Weekly Provider Bulletin
November 22, 2017
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The Children's Trust Announces
Happy Thanksgiving!
Please note that The Children's Trust will close today, Wednesday, November 22, at noon , in observance of Thanksgiving. We will reopen on Monday, November 27, at 8 a.m. We wish you and yours a safe and joy-filled holiday!
Program Management Leadership Academy – Apply Today!
Supervisors and managers of direct-line staff in Trust-funded service programs are invited to apply for The Children’s Trust’s inaugural Program Management Leadership Academy (aka "The Academy"), which will take place in 2018. The Academy is a leadership development program designed to help supervisory leaders of Trust-funded organizations serving children, youth and families move to the next level of personal and professional growth. Participants will learn effective strategies to handle major leadership and organizational challenges, and be encouraged to interact, discover and communicate as they build their skills to become awesome leaders. And you are invited to apply to be a part of it! Click here to download an application ; submit completed application and required job description no later than December 1, 2017, 5 p.m. , to Carol Brogan at carol@thechildrenstrust.org . Applicants will be notified of acceptance.
Important Login Information for Trust Central & Website Users
Trust technology solutions evolve over time. We have recently updated our website and provided you with the ability to log in to both our website and Trust Central using the same email address and password. Please note that you must now log in using your email address; it is no longer possible to log into Trust Central with your username. If you aren't sure what email address is linked to your account, you can check that in your profile by clicking the down arrow next to your name in the upper right corner of the screen when you are logged in.

If you're having trouble logging in, please visit Trust Central to reset your password.
Sign Up Now - Volunteer Grant Application Reviewers Wanted
In alignment with our mission, The Children’s Trust will soon release competitive funding opportunities (Requests for Proposals/RFPs) for programs that support children and families in five-year funding cycles, in the following program areas: youth development, parenting and early childhood development. An important component of the process is the engagement of local community members to work with Trust staff in reviewing applications submitted for funding, and we hope you will consider joining us in this critical endeavor. Visit www.thechildrenstrust.org to learn about being a community reviewer; click here to apply (you'll need to create a user account for our site if you don't already have one). We look forward to working with you!
Workshop: Finding Grants Online with the Foundation Center Directory
Providers new to grant-seeking or looking to diversify funding streams can tap into an invaluable resource with Finding Grants Online with the Foundation Center Directory, a special workshop designed to help nonprofits find potential funders, discover what funders are looking for when awarding grants, and utilizing the Foundation Center's newly improved grants resource, Foundation Directory Online. Bring your laptop and be ready for hands-on search help in pursuing grant opportunities in Miami-Dade. Two locations and times available (workshops are identical):

  • November 30, 2017, 10:30 a.m. - noon, South Dade Regional Library/ Second Floor Auditorium, 10750 SW 211th Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189
  • November 30, 2017, 2-3:30 p.m., West Dade Regional Library/First Floor Meeting Room, 9445 Coral Way, Miami, FL 33165

Registration required; click here to reserve your space via our community calendar . Presented by the Foundation Center in partnership with The Children’s Trust, Miami-Dade County Office of Management and Budget - Grants Coordination, and Miami-Dade Public Library System. Additional questions may be directed to Carol Brogan at carol@thechildrenstrust.org .
Injury Prevention Training 
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 . Available trainings for November are listed below; visit our community calendar at www.thechildrenstrust.org for full descriptions and registration information. All trainings held at 1601 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136.

  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, November 29, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, November 29, 3-4 p.m.
The Advocacy Network on Disabilities: Upcoming Trainings

  • Let's Play Together: Practical Solutions for Adapting Recreational Activities Friday, December 1, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., The Resource Room, 19715 NW 37th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33056
  • Structure for Success Friday, December 8, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., North Shore Park and Youth Center, 501 72nd Street, Miami Beach, FL 33141
  • Discovering Inclusion Tuesday, December 12, 10 a.m. - noon, Big Brothers Big Sisters, 550 NW LeJeune Road, Miami, FL 33126
  • Discovering Inclusion 2: Beyond Awareness Tuesday, December 19, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., City Life Kix, 1088 W Mowry Drive, Homestead, FL 33030

