Weekly Provider Bulletin
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The Children's Trust Announces
Sign Up Staff from Trust-Funded Providers for Hundreds of Online Courses!
In addition to the great training classes and online courses currently offered by The Children’s Trust and our partners, staff of Trust-funded programs will soon have access to a catalog of hundreds of online courses in the areas of child/youth care, professional development and safety practices.

The first step in gaining access to this FREE opportunity is for your Trust Central Agency Admin to include staff information in Trust Central. The deadline to do this is July 31, so act now to have your staff information entered into Trust Central. All staff whose position is partially or fully funded through a Trust contract and required to take training must be included in Trust Central.

For information on Trust Central, including links to videos with tutorials and other guides, click here.
2019 Family Expo - Exhibitor Registration Now Open!
The Children's Trust Family Expo will be held at the Miami-Dade Fair & Expo Center on Saturday, September 7, and is expected to attract more than 15,000 visitors. Premium booths that accommodate tall displays and/or require electricity are limited; click here to reserve your space today!
Providers & Partners, Tell Us All About Your Good Work!
From the Herald to the Miami Times to local newscasts, Trust-funded programs and initiatives throughout the community have been featured for the life-changing services they provide to the children and families of Miami-Dade - and you could be next. Click here to tell us about your latest triumphs and you just may turn on the TV or turn a page in the paper to see your face!
Injury Prevention Trainings
Childhood injury prevention capacity-building efforts facilitated by the Public Health Trust's Injury Free Coalition for Kids of Miami are offered to all Trust-funded providers. Visit The Children's Trust community calendar for full descriptions, locations and registration information.

  • Car Passenger Safety Wednesday, July 3rd ; 11 a.m-1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, July 3rd; 3-4 p.m.
  • Car Passenger Safety Wednesday, July 17th; 11 a.m-1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, July 17th ; 3-4 p.m.
  • Car Passenger Safety Wednesday, July 31st; 11 a.m-1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, July 31st; 3-4 p.m.
  • Car Passenger Safety Wednesday, August 14th; 11 a.m-1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, August 14th; 3-4 p.m.
  • Car Passenger Safety Wednesday, August 28th; 11 a.m-1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, August 28th; 3-4 p.m.
Project RISE: Upcoming Trainings

  • Onsite Behavior Management Training - Date TBD

Contact Project RISE to schedule an onsite Effective Behavior Management: Challenging Behavior training for July 2019 by sending an email with the names of the staff members who will be attending the training to projectrise@nova.edu

SEL Outcome Assessment Trainings
In addition, Project RISE is also offering three online Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Outcome Assessment trainings, which are available to all Trust-funded youth development providers:

  • Child Trends Survey SEL Outcome Assessment Grades K-5
  • PYDI SEL Outcome Assessment Grades 6-12
  • YAPS SEL Outcome Assessment Grades 6-12

To take these or many other live and online trainings, log into your CollaborNation account at   www.collabornation.net/login/projectrise; select "Course Catalog," then select "Project RISE Online Trainings."
Advocacy Network on Disabilities: Upcoming Trainings

  • Successful Inclusion of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Part 2. The online Introduction to Successful Inclusion of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Part 1 (below) must be completed prior to registering for this training. An interactive, experiential opportunity to develop visual schedules, practice American Sign Language, and create and tell Social Stories. Learn how to create a sensory friendly environment, keep children safe, and use literature to foster acceptance and understanding.
  • Monday, July 15, 2019 Time: 1-4 p.m.; Location: Hialeah-John F Kennedy Library, 190 W 49th St., Hialeah, FL 33012.

Online Trainings

  • Discovering Inclusion For new staff, and/or those with little or no previous knowledge about youth with disabilities. This workshop introduces various types of disabilities, identifies the characteristics and benefits of an inclusive program, and provides information on using People First Language and respectful etiquette.
  • Introduction to Successful Inclusion of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) - Part 1 What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? Learn how to help children meet behavioral expectations, recognize and accommodate those with sensory sensitivities, foster social competence, address bullying, and ensure a safe environment.

To take these and other trainings, log into your Advocacy Network on Disabilities CollaborNation account at www.collabornation.net; select "Course Catalog," then select the training you would like to take.

