Weekly Provider Bulletin
* New posts are marked with an asterisk.
The Children's Trust Announces
Youth Development K-5 & 6-12 Summer CAT Observations *
Summer Youth Development Programs, your Summer CAT observations period is between June 24 to August 2, 2019. In order for our CAT members to properly coordinate and schedule multiple site visits in a short period of time, we are asking that you please send a final version of your summer schedule(s) to your Contract Manager by May 24th, 2019. ​Please note, exact timing will need to be flexible within the specified date range (June 24 - August 2), based on your daily programming schedule. Resources for YD CAT observations are available here. Be on the lookout for more Summer CAT updates on next week’s bulletin. ​
PhilanthropyMiami 2019
Register for the largest annual gathering of the nonprofit community in South Florida, drawing a diverse cross section of leaders, staff and volunteers representing hundreds of organizations and companies. It’s an explosive combination of speakers, learning opportunities, and networking –all in one place– in its new venue at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus; and on one day, Tuesday, May 21, 2019 . Click here to register . Limited seats available for the discounted rate of $50 for Trust-funded organizations; email carol@thechildrenstrust.org to learn more.
SPARK Trainings

  • Friday, May 17, 2019, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Overtown Youth Center, 450 NW 14th St, Miami, FL 33136, 305.349.1204. Click here to register.
  • Saturday, May 18, 2019: Fit Kids of America, 9395 SW 40th St, Miami, FL 33165. 305.207.0022. Click here to register.
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!
The Big Picture in Early Learning:
Using Collective Impact in Miami-Dade to Organize Data Across Systems
The first speaker series event resulting from the Synergy Symposium.
May 15, 2019 - 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - The Miami-Dade IDEAS Consortium for Children will present progress, findings to date, and its vision for moving forward, followed by break-out sessions to cull feedback from an audience of diverse, community-based professionals.
Social Emotional Program Quality Assessment Planning with Data
Trust-funded youth development (6-12) providers are urged to register for the upcoming SEL PQA Planning with Data workshop. This workshop will guide participants in the interpretation of their program self-assessment and CAT observation data, and focus on using this data to create actionable improvement plans and support effective continuous quality improvement. One representative from each provider agency MUST be present at one of the sessions; however, we strongly encourage that a team consisting of a program manager and up to four direct staff attend the workshop together. Summer-only programs need not attend any of these sessions, as another series created for summer-only providers will be announced in future. Use the links below to register; you need only attend ONE of the following three sessions:

Injury Prevention Trainings
All Trust-funded providers are required to participate in childhood injury prevention capacity-building efforts facilitated by the Public Health Trust's Injury Free Coalition for Kids of Miami. Visit The Children's Trust community calendar for full descriptions, locations and registration information.  

  • Car Passenger Safety Wednesday, May 8 and 22; 11 a.m-1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, May 8 and 22; 3-4 p.m.
Project RISE: Upcoming Trainings

  • Fitness Outcome Assessment: PACER May 16, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Literacy Outcome Assessment: ORF May 26 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Project RISE live trainings require preregistration; log into your CollaborNation account at https://collabornation.net/login/projectrise to reserve your seat.

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

  • Training: An Administrator's Overview of The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Friday, May 10, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Miami Lighthouse for the Blind & Visually Impaired, Inc., 601 SW 8th Ave, Miami, FL 33130
  • Training: Structures for Success Friday, May 17 - 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., North Shore Park and Youth Center, 501 72nd Street, Miami Beach, FL 33141
  • Successful Inclusion of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Part 2 * Thursday, May 23 - 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Gwen Cherry, 7090 NW 22nd Ave., Miami, FL 33147
  • Introduction to Successful Inclusion of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Part 1 - ONLINE
  • Discovering Inclusion Training - ONLINE

