Weekly Provider Bulletin
June 14, 2017
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The Children's Trust Announces
Experts Needed - Leadership Academy Design
The Children’s Trust is considering offering leadership training to program managers/supervisors working in Trust-funded agencies. The Program Management Leadership Academy will be a multisession course covering such topics as leadership and management, financial and legal issues, and programming. If you would like to volunteer to help in the design and delivery of this exciting new professional development program, please contact Carol Brogan at carol@thechildrenstrust.org. You are the experts; we’d like to learn from you!

Exhibitor Registration for the 2017 Family Expo is OPEN!
The Children’s Trust Family Expo will be held at the Miami-Dade Fair & Expo Center on Saturday, September 9, and is expected to attract nearly 20,000 visitors. Premium booths that accommodate tall displays and/or require electricity are limited; reserve your space today by visiting our events page at www.thechildrenstrust.org.

Got a Great Summer Story to Tell? Don’t be Shy, Share!
We’ve been gathering leads and listening to your stories, and right now we’re especially interested in hearing all about your summer programs. Are you serving children with special needs in inclusive settings where they’re making friends with typically developing peers? Will this summer be the first time they’ll have regular access to a pool and learn how to swim? Or maybe you’ve got a great nutrition education component that’s turning kids into enthusiastic, health-conscious cooks - whatever your story, share it with us at mystories@thechildrenstrust.org. You could see your work in a feature story on our website, in the pages of the Miami Herald or on the local TV news!

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 June and July are listed below; all trainings are held at 1601 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136. Visit www.thechildrenstrust.org for full descriptions and registration information.
  • Passenger Safety Education Wednesday, June 14, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, June 14, 3-4 p.m.
  • Passenger Safety Education Wednesday, June 21, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, June 21, 3-4 p.m.
  • Summer Safety Training & Education Wednesday, June 28, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, June 28, 3-4 p.m. 
  • Summer Safety Training & Education Wednesday, July 5,  11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, July 5, 3-4 p.m. 
  • CPR Friday, July 7, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
FREE Summer Meals for Children & Youth - Sign Up TODAY!!
Summer BreakSpot, a program that provides free meals to children and youth ages birth-18 in participating summer programs, is underway. We encourage ALL children and youth summer program providers to contact available sponsors today to secure participation at each of their program sites. Be sure to confirm available menus (hot or cold) and delivery times BEFORE making a decision on which sponsor best meets the needs of your participants and program environment.

In addition, we strongly urge providers to designate their program sites as “open sites,” where children and youth ages birth-18 living in their communities may also participate in the free meals program, even if they do not participate in provider programming. Open sites serve a critical role in minimizing food insecurity in Miami-Dade while schools are closed and are, for some children, a literal lifesaver. The Children’s Trust is also supporting Florida Impact efforts to increase accessibility to summer meals for those children who have no access to open sites, through pediatric clinics and WIC and HUB sites. Contact Christina Sudduth at csudduth@flimpact.org for more information.

Summer BreakSpot Sponsors

  • After-School Program (ASP) Contact Christina at 954.596.9000.
  • Christian Fellowship CDC In addition to programs/sites serving children and youth up to age 18, the organization seeks to support those that serve developmentally delayed young adults over the age of 18, and will also serve as an open site itself, serving breakfast (8:30-9:30 a.m.) and lunch (noon - 1 p.m.) to children and youth at its offices at 8100 NW 17 Avenue, Miami, FL  33147. Contact Anna Jackson at 305.308.0542. 
  • Community Action Agency Contact Rani Panchanathan at 786.469.4789 or ppancha@miamidade.gov.
  • FLIPANY Visit www.flipany.org for more information and to register; a free, one-time healthy food demo event for parents is available for 50 or more participants. Contact Viktoriya Yudovina at 954.636.2388 or vyudovina@flipany.org.
  • Miami-Dade County Public Schools Contact Berne Galvez at mgalvezberne@dadeschools.net.
  • Rayfield Family Literacy Contact Senetta Carter at 800.913.5481, 954.894.0518 or senettacar@aol.com.
  • Sisters for Abundant Living Download an application at www.sistersforabundantliving.com. Contact Courtney at 305.826.7900.
  • Village Youth Services In addition to free meals, Village Youth Services is also offering free nutrition education workshops. Contact Lamekka Noble at 305.621.5836 or info@villageyouth.org
The Advocacy Network on Disabilities - Upcoming Trainings
For free workshops about inclusion and serving children and youth with disabilities, view the calendar, read training descriptions and register online at www.advocacynetwork.org/training/calendar. All PowerPoints and supplemental training materials can be found at www.advocacynetwork.org/training. Available trainings include:
  • Structure For Success! Thursday, June 15, 1-4 p.m., Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, Duchesne Campus, 3645 Main Highway, Miami, FL 33133.

