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Data Specialist

Adult Services | Los Angeles, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at


The Data Specialist:

  • Responsible for conducting intake and follow-up HIPAA-compliant interviews
  • Responsible for management of participants as it relates to scheduling, interviews, group attendance, and mobile app technology engagement
  • Assist Project Coordinator in the implementation and management of mobile app technology as needed
  • Will assist with updating surveys via SurveyMonkey Enterprise
  • Will work with Project Director and Project Coordinator as needed, to achieve data reporting capability
  • Responsible for training Battle Buddies on current technology and Evidence Based Practice (EBP)
  • Assign battle buddies to veterans in recovery using the mobile app at different facilities 
  • Data entry and export for all veterans participating in the project
  • Work with evaluation team to improve data intake


  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • At least 2 years of experience working with mental health/substance abuse/ and homeless Veterans
  • Proven working knowledge of Microsoft office; ability to learn and use program specific software/technology
  • Effective written and oral communication skills (English)
  • Must possess a valid CA driver's license and reliable transportation with adequate insurance

Additional Requirements:

  • At least 1 year experience in a residential treatment setting
  • US Armed Forces Veteran, or experience working with the Veteran population

VOALA is an Equal Opportunity Employer