Weekly Provider Bulletin
March 13, 2019
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The Children's Trust Announces
SPARK Training - Friday, March 15
The Children's Trust is sponsoring a SPARK curriculum training for YAS providers on the date below. If your agency implements SPARK for its fitness programming, the staff member who delivers your SPARK curriculum should attend. Registration required; reserve your spot via our community calendar. Contact Yurena Driggs at yurena@thechildrenstrust.org with any questions.

Friday, March 15, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Village of Allapattah YMCA Family Center
2370 NW 17th Avenue
Miami, FL 33142
Injury Prevention 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. Trainings for April and May are listed below; visit The Children's Trust community calendar for full descriptions, locations and registration information.  

  • Car Passenger Safety Wednesdays, April 10 and 24 & May 8 and 22; 3-4 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesdays, April 10 and 24 & May 8 and 22; 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Project RISE: Upcoming Trainings

  • Differentiated Literacy Instruction Tuesday, April 2, 4:30-7 p.m., NSU Kendall
  • Effective Literacy Instruction Workshop Thursday, April 25, 1-4 p.m., NSU Kendall

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

Take Your Homework Help to the Next Level! *
Project RISE will pilot “Homework Assistance,” a peer learning workshop for youth development staff to practice skills learned in the online “Intro to Homework Assistance.” Taking place on Tuesday, April 16, 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., location TBA. Space is limited; register today at https://collabornation.net/login/projectrise.

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

  • Navigating Community Resources Friday, March 15, 10 a.m. - noon, Cutler Ridge Park This training introduces participants to the most commonly needed resources for children and youth with disabilities, and to the agencies and systems in which they reside.
  • Structures for Success * Friday, March 22, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Belafonte Tacolcy Center. This training provides participants with a toolbox of preventative strategies for working with youth with and without disabilities who are experiencing behavioral challenges.
  • Introduction to Successful Inclusion of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Part 1 - ONLINE This online course provides program staff with introductory information about autism spectrum disorder, including definitions and various ways in which these conditions may manifest. Content also includes information about helping youth meet behavioral expectations, recognizing and accommodating those with sensory sensitivities, assisting youth with fostering social competence, addressing bullying and ensuring a safe environment.
  • 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.

From Our Friends
Showcase Your Program’s Activities! *
Project RISE wants to film your sites’ best literacy, fitness and SEL practices to create instructional videos. Email dlores@nova.edu by Friday, March 15, if your site is interested.
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 and 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 to register, call 305.646.0112.
Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health - What Do I Need to Know?
Christine Hughes, Ph.D., developmental psychologist and leader in maternal/child health and education, announces a training on infant and early childhood mental health for professionals who work with young children and their families. Series covers infant/early childhood mental health, how to support children's healthy development, how early trauma harms health and development, and how to heal and treat children. Sessions begin on Wednesday, March 20; register by March 17 for one session ($45) or the entire series ($150) by visiting www.thedevelopingmother.com/events or by contacting Dr. Hughes at 786.529.1314.
Grant Opportunities
Attention Nonprofits: Share Your Change-Making Ideas to Get Funded! *
United Way of Miami-Dade announces year two of Inspire305, a funding initiative that activates solutions for innovators, change-makers and emerging philanthropic leaders to propel change in our community. Two new grant opportunities are available - a $25,000 Grand Innovator award and a $10,000 Trailblazer award; selected finalists will be put to a public vote and pitch their nonprofit at a culminating Inspire305 event in May. Deadline to apply is Friday, March 29, 2019, 11:59 p.m.; visit inspire305.org for more information and application guidelines.
Denise Moon Memorial Fund Grants Available
The State Attorney's Denise Moon Memorial Fund at The Miami Foundation is now offering grant opportunities for nonprofits who work to assist victims of crime, reduce crime in communities and provide alternatives to crime through scholarships, job training and other efforts. Proposal deadline is Friday, March 22, 4 p.m. Click here for more information and to apply
Scholarships Available at The Miami Foundation
The Miami Foundation offers scholarship programs that help students gain access to higher education; awards based on various criteria, including academic excellence and overcoming life obstacles. Click here for information on how to apply.
Career Opportunities
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. 