Questions? Contact Tanisha McCall at 305.596.1160 ext. 222 or tmccall@advocacynetwork.org.

Project RISE Trainings for After-School and Youth Enrichment Providers

  • PACER Friday, June 16, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., NSU Kendall, Room 425
    ORF Thursday, June 22, 3:30-6:30 p.m., The Childrens Trust, Training Room
  • Effective Literacy Instruction - Online
  • Literacy Assessment: Maze - Online
  • Literacy Assessment: ORF - Online (recertification only)
  • Fitness Assessment: PACER - Online (recertification only)
  • Effective Behavior Management 101 - Online
  • Homework Assistance in After-School - Online

Register at www.collabornation.net/login/projectrise; click here to download a pdf of the 2016-17 training schedule in its entirety. 

From Our Friends
FREE Field Trip Option for Summer Camp Providers!
Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami is extending an invitation to all summer camp providers to attend a FREE performance of Fiebre (Fever): A Night of Summer Ballet, at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 7, at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189. Click here to download a field trip request form (due no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, June 30); groups are responsible for their own roundtrip transportation to the Center.

FREE Zika Virus Information Session
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade invites early childhood educators, program directors and concerned community members to a free Zika virus information session on June 15, 4-5 p.m. Learn more about the Zika virus, related complications and prevention strategies to help fight the bite in our community! To be held at United Way of Miami-Dade’s Ansin Building Ryder Room; light refreshments and snacks provided. Register at www.hscmd.org.

FREE Event - Professional Development/Funding Opportunity
Social Venture Partners - a global network of more than 3,000 venture philanthropists in 40 cities who have collectively contributed more than $63 million to 840+ community-minded projects - invites providers and change-makers to CIC Miami on Thursday, June 22, at 5:30 p.m. to learn more about its venture philanthropy model, and how to receive up to $100,000 and pro bono expert support over a multiyear period for your work. Click here for more information, location details and to register.

FREE Tool for Helping Babies Thrive
With 85 percent of brain growth happening within the first three years of life, infants and toddlers need to hear lots of loving words in order to thrive. The “Talk with Me Baby” website is an excellent tool parents and caregivers can use to learn how to up babies’ “language nutrition.” Check it out at www.talkwithmebaby.org.

Grant Opportunities
Funding for Youth Work Skills & Employment Opportunities
Citi Foundation, in partnership with America’s Promise, has launched the Youth Workforce Fund, a competitive Request for Ideas (RFI) program seeking to make strategic investments in nonprofit community-based organizations that connect low- and moderate-income youth ages 16-24 with workplace skills and employment opportunities, including internships, apprenticeships and full-time jobs. One-year grants of up to $250,000 will be awarded. To learn more about the Youth Workforce Fund and to submit your application, click here Deadline to submit is on Tuesday, June 27, 2017; grant recipients will be announced this summer.

Career Opportunities
* Denotes new posting
Bookkeeper (Part-Time) *
Disability Independence Group seeks a part-time bookkeeper. Must possess minimum five years’ experience working with nonprofits. This is an on-site position; working remotely is not an option. Email résumé to debbie@justdigit.org.

Camp Leader
Urban Promise Miami seeks a camp leader. Responsibilities include helping to write and implement weekly schedules; organizing and leading large-group activity such as crafts, park outings, singalongs, games and ceremonies; keeping camp site clean and organized; and guiding junior counselors and volunteers. Must have a passion for serving children and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish). This is a M-F, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. commitment; salary is $8/hour. To apply, email pdf résumé to info@urbanpromisemiami.org, along with your answer to the question: What is the best way to motivate kids to learn and grow?

