Evaluators needed! Apply to be on the Youth Futures Foundation panel

Mar 20, 2020

Youth Futures Foundation is starting to build a panel of evaluators with the relevant skills and experience to conduct high quality evaluations of youth employment initiatives funded through our grants. This is an opportunity to play a founding role in this collaborative endeavour to generate robust findings that can be used to improve outcomes for disadvantaged young people.
We are beginning the Expression of Interest stage now, as we expect to require evaluators to start working with projects in summer 2020. However, at this stage we will only select a small number of teams, given that some of our funding activities are likely to be delayed by the Covid 19 pandemic. We anticipate there will be further opportunities to join the panel in the future.
To find out more about how to apply, please read this document here

Timeline:

How to apply

If you are interested in joining the panel, please complete a response following the guidance in the document and send this to Jane Colechin jane.colechin@youthfuturesfoundation.org  by 19th May 2020.  To ensure equal opportunities, we will provide answers to individual questions on this website (where they could be relevant to all applicants). Send questions to Jane before the 15th April.

Organisations will be shortlisted based on the criteria outlined in the document. We expect shortlisted organisations will be contacted by early June for a meeting, subject to changes due to the ongoing public health situation.

Timetable

Our proposed timetable is set out below. Dates, and the details of interviews/conferences, will be subject to change, given the updated health advice. If you have any questions about the timetable and your capacity to respond to it, please do contact us.

Stage Dates
EOI published 20 March 2020
Answers to questions published on this webpage weekly 21 March – 15 April
Proposals due 19th  May
Assessment and interviews (these will be carried out remotely if necessary) 11 May – 1 June
Decisions made 2 June
Conference for appointed evaluators (these will be carried out remotely if necessary) Mid – June 2020
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