Thursday, 12 November 2015

NewChoice for Youth: project requiring volunteers

Pro Bono O.R. – enabling managers to make more effective decisions

Pro Bono O.R. is a scheme run by The OR Society that provides skills-based volunteers to work on short term projects with third sector organisations in the UK. 

Projects require skilled professionals who work in operational research, analytics or related professions.  If you have the skills required for a project, we’d love to hear from you.

Please find details of a new project below that we are seeking a volunteer(s) for:

New Choices for Youth

Information about the organisation:
Charitable objectives: To provide and support facilities for education, training and social rehabilitation for young people who are at risk and or vulnerable, and so develop the physical, mental and spiritual capacities of such persons to that they may grow to full maturity as individuals and members of society.  

Main activities of the organisation: 
·         Accredited Training
·         Supported Housing
·         Mental Well-Being
·         Youth Activities and Youth Development

Project summary:
Project: Legacy /Impact: NCY has over 30 years’ experience of working with and supporting young people.  We would like to complete a study of those who have experienced our services over the years to see where they are now and what impact our services had on their journey/decisions/achievements.
Time commitment:
6-10 days over 5 months
Location:  25 Claughton Road, London E13 9PN (Mix of onsite and remote working required)

Please read the project scope and if you feel you are able to offer your assistance please complete the application form and return to me along with your CV by midday on Thursday 26th November 2015.

This project is suitable for an individual volunteer, pair or team of analysts.  If you would like to work on a project with the support of a mentor please do specify in your application and I can try to arrange this.  

Lastly, if you are interested in working on a project but cannot meet the deadline specified please do register your interest in the first instance before the deadline.

If you require any further information please do not hesitate to get in touch: felicity.mcleister@theorsociety.com or 0121 233 9300


I look forward to hearing from you and once again thank you for your help and support.