Submission end date for consideration for the above positions is ongoing.  Click here to access complete job description, requirements and application instructions .
Nonprofit Staffing Resource
ReServe South is the southern division of a national, innovative nonprofit that places experienced professionals age 50+ with local nonprofits, CBOs and public institutions such as schools, parks and libraries, for social good at an affordable rate. Broad range of talent available that can support your organization's efforts in capacity building, grants, administration, financial management, mentoring, education, poverty fighting and many other needed services. Visit www.reserveinc.org or call 786.708.9299 for more information.
Say Something Crisis Counselor *
Jewish Community Services seeks a Say Something crisis counselor/advocate to be primarily responsible for fielding incoming tips via the Say Something Anonymous Reporting System (SS-ARS) from primarily middle and high school students in participating school districts across the country. Bachelor's degree in social work, human services, criminal justice or other relevant field and/or equivalent professional experience a must; full-time overnight and weekends required. Email résumé to Cora Paterson at cpatterson@jcsfl.org.
Front Desk Sales Coordinator
Tiger and Dragon Miami seeks a front desk/sales coordinator to handle routine sales and clerical and administrative work, including answering telephones, greeting clients and potential prospects, providing customer assistance, data processing, record keeping and signing up new clientele. Must be compassionate toward children, highly organized, self-directed and possess both sales experience and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish). Email résumé to isabelle_castillo@hotmail.com.
Teacher - Part-Time
Be Strong International seeks a part-time, energetic certified teacher for its youth enrichment after-school program. Responsibilities include evaluating middle school students' reading levels; helping administer pre- and post-tests; planning writing and math activities; and helping determine specific academic needs. Must possess computer literacy, great classroom management skills and ability to pass a Level 2 background screening. This is a part-time position requiring a Monday-Thursday, 4-6 p.m. commitment. Email résumé to celida@bestrongintl.org.
Teachers - Part-Time
Rainbow Intergenerational Learning Center seeks part-time pre-K and infant/toddler teachers for its Little Havana and Miami Beach locations. Must possess high school diploma and DCF 45 hours; FCCPC in preschool and infant/toddler preferred. Email résumé and DCF transcript to abenedetti@lhanc.org.
Teachers - Preschool & Infant/Toddler
YMCA South Florida announces available positions for preschool teachers at 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 English/Spanish a plus. First aid/CPR certification required within first 30 days of employment. For complete job description, requirements and to apply, visit www.ymcasouthflorida.org/careers.
Available Positions at Children’s First Preschool Early Learning Center

  • Assistant Teacher - Toddler * Full-time; must posses DCF 45 hours and CDA/FCCPC with experience in early childhood, and ability to communicate well in English, both written and spoken (bilingual English/Spanish a plus). First aid/CPR certification required within first 30 days of hire.
  • Before-/After-School Counselor * To be responsible for the daily supervision of a group of up to 25 children.
  • Teacher - Toddler * Full-time; must posses DCF 45 hours and CDA/FCCPC with experience in early childhood, and ability to communicate well in English, both written and spoken (bilingual English/Spanish a plus). First aid/CPR certification required within first 30 days of hire.

Email résumé to tcfpelc@gmail.com.
Available Positions at Children's Home Society of Florida

  • Certified Dependency Case Manager To join a strategic care team charged with overseeing children in need, while addressing the factors that have put them at risk for out-of-home placement. Sign-on bonus of $3,000 may be available. Click here for complete job description, requirements and to apply.
  • Clinical Counselor * Responsibilities include providing clinical and supportive counseling services; evidence-based treatment intervention; and coordinating services with other professionals, paraprofessionals and outside social service agencies and other organizations. Must possess master's degree in human services field and two years' professional experience providing services to persons with behavioral health disorders or professional experience in providing services to persons with behavioral health disorders and ability to be supervised by a licensed practitioner of the healing arts (LPHA). Click here for complete job description, requirements and to apply.
  • Court Liaison * To facilitate communication with case stakeholders to ensure that cases are accurately and completely presented; expedite case movement through the legal process; promote positive relationships, cooperation and high regard among all case stakeholders and CHS clients; and provide formal and informal training to staff and clients regarding court processes and appropriate behavior. Must possess experience in child protective services; court experience preferred. Click here for complete job description, requirements and to apply.
  • Director of Program Operations * To oversee program administration and development and provide program development functions including grant writing, building community collaborations and continuous enhancement of operational proficiency and productivity. Experience in program management and child welfare industry required. Click here for complete job description, requirements and to apply.
  • Licensed Clinical Program Supervisor * Responsibilities include managing the daily operations of a program requiring advanced assessment and intervention strategies; supervising clinical staff; and coordinating service delivery with the goal of providing hope, healing and health to children and families. Click here for complete job description, requirements and to apply.
Available Positions at the City of Miami Beach

  • Recreation Leader I & Recreation Aide * To assist in the planning, organizing, directing and promoting of recreational activities and events for all age groups. Work involves adapting programs to meet the needs, interests and abilities of all participants. Must possess valid Florida driver’s license, acceptable driving record, and two months full-time paid experience or college equivalent classes; First aid and DCF certification preferred. Click here for complete job description, requirements and to apply.
  • Inclusionary Aide * To provide one-on-one assistance to children with moderate-to-severe special needs participating in recreational programs. Work involves adapting programs to meet the needs, interests and abilities of all participants. Must possess bachelor's degree, CPR and first aid certifications, and two years' experience working with children/adults with special needs. Click here for complete job description, requirements and to apply.
Available Positions at Empowering Youth

  • Early Head Start Teacher *
  • Infant/Toddler Teacher *
  • Marriage and Family Therapist *
  • Mental Health Counselor *
  • Program Coordinator (Mental Health & Youth Development Program) *
  • Tutor *
  • VPK Teacher *

Email résumé to hr@empoweringyouthinc.org .
Available Positions at Federation of Families

  • After-School Youth Facilitator - Part-Time To support team in maintaining classroom management of 50 middle school students during the school year and during an eight-week summer camp. Monday-Friday, 3:30-6:30 p.m.; $17/hour.
  • After-School Tutor/Teacher - Certified To provide homework help during its after-school program; bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) and concentration in math a plus. Active, substitute and retired teachers welcome. Monday-Friday, 4-6 p.m.; $17/hour.

