Weekly Provider Bulletin
The Children's Trust Announces
Exhibitor Registration for the 2018 Family Expo is Open!
The Children's Trust Family Expo will be held at the Miami-Dade Fair & Expo Center on Saturday, September 8, 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!
Promote Your Event for FREE on our Community Calendar
If your organization is having an event, let us know and we'll help you promote it. Events can be for the community at large or specific to other service providers in Miami-Dade County. The only requirement is that they offer no- or low-cost opportunities to attendees; please note that we are unable to include galas and fundraisers at this time. Events can be health fairs, back-to-school events, movie screenings, training and professional development, or similar events. Simply fill out our online Community Outreach and Calendar Form at least two weeks prior to your event to get started!
Advocacy Network on Disabilities: Discovering Inclusion Training Online
This training introduces different types of disabilities, benefits of inclusion, People First Language, respectful etiquette and the characteristics of an inclusive program; this training fulfills The Children’s Trust’s Inclusion training requirements. Registration is required for all trainings; click here to register.
Project Rise: Upcoming Trainings

  • Effective Literacy Instruction 2 Monday, July 16, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., The Children's Trust Training Room
  • Effective Behavior Management 102 Friday, July 20, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., The Children's Trust Training Room
  • Effective Behavior Management Level 2 Friday, July 20, 12:30-3 p.m., The Children's Trust Training Room

More courses available online; preregistration required for all trainings; click here to register.
Injury Prevention: Upcoming 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. Available trainings for June and July are listed below; visit The Children's Trust community calendar for full descriptions and registration information. All trainings are held at 1601 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136 unless otherwise indicated.   

  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, July 18, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, July 18, 3-4 p.m.
  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, July 25, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, July 25, 3-4 p.m.
From Our Friends
Girls Coalition Presentation on Leadership: July 11
Join the Women's Fund Miami-Dade Girls Coalition to learn about definitions and forms of leadership and why it's such a valuable skill to impart to the girls in your program. Workshop takes place on Wednesday, July 11, 9-10:30 a.m., at the University of Miami Life Science & Technology Park, Conference Room A, 1951 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136. Click here for more information; RSVP to fran@womensfundmiami.org.
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (YMHFA): July 12
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (YMHFA) is an 8-hour course that teaches adults how to help an adolescent who is experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps to identify, understand and respond to signs and symptoms of addiction and mental illness. For more detailed information or if you wish to host your own training, contact Tony Martinez at 305.487.3825. To register for the July 12 training visit www.insightandmore.net/youth-mental-health.
Free Online Resource: Improve Your Nonprofit's Performance
"Small, But Mighty," a recent webinar in which an expert panel laid out an actionable plan for how small nonprofits can use the definition of high performance and its seven principles to create more meaningful, measurable change, is now available for review online from Leap Ambassador; click here for insights on how your organization can move itself forward.
Grant Writing Certificate - Center for Nonprofit Management
Miami Dade College Continuing Education and Professional Development announces a grant writing certification course. Students will acquire hands-on experience and skills to research funding opportunities, create community partnerships, write letters of commitment and submit grant proposals. Participants will also have the opportunity to apply what they are learning and receive feedback from experts. For more information call 305.2371019; register at Miami Dade College - North Campus, Room 1125, or online at www.mdc.edu/registration.
Grant Opportunities
Request for Proposals: Trauma-Informed Care Training
The United Way of Miami-Dade announces a Request for Proposals (RFP) to identify a trainer (or trainers) who will develop and facilitate a trauma-informed care training for up to 100 nonprofit professionals. The goal of the training will be to increase the capacity of direct service agencies to improve the services provided to clients who have experienced trauma, as well as provide methods to cope with secondary traumatic stress. Click here to download a pdf containing more information and application guidelines.
Funding for Computer Labs!
The IGT After-School Advantage Program provides nonprofit community agencies and public schools with state-of-the-art computer labs. These computer centers are designed to provide inner-city children ages 5-15 with a meaningful yet fun learning experience during the critical after-school hours, in a safe environment. This initiative is meant to provide an otherwise unavailable educational experience and bridge the digital divide among at-risk children. By applying its knowledge and expertise to this type of program IGT hopes to increase children’s interest in careers in computers and provide them with the necessary tools to help them become more competitive in school and in today’s job market. Proposals are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis; click here for more information and application guidelines.
Career Opportunities
*Denotes new posting
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.
  • Special Projects Manager * The special projects manager is a critical member of both cross- and interdepartmental teams who engages in strategic planning, proactive problem-solving and critical thinking/analysis related to the design, coordination and implementation of organizational projects. Primary responsibilities include utilizing and implementing change management, project management and business process management disciplines for successful on-budget and on-time execution of organizational projects. To be considered for the above position, please submit along with your résumé, a work product that demonstrates your project planning and management skills, such as a project plan.

