Weekly Provider Bulletin
The Children's Trust Announces
Catch the Latest Episode of The Trust's Our Children TV Talk Show
If you missed the Champions for Children recap show that ran this past Sunday, you're in luck - it's now available on our YouTube channel. Click here and enjoy!
Family Expo 2018 - Exhibitor Slots Filling Up Fast!
Don't wait another day - register today for The Children's Trust 2018 Family Expo, happening at the Miami-Dade Fair & Expo Center on Saturday, September 8. The event is expected to attract more than 15,000 visitors throughout the day and exhibitor space - especially premium booths - is limited; click here to reserve your space.
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
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.
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; application deadline is Sunday, July 22 at 5 p.m. ET.
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.
  • Testing & User Support Lead * The Children's Trust information technology (IT) team is responsible for implementing strategically aligned solutions to increase the use of information to support decision-making that meets financial, strategic and operational goals. The team also supports all departments throughout The Trust as well as its community networks and provider partnerships. The testing and user support lead's role is to collaborate and engage with system and report developers throughout the development cycle to ensure that user requirements are met. Testing is a vital part of the development life cycle and is critical to meeting user requirements and delivering quality solutions in a cost-effective and efficient manner. This role requires exceptional communication, coordination and organizational problem-solving skills, and reports directly to the director of IT. Performance is reviewed through meetings, reports and observation of results achieved.

Submission end date for consideration for the above positions is ongoing. Click here to access complete job description, requirements and application instructions.
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.
Helpline Counselor - Part-Time *
Jewish Community Services seeks a part-time helpline counselor to provide telephone information, referrals, crisis counseling and suicide intervention to callers upon completion of a thorough assessment and identification of needs. Helpline services are available 24 hours a day, every day; counselors are expected to be flexible and available to work some holidays, weekends and overnight shifts. Bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) preferred. Email résumé to cpatterson@jcsfl.org.
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.
Partnership Coordinator - Part-Time *
ConnectFamilias seeks a part-time partnership coordinator to spearhead all aspects of family and community engagement activities. Responsibilities include regularly communicating with the organization's cross-sector partners to support a coordinated community partnership network that leverages resources, services and expertise to build community, and coordinating and supporting activities for families. This is a part-time position of 20-25 hours/week; pay rate is $16/hour. Email résumé to juliet@connectfamilias.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.
Teacher Assistant - Head Start *
St. Alban's Child Enrichment Center seeks a Head Start teacher assistant to support the implementation of a cognitively oriented curriculum and total management of activities for children ages 3-5, including 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 high school diploma, national CDA (preschool) and DCF 45-hour training required. Email résumé to tdawson@stalbanschildcare.org.
Available Positions at Family Central *

  • Administrative Assistant
  • HIPPY Home Visitors
  • Lead Parent Group Leader
  • Parent Group Leader

Full- and part-time positions available; for complete job descriptions, requirements and application guidelines, visit www.familycentral.org.
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 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
  • Community Involvement Specialist *
  • Early Head Start Educator
  • Head Start Assistant
  • Head Start Educator
  • Pre-K Teachers
  • Psychologist - Licensed *

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.
Available Positions at the YWCA of Greater Miami-Dade *

  • Accounting & Procurement Coordinator To be responsible for providing accounting, administrative, procurement and general data entry support for finance department by collating, filing, copying and sending documentation to department for agencywide reporting needs; and assisting accountants in preparing reimbursements packages for all expenses processed via A/P within set deadlines; accounts payables and accounts receivables; and payroll data entry function and full-cycle processing.
  • After-School Program Counselors - Part-Time To be responsible for teaching and nurturing children and promoting their positive self-image by listening, responding and encouraging independence; providing verbal and nonverbal positive reinforcement; and promoting effective communication, enthusiasm and motivation within the group. Must be capable of organizing groups of children.
  • After-School Program Site Managers To be responsible for assisting youth director with after-school program sites through the overall management and supervision of a site serving children ages 4-12, including supervising and implementing the program in accordance with the policies, procedures and philosophy of the organization; DCF director's credential a big plus.
  • Assistant Director - Youth & Program Development To be responsible for all functional and program aspects of operations of all youth and family programs, including the development of new youth/family enrichment programs; all program and site management, planning and training; ensuring programmatic compliance; upholding organizational standards in all locations for all youth/school-age programs; and hiring, licensing and monitoring sites for compliance.
  • Head Start Education & Mental Health Coordinator To be responsible for the education and mental health components of Head Start performance standards and guidelines, providing training for Head Start/Early Head Start teaching personnel; developing program curricula; providing educational resources for staff and parents; supervising a mental health consultant; and establishing and maintaining a communication and complete reporting system for purposes of monitoring, evaluating and improving program education/mental health components.
  • Head Start/Early Head Start Family Support Worker To be responsible for family services and case management for enrolled Head Start families in accordance with Head Start performance standards and guidelines; recruitment enrollment of income eligible families; and implementation of quality family support services, parent education and program governance as outlined in Head Start performance standards. Must possess bachelor's degree in social work or closely related field.
  • Maintenance Custodians - Part-Time To be responsible for maintaining its childcare facilities in a clean and orderly condition and ensuring that all equipment, grounds and buildings are properly maintained, secured and operational; positions available in downtown Miami and Miami Gardens. Minimum one year experience in general maintenance work, any variety of custodial, handyperson and janitorial tasks, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Services & Operations Director - Childcare Center To be responsible for center operations, management and planning; implementing and developing new programs; coordinating administrative and operational functions of the YWCA IG Center inclusive of Head Start/EHS program classrooms; and client services including child care and facility operations, membership development, customer relations management and youth programming. Must possess director's credentials.

For complete job descriptions, requirements and application guidelines, visit www.ywcamiami.org.
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