Weekly Provider Bulletin
January 16, 2019
* New posts are marked with an asterisk.
The Children's Trust Announces
Youth Development & Parenting: Content Area Team Program Observations
Our content area team (CAT) members will be visiting the following Trust-funded programs individually to conduct program observations. CAT members have been trained to implement the initiative-specific observation tool with fidelity in order to capture your program's strengths and discuss opportunities for improvement.

Youth Development: K-5 & 6-12
Content area team (CAT) program observations for Trust-funded youth development programs will take place between January 21 and March 8. In order for CAT members to properly coordinate and schedule multiple site visits within this short period of time, we ask that you please send a final version of your schedule to your contract manager no later than Monday, January 15. Youth development programs will receive an initiative-specific email with additional guidance regarding CAT observations.

Content area team (CAT) program observations for parenting programs will take place between February 4 and March 22. In order for CAT members to properly coordinate and schedule multiple site visits within this short period of time, we ask that you please send a final version of your schedule to your contract manager no later than January 25. Parenting programs will receive an initiative-specific email with additional guidance regarding CAT observations.
SPARK Training: Saturday, January 19
The Children's Trust is sponsoring a SPARK curriculum training for YAS providers on Saturday, January 19, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Allapattah YMCA, located at 2370 NW 17th Avenue, Miami, FL 33142. If your agency implements SPARK for its fitness programming, the staff member who delivers your SPARK curriculum should attend. Registration required; click here to reserve your spot via our community calendar.
Project RISE: Upcoming Trainings

  • Effective Literacy Instruction Wednesday, January 23, 1-4 p.m., 2050 Civic Center Place, Room 325, Miramar, FL 33025
  • Active Learning Friday, February 15, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., location TBA
  • Ask-Listen-Encourage Friday, February 15, 1:30-4:30 p.m., location TBA
  • Cooperative Learning Monday, March 4, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., location TBA

Project RISE live trainings require preregistration; log into your CollaborNation account at https://collabornation.net/login/projectrise to reserve your seat.

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 and other online trainings, log into your CollaborNation account at www.collabornation.net/projectrise; select "Course Catalog," then select "Project RISE Online Trainings."
Advocacy Network on Disabilities: Upcoming Trainings

  • Creating a Welcoming Environment for All Friday, January 25, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Arcola Lakes Public Library, 8240 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33150
  • Discovering Inclusion Training - ONLINE Discovering Inclusion is an introductory workshop for staff with little or no previous knowledge about children and youth with disabilities and inclusion. It includes an introduction to various types of disabilities, identifying the benefits of inclusion for all, using People First Language and respectful etiquette, and the characteristics of an inclusive program. There is also an opportunity to explore personal beliefs and values.

