Wednesday, 10 August 2016

New project requiring volunteer with Speed of Sight

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

Pro Bono O.R. is a scheme operated by The OR Society that places professional analysts in 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:

Speed of Sight
Information about the organisation:
Charitable objectives:
To promote the physical and mental health of people with disabilities.
Main activities of the organisation: 
Motorsport track days.
Project summary:
Project: Understanding client needs and the impact of the work of Speed of Sight: To develop inclusive arrangements for the collection of data about client needs and experiences of the charity including the impact upon their lives.
Time commitment: approx. 5 days
Location: This project can be carried out REMOTELY. Manchester
Please read 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 Friday 2nd September (please not the deadline has been extended due to annual leave over the summer holiday).

We are also recruiting for the following project:

Redbridge CVS
Information about the organisation:
Charitable objectives:
To support the local voluntary sector.
Main activities of the organisation: 
Weekly newsletter, website, bi-monthly magazine, training, fundraising advice, Volunteer Centre, development advice, health awareness and fitness projects, representing sector with public sector partners, room hire.
Project summary:
Project: Market Segmentation and Analysis for Training Courses: Analyse training course booking data in order to better understand and segment our potential market.
Time commitment: approx. 3 days
Location: This project can be carried out REMOTELY. Ilford, IG1 1BA
Please read 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 Friday 2nd September (please not the deadline has been extended due to annual leave over the summer holiday).

Please note these projects are suitable for an individual or pair of analysts. 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.  Lastly 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

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/Probono  
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