Nova Scotia’s Department of Community Services is hiring a Senior Evaluator. This is a permanent full-time position. The closing date for applications is May 31, 2023. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.novascotia.ca/job/HALIFAX-Senior-Evaluator-%28Program-Admin-Officer-4%29-NS-B3J-1N9/570434917/
CES-NS Journal Club: Building Evaluation Culture – The Missing Link (May 23 @ 12:05 pm ADT)
Join us for the next CES-NS Journal Club on May 23rd, 12:05-12:55 pm (ADT). In this session, we will discuss: Building Evaluation Culture – The Missing Link. We’re super excited to announce that the article’s author and CES Fellow, Kaireen Chaytor, will be in attendance! Please see the below poster for more info. To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/vyr63ddv. Please read the article in advance, and join us to discuss the ideas and how they connect to our context as evaluators!
Reminder: CES Meet & Mingle Events, May 9 (online) and May 11 (in person)
Hi everyone, just a quick reminder about two social events happening this week. We’re super excited to get together and chat about evaluation! All are welcome, whether working in evaluation, in a related school/training program, or just a general interest in it. There will also be a chance to learn about upcoming volunteer opportunities on the board and committees of CES-NS! Two dates are scheduled to best suit people’s needs – one virtual and one in person. For the original post, with additional info on our Annual General meeting (June 28!) and available board positions, please visit: https://cesns.ca/2023/04/30/ces-ns-evaluation-meet-mingle-call-for-volunteers-and-agm-save-the-date/.
Rekindling Fireside Chat #4 – Exploring Blue Marble Evaluation’s Mini-Series: Utilization-Focused Evaluation (May 9 @ 3pm AST)
CES-NS will be hosting its next Fireside Chat tomorrow – May 9, 2023, 3-4pm AST! Join us for a discussion on the following webinar about Utilization-Focused Evaluation Principle 3 – Customize: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1_yVGnTTy0. We ask that you watch the video in advance and join us and spark some conversation about customizing evaluation! Please see the below poster for more info. To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/4mddb5e9. For any questions, please contact [email protected].
CES-NL Participatory Sensemaking for Evaluation
Our friends at CES Newfoundland and Labrador (CES-NL) are hosting “Participatory Sensemaking for Evaluation” on Thursday, June 15, 2023 from 12:30 – 3 pm AST! Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/participatory-sensemaking-for-evaluation-tickets-628689004737 Description: The goal of this workshop is to introduce and engage with some theory and practices for Participatory Sensemaking in Evaluation, through the lens of Developmental Evaluation. Sensemaking is a set of practices that engage collaborators impacted by the work being evaluated to understand evaluation findings and create more opportunity for evaluation findings to effect positive change. The method will be a virtual participatory style workshop where participants can engage in Jamboard on Zoom. There are no specific prerequisites to attend this session, but it…