June 16, 2021

The Children's Trust Announces
* New or updated
Trust's Pop-Up Family Expo Series Sets Dates, Locations *
The Children's Trust Family Expo is coming to your neighborhood! This year's event will take place on different days and at different locations. Find the one that is closest to you!

  • South Miami-Dade - Saturday, August 28, 10 a.m.– 3 p.m., at Sweet Home Community Campus, 10701 SW 184 Street, Cutler Bay 33157
  • North Miami-Dade - Saturday, September 11, 10 a.m.– 3 p.m., at People Matter Pop-up, 3000 NW 199 Street, Miami Gardens 33056
  • Central Miami-Dade - Saturday, September 18, 10 a.m.– 3 p.m., at Family Fun Day, HistoryMiami Museum, 101 W. Flagler Street, Miami 33130
  • West Miami-Dade - Saturday, September 25, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., at Jackson West Medical Center, 2801 NW 79 Avenue, Doral 33122

Download our exhibitor guidelines here.
Trust Names Juliette Fabien as New Chief Programs Officer *
The Children’s Trust recently promoted Juliette Fabien to serve as Chief Programs Officer, taking over for Stephanie Sylvestre, who will now be CIO/Chief Public Policy, Community Engagement and Communications Officer. Juliette has been with The Trust for close to 15 years, and over the past year, she has been at the forefront of all our efforts to support, guide, and strengthen the provider community through these unprecedented times.

Please join us in congratulating her. We know you are in the best of hands.
Get Going with Summer Battle of the Books
Motivate your campers to read and register for the biggest competition of the summer, The Battle of the Books, by visiting StayHome.Miami/Battle for activities, videos and registration. Encourage your campers to join us for the Battle of the Books on July 22 at 6:45 p.m. for performances, prizes, read-alouds, and the battle to become the next Great Book Warrior! Your K-5 campers will each receive a grade level book at the June 10 Trust distribution and continue to encourage them to participate in activities leading up to the final battle.
UM Team COACH Communities of Practice
UM Team COACH is now offering various Communities of Practice for Parenting Program providers! Join a community where members support one another, share best practices and deepen their knowledge. All of the following CoPs are appropriate for direct service providers and supervisors of Parenting Programs and are currently being offered virtually. If you have any questions, please contact teamcoach@miami.edu.

Parent Stressors & Barriers - In this CoP, we will be identifying key stressors and barriers your families may currently be facing, as well as identifying and practicing strategies to solve these barriers. Topics will vary. This CoP will be held on the first Wednesday of each month from 11am-12pm. Click here to sign up!

Creating Support Networks & Community Outreach/Recruitment - In this CoP, we will work collaboratively to create networks of outreach and referrals across parenting providers in the community. You will have the opportunity to get to know other community providers, share information, and support one another. Virtual recruitment will be an ongoing topic. This CoP will be held on the first Thursday of each month from 10-11am. Click here to sign up!
Update the Children's Trust Logo
Providers using the Children's Trust Logo on any material must send that material for review and approval to communicationscompliance@thechildrenstrust.org. To download the current Trust logo, visit the Media Kit & Logos page on the Trust website:
The Advocacy Network on Disabilities Training Opportunities
Interested in a live/in person training on at your organization to start summer camp off with a bang? Count Me In: Discovering Inclusion for Kids - learn fun, meaningful activities to do with your summer camp students to build their disability awareness, and encourage them to appreciate differences.
Structures for Success - Youth both with and without disabilities can behave in challenging ways. Learn the 7 basic needs youth exhibit, and take away strategies for meeting these needs through positive, preventive approaches. This training is especially relevant to YEN and YAS Providers.

Contact your Inclusion Specialist or Pat Donovan at pdonovan@advocacynetwork.org to schedule an on-site training for 15-20 participants.

Wednesday, June 23, 9:30 a.m-12 p.m.
An Administrator's Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act: Are you an Administrator, site director, or the person responsible for your organization meeting its legal obligations under the ADA? Join us to be sure you are up to date on enrollment, eligibility, reasonable accommodations, policies and procedures, and more.
Always available online:

  • Discovering Inclusion & Successful Inclusion of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Part 1.

Is your program looking for coaching, technical assistance, or other help with inclusion? Contact your Inclusion Specialist. Not sure who it is? Contact Pat Donovan at pdonovan@advocacynetwork.org.

It is the policy of The Advocacy Network on Disabilities to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request materials in an accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any accommodation to participate in Advocacy Network on Disabilities trainings, please contact Pat Donovan, 305.204.2644 (cell) or pdonovan@advocacynetwork.org at least one week in advance to initiate your request. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service.)
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 via Zoom. Visit The Children's Trust Academy for full descriptions, meeting info and registration information.

Water Safety Training, Friday, June 18; 1-2:30 p.m.
Car Passenger Safety, Tuesday, June 22; 1-3 p.m.
Home Safety Training & Education, Thursday, June 24; 1-2:30 p.m.
Poisoning Safety Training, Tuesday, June 29, 11 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

Certification - Car Passenger Safety (CPS) Training, June 22-25 *
The national standardized child passenger safety technician certification course is four days long (32 hours) and combines classroom instruction, hands-on work with car seats and vehicles, and a community safety seat checkup event. At the checkup event, students demonstrate skills learned during class, following event procedures and instructions, proper use and installation of child restraints and safety belts and the ability to teach parents and caregivers how to properly protect their family on the road. Please contact Lyse Deus, 786.301.2116, for exact time frame.
Become a Foster Parent
Hundreds of kids and teens in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties are in need of safe, loving homes through no fault of their own due to abuse, neglect and/or abandonment. Citrus Family Care Network is looking for people who want to change the life of a child. Open your home and your heart, "Become a Foster Parent."

For more information call 1.855.786.KIDS (5437), or Ben Morales at 305.608.9640, or visit:
Inspiring Stories Welcomed!
Trust-funded programs and initiatives throughout the community have been doing inspiring, life-changing and heroic work to provide for the children and families of Miami-Dade during the coronavirus pandemic. Please continue the good work and make sure to share their stories social media while tagging us. Also, don't forget to email your stories and latest triumphs!
From Other Agencies
Synergy Annual Summer Event from Miami-Dade County Public Schools *
The Synergy Annual Summer Event is hosted by Miami-Dade County Public Schools to increase staff capacity and prepare for the coming school year. Synergy also hosts informational and educational sessions for parents via The Parent Academy. This year’s theme is “Synergy 2021 Parents: Strength Reimagined”. Topics area available in English, Spanish and Haitian-Creole. Registration is now OPEN. Email