Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Volunteers required for 2 Pro Bono projects

Pro Bono O.R. – enabling managers to make more effective decisions

Projects require skilled professionals who work in operational research, analytics or related professions.  If you have the skills required for a project, we’d love to hear from you.
Please find details of two new projects below that we are seeking a volunteer(s) for:

Tritons Swim School CIC
Information about the organisation:
Charitable objectives:  Education – both swimming lessons and vocational training
Main activities of the organisation:  Swimming lessons and vocational training in Aquatics

Project summary:
Project: Social Franchise for swim schools - Carry out an information mapping exercise to help develop a product enabling schools to run swimming lessons, keeping pools open.
Time commitment: Up to 5 days
Location:  NE London (Waltham Forest College E17 4JB). Much of the work could be done remotely, however two sessions would be required to be carried out at the office.
Please read the project scope and if you feel you are able to offer your assistance please complete the application form and return to me along with your CV by midday on Monday 25th April.

Mary’s
Information about the organisation:
Charitable objectives:  Working together with the community to inspire and enable everyone to reach their full potential in a safe, stimulating and welcoming environment.
Main activities of the organisation:  Youth club. Pre School. Play Scheme. Meeting Rooms.

Project summary:
Project (1): Improving profitability of room-hire: To help Mary’s rooms letting department to identify ways of improving overall revenue
Project (2): Doing the right things, better: To help Mary’s rooms letting department to use their time better, in order to deliver a safer, more responsive and more efficient service
Time commitment: Up to 5 days for each project.
Location:  Islington. The volunteer(s) should be able to spend at least two days on site, to meet staff, collect data, and review results; the remainder of the work can be carried out remotely.
Please read project scope (1)  project scope  (2) and if you feel you are able to offer your assistance please complete the application form and return to me along with your CV by midday on Wednesday 27th April.

I look forward to hearing from you and once again thank you for your help and support.
For further information about the scheme please visit: http://www.theorsociety.com/Pages/Probono/Probono.aspx

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