Weekly Provider Bulletin
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The Children's Trust Announces
Hundreds of Child/Youth Care Online Courses Now Available! *
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.
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.
  • Thursday, June 27, 2019, Time: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Location: Diamond Minds 1160 NW 159 Drive Miami, FL 33169
  • Monday, July 15, 2019 Time: TBA; Location: TBA site in the West

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
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.
Academic and On-The-Job Training in Health Care
Florida International University's Urban Potential Laboratories (UP Labs) will provide 14-weeks of academic and on-the-job training, at no cost to its participants, to learn medical terminology, medical office procedures, and other skills you need to succeed. Email Vanessa Valdes for more information.
Family Engagement Specialist for United Way
The United Way of Miami-Dade is looking for a Family Engagement Specialist who will be responsible for the development and implementation of enrollment systems, policies and procedures to insure full and sustained enrollment of all children within the Grantee Services area. The Specialist will coordinate the development of the annual community assessments. Applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related areas. A Master’s degree is preferred. Click here to apply.
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.
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
  • Stewards of Children, Friday, June 28, 2-5 p.m.
  • Children and Traumatic Stress, Friday, July 19, 2:15-5 p.m.
  • Children with Problematic Sexual Behavior, August 16, 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.

Career Opportunities
Available Positions at Be Strong International *

Youth Facilitator - Full Time *
The Facilitator will instruct students in a school setting with the purpose of empowering then 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.
Infant / Toddler Teacher - Full Time
Paradise Christians School & Development Center is looking for full time infant/toddler teacher. The candidate must possess DCF 45 hours and FCCPC or NCDA in infant/toddler or working on it. Benefits include vacation, sick days and holidays. Email resume and DCF transcripts to Suleika Reyes at associatedirector@paradisechristianschool.com.
Available Positions at The Dream Center 
  • Independent Program Evaluator
  • Custodian

Experience and references required.

For more information call 786.357.4939 or email jewelson3@gmail.com.
Administrative Assistant in Miami Gardens
Federation of Families is looking for a part time administrative assistant to provide support to the Executive Director and Programs and Operations Manager. The individual will be responsible for answering phones, completing telephone surveys, scoring and evaluating assessments, data entry, and must be proficient in Word & Excel. Candidates must be fluent in English and Spanish, must have report writing experience and should be outgoing and enjoy working with the public. 
Please email resume to Janet Pererya at Janet@fofmiami.org.  
Advancement Associate
Breakthrough Miami is looking for an Advancement Associate who will support all areas of the Advancement function, with an emphasis on fundraising events coordination, raising annual gifts including renewals, gift acknowledgement and advancement-related administrative support in order to strengthen our work with donors and partners, thereby advancing mission, programs and impact. This is a full time position and reports to the Chief Philanthropy Officer.
To apply, send resume to admin@breakthroughmiami.org.
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 UCO
The United Community Options of South Florida, formerly   United Cerebral Palsy of South Florida, serves more than 1,600 infants, children and adults at over 60 locations in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach & Mid-Coast Counties . Currently, they are looking to fill the following positions:

  • Achievement Coordinator (Teacher)
  • Achievement Specialist (Teacher Assistant)
  • DCI (Personal Care Worker)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Maintenance Assistant

Available Positions at ICFH

• 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.
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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