Monday, 1 February 2016

New projects with The National Autistic Society

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

The National Autistic Society have requested support for two projects.  Please see the details below:

National Autistic Society
Information about the organisation:
Providing information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism.

Main activities of the organisation:  http://www.autism.org.uk/get-involved/about-us/impact.aspx

Project summary:
Project 1: Analysis of surveys and “intelligence”: Analysis of existing client data from surveys and social media to build a better understanding of autistic people’s needs.
Time commitment: Approx. 5-6 days
Location:  London (EC1V 1NG). Some on-site time to agree project requirements and to access current sources of data. Most work can be done off-site.
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 Monday 15th February.

Project 2: Analysis of helpline capacity and demand: Data collection and analysis of helpline demand and capacity to identify ways to improve resource allocation.
Time commitment: Approx. 6-8 days over 2-3 months, depending on the length of time required for data gathering to understand current performance.
Location:  London (EC1V 1NG). Some on-site time to agree project requirements and to develop data collection approaches with staff. Most work can be done off-site.
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 Monday 15th February.
These projects are 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.  If you would like to volunteer on a project but are not able to commit to the full time requirement please let me know as it may be possible to pair you up with another analyst.

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.

For further information about the scheme please visit: http://www.theorsociety.com/Pages/Probono/Probono.aspx
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