Submission end date for consideration for the above positions is ongoing. Click here to access complete job description, requirements and application instructions.
Accountant/Senior Bookkeeper
Centro Campesino seeks an accountant/senior bookkeeper to be responsible for general nonprofit accounting, monthly closing and reimbursement requests to funder and analytical reporting. Position also requires performing multiple general accounting functions as required in compliance with US GAAP and preparing a variety of analytical reports. Click here for complete job description and requirements; email résumé to vnesmith@ccfcfl.org.
Director *
Share Our Strength seeks a director to be responsible for leading the strategy, planning, implementation and evaluation of its No Kid Hungry campaign at the state and local level in Florida. Additional responsibilities include building collaborative and effective relationships with local partners and stakeholders, directing the work of one staff member and up to four regional contractors and partnering with the agency's headquarter development team to raise funds to support the campaign as necessary. Click here for complete job description, requirements and to apply.
Oral Health Coordinator *
Catalyst Miami seeks an oral health coordinator to provide bilingual support services to patients navigating the complexities of the health care system; identify gaps in oral health for low- and moderate-wealth communities; and conduct community- and media-based outreach and education, such as participating in neighborhood events and presentations at local organizations. Email résumé to ninat@catalystmiami.org.
Parent Educator/Home Visitor
The Advocacy Network on Disabilities seeks a parent educator/home visitor to support its Nurturing Parenting Program curriculum for families with children with disabilities. Must possess bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, child development or related field OR high school diploma or GED and two years' experience working with children with disabilities OR be the parent of a child with disabilities; knowledge of local community and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish or English/Creole) preferred. Some evening and weekend hours required. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Email résumé to hr@advocacynetwork.org.
Preschool Teachers Level 1 & 2
Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RCMA) seeks experienced preschool teachers (Level 1 & 2) to provide children with developmentally appropriate activities in a quality early childhood program that offers a safe and nurturing environment while supporting the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of young children and families. Minimum DCF 45 hours and high school diploma for Level 1; minimum CDA or nine credits in ECE along with three months' experience for Level 2. Email résumé to beatrizc@rcma.org.
Residential Living Assistant
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami seeks a residential living assistant to provide daily supervision to minor children. Must demonstrate sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and possess at minimum high school diploma or GED, one year experience working with children/adolescents in a social services setting, written and oral proficiency in English and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish). Email résumé to pruiz@ccadm.org.
Teacher - Kindergarten *
Interamerican Learning Center seeks a bilingual (English/Spanish) kindergarten teacher. Must possess bachelor's degree in education and minimum three years' experience; experience with low-income and ESL students preferred. Email shaleen@ilcpreschool.com to submit résumé and receive additional information on job requirements.
Teachers - Preschool *
YMCA South Florida seeks preschool teachers for its Homestead location. Must possess national CDA; associate or bachelor's degree; experience in early childhood; and ability to communicate well in English, both written and spoken; bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) a plus. First aid/CPR certification required within first 30 days of employment. Apply online at www.ymcasouthflorida.org/careers.
Available Positions at Be Strong International

  • Certified M-DCPS Teacher To assist with academic enrichment activities and classroom management while utilizing evidence-based SEL strategies. Must possess passion to work with youth and be able to use positive behavior techniques to resolve challenging behaviors. Schedule is Monday through Thursday, 4-6 p.m.
  • Instructor - Part-Time To actively engage middle school students with academic support and enrichment activities. Must also maintain a clean environment and assist with snacks and other duties as requested. Good computer skills a plus; experience working with youth preferred. Training begins August 1; schedule is Monday through Thursday, 3-6 pm.
  • Photography Instructor To teach middle school students the art of photography in an after-school setting; will also help youth create a yearbook. Must possess minimum five years’ relevant experience, excellent written and oral communication skills, and computer skills; graphic design experience a plus.
  • Site Supervisor To manage its youth after-school program. Responsibilities include parent and administrator communication, staff oversight and development, and establishing and maintaining best practices for after-school programs. Must possess excellent program management and computer skills and be detailed oriented; experience working with The Children's Trust preferred.

