passion for the theme of the project. It requires a self-starter, able to work independently and also as an integral part of the joint We Rise International and Eastern Mennonite University program team. Fluent spoken and written English required. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, internet use, and general computing required. Bachelors or master’s degree in a relevant field, or proof of relevant experience. The selected applicant will be responsible for the following tasks:

Responsibilities include:

Research: Program monitoring and evaluation (70% time)

  • Develop, pilot, and implement evaluation tools for the project (pre and post training surveys for participating church leaders receiving advanced training; Baseline and endpoint online surveys for participating churches; overall project evaluation and reporting).
  • Implement the pre and post survey tools, midpoint evaluation, and endpoint evaluation, and compile and report on the findings to program leadership, and participating churches.
  • Develop graphics demonstrating the data for project related written and web publications and donor reporting.
  • Provide individual feedback to the target churches on the results of their baseline and endpoint congregational surveys and the data’s indication of strengths and opportunities for growth.

Logistics: Coordination of 4 two-day training workshops and related communication, and supplies over a 3 year period (30% time)

  • Coordinate facility rentals, speaker travel, catering, supply acquisitions, printing and preparations for 4 2-day trainings for church leaders over a period of 3 years.
  • Coordinate with the Eastern Mennonite University marketing and continuing education departments to assure seamless participant church and church leaders sign-ups, and effective communication between We Rise International and Eastern Mennonite University on workshop coordination.
  • Coordinate schedules for guest speakers presenting at the 4 two-day training workshops
  • Attend and manage overall logistics at the 4 two-day training workshops for church leaders, across Pennsylvania, over a 3 year period, as assigned.
  • Other logistics and coordination tasks as assigned.



We Rise International is a U.S-based international nonprofit organization (501c3) that partners with communities to improve health, mental health, and social well-being outcomes around the world (

Eastern Mennonite University is a private liberal arts university with locations in Virginia and Pennsylvania (


As an Equal Opportunity Employer, We Rise International does not discriminate in their hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, sexual orientation, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, or disability.



How to Apply

  To apply, email your resume with a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications to  Deadline for receipt of applications: October 30, 2019, 5pm. However, interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Start date: November 11, 2019


Job Details

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: addictions, church, Logistics, mental health, pastor, and research. Salaries: Hourly.

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