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 PowerPoint are not provided. You can find print-friendly and mobile versions of our PowerPoints on Collabornation when you register. 
From Our Friends
2019 YEDC Volunteer Request/Sign-Up *
Requesting volunteers for the Youth Economic Development Conference (YEDC) 2019), July 16-17, 2019 at Miami Dade College, North Miami, FL and July 19, 2019 at Miami Dade College Homestead. Expecting 500 students from Miami Dade County. If interested, click here to register.
Free Summer Meals/Affordable Camp *
Christian Fellowship MBC is a proud sponsor for the 4th year of the USDA Summer Food Service Program. In an effort to combat childhood hunger, we will gladly deliver hot and nutritious meals to churches, camps, apartment complexes. We also provide an affordable full day summer camp for youth from 5 to 12 years of age. Please contact Anna Jackson at 786.583.5003. 
Illuminating the Causes of Maternal Morbidity & Mortality - 2019 RPICC Sessions *
The Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade and Holtz Children's and The Women's Hospital at Jackson Memorial Hospital invite you to a FREE conference on Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 pm. Topics include: Maternal Mortality, Racism & Implicit Bias, Poor Maternal Health & Chronic Conditions, Maternal Hemorrhage Care & Management; Perinatal Periods of Risk; Social Determinants of Health; and, Research Shared: Condom Use in Pregnancy. Click here to register.
Urgent, Inc. Community Celebration of Youth & Recognition Ceremony
An annual Community Celebration of Youth & Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, May 18, noon to 3 p.m. at the Overtown Performing Arts Center, 1074 NW 3rd Ave, Miami, FL 33136. Urgent, Inc. Rites of Passage and F.A.C.E. (Film, Arts, Coding and Entrepreneurship) high school graduates and grandparents in the International Project receive accolades for their accomplishments in the program throughout the year. For details contact Stephanie van Vark at 305.710.2212 or email stephanie@stephaniecreates.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
  • Hurricanes: Supporting Families Through Trauma, Friday, May 17, 2-5 p.m.
  • Children and Traumatic Stress, Friday, May 31, 2-5 p.m.
  • Stewards of Children, Friday, June 28, 2-5 p.m.

Kristi House Naranja Office 13955 SW 264th Street, Homestead, FL 33032
  • Stewards of Children, Friday, May 24, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
  • What Every Adult Needs to Know About Child Sexual Abuse, Friday, June 21, 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Free Meals - Breakfast & Hot Lunch for Kids, Summer Camps, Churches and More
Ninja Academy is sponsoring free meals (Breakfast and HOT Lunch) delivered daily to churches, organizations, summer camps, apartment complexes and more. We are a State of Florida approved summer food provider. We are providing discounts to ALL sites that we sponsor to attend Ninja Lounge/Dezerland at 14401 N.E. 19th Ave. To sign up to receive meals, complete the form on this link. We will contact you ASAP! Email ninjaacademy305@gmail.com with any questions.
Grant Opportunities
Target Youth Soccer Grants *
The Target Youth Soccer grant cycle open May 1 – June 15.
Provides support for player registration fees, player and field equipment, and training and professional development for volunteer coaches. Any eligible school, government agency, non-profit organization or non-profit regional/local soccer organization within the U.S., serving youth 5 to 18 years old, can apply. A preference will be given to programs serving in-need communities. As part of the program, Target will provide annual $1,000 grants on behalf of each Target store and distribution center in the U.S. to federally tax-exempt section 501(c)(3) charitable organizations, accredited schools, or public agencies located in the U.S. or one of its protectorates that have soccer programs serving youth 5 to 18 years old. We accept grant applications between noon CDT May 1 and 11:59 p.m. CDT June 15. Grants will be awarded in October 2019.
Career Opportunities
Available Positions at The Children's Trust

  • Research & Evaluation Analyst To serve as a critical member of both cross- and interdepartmental teams who engages in proactive problem-solving and critical thinking/analysis related to particular child, youth and family program areas and populations. Primary responsibilities include the identification and critical review of evidence-based/best practices in specified program areas; assistance for funded service providers and Trust staff on development of program performance measures; oversight of reporting methods for capturing program performance; regular appraisal of basic program performance statistics and data analyses; contribution to reports that explain initiative results to a variety of audiences; and systems enhancement to ensure accountability. This exempt salaried position works under general supervision and support of a senior research and evaluation analyst. 

