Act (Advocates for Community Transformation) is a rapidly growing non-profit justice organization with a new model of ministry that uses the legal system to empower inner-city residents to fight crime on their streets while sharing with them the hope of the gospel. Act’s vision is to see safe neighborhoods, where crime is no longer tolerated and dignity and hope are restored. Act currently serves multiple neighborhoods in Dallas, Texas and is positioned for expansion. The organization operates as a 501c3 with 25+ full-time employees and a $3.4 million annual budget.
Act is a data driven culture with a vision to scale its Monitoring & Evaluation operations. As a part of this growth, Act is seeking a GIS Intern who will support this vision by creating, organizing, and analyzing geospatial data.
Primary responsibilities include spatial analysis of crime data and community indicators, map creation, Salesforce data entry, file organization, and utilization of ArcGIS Desktop and Online applications. Reporting to the Monitoring & Evaluation Manager, the GIS Intern will complete critical mapping and evaluation projects to help guide Act’s work.
Act team members possess a growing relationship with Jesus Christ, passion for social justice, humility, commitment to producing excellent work product, desire to collaborate with a diverse team, and drive to be innovative and entrepreneurial. The GIS Intern will possess these qualities in addition to a strong attention to detail and proficiency in spatial analysis and mapping.
Education and experience: Currently pursuing or earned Master’s, Bachelor’s, or Associate’s degree in Geographic Information Systems, or equivalent combination of experience and/or education. Proficiency in GIS software, like ArcGIS, and computer programming experience preferred. A level of proficiency is desired with Microsoft applications, general office equipment, and strong “connect the dots” research techniques.
Graduate-level compensation - $12/hour
Undergraduate-level compensation - $10/hour
How to apply: Please forward your cover letter, resume, references and statement of faith* by email to email@example.com.
*Statement of Faith: A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how it is relevant to your involvement with Act. It should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current place of worship.