Print out copies of the slide presentation are not provided. You can find print-friendly and mobile versions of our slide presentation on CollaborNation when you register. 
From Other Agencies
Maternal Depression Awareness Workshop *
The Postpartum Healing and Education Center will be holding a workshop in Miami to address issues involving Maternal Depression on August 21, from 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m. There is a $40 cost to attend. The specific location has yet to be determined. The workshop is worth 3 CEUs for LCSW, LMHC and LMFT.

For more information contact Ana Romero a 954.558.8360 or aromero@postpartumeducation.com.
Kristi House: Upcoming Trainings *

The following FREE trainings are available for service providers, clinicians, child-serving professionals and informed community members:

Kristi House Central Office, 1265 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136
  • Children and Traumatic Stress, Friday, July 19, 2:15-5 p.m.
  • Strategies for Identifying and Assisting Male and LGBTQ Victims of Sex Trafficking, July 31, 2-5 p.m. *
  • Children with Problematic Sexual Behavior, August 16, 2:15-5 p.m.
  • Stewards of Children, Friday, September 20, 2:15-5 p.m. *
  • Children and Traumatic Stress, Friday, October 4, 2:15-5 p.m. *
  • Strategies for Identifying and Assisting Male and LGBTQ Victims of Sex Trafficking, October 9, 2-5 p.m. *
  • Children with Problematic Sexual Behavior, Friday, November 15, 2:15-5 p.m.
  • Stewards of Children, Friday, December 13, 2:15-5 p.m. *

Kristi House Naranja Office, 13955 SW 264th Street, Homestead, FL 33032
  • Children and Traumatic Stress, Friday, July 26, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Children with Problematic Sexual Behavior, Friday, August 23, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, Friday, September 27, 1:30-4:30 p.m. *
  • Stewards of Children, Friday, October 25, 1:30-4:30 p.m. *
  • What Every Adult Needs to Know, Friday, November 22,1:30-4:30 p.m. *

Become a Member of Center for Social Change for FREE *
The Center for Social Change is still accepting applications for free membership through a sponsorship from US Century Bank Sponsorship Program. Those interested should fill out a quick survey here.

For more information email communications@4socialchange.org.
Grant Professionals Association Regional Conference
The 2019 Grant Professionals Association (GPA) South Florida Regional Conference will be held August 1 at Nova Southeastern University. Join GPA members, other grant writers and key community stakeholders in grantors panels and sessions to enhance grant professionals of all levels’ skills and knowledge. Earn CEUs. Free GPA Membership awarded.

Register here. For more information email tgrandal@mdc.edu.
Upcoming NAMI Family-to-Family Course in Spanish
This NAMI Family-to-Family Course is a FREE education program for family, friends and significant others of individuals living with a mental health issue. Starting June 29, every Saturday for 6 weeks, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kendall Baptist Hospital, Miami.
Pre-Register on our website. Our goal is to help you understand and support your loved one living with a mental health challenge, while maintaining your own well-being.
Lunch & Learn Workshop: Emotional Literacy
Triumph Steps announces an emotional literacy lunch and learn, designed to teach providers how to give the children the tools they need to minimize limiting thoughts, overcome depression, anxiety, fear and much more. Ongoing every Wednesday, from 12:15-1:15 p.m. This workshop is FREE for Trust-funded providers; all others, $25. For details, location and required registration, call 305.646.0112.
Career Opportunities
Available Positions at Miami Lighthouse for the Blind *

Early Childhood Education Teacher *
Miami Lighthouse seeks an Early Childhood Education Teacher for its new 72,000-square-foot Lighthouse Learning Center for Children™ full inclusion pre-kindergarten program. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in education, early childhood, special education or related field; and the State of Florida Professional Educator’s Certificate in Preschool Education (birth through age 4) or Prekindergarten/Primary Education (age 3 through grade 3).

External Relations Coordinator *
Miami Lighthouse for the Blind seeks an events coordinator to be responsible for special events to promote the programs, events and services of the organization. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field; related experience preferred; Ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and verbal.