For more information and to apply click here or contact Celida Hernandez at 305.969.7829 ext. 100.
Available Positions at Family Resource Center of South Florida *

  • Clinical Supervisor To monitor and supervise clinical services under the SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Grant. Responsibilities include data collection and performance measurement. Must possess master's degree, LMH/LSW, minimum three years' experience and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish). Email résumé to ffondrose@frcflorida.org with the subject line: Clinical Supervisor – Applicant Name.
  • Therapist To provide mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring services to adults, adolescents and children, including outpatient counseling, community-based services and coordination with schools, caregivers and others. Must possess master's degree, LMH/LSW, minimum three years' experience and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish). Email résumé to ffondrose@frcflorida.org with the subject line: Therapist – Applicant Name.
Available Positions at Jewish Community Services

  • Chat Counselor Must be committed to helping others, flexible, tech-savvy, compassionate, empathetic, a good communicator, innovative and willing to go above and beyond expectations. Background in psychology and the mental health field a must. Email résumé to cpatterson@jcsfl.org.
  • Infant and Early Childhood Services Program Manager To plan, develop, manage, coordinate and evaluate the delivery of infant and early childhood programs for children birth-5 years old and their families. Must also meet the requirements and outcomes for the various funding sources by providing direction, leadership, supervision and consultation to professional staff within infant and early childhood programs; be licensed; and possess bilingual fluency (English/Spanish). Email résumé to jangueira@jcsfl.org.
  • Licensed Therapist - Part-Time To provide individual and family therapy services to children and adults, including intakes, assessments, diagnosis, treatment planning, ongoing intervention and proper termination. Must be licensed, possess bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) and flexibility to work afternoons and evenings. Email résumé to jangueira@jcsfl.org.
  • Literacy Tutor - Part-Time For its Girls Empowerment Initiative serving female youth ages 11-17. Responsibilities include providing enrichment and/or specialized help for students at school site so they can master necessary skills and strive for excellence in academics and beyond. Flexibility to work afternoons and evenings required. Email résumé to jangueira@jcsfl.org.
  • Program Coordinator For its Girls Empowerment Initiative serving female youth ages 11-17. Position involves providing administrative oversight to the program as well as direct services such as individual and group counseling. License and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) preferred. Email résumé to jangueira@jcsfl.org.
Available Positions at Miami Lighthouse for the Blind & Visually Impaired *

  • Manager of Donor Development To secure yearly gifts from individual donors to meet fundraising goals. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and two years' significant experience in fundraising.
  • Pre-K Program Coordinator To provide organizational support to the Learning Center for Children as well as assistance to the director. Responsibilities include performing tasks related to student enrollment and registration, maintenance of student records, transportation coordination and interpreting and managing data. Must possess minimum associate degree and ability to communicate effectively in English and Spanish; related experience preferred.
  • Teacher Assistant To provide support and assistance to the Lighthouse Learning pre-K program's daily operations. Requirements include DCF 45 hours and birth through 5 child care credentials.
  • Teacher of the Visually Impaired To provide instruction to children and youth ages birth to 21 and develop and implement individualized lesson plans for each child in collaboration with other professionals. Must possess bachelor’s degree in visual disabilities from an accredited university; current TVI certification; ability to attend and complete required trainings; and excellent communication skills.
  • Vision Program Coordinator To be responsible for scheduling and managing day-to-day office and clinical operations for the Florida Heiken Children’s vision program. Must possess minimum high school diploma (AA preferred); one year experience working with databases and running queries/reports; and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish). Experience working in a medical office preferred.

Email résumé to employment@miamilighthouse.org.
Available Positions at Miami-Dade County Public Schools

  • Center Director - Part-Time
  • Early Head Start Educator
  • Head Start Assistant
  • Head Start Educator
  • Pre-K Teachers

For complete job descriptions, requirements and application guidelines, visit jobs.dadeschools.net.
Available Positions at Miami-Dade County Public Schools Department of Exceptional Student Education *

  • Clerical (Hourly)
  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing Interpreters
  • Physical and Occupational Therapists
  • Retired Teachers (To serve as tutors/interventionists)
  • School Psychologist
  • School Social Workers
  • Speech Language Pathologists

For complete job descriptions and requirements contact Kelli Hunter-Sheppard, Ph.D., at khunter@dadeschools.net.
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