Weekly Provider Bulletin
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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.
Youth Development Programmatic Data Now Available
Great news Trust-funded providers! Our data team has been steadily moving forward, and agency users now have access to program utilization, CWD achievement and other benchmarks in Trust Central for youth development (YD) contracts; they are easily accessible through the Contract module. To view your progress, 1) Go to the Contract module in Trust Central and 2) from the “Explore” drop-down menu select “Contracts Metrics.” Feel free to reach out to your contract manager if you need additional guidance on how to view your YD contract progress in the grid.
Trust Providers: Growth Plans Due March 15
In partnership with their respective contract managers, providers will develop and implement growth plans up to four times per contract year, as per the data reporting timeline; visit the Program Metrics page of our website for a complete list of applicable initiatives and requirements. A growth planning guidance document with additional information and instructions can be found on that same page .

Our continued thanks to you for your tireless dedication to provide high-quality services to the children and families of our community!
Parenting: Content Area Team Program Observations
Our content area team (CAT) members are visiting Trust-funded parenting programs individually to conduct program observations between February 4 and March 22. 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. In order to properly coordinate and schedule multiple site visits within this short period of time, all relevant providers were asked to submit a final version of their schedule to their contract manager no later than January 25, and also received an initiative-specific email with additional guidance regarding their CAT observation visit.
Project RISE: Upcoming Trainings

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

  • Navigating Community Resources * Friday, March 15, 10 a.m. - noon, location TBA (South Dade area). 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.
  • 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
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.
Grants 102: Certification Program
The FIU Metropolitan Center announces Grants 102, a series of mini lectures and in-class writing activities focusing exclusively on preparing a successful grant proposal. Participants will each prepare an outline of a grant proposal for a project of their choice and receive individualized feedback on their work. Taking place April 30 and May 7, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., at FIU@75; must attend both sessions to earn certification. Prerequisite: Grants 101 or other introductory grants seminar; fee: $495. Learn more and register at www.eventbrite.com.
Infant Massage Certification
Children of Inmates (COI) will host a comprehensive, evidence-based 32-hour infant massage certification April 8-11, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Infant Massage USA will train and certify home-visit staff to become Certified Educators of Infant Massage (CEIM) and train caregivers during home visits. Curriculum developed by Vimala McClure; fee is $650. Space is limited; email info@childrenofinmates.org for training location and how to register.
The Center for Social Change announces the following workshop and networking opportunities:

The 5 Defining Trends in Digital Marketing in 2019
BizHack founder and former WLRN News Director Dan Grech will share a wealth of free resources and tools that any nonprofit, no matter its size, can immediately use to improve its digital presence and increase its social impact online, as well as answer questions about attracting clients, volunteers and donors online. Happening on Tuesday, March 19, noon - 1:30 p.m. Free for Center for Social Change members; $10 all others. For more information and to register, click here.

Community Impact Through Co-Ops
Taking place on Friday, March 29, 9:30 a.m. - noon, this workshop will introduce participants to the cooperative business model, examine various types of housing co-ops and how they can contribute to affordable housing, and discuss youth-owned co-ops and examples of real-life successes. Free for Center for Social Change members; $10 all others. For more information and to register, click here.
Grant Opportunities
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.
Job Fair - Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami will host a job fair event promoting employment opportunities within the agency on Friday, March 8, at Centro Hispano Child Development Center, 144 NW 26th Street, Miami, Fl 3312. Visit www.ccadm.org for a listing of available positions.
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.
HR & Operations Assistant
Arts for Learning (A4L) seeks an HR and operations assistant to support the finance and operations department as it works to improve the efficiency of existing HR systems and apply new systems as warranted. Responsibilities include providing office management support and serving as the liaison with A4L’s IT service providers. Email résumé to Carolina Candelaria at carolina@a4lmiami.org.
Program Director
Urban Promise Miami seeks a program director for a new programs launch. Position will be instrumental in implementing dedicated teen programs and developing local resources for teen staff and volunteers ages 12-18. Programs will foster positive self-identity; educational, employment, social, emotional and cultural competencies; community and civic involvement; and health and life skills education. Click here for complete job description, requirements and to apply.
Teachers - Preschool
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 ConnectFamilias

  • Assessor - Part-Time For its CIFFTA Family Program. This position plays a key role in the ConnectFamilias/University of Miami (UM) CIFFTA partnership team to ensure seamless integration of services for youth and their families. Responsibilities include coordinating referrals across programs and partner agencies, scheduling and conducting assessment interviews with adolescents and parents, and collecting and tracking program data. Must be available to work three days/week, 4-9 p.m.
  • Partnership Coordinator To coordinate and help develop its partnership network, partner meetings and community events. Responsibilities include ensuring continuous communications across partnership to support seamless integration of services and solutions that build communities where children and families thrive and succeed. Must possess bachelor's degree in related field and availability to work some evenings and weekends; bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) a plus.
  • Targeted Partnership Coordinator To serve as the primary contact for partners and work directly with youth eligible for special immigration relief. Responsibilities include conducting intakes, screenings and referrals for nonlegal services working in partnership with a Cuban American Bar Association Pro Bono Project attorney; conducting presentations to promote the program; and collecting and tracking program data for reporting. Must possess bachelor's degree in related field and availability to work some evenings; bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) a plus.

For complete job descriptions, requirements and to apply, visit www.connectfamilias.org or email your résumé to careers@connectfamilias.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.
  • 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.

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 Children's Home Society of Florida

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 Lighthouse for the Blind & Visually Impaired

  • Case Manager To provide case management services to clients in the senior group activities program. Some college coursework required; bachelor’s degree preferred. Must also possess minimum two years' experience as a case manager or with services coordination. Experience working with seniors or in elder care preferred, as is bilingual fluency (English/Spanish).
  • Receptionist - Medical Office To handle office duties in its Low Vision Center, including scheduling and coordinating appointments, initial intake paperwork, database entry, assisting clients in store, and performing clerical duties. Must possess one year of experience working in a medical office, bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) and a high school diploma; associate degree preferred.
  • Senior Grant Administrator To develop grant strategies based upon agency capacity. Role will work closely with programs team as position goal is to scale up and increase scope of programming. Duties may include meeting with potential funders, foundation administrators or collaborators prior to grant submittal.

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

  • Early Head Start Assistant * CDA or equivalent in Infant & Toddler plus DCF 45 hours.
  • Early Head Start Educator Must possess associate degree and CDA in Infant & Toddler or equivalent DCF 45 hours.
  • Head Start Assistant Must posses CDA in Preschool and DCF 45 hours.

Contact Estela Rivero at 305.995.2947.
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

  • Achievement Coordinator
  • Achievement Specialist
  • Behavioral Analyst - Board-Certified
  • Billing Specialist
  • Direct Support Instructor
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Maintenance Assistant
  • Mental Health Consultant *
  • Payroll Analyst
  • Teacher Aide

All hires must pass a background and drug screening; click here for complete job descriptions, requirements and to apply.
Available Positions at United Way of Miami-Dade (UWMD)

  • Implementation Coach Specialist To be responsible for scheduling, coordinating and implementing communities of practice as well as professional development opportunities for participating CAIT administrators and practitioners in the central region of Miami-Dade in accordance with grant deliverables.
  • Infant/Toddler Teacher - Part-Time To provide a safe and nurturing environment for children that encourages their social, emotional, physical and intellectual development. Responsibilities include working closely with director to design and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum according to the guidelines and key elements established by UWMD, the EHS-CCP grant and Head Start Performance Standards.

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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