On-Site Director *
Rainbow Intergenerational Learning Center is looking for an On-Site Director for its Little Havana location. Minimum requirements: FCCPC and /or CDA National and Director's Credential with Early Head Start experience. The candidate must speak fluent Spanish/English with competent computer skills. Pro-Care management experience and Creative Curriculum knowledge preferred. Full-time position with benefits. Must be a positive team player. 

For more information email abenedetti@lhanc.org.
Family Support Worker *
The Children's Home Society of Florida is seeking a Family Support Worker for Healthy Families experienced in working with children and families, who will provide support to optimize the home environment for the physical, mental and emotional well-being of newborns up to the age of five and any siblings who are at risk of being abused and neglected.

Office Manager *
The Deering Estate Foundation is in search of an office manager to be responsible for the oversight of daily operations and procedures. The position requires attention to detail, time management skills, multi-tasking, and provides the right candidate a unique setting. Key responsibilities include overseeing membership and volunteer programs, providing administrative support to the Executive Director for data management and reporting needs.

For more information email bbarnes@deeringestate.org.
Available Positions at Be Strong International

Youth Facilitator - Full Time
The Facilitator will instruct students in a school setting with the purpose of empowering them and making a meaningful impact in the lives of youth. Training is available.

Youth Instructor - Part Time
Seeking an energetic and enthusiastic team player for our Youth Enrichment After School program located in South Miami. Instructor will be in charge of snacks and help youth with homework. Hours are from 3:30 to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

Candidates should download application at www.bestrongintl.org/careers and send it, along with resume and two letters of recommendation to celida@bestrongintl.org or call us at 305-969-7829. Candidate must successfully pass level II background screening.
Available Positions at YWCA

Senior Director of Development
The Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) is looking for an individual
to foster a culture of philanthropy within the organization; assure that the corporate culture, systems and procedures support fund development and vice versa; lead staff and volunteers to institutionalize philanthropy and fund development within; be responsible for providing leadership/planning/organizing/directing all of the agency’s development and fundraising efforts including, but not limited to, corporate, government, major donor cultivation, annual fund, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns.

Early Head Start Teacher Associates (Miami and Miami Gardens)
The YWCA is seeking individuals to be responsible for planning/implementing daily learning activities, nurturing children and managing and maintaining the Early Head Start classroom and its equipment and supplies. Other duties include establishing and maintaining supportive relationships with infants, toddlers, and parents, and implementing developmentally appropriate routines and curriculum for infants/toddlers. Must possess FCCPC or CDA Infant/toddler, or staff credential, DCF 45 hours, CPR and first aid, Level 2 clearance and pass a drug test.

Staff Accountant
The staff accountant will be responsible for daily performance of technical and administrative accounting work; maintaining organization’s fiscal records/systems; performs monthly closing of G/L; reconciles G/L accounts to grant related reimbursement packages/schedules, standard journal entries and reconciles related variances through financial statements; assists program staff in preparing preliminary budgets/amendments. Bachelor’s in Accounting, Finance, or a related field, 2-4 years experience, non-profit a plus. A level 2 background check will be performed.

Administrative Assistant- Executive Offices
The position will be responsible for managing and overseeing all administrative functions for the Executive Offices. The individual will be exposed to highly confidential and sensitive information and materials and must be able to handle information in a professional/private manner. Bachelor’s degree preferred; some college with a minimum of 3-5 years of administrative assistant or related experience. Microsoft Office proficiency. Must have experience with contracts/agreements and requires level 2 background clearance, and passing a drug test.

Head Start Education / Curriculum Specialist
The YWCA is looking for an individual to be responsible for the education component for Head Start Performance Standards; providing training for all Head Start teaching personnel, developing program curricula and providing educational resources for staff & parents; establishing/maintaining a communication & complete reporting system for monitoring, evaluating and improving the education components of the Head Start Program. A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, or a closely related field with 18 credits in Early Childhood Education.

Family Support Workers for Head Start Program
Individuals will be responsible for family services for Head Start families of center-based children in accordance with Head Start performance standards/guidelines; Also for recruitment enrollment and income eligible families, as well as implementation of family quality support services, parent education and program governance as per Head Start performance standards. A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Family Services, Human Services, Counseling, Psychology, or closely related field and case management experience is a plus.

