DATA COLLECTORS FOR STUDY OF NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS (PART-TIME)
City Parks Alliance, Portland, Oregon (and 26 other cities)
Closes: Monday, February 15, 2016 (See Note Below)
The City Parks Alliance (CPA) in conjunction with the RAND Corporation is conducting a four-year study to determine the correlation between urban parks management and policies, and physical activity. This is the first national observational, longitudinal study of neighborhood parks to observe park use in order to shape public policy on health promotion. [Portland, Oregon is one of 27 cities in the study.]
CPA seeks temporary, part-time paid data collectors to observe and record physical activity data in neighborhood parks within multiple cities (please see below for complete list of cities). Data collectors must be available in the morning, afternoon, and early evening during Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays to conduct observations within parks during the Spring of 2016. Primary responsibilities will be to observe and record park activity as well as contextual conditions, interview park staff and visitors, and enter information into a provided handheld computer tablet.
JOB LOCATION/STUDY CITIES:
Training Session #1 Cities: Fresno, CA; San Francisco, CA; Victorville, CA; Jacksonville, FL; Columbus, GA; Topeka, KS; Winston-Salem, NC; Lincoln, NE; Albuquerque, NM; Portland, OR; Pittsburgh, PA; Dallas, TX; Waco, TX
Training Session #2 Cities: Pueblo, CO; Westminster, CO; Gainesville, FL; Topeka, KS; Louisville, KY; Flint, MI; Minneapolis, MN; St. Louis, MO; Manchester, NH; Buffalo, NY; New York, NY; Yonkers, NY; Cleveland, OH
Complete job description and application instructions are available at:
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