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Choices for Youth Inc. (CFY) is a professional service, youth-focused, non-profit, charitable organization that creates spaces and conversations, and operates programs and social enterprises to help vulnerable youth secure stable housing, employment, and education while improving health and family stability. With a focus on prevention, intervention, and support, we help youth and their families break cycles of poverty and homelessness and transition to healthy, stable, and independent lives.

CFY is seeking one (1) Permanent full-time Data and Evaluation Officer to join our Impact Measurement and Engagement (IME) team. The Impact Measurement and Engagement team oversees data and evaluation, research, and community engagement initiatives.


Reporting to the IME Manager, the Data and Evaluation Officer will support CFY’s work in data & evaluation efforts, including but not limited to the continuing development of an organizational data/evaluation strategy, the ongoing administration and support of our client management system (EMHware), facilitating the collection of data to meet the organization’s various evaluation requirements, conducting research to implement best practices in data collection and evaluation, and liaising with programs across CFY to align organization-wide outcomes with program-level goals and indicators. Playing a key role in CFY’s many impact measurement initiatives, this role will involve a large degree of collaboration with CFY staff across the organization as well as other community partners and youth with lived experience. This position will also involve independent work through evaluation, research, and writing.


The role of the Data and Evaluation Officer requires the ability to quickly learn new topics, engage with subject matter experts, and develop a broad understanding of key issues affecting youth and young families in NL.

Duties and responsibilities include:

Onboarding new staff members to the organization’s client management system, EMHware.
Developing new forms and updating existing forms to improve internal data collection processes.
Running reports and conducting data analysis
Supporting the training of staff and coordinators in EMHware through the development of training materials and delivering training sessions
Ensuring that data collection is aligned with best practices across the sector while centering the needs of youth & young families.
Supporting ongoing review of internal data collection processes to ensure that processes are aligned with data and evaluation strategy, funding requirements, privacy requirements, and strong data governance standards.
Monitoring data collection processes and identifying areas for improvement.
Conducting data analysis and visualization to support internal and external communications including supporting the development and maintenance of data dashboards
Supporting the development and implementation of impact surveys/reports
Other duties as required.


Post-secondary degree/diploma in a relevant field such as Statistics, Computer Science, Applied Psychology, Mathematics, or Epidemiology, Business/Commerce or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. A minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in data systems management and/or qualitative & quantitative data collection.
Experience analyzing and visualizing data sets.
Experience handling sensitive and confidential information.
Excellent communication skills, including the ability to present technical concepts in non-technical language.
Experience working with Excel for data analysis.
Excellent interpersonal skills
Experience facilitating training sessions.
Ability to work evenings and weekends occasionally as needed.
Proficiency in the use of standard office computer hardware and software


Experience working with Client Management Systems Experience working with Information Systems and/or various database structures Experience working in the social services sector.
Experience generating documentation/training materials (user guides/FAQs/video tutorials) for users.
Experience analyzing provincial and national level data.
Experience with Business Intelligence tools (Power BI/Tableau)


Regular hours of work for this position are 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week). Flexibility in work hours will be required to accommodate higher work volumes and organizational requirements, including occasional and emergent need to work evenings and weekends. Hours worked more than regular hours will be accounted for in accordance with the overtime provisions of the Personnel, Policy, and Procedure Manual of CFY and the Labour Standards Act NL.


The salary for this position will be $ 48,516.00 to $53,917.50 annually. CFY offers a competitive compensation package, including: a health and dental program, employer-matched RRSP and four weeks’ vacation to qualifying employees.


Please submit your cover letter and resume with DEO-06-2024 in the subject line explaining how you meet the criteria. Email applications to:

Human Resources, Recruitment Lead

Matthew Cooper, Manager of Impact Measurement and Engagement

Reference ID: DEO-06-2024

Application Deadline: July 4, 2024

Choices for Youth (CFY) strives towards a culture of inclusion and empowerment, one where there’s a sense of belonging and safety while prioritizing diversity across the organization, including in its Board of Directors composition, employment practices, staff, policies, programming, and services. CFY values lived and living experience and invites everyone interested to apply for available opportunities. CFY actively seeks applications from Indigenous Peoples; members of Black, racialized, and other equity-seeking and/or religious, cultural, and other communities; members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community; people with disabilities; and people from a variety of social and economic backgrounds. Should you require support or accommodation(s) to better enable your ability to participate in the employment or recruitment process, please let us know at any point. This information will be kept confidential.

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