Weekly Provider Bulletin
* New posts are marked with an asterisk.
The Children's Trust Announces
2020 Census Right Around the Corner; Grants Available *
Miami-Dade Counts 2020 is interested in funding efforts in Miami-Dade County to encourage full participation in the 2020 Census. The grants will range from $5,000 to $25,000 and will be awarded to nonprofit and governmental organizations with thoughtful, culturally sensitive, and innovative strategies for reaching communities that have historically low rates of participation in the census. Click here submit your application by August 15th.
Sign Up Staff from Trust-Funded Providers for Hundreds of Online Courses!
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.

For information on Trust Central, including links to videos with tutorials and other guides, click here.
Spaces Going Fast! 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. Don't wait too long as 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 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 *

  • Literacy Outcome Assessment: ORF August 5, 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Location TBA
  • Differentiated Literacy Instruction August 6, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Location TBA (Certified Teachers Only)
  • 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.
  • Monday, July 15, 2019 Time: 1-4 p.m.; Location: Hialeah-John F Kennedy Library, 190 W 49th St., Hialeah, FL 33012.

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
Monthly Courses on Strategic Planning, Public Speaking, Grants and More *
The Pérez Metropolitan Center is hosting a series of monthly courses aimed at benefitting non-profits and similar organizations starting in August and running through November. The courses will be held at FIU @ I-75 at 1930 SW 145th Avenue, Miramar, FL 33027.

Course topics include:
  • Do-It-Yourself Strategic Planning for Non-Profits, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday, August 6. Tickets: $250-$275.
  • Public Speaking Skills: Conquering Presentations, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Thursday, September 5. Tickets: $250-$275.
  • Grants 101: Introduction to Grants, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday, October 1: Tickets: $275-$295.
  • Grants 101: Introduction to Grants, 2-Day Seminar, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday, November 5, and Tuesday, November 12: Tickets: $475-$495.

For more information email metcntrtrain@fiu.edu.
Maternal Depression Awareness Workshop
The Postpartum Healing and Education Center will be holding a workshop in Miami to address issues involving Maternal Depression on August 21, from 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m. There is a $40 cost to attend. The specific location has yet to be determined. The workshop is worth 3 CEUs for LCSW, LMHC and LMFT.

For more information contact Ana Romero a 954.558.8360 or aromero@postpartumeducation.com.
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
  • Children and Traumatic Stress, Friday, July 19, 2:15-5 p.m.
  • Strategies for Identifying and Assisting Male and LGBTQ Victims of Sex Trafficking, July 31, 2-5 p.m. *
  • Children with Problematic Sexual Behavior, August 16, 2:15-5 p.m.
  • Stewards of Children, Friday, September 20, 2:15-5 p.m. *
  • Children and Traumatic Stress, Friday, October 4, 2:15-5 p.m. *
  • Strategies for Identifying and Assisting Male and LGBTQ Victims of Sex Trafficking, October 9, 2-5 p.m. *
  • Children with Problematic Sexual Behavior, Friday, November 15, 2:15-5 p.m.
  • Stewards of Children, Friday, December 13, 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.
  • Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, Friday, September 27, 1:30-4:30 p.m. *
  • Stewards of Children, Friday, October 25, 1:30-4:30 p.m. *
  • What Every Adult Needs to Know, Friday, November 22,1:30-4:30 p.m. *

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.
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.
Career Opportunities
Job Fair at the Y *
The YWCA Intergenerational Center will be hosting a Job Fair and open call for numerous childcare center operations and children programs full-time & part-time positions in the Miami Gardens area from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10. Walk-ins are welcome at the center, located at 3450 NW 199 St. Miami Gardens, FL 33056 ( Map address). Hourly wages for the available positions range from $8.64 to $13.03, depending upon the position and qualifications. Job offers are contingent on passing a drug test/level 2 clearance.

For more information, email ywca-careers@ywca-miami.org.
Parent Educator *
The Federation of Families is looking for a Parent Educator.
Responsibilities include:
  • Facilitate in-home evidence based Standard Triple P Parenting education to parents enrolled in the Triple P Parenting Program.
  • Responsible for curriculum preparation.
  • Complete all data collection as required which includes parent demographics, assessments, and sign in sheets.
  • Excellent writing & verbal communication skills
  • Attend weekly supervision & case staffing meetings
Applicant Triple P training is provided.

For more information, email Janet@fofmiami.org.
Available Positions at Miami Lighthouse for the Blind *

Senior Director of Grant Administration *
The Senior Director of Grant Administration position will be responsible for developing grant strategies based upon our capacity, required program support and mission as it relates to the focus of non-governmental grants provided by foundations with the additional intent to seek national awards. In collaboration with our Program team, the impact of this position is the scaling up and increasing the scope of programs.

Early Childhood Education Teacher
Miami Lighthouse seeks an Early Childhood Education Teacher for its new 72,000-square-foot Lighthouse Learning Center for Children™ full inclusion pre-kindergarten program. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in education, early childhood, special education or related field; and the State of Florida Professional Educator’s Certificate in Preschool Education (birth through age 4) or Prekindergarten/Primary Education (age 3 through grade 3).

External Relations Coordinator
Miami Lighthouse for the Blind seeks an events coordinator to be responsible for special events to promote the programs, events and services of the organization. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field; related experience preferred; Ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and verbal.

Assistant Site Supervisor (Part Time) *
The City of Miami Beach is looking for assistant site supervisor to develop and implement the All Stars after school and summer youth enrichment program for 6th-8th graders. Tasks include facilitation of social-emotional learning curriculum, academic support, data management and partner engagement. Minimum of an associate degree in social services or a related field and 1 year experience in social services and working with youth is required.

For more information or to send resume email virginiagary@miamibeachfl.gov.
Available Positions at ICFH *
  • Educational Tutor- All-Aboard *
  • Parent Educator I: All-Aboard Parents as Teachers *
  • 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 The Home Society of Florida *

Certified Dependency Case Manager *
The Home Society of Florida is looking for a Dependency Case Manager (DCM) to become a part of a strategic care team charged with overseeing the children in need, while addressing the factors that have put them at risk for out-of-home placement. A $3,000 sign on bonus is being offered for certified DCMs. Candidates must possess a State of Florida Welfare Certification. Click here to apply.

Dependency Case Manager Trainee *
The Dependency Case Manager Trainee (DCMT) will become a part of a strategic care team charged with overseeing the children in need, while addressing the factors that have put them at risk for out-of-home placement. Click here to apply.

Family Support Worker
The Children's Home Society of Florida is seeking a Family Support Worker for Healthy Families experienced in working with children and families, who will provide support to optimize the home environment for the physical, mental and emotional well-being of newborns up to the age of five and any siblings who are at risk of being abused and neglected. Click here to apply.
On-Site Director
Rainbow Intergenerational Learning Center is looking for an On-Site Director for its Little Havana location. Minimum requirements: FCCPC and /or CDA National and Director's Credential with Early Head Start experience. The candidate must speak fluent Spanish/English with competent computer skills. Pro-Care management experience and Creative Curriculum knowledge preferred. Full-time position with benefits. Must be a positive team player. For more information email abenedetti@lhanc.org.
Office Manager
The Deering Estate Foundation is in search of an office manager to be responsible for the oversight of daily operations and procedures. The position requires attention to detail, time management skills, multi-tasking, and provides the right candidate a unique setting. Key responsibilities include overseeing membership and volunteer programs, providing administrative support to the Executive Director for data management and reporting needs. For more information email bbarnes@deeringestate.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 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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