State Office Annual Report (SOAR)


State Office Annual Report (SOAR)

Note: this project is a yearly opportunity in the winter semester.

Our Mission

Parents as Teachers promotes the optimal early development, learning and health of children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers.

What We Do

Parents as Teachers National Center is a nonprofit with a focus on the earliest years of life. We help other nonprofits implement evidence-based programs that improve the learning and health outcomes of children and families. While our business mainly revolves around the training, support and replication of our home visiting program nationally, we also have a small public policy team to help maintain and influence public decisions that keep our affiliates sustainable.

State Office Annual Report (SOAR) Internship

Parents as Teachers is working to better understand how State Offices provide support to affiliates throughout the year, both independently and in coordination with other organizations (“systems work”). This support is assessed annually through State Office self-reported responses on the State Office Annual Report, which surveys both services provided and assesses State Office capacity to adhere to the agreed upon 28 Essential Responsibilities. The specific duties of an intern will depend on need. Intern may:

  • Transfer raw data from Excel spreadsheet to a pre-formatted spreadsheet

  • Use the pre-formatted spreadsheet to analyze the data and create appropriate graphs, charts, tables, and other visuals

  • Use the pre-formatted spreadsheet to analyze the data and update the formal State Office Annual Report (SOAR) document with summaries and conclusions

  • Flag potential data or survey issues for the attention of the supervising staff member

  • Participate in weekly calls with supervising staff members

  • Lead preparation for presentation of the summary report at the official State Office Spring Summit event

  • Present findings at the official State Office Spring Summit event


Education and/or Experience: 

  • Enrolled in a Master’s program for social work, public health, psychology, or education.

Computer Skills: 

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and knowledge of SPSS desired but not required.

Language Skills: 

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

  • Ability to analyze, synthesize, and summarize information accurately and clearly.

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Work Environment: 

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

**Please note that this internship will evolve as Parents as Teachers National Center opportunities evolve. This intern experience description is not intended to limit the experience to items listed on this page. As the student identifies areas that he/she would like to grow in, we will make every effort to ensure that they gather the desired experience(s) necessary to be successful in their careers.


Interested candidates should download the Internship & Practicum Interest Form. Send completed Interest Form and Resume/Curriculum Vitae to jobs@parentsasteachers.org.