Sample Project: Performance Measurement
Name of Organization: Portland Nonprofit
Tell us about your organization: We are a medium sized nonprofit with a mission to raise awareness of the environment and the actions individuals and corporations can take to reduce their footprint on this earth.
Project Title: Performance Measurement
Time commitment: Medium project, estimated hours between 70 - 110, to be completed within 4 months of start date. Flexible hours.
Work Environment/Location: ~ 50% of time at nonprofit location (address), 50% from home.
Project Description: Our nonprofit is seeking to measure our impact beyond just the traditional measures of clients served. We are seeking someone who can facilitate a process to identify the critical metrics and information that will define the impact of delivering our mission. This information will help our organization to gain focus, and will provide a stronger position when applying for funding and grants.
- Engage our leadership team in a discussion session to identify the lasting impact or major changes that will occur as we deliver on our mission.
- Propose a limited set of metrics that will capture and measure the impact.
- Develop and document a method and frequency to collect the data needed.
- Create a communication presentation/package that can be used by the leadership team to introduce the performance metrics to the board, staff, etc.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required: Facilitation skills, knowledge of performance measurement, strong written and verbal communication skills.
Education/Experience: At least 5 years of experience with strategy and business planning.
Resources: Access to our business plan and the leadership team individually and as a staff will be provided. Desk space and a PC will be provided when working onsite.