Submission end date for consideration for the above position is ongoing.  Click here to access complete job description, requirements and application instructions .
Available Positions at Children's Home Society *
Utilization Management Specialist *
Provide a prospective, concurrent, and retrospective clinical review of patient records to evaluate the need for and utilization of services and to provide third party payers with requested information regarding client provided services. To learn more about this position and/or to apply please click here.
Independent Living Specialist *
Provide case management and access/advocate for the needs of young adults living in foster care or independent living situations. Help create permanent, stable, and safe home environments for all of Florida's kids. To learn more about the position and/or apply please click here.
Adoptions Specialist *
Impact lives for generations. Provide specialized adoption support services to dependency staff and children and families in care. Help create permanent, stable, and safe home environments for all of Florida's kids. To learn more and/or to apply please click here.
Dependency Case Manager Trainee *
As a Dependency Case Manager Trainee (DCMT)/Dependency Case Manager (DCM) you'll become a part of a strategic care team charged with overseeing the children in need, while addressing the factors that have put them at risk for out-of-home placement. Help create permanent, stable, and safe home environments for all of Florida's kids. To view the full job description and/or to apply please use this link.
Administrative Assistant *
Responsible for managing administrative functions for the executive offices, providing support to CEO & COO; routing mail/calls; written correspondence/reports; maintaining files; handling feedback/requests, unscheduled visitors, meeting coordination; maintaining calendars, oversees office equipment contracts; liaison to board of directors & committees; position is exposed to highly confidential, sensitive information and materials must be handled in a professional & private manner. Email résumé to ywca-careers@ywca-miami.org or fax to 305.513.5205.
Available Positions at Miami Lighthouse for the Blind
Senior Director of Grant Administration *
Responsible for developing grant strategies based upon our capacity, required program support and mission as it relates to the focus of non-governmental grants provided by foundations with the additional intent to seek national awards. Bachelor's degree required and grant writing experience required.
Job Placement Specialist *
Provide support and training to program clients by performing skills assessment, job orientation and offering assistance in the job search process, including cover letter and resume writing, job openings search, and interviewing techniques. One year of experience working in Human Resources, employment services or related; bachelor’s degree required.
Children's Specialist *
Responsible for providing comprehensive rehabilitation/developmental training and family/home intervention services to children aged birth to six and their families. Bachelor’s degree required, experience working with infants and toddlers.

Email résumé to employment@miamilighthouse.org.
Inclusion Specialist *
Do you believe that all children and youth, regardless of ability, should have opportunities to learn and play together? Are you a special education teacher who wants to leave the classroom but still make a difference? Do you have experience working with children with disabilities, particularly in an inclusive setting? If you answered “YES” to any of these questions, you may be a good fit as an Inclusion Specialist! Bachelor’s required, master’s preferred in education or required field.
Minimum 2 years' experience working with children with disabilities, preferably in an inclusive setting. Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English/Haitian Creole). Competitive salary & generous PTO, 11 holidays per year, 100% employer paid insurances. E-mail your résumé to HR@advocacynetwork.org.
Children’s Savings Account (CSA) Program Manager
Catalyst Miami seeks a CSA Program Manager to oversee the launch and scale of a county-wide CSA program. At scale, the program will be one of the country’s largest CSA programs. The Program Manager will contribute to program design and development, working closely with the Future Bound Miami Consortium. This position will collaborate with Miami-Dade County Public Schools, ensuring active participation by parents, participating students, school administrators, and teachers. Email résumé to dhorkag@catalystmiami.org.
Positions Open in Le Jardin Community Center, Homestead and Florida City

  • EHS Teacher - FCCPC or NCDA I/T
  • HS Teacher - Bach in ECE or will complete within 1 year
  • HS Teacher Asst - NCDA P or AA in ECE
  • Family Worker - Bach in Human Services or related
  • Licensed Mental Health Consultant - License in MH or Other, or certified School Psychologist
  • Education Floater (Full & Part Time) - FCCPC or NCDA
  • Accountant - Bach in Accounting or related
  • HR Clerk - High School and experience
  • Curriculum Specialist: Bach in ECE
  • Maintenance Tech (Full-Time)
  • Custodian (Part-Time)