Executive Director 
The Alliance for GLBTQ Youth seeks an executive director. Must possess a strong business management and/or social work background; a demonstrated ability to incorporate academia and work experience, and knowledge of social justice, into your work; and a strong desire to serve and empower GLBTQ youth, their families and communities. For complete job description, requirements and application guidelines, visit www.glbtqalliance.com.

Master's Level Child and Family Therapist *
Lotus House seeks a master’s level mental health clinician with experience serving children and families with trauma and domestic violence histories, and medical and mental health issues. Candidates must be trained in one or more of these evidence-based modalities: Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) or Child -Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), and must have a strong commitment to helping improve the lives of women and children in the community. Email cover letter and résumé to anna@lotushouse.org.

Program Director (Part-Time)
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Miami seeks a part-time director for its children's Religious Exploration program. Must possess a background in early education and pedagogy; excellent people and organization skills; and be aligned with the organization’s spiritual principles. This is a 20 hours/week position with benefits. Click here for complete job description and requirements; email résumé and cover letter to admin@uumiami.org.

Social Worker 
Florida State University’s Young Parents Project seeks a master’s level social worker to provide leadership/intervention services to young families involved in juvenile justice. This position functions as part of a home visiting team to promote physical/mental health, providing care coordination, court liaison services and contract compliance support. This is a .6 FTE position that may increase to full-time based on funds available. Flexible schedule and Level II background check required; experience with court-involved families preferred. Email résumé to ltthomas@fsu.edu.

Troop Support 
The Girl Scout Council of Tropical Florida seeks an individual to fill the role of troop support, serving Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. Primary function: communicating with, engaging and supporting volunteers and “Juliettes” (individually registered members) so that volunteers are sufficiently prepared for their roles, and Juliettes remain active and connected to the Council. Click here to download a pdf containing complete job description and requirements; email résumé to humanresources@girlscoutsfl.org.

Available Positions at ABC's For Success 
  • Receptionist - Part-Time To work Monday through Friday for the afternoon shift (five hours each day). Must be bilingual (English/Spanish); experience with insurance verification and appointment scheduling preferred.
  • Medical Biller Must possess experience in the behavioral health field, data entry accuracy, attention to detail and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish).
Email résumé to karie.diaz@abc4s.com.
Available Positions at Cherry Blossom Learning Centers *
  • Teachers (Full- & Part-Time) For its Roads and new Brickell locations. Minimum CDA or FCCPC in early childhood education; bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) a must.
  • Teacher Assistants (Full- & Part-Time) For its Roads and new Brickell locations. Minimum CDA or FCCPC in early childhood education; bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) a must.

Email kathy@cherryblossommiami.com for details.

Available Positions at Citrus Health Network
  • Administrative Assistant Minimum high school diploma or its equivalent; associate degree preferred. Must possess knowledge of and ability handling standard business formats, business forms and office procedures; computer proficiency, including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point; ability to coordinate and communicate meetings and trainings to staff; and be capable of maintaining inventory of program supplies and assisting with preparation of monthly reports and audits. Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish). Email résumé to susang@citrushealth.com.
  • Early Childhood Development and Intervention Specialist Must possess bachelors degree (master's preferred), minimum three years’ experience working with children ages birth-5; specialized training in child development and early care and education, screening and assessments; knowledge of childcare and early care operations, inclusive practices and trauma-informed care; ability to identify and assist with referrals; and experience with parent and teacher engagement and consultations/technical assistance. Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish). Email résumé to susang@citrushealth.com.
  • Licensed Practical Nurse - School-Based Must possess a clear and valid Florida nursing license and have graduated from an accredited college or university. Contact human resources at 305.424.3030 for application guidelines.
  • Referral and Care Coordinator Minimum bachelor’s degree in education, social services or related field from an accredited institution. Must also possess minimum three years’ experience working with children birth-5. Knowledge of resources in Miami-Dade County for children birth-5 as related to developmental and mental health evaluation, treatment, interventions, and general child development support also a must, as is computer proficiency and a valid driver’s license. Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish). Email résumé to susang@citrushealth.com.
  • Registered Nurse - School-Based Must possess a clear and valid Florida nursing license and have graduated from an accredited college or university. Contact human resources at 305.424.3030 for application guidelines.
  • Utilization Management Reviewer Responsibilities include obtaining authorizations for services via phone, email or fax depending upon insurance within the time frame specified, and relaying client aftercare information to insurance companies and prepaid plans as needed. Contact human resources at 305.424.3030 for application guidelines.
Available Positions at the Family Christian Association of America *
  • Recreation Leader For its after-school care program. Primary responsibilities include assisting site supervisor in planning and implementing educational and recreational activities for program participants. Must possess minimum high school diploma or equivalent, and 1-3 months’ related experience. Salary: $8.50/hour.
  • Teacher - Head Start/Early Head Start Program Responsibilities include planning and evaluating daily classroom activities. Must possess B.S. in early childhood education; minimum one year related professional experience in an early childhood center preferred. Salary: $1,667.70 semi-monthly.
  • Teacher Assistant Responsibilities include providing instruction as directed under teacher’s supervision. Must possess minimum (CDA) or associate degree in early childhood education. Salary: $1,160.20 semi-monthly.

