Seeking Reviewers for FYSB's Competitive Abstinence Education Program

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The Family and Youth Services Bureau’s Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program is seeking qualified people to review grant applications for the Competitive Abstinence Education Program and serve as panel chairpersons.

Grant application reviewers are selected for their subject matter expertise and their ability to objectively evaluate the quality of an application for federal funding. They use their expertise to assess grant applications according to the government’s published evaluation criteria.

Who Should Apply

  • Professionals with human services or public health experience, including work preventing pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections and HIV among teens
  • Students who are pursuing a master’s degree in the human service or public health fields

You’re the kind of candidate FYSB is looking for if, in addition to having relevent career or academic experience, you’re good at

  • analyzing and evaluating complex applications
  • organizing and managing your time
  • collaborating and working in a virtual team environment
  • providing written and oral evaluative comments

Time Commitment

If selected as a reviewer, you’ll participate in approximately 3 mandatory Web-based training sessions to prepare for the grant review process. Then you’ll spend 5 to 6 days in early September reviewing applications for 8 hours each day.

How to Apply

Register on the Administration for Children and Families grant reviewer website, using reference code PREP-001-2013, or call 866-796-1613.

9-5 pm Eastern