Email resume to ywca-careers@ywca-miami.org or fax to 305.513.5205.
Available Positions at the Center for Family and Child Enrichment, Inc.

Certified Dependency Case Manager
This position will identify and assess client and family needs as a result of allegations of abuse or neglect by caretakers, with the ultimate goal of permanency. 
Minimum Requirements include:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a human services related field from an accredited university, 
  • OR a Bachelor’s Degree in a non-human services related field and 
  • Twenty four months of relevant experience working with children and families 
  • Must possess a State of Florida Child Protection Certification

Quality Assurance Specialist
The Center For Family and Child Enrichment Inc. is also looking for an individual to be responsible for conducting systematic monitoring and evaluation of the various aspects of the Full Case Management Program, ensuring that standards of quality are being met and that compliance and performance measures are being achieved. 

For more information email aballoveras@cfceinc.org or call 305.624.7450, ext. 1713.
Available Positions at St. Alban's Child Enrichment Center

Head Start Teacher
Plans, conducts and supervises activities with a group of children ages 3 to 5 years of age. These activities will be in indoor and outdoor setting aimed at promoting physical health, approaches to learning, social, emotional, cognitive, intellectual, motor, and physical development of the children. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Pre-K or primary education, preschool education, or related field.

Education Director
For the Head Start Program. The position requires an individual with a strong background in, and knowledge of, Head Start measurement instruments; recording of measurements, analysis and results; tracking and reporting requirements. Excellent coaching and communication skills for providing feedback to teachers consistent with CLASS are essential. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood, Director Credential, 2 years teaching, planning & training of education.

Nutrition Coordinator
Ensures all of St. Alban's sites are in compliance with all regulatory statutes for United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Childcare Food Program (CCFP) & Head Start Nutrition Services. Administer the CCFP for the agency. Works closely with the Nutrition Consultant to ensure children identified with health related nutrition problems receive appropriate therapeutic meals. Also with the Food Service Worker/Housekeeping. Minimum qualifications: AA or AS Degree & 2 years' experience.

Early Head Start Infant and Toddler Teacher Assistant
To support the implementation of a cognitively oriented curriculum and total management of activities for children ages 0-3. Indoor/outdoor activities aimed at promoting physical health; approaches to learning; and the social, emotional, cognitive, intellectual, motor and physical development of the children. Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma and DCF 45-hour training.

Lead VPK Teacher
The Universal Academy Pre School, Inc. is looking for a Lead VPK Teacher who is able to start on August 14. The position will lead circle time and all other activities throughout the day; have great classroom management and organizational skills; accept and maintain responsibility daily for the ordered arrangement, appearance, decor, and cleanliness of the classroom; knowledgeable on creating lesson plans. Must have FCCPC/CDA/Staff Credential; 45 hours from DCF; VPK certifications; speak English & basic Spanish.

Email resume to  ua@utruthcenter.org.
Citrus Family Care Network, Inc.
Citrus Family Care Network, Inc. has openings for intake positions. The network is a Federally Qualified Health Center and offers competitive salaries and fringe benefits:
  • Intake Coordinator
  • Intake Gatekeeping

Email resume to Human Resources Director Norma Irizarry at Normab@citrushealth.com.
Available Positions at Miami-Dade County Public Schools
  • Early Head Start Educator -12 credits in Early Childhood, and a CDA or FCCPC in Infant & Toddler required. 
  • Early Head Start Assistant - CDA or Equivalent in Infant & Toddler
  • Head Start Assistant - Minimum of a CDA or FCCPC in Preschool required. 
  • Part Time Center Director - Center Director’s Certificate. Assists the Center Director.
Forward resume by email to erivero@dadeschools.net .
Available Positions at ICFH
• Therapist
• Mental Health Targeted Case Manager 

For complete job listing, descriptions, requirements and to apply, visit CAREERBUILDER and CAREERROOKIE and/or e-mail résumé and cover letter to: Employment@icfhinc.org.
Available Positions at Miami-Dade County Public Schools Department of Exceptional Student Education:

  • School psychologists or licensed psychologists (Part Time)

Forward resume by email to agoldman@dadeschools.net.
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