Mail résumé to Patricia Byrd, Human Resources Department, 14701 NW 7th Avenue, Miami FL 33168.

Available Positions at Miami-Dade County Public Schools 
  • Community Liaison Specialist
  • Early Head Start Educator
  • Executive Director, Department of Early Childhood Programs
  • Head Start Assistant
  • Parent Outreach Specialist
Visit jobs.dadeschools.net for complete job descriptions, requirements and application guidelines.
Available Positions at Opa-Locka Community Development Corporation
  • Care Coordinators Responsibilities include weekly contact with at least 16 families, to provide culturally competent and appropriate services to those with disabilities, including linking families with tutoring, counseling, clothing, food, emergency fund access and any other services they may need. Position requires flexibility in hours to meet families when they are available, including daytime, evening and weekend hours. Click here to download a pdf containing complete job description and requirements.
  • Family Therapist To provide, at minimum, weekly one-hour, home-based family therapy sessions to clients using the Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy (MDFT) model; serving families with adolescents between the ages of 9 and 18; 22 if youth has a disability. Requirements include carrying a caseload of 16 families, and providing services to each from eight to 26 weeks. Click here to download a pdf containing complete job description and requirements.
  • Natural Helpers “Helpers” to whom community members naturally turn for aid, these individuals are highly respected for their knowledge of available local resources and services. Natural helpers are often residents in OLCDC’s apartment complexes and have strong knowledge of community resources and assets. Position requires flexibility in hours to meet families when they are available, including daytime, evening and weekend hours. Click here to download a pdf containing complete job description and requirements.
E mail résumé to nakia@olcdc.org.
Available Positions at Rainbow Intergenerational Learning Centers *
  • Teachers (Part-Time) For its Little Havana and Miami Beach locations. Must possess minimum high school diploma with DCF 45 hour training and/or currently obtaining an FCCPC certificate.
  • Teacher Assistants (Part-Time) For its Little Havana and Miami Beach locations. Must possess minimum high school diploma with DCF 45 hour training and/or currently obtaining an FCCPC certificate.

Email résumé to abenedetti@lhanc.org.

Available Positions at Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RCMA)
  • Teacher - Full-Time VPK Florida City area
  • Teacher - Part-Time Florida City area

To learn more about RCMA, visit www.rcma.org. Selected candidates may be eligible for some or all RCMA benefits. Email résumé to tatiana.canelas@rcma.org.

Available Positions at United Way of Miami-Dade
  • Early Childhood Training Program Manager * To be responsible for the management of services to participants of the Early Childhood Program Administrators Institute (ECPAI), execution of UW’s strategic plan in collaboration with the director of strategy and innovation, and developing relationships with early childhood providers in the community. Click here for complete job description and requirements.
  • Senior Accountant, Financial Analysis and Control To be responsible for providing correct and timely analytical financial reports, lead all aspects of the organizational budget process, and oversee the accounts payable process to ensure accuracy based on approved budget. Click here for complete job description and requirements.

Email résumé to uwjobs@unitedwaymiami.org.

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