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Data Collector

United Voices for Newcomer Rights (UVNR) is a non-profit organization working to promote the mental health and well-being of refugees, immigrants, and other newcomers in the United States.

We require applications and resumes (with a cover letter) to be turned in at our office at 2201 San Pedro Blvd NE Bldg. 2, Ste. 222, Albuquerque, NM 87110 or emailed to
Data Collector
Arabic, Dari, Pashto, Kirundi, or Kinyarwanda
Part-time (8 hours/week)
Fair Labor Standards Act Status
FLSA Nonexempt
Evaluation Coordinator
Pay Schedule
Pay Range
Essential Duties:
  1. Data Collection: Engage with participants to collect relevant data for the evaluation process. Position will require individuals to contact participants to schedule and conduct surveys and qualitative interviews and support other evaluation-related efforts associated with a community-based grant project.
  1. Participant Identification: Identify and invite potential participants for qualitative interviews.
  1. Grant Support: Collaborate with the Lead Evaluator and Evaluation Coordinator to ensure data collection and evaluation activities are in alignment with the project's objectives.  
  1. Communication and Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrate excellent communication skills to interact effectively with participants and UVNR team members, while also being a self-driven, motivated, and independent individual with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage workload efficiently.  
  1. Instructions Adherence: Follow instructions provided by supervisors and adapt to feedback when necessary.
  1. Maintain Confidentiality: Understand the importance of maintaining participant confidentiality and ensure this at all times.
  1. The Evaluation Data Collectors will be responsible for gathering data from participants within the Afghan, Arabic, and African newcomer communities.
  1. Ability to work effectively and collaboratively under the supervision of the Evaluation Coordinator and UNM Evaluation Team.

Employee Requirements:
  1. Must be fluent in at least one of the following languages: Arabic, Dari, Pashto, Kirundi, or Kinyarwanda. Bilingual in English preferred but not required.  
  1. Education: High school diploma or higher (preferred, not required).
  1. Employee must have experience being or working in multicultural environments. Experience working specifically with refugees, immigrants, asylum-seekers and other newcomers specifically within one or more of the following communities: Rwandan, Burundian, Congolese, Ugandan, Afghanistan, or Arabic-speaking countries.
  1. Employee must be able to conduct interviews in person, online and over the phone.  
  1. Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to travel to UVNR offices and within Albuquerque.
  1. Employee must be proficient using computers and other information technology.
  1. Employee must be proficient with Microsoft Office or related software.
  1. Employee must have flexibility to work on some nights and weekends.
  1. Employee must attend all team and assigned community meetings unless otherwise noted.
  1. Employee must complete all weekly and other reporting requirements, and general tasks, in a timely manner.  
  1. Must follow and adhere to all organizational policies and procedures.
UVNR Provides:
  1. Training, general management, and support of the employee.
  1. Interview training will be provided, as well as computers or tablets for conducting interviews and Internet service.  
  1. Computer station/desk, monitors, and all necessary hardware and software as needed.  
  1. All data storage and management equipment and software.
  1. Handbook for all organizational policies and procedures.    
  1. Direct deposit of paycheck funds.

At-Will Status:

All UVNR employees are at will and termination by the organization or employee can occur at any time. An employee who resigns should submit a resignation letter in writing no later than one month prior to the desired end date. The employee may report any incidents or challenges to the Associate Director or Executive Director at will.

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