Email résumé to hgarcia@lejardinccinc.org or call 305.245.7299.
Rainbow Intergenerational Learning Centers seeks to fill teacher positions in both Little Havana and Miami Beach centers; Part-Time positions, DCF 45 hours a must and FCCPC or CDA National preferred. Paid holidays, personal days and vacation days. Email résumé to abenedetti@lhanc.org.
Clerical Assistant Position - Part Time
Miami-Dade County Public Schools Department of Food & Nutrition is considering applicants for a part-time Clerical Assistant Position (20-25hours). Position is seasonal with a possibility of permanent employment. This position will assist in various clerical duties as assigned in various areas throughout the department. Must have reliable transportation and must be proficient with computers. Requirements include a high school diploma or GED, must speak, read and write English fluently. Email résumé to a_gonzalez@dadeschools.net.
Dependency Case Management (DCM) Supervisor
Are you ready for a meaningful career that impact lives for generations? Then Children's Home Society of Florida is for you! As a Dependency Case Management (DCM) Supervisor you will support our growing needs for child case management services. You’ll lead an integrated, strategic care team charged with attending to the needs of children placed in care.  Click here to apply.
Lead Teacher & Assistant Teacher
Cherry Blossom Learning Center #1 in the Roads and Center #2 in Midtown are currently in need of Lead teachers and Assistant Teachers with their 45 hours and CDA or FCCPC. Please call or email us for more info on job positions available at 305.860.3300 or milly@cherryblossommiami.com.
Mental Health Specialist
Community Health Of South Florida is seeking a Mental Health Specialist with a Master's in Social Work, Psychology or Mental Health Counseling or related field. Must have at least 2 years of experience in early childhood mental health; providing intervention services to infants and young children ages 0 to 5. Must be FIMH-Endorsed or working towards infant mental health endorsement. Apply at www.chisouthfl.org.
Paid Apprenticeship Public Allies
Public Allies Miami is seeking motivated young adults to participate in a 10-month paid apprenticeship with select, local nonprofits. This program can help get you on a pathway to further your education and career while giving you skills to expand your influence and leadership skills. Benefits: Monthly stipend of $1,700, Health insurance, student loan deferment, an education award. Apply at apply.publicallies.org.
How Hiring Summer Teachers
We're hiring enthusiastic teacher to work during the summer at The Unaccompanied Minor's Program from June 6 through August 19 for $23.37 per hour. The teacher is responsible for planning and carrying out educational services following state standards. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree; certified by the relevant governing authority, teaching ESOL or other appropriate accrediting body and additional training to meet the special needs of unaccompanied children. Must be at least 21 years of age; bilingual English/Spanish. Visit www.ccadm.org or call Jackie Carrion at 954.315.2605
Available Positions at Gang Alternative

  • Site Coordinator The Minority Youth Violence Prevention Program seeks a Site Coordinator to work with high school students and provide evidence-based training in various curriculums. Candidate will provide care coordination services and linkage appointment assistance with follow-up; work with sub-contracted service providers to ensure delivery of services as contracted. Maintain accurate client records. Bachelor's of Social Work with minimum 2 years program management/prevention programming experience. Demonstrated ability to relate effectively with people of diverse cultural and economic backgrounds; English/Kreyol or English/Spanish fluency preferred.
  • Care Coordinator UPLIFT Service Partnership seeks a Care Coordinator to provide case management and service linkage. Must be able to lead effective Family Team Conferences leading to Individual Course of Action plans. Provide/coordinate critical services for children and youth, help families access services in the community. Maintain accurate and confidential client records. BA or BS in Social Work or related field, minimum of three years solid experience and strong interpersonal skill. Demonstrated ability working with diverse cultural and economic backgrounds; bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
  • Youth Prevention Specialist Successful applicant will implement curriculums in middle/high schools, and facilitate sessions; conduct outreach, recruitment, intakes and assessments. Provide internal referrals to families as needed; administer evaluation instruments and collect data. Research, obtain, and organize resources to guide clients in making educational, vocational, and employment decisions. Bachelor’s degree in Social Science (or related experience) required, with a demonstrated ability to relate effectively with people of diverse cultural and economic backgrounds. A demonstrated ability to support and work effectively with young people whilst maintaining a safe environment is required.

Email résumé to hr@myga.org.

  • Site Coordinator Responsible for providing programmatic, logistical, communication, and administrative support to Gang Alternative programming. Requirements: This position requires a Bachelor's of Social Work or a degree in a related field, experience working with high school students, and at least 2 years of experience in program management/prevention programming. Fluency in Creole and/or Spanish is preferred. Please contact us for more information. 

Email résumé to araphael@myga.org.
Available Positions at Miami-Dade County Public Schools Department of Exceptional Student Education

  • School Psychologists (Part Time/Full Time)
  • Audiologists (Part Time/Full Time)
  • Clerical (Hourly)
  • Deaf/hard of hearing interpreters
  • Physical and occupational therapists
  • Certificated or licensed School social workers (Part Time/Full Time)
  • Speech language pathologists
  • Teachers with experience in special education (Part Time/Full Time)

Forward résumé by email to agoldman@dadeschools.net.
Positions Available 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. 
  • Family Intervention Specialist 60 credits,15 in Psychology
  • Head Start Educator CDA Preschool, Associates Degree in Early Childhood
  • Nutritional Coordinator - Part Time Bachelor's degree

Email résume to Estela Rivero at erivero@dadeschools.net.
Available Positions at Institute for Child and Family Health, Inc.

  • Program Coordinator
  • Clinical Supervisor
  • 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.
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