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Project & Development Associate

  • Are you an applied researcher or evaluator looking for opportunities to utilize and hone your skills?
  • Do you have grant writing and proposal development experience?
  • Do you enjoy working in a collaborative environment in service of communities?


EVALCORP is a growing evaluation and measurement consulting firm headquartered in south Orange County, CA (Irvine area). We provide evaluation, needs assessment, and strategic planning services for government agencies and large non-profits. We are a woman-owned small business with core values of: Excellence, Client Service, Integrity, Collaboration, Growth, and Diversity.


The Project and Development Associate is a fulltime position with two primary functions:

  • Support the firm’s evaluation, needs assessment, and strategic planning projects.
  • Conduct business development tasks, including grant writing and proposal development in response to RFP/Qs.

EVALCORP is seeking an individual with at least 2 years of fulltime evaluation or applied research experience and grant writing/develop experience. Being proactive, organized, and able to balance multiple competing priorities effectively is essential. Integrity, critical thinking, verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work with others are “musts”. This role is hybrid – Some in office work, some remote work, and occasional travel to client sites.


Applied Research Support

  • Coordinate and schedule data collection activities with clients.
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative data collection activities.
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative analyses.
  • Maintain project datasets, including entering, verifying, cleaning, and coding.
  • Conduct literature reviews.
  • Assist in the development of reports, including writing, formatting, and data visualization.
  • Assist with client training activities.
  • Participate in client and team meetings and perform note taking during meetings.

Business Development

  • Research and identify new business opportunities via proposal/bid websites.
  • Assist with proposal (bid) development, including writing and editing.
  • Assist with CRM and support firm marketing and outreach activities.
  • Coordinate social media and print marketing efforts, including writing and editing materials and analyzing effectiveness.
  • Assist with website analytics and optimization.
  • Assist with special projects to improve marketing and new business opportunities.
  • Conduct administrative and other support activities.


  • Master’s degree in psychology, business, or an applied social science.
  • Two or more years of fulltime evaluation and/or applied research experience.
  • Two or more years of grant writing and proposal development experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in qualitative and/or quantitative data analysis.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams), Canva, and SPSS or similar statistical software.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to own transportation.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Highly organized and can produce high-quality work for multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Focused on accuracy with strong attention to detail.
  • Works independently and collaboratively to meet deadlines.
  • Actively listens and remembers key points from communication with others.
  • Follows instructions and appropriately takes initiative to identify challenges and potential solutions.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, small business and respond flexibly to changing business needs.
  • Highly professional with a strong work ethic.
  • Preferred: Fluency in Spanish
  • Preferred: Prior experience working in a government agency or non-profit
  • Preferred: Subject matter expertise in criminal justice, public health, mental health, alcohol/other drug prevention, child welfare, and education (including 0-5, elementary, secondary)


  • Do what you love and are great at – with a stellar team!
  • Make a difference – Provide useful information to our clients who are delivering front line services in the fields of mental health, public health, criminal justice, and human/social services to support individuals, families, and communities.
  • Grow and develop – Our team grows and elevates professionally and personally.
  • Competitive pay and benefits including insurance (health, dental, vision, life, pet), PTO, 401K plan.


Please submit a cover letter and current resume to

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.“

– Peter Drucker

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