Help Us Select a 2019 Champion for Children!
Do you know an amazing staff member or colleague who deserves a round of applause? Nominate them for our new MONTHLY Exemplary Service Award ! Extended to exceptional employees of Trust-funded programs or initiatives, this honor is given to individuals who serve as an inspiration to their colleagues; provide direct service to children and families as their primary duty; and perform their work in a way that exemplifies that the human element makes a genuine difference in the lives of others. (Nominees may not be a manager or executive director.) Winners will be publicly announced and recognized, and comprise the pool from which we'll select the recipient of the 2019 Champions for Children Excellence Award for Direct Service to Children and Families. Click here to nominate someone wonderful today.
From Our Friends
Lunch & Learn Workshop: Emotional Literacy *
Triumph Steps announces an emotional literacy workshop designed to teach providers how to give the children the tools they need to minimize limiting thoughts and overcome depression, anxiety, fear and much more. Several sessions available: Wednesday, September 26; and Tuesday, October 2 and 9, 12:15-1:15 p.m. This workshop is FREE for Trust-funded providers; all others, $25. For details, location and to register, call 305.646.0112.
Call for Partnerships: Host an Up2US Sports Coach *
Up2US Sports, a national service program that trains young adults to coach and mentor children in at-risk communities, seeks provider partners that are in need of coaches. Interested providers are invited to click here and complete a 30-minute call for partnerships application no later than January 31.
Engaging Young Professionals: Peer-to-Peer Fundraising & Beyond
Join PhilanthropyMiami on Thursday, January 17, 5:30-7 p.m., for a free, enlightening, interactive panel with some of Miami's leading young professionals as they discuss ways in which your organization can engage like individuals to further your cause and boost your funding. This session is part of the the Innovators Series @Venture Café Miami, presented by PhilanthropyMiami and Bank of America. Registration required; seating is limited. RSVP to Lesli Cuenca at lcuenca@chasemiami.com.
Career Opportunities
After-School Program Teacher - Part-Time *
Gang Alternative seeks a certified teacher for its after-school program. Responsibilities include evaluating reading levels of participants to place and further reading/literacy levels; conducting pre-, mid- and post-tests on reading/literacy; conducting ORFI outcomes strategies; assisting with planning reading and creative writing activities; helping determine specific needs of students with below-level reading skills; and assisting with calendar of activities for group. Must possess FL teaching certification and computer literacy; bilingual fluency and experience with diverse communities preferred. Email résumé to hr@myga.org.
After-School Youth Facilitator - Part-Time *
Federation of Families seeks an after-school youth facilitator to help oversee and implement arts, drama expression and painting workshops relating to life skills development for middle school students. Other responsibilities include
conducting pre- and post-tests; coordinating snacks and lunches; supporting the development, planning and implementation of an 8-week summer camp; and general management of students. M-F, 3:30-6:30 p.m.; $17/hour. For more information contact Chavon Ellington, PYD site coordinator or Lizabeth Verjano, program director, at 786.802.3448.
Brand Ambassadors - Bilingual *
Miami-Dade Family Learning Partnership seeks enthusiastic bilingual brand ambassadors to be the face and voice of the organization. Responsibilities include helping to boost brand awareness and registration of key programs by attending community events and promoting services through face-to-face interactions. Will work closely with marketing director; excellent communication and networking skills, and passion for child education required. Email résumé to Tina Varjabedian at tvarjabedian@childreadiness.org.
Childcare Teacher *
1 World Learning Center seeks an energetic, passionate and experienced childcare teacher to work with 2-year-olds; must possess CDA. Email résumé to apattcpa@aol.com.
Clinical Therapist *
The Center for Family and Child Enrichment seeks a clinical therapist to provide consistent family and or individual therapy to clients, while developing and maintaining an appropriate treatment plan in conjunction with clients/families. Must be a LCSW with a master's degree in psychology, social work or related behavioral science discipline, and possess two years' clinical experience in child and family therapy. To apply visit www.cfcecares.org/careers.
Resource Specialist *
Jewish Community Services seeks a resource specialist for MyFLVet, its veteran support helpline. Primary responsibilities include applying tools developed in your own recovery/experiences as well as the philosophy and values of the Florida Peer Network in order to build connections with veteran-serving agencies to better develop and manage resource information, and maintaining the accuracy of the information housed within the community resource directory. Email résumé to cpatterson@jcsfl.org.
Medical Office Manager
ABC's For Success seeks a medical office manager to supervise all administrative staff and paraprofessionals, and oversee office environment and infection control according to the Joint Commission standards. Other responsibilities include weekly payroll, credentialing procedures for all licensed and unlicensed personnel according to Medicaid and Medicare guidelines, and maintaining office procedures according to agency policy. Must possess minimum high school diploma, five years general medical office management, medical office billing experience and experience with ADP and/or Paychex payroll software; bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) a must. Email résumé to karie.diaz@abc4s.com.
Site Aides - Part-Time
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami seeks two part-time staff to oversee congregate meals sites in Miami and Opa-Locka as well as perform other vital program functions. Responsibilities include receiving meals from catering company, ensuring meals are kept at proper temperature, serving meals, and cleaning kitchen and dining areas. Must also complete documentation to track daily meal temperatures, number of meals served and attendance. For complete job description, requirements and to apply online, visit www.ccadm.org.
Teacher - Part-Time
Be Strong International seeks a certified teacher to work with middle school students in its youth enrichment program. Responsibilities include evaluating students' reading levels, helping to administer pre- and post-tests; planning writing activities and outcomes strategies; and helping to determine specific needs of students with below-level reading and math skills. Must be computer literate and pass Level II background screening. Email résumé to celida@bestrongintl.org.
Family Resource Center seeks a therapist to provide mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring services to adults, adolescents and children. Responsibilities include outpatient counseling, and community-based services and coordination with schools, caregivers and others. Must possess master's degree, LMH/LSW, minimum three years' relevant experience and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish); TF-CBT certification preferred. Email résumé to ffondrose@frcflorida.org and include Therapist – Applicant Name in the subject line.
Available Positions at Le Jardin Community Center

  • Disability Facilitator
  • Family Worker Coordinator/ERSEA
  • Family Workers
  • Head Start Teacher
  • Maintenance ​Technician

For complete job descriptions, requirements and to apply, visit lejardinccinc.org.
Available Positions at Miami Lighthouse for the Blind & Visually Impaired

  • Early Childhood Education Teacher * For a full-inclusion prekindergarten program for 3- and 4-year-old students and 1- and 2-year-old preschoolers. Must possess bachelor’s degree in education, early childhood, special education or related field; and state of Florida professional educator’s certificate in preschool education (birth-4) or prekindergarten/primary education (age 3 through grade three).
  • Marketing and Events Coordinator * To be responsible for special events and marketing efforts to promote the programs, events and services of the organization. Must possess bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism, public relations or related field, and ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written English; related experience preferred.

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

  • Center Director - Part-Time
  • Curriculum Support Specialist
  • Early Head Start Educator
  • Early Head Start Assistant
  • Head Start Assistant
  • Head Start Educator
  • Parent Outreach Specialist

For complete job description, requirements and to apply, visit jobs.dadeschools.net.
Available Positions at Miami-Dade County Public Schools Department of Exceptional Student Education

  • Audiologists - Part-/Full-Time *
  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing Interpreters *
  • Clerical - Hourly *
  • Occupational Therapists *
  • Physical Therapists *
  • School Psychologists - Part-/Full-Time *
  • School Social Workers (Certified and/or Licensed) - Part-/Full-Time *
  • Speech Language Pathologists *
  • Teachers with Experience in Special Education - Part-/Full-Time *

Email résumé to Ava Goldman at agoldman@dadeschools.net.
Available Positions at PsychSolutions

  • Case Managers *
  • Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT) *
  • Therapists *

Flexible hours, full-time positions, benefits and sign-on bonus dependent of position applied for. For more information, contact Maggie Moore, HR specialist, at maggie.moore@miapsi.com.
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