Registration is required for all trainings; please visit www.collabornation.net/login/advocacynetwork to reserve your space.
From Our Friends
Designing Programs for Culturally Diverse Populations - New Resource!
Strengthen your program by checking out Child Trends' recently released fact sheet, research guide and webinar on the " Seven Components for Developing Culturally Responsive Approaches to Serving Diverse Populations ."
First Aid Training: Youth Mental Health
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (YMHFA) is an 8-hour course that teaches any adult how to help an adolescent who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand and respond to the signs and symptoms of addictions and mental illness, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Taking place on Thursday, November 30, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. For more information, contact Tony Martinez at 305.487.3825 or tony@insightandmore.net . Click here for class location and to register ; CEUs available.
Fundraising Basics: Donor Cultivation and Stewardship
The Women’s Fund presents the second in its series of five workshops to help nonprofit leaders better manage their organizations, make them more sustainable and build capacity. The next workshop will take place on Wednesday, November 29, 8:30-11 a.m. , at the Center for Social Change Miami, 2103 Coral Way, Miami, FL 33145. Participants will learn how to make each of their donors feel appreciated, and how to steward small gifts for renewals and upgrades. Individual workshops are $10 in advance and $20 at the door; a subscription for the entire series is $40. For session details and to register, visit www.womensfundmiami.org .
Training: Nurturing Parenting Facilitator
The Postpartum Healing and Education Center announces a Nurturing Parenting Facilitator training December 4-6 at Albizu University. Fee: $280/person. For more information and to register, contact Ana Romero at 954.558.8360.
Career Opportunities
* Denotes new posting
Community Prosperity Coordinators
Catalyst Miami seeks two community prosperity coordinators to provide bilingual services (English/Spanish or English/Haitian Creole) to low- and moderate-income individuals and families to help them establish comprehensive household wellness and recover from natural disasters. This position navigates children and families with children through the complex healthcare delivery system, linking them to a medical home, KidCare, Medicaid, SNAP (food stamps), and/or other related social services. Other responsibilities include providing basic financial coaching services to clients to help them achieve their fiscal goals around the topics of credit score, tax preparation, budgeting, saving, utilization of quality financial services, asset development and financial education. Bachelor's degree in social work, public health or related field preferred, plus minimum two years' relevant work experience. Visit catalystmiami.easyapply.co for complete job description, requirements and application guidelines.
Dance Teacher - Part-Time *
ArtSouth seeks a part-time dance teacher for its after-school program, Tuesday through Friday, 4-6 p.m. Email résumé to info@artsouthmiami.org .
Intake Counselor/Case Manager - Part-Time *
Jewish Community Services of South Florida seeks a part-time intake counselor/case manager to handle information and referrals, phone assessments and/or walk-in clients. Must possess BSW, MSW or related; excellent verbal and written communication skills; knowledge of community resources (Jewish community preferred); and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish). Email résumé to dhurwitz@jcsfl.org .
Available Positions at The Alliance for GLBTQ Youth

  • Care Coordinator To provide client-centered, strengths-based service and facilitate active client participation in care outcomes; connect clients and/or their families to appropriate, inclusive and affirming community-based services; monitor linkage to services; and advocate on behalf of clients to address barriers to care. Two full-time positions available - one in North Dade, one in South Dade.
  • Family Specialist - Part-Time To provide client-centered, strengths-based service and facilitate active client participation in care outcomes; connect families to appropriate, inclusive and affirming community-based services; monitor linkage to services; and advocate on behalf of clients to address barriers to care.
  • Youth Program Associate - Part-Time To represent the GLBTQ youth community and help facilitate groups, deliver workshops for youth, act as peer support and provide outreach. Additional responsibilities include assisting in organizing youth enrichment activities and activities associated with The Alliance for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (GLBTQ) Youth (aka the "Alliance").

For complete job descriptions, requirements and application guidelines, visit glbtqalliance.org/get-involved ; deadline to apply is Friday, November 24 .
Available Positions at Florida Foster Care Review

  • Administrative and Finance Coordinator To be responsible for supporting administration, operations/facilities, finance, budgeting, human resources and IT activities. Minimum associate degree, accounting, finance or business administration preferred; 5+ years professional work experience, preferably in financial and office management; and, ideally, nonprofit administration, bookkeeping and grants management experience. Must be highly skilled in Microsoft Office with advanced knowledge of Excel; technologically savvy with an eye for detail, and an effective collaborator and communicator. High proficiency in written English and strong math skills also a must. Email cover letter and résumé to Twila Gonzales at tgonzales@fostercarereview.org.
  • Review Specialist To be responsible for preparing, coordinating and facilitating review hearings conducted by its Citizen Review Panel (CRP) program. The review specialist is also responsible for collecting data during the review and producing the CRP’s findings and recommendations report; supporting the management of volunteers; participating in the training and evaluation of CRP volunteers; and attending court hearings and relevant child welfare and community meetings/events. Minimum bachelor’s degree in social work or related field, and at least three years of frontline experience in child welfare and the dependency court system. Complete job description and application guidelines are available at www.fostercarereview.org.
Available Positions at Lotus House Women's Shelter *

  • Child-Parent Psychotherapist To provide evidence-based Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) with fidelity for children (ages birth-5) and families with high special needs, histories of complex trauma, and medical and mental health issues. Must be trained in and have experience in CPP, and must be committed to helping improve the lives of women and children in the community. Minimum master's degree in mental health counseling, clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, or the equivalent; must also be licensed or a registered clinical intern; bilingual fluency (English-Spanish) required.
  • Nonprofit Bookkeeper/Grant Manager To assist with bookkeeping, financial and contract reporting, and compliance to funding and regulating agencies. Responsibilities include without limitation generating and interpreting financial reports, billing, payroll, classing of revenue and expenses, reporting of line items to QuickBooks management, and compiling and completing reports to various funding and government agencies. Must possess 5+ years' bookkeeping/financial reporting experience, or an associate degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent experience; and solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable/receivable principles, including but not limited to GAAP Skilled QuickBooks User, including reports and analysis; experience in QuickBooks software and understanding of nonprofit financials preferred.

Email résumé to anna@lotushouse.org .
Available Positions at Rainbow Intergenerational Learning Centers *

  • Teacher Assistants - Part-Time
  • Teachers - Part-Time

Email résumé and DCF transcript to abenedetti@lhanc.org .
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