Contact Chavon Ellington at 786.8023448 or chavon@fofmiami.org for more information.
Available Positions at Future Kids Academy

  • Teachers - Lead VPK
  • Teacher Assistants

Competitive compensation, training and professional development opportunities provided. Contact Veronica Madriz at veronicam@fkacademy.com for more information.
Available Positions at Gang Alternative

  • Care Coordinator For its UPLIFT Community Partnership. Responsibilities include providing case management and coordination of and linkage to critical services for children, youth and families; and maintaining accurate and confidential client records. Must be able to lead effective family team conferences to develop individual course of action plans. Bachelor's degree in social work or related field, minimum three years' solid relevant experience and strong interpersonal skills all required.
  • Data Specialist * Responsibilities include collecting and entering clients' demographic information, tests and relevant data in SAMIS, Apricot and other databases; assisting with reports and file maintenance; working closely with care coordinators, therapists and case managers to ensure data integrity; and assisting with general clerical duties. Must possess exceptional analytical and data entry skills with ability to operate computer systems and software, such as Microsoft Office and Outlook, and ability to work effectively in a team environment. Bachelor's degree in social work, public health, community planning or related field required; extended knowledge of community and social services in Miami-Dade County a big plus.
  • HIV Outreach Community Worker To be directly responsible for community outreach and assisting in providing HIV prevention services to underserved youth and adults ages 13-24. Responsibilities include facilitating information sessions and one-on-one counseling, and assisting program coordinator with testing and preventing the transmission of HIV and STIs to youth who are at high-risk of infection.
  • Out-of-School Program Manager * Responsibilities include site acquisition and licensing, contract reporting/compliance and daily operations of five program sites; coordinating tasks/activities with site coordinators; assuring site contract compliance and timely reporting; staff training, supervision, assessment, evaluations, retention and programmatic modifications; and all out-of-school and summer camp program planning. Experience working with diverse populations and bilingual fluency (English/Creole and/or English/Spanish) preferred.

Email cover letter and résumé to hr@myga.org.
Available Positions at His House Children's Home

  • Childcare Professionals
  • Church Liaison
  • Clinician
  • Marketing & Development Specialist
  • Office Assistant
  • Resident Counselor - Lead
  • Residential Managers
  • Travel Case Aide

For complete job descriptions, requirements and to apply, visit www.hhch.org/join-our-team
Available Positions at the Institute for Child and Family Health

  • Clinical Supervisor *
  • Mental Health Targeted Case Manager *
  • Program Coordinator *
  • Therapist *

For complete job descriptions, requirements and to apply, visit
www.careerbuilder.com and/or email résumé and cover letter to employment@icfhinc.org.
Available Positions at Miami Children's Initiative

  • College & Career Success Coach To cultivate relationships with new and existing partners to ensure resources and access to career services for secondary students participating in after-school programs.
  • Student Advocate - Part-Time To assist high school students by coordinating intervention strategies, organizing community activities and acting as a liaison.

Email résumé to dnunez@iamlibertycity.org.
Available Positions at Miami-Dade County Public Schools

  • Early Head Start Assistant CDA or equivalent in Infant & Toddler plus DCF 45 hours. Contact Estela Rivero at 305.995.2947.
  • Supervisor I - Department of Food and Nutrition * To supervise operations of multisite school food service programs consistent with the nutritional needs of students and in compliance with food and nutrition procedures, state and federal laws, regulations and district board policies. Minimum bachelor’s degree from accredited college with specialization in institutional, hotel or restaurant management. Contact Patty Prida at 786.275.0447.
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 United Community Options

  • Mental Health Consultant

All hires must pass a background and drug screening; click here for complete job descriptions, requirements and to apply.
Available Positions at YMCA of South Florida

  • Before-/After-School Counselor To be responsible for the daily supervision of a group of up to 25 children. Must enjoy working with children ages 5-12; positions available throughout Miami-Dade County.
  • Summer Camp Counselor To be responsible for the overall day-to-day group programming, behavior management, and direct supervision and safety of a group of 2-25 participants/children. Positions available throughout Miami-Dade County.
  • Summer Camp Snorkeling Instructor For its junior marine biology summer camp program. responsibilities include ensuring that students have the correct gear and are properly instructed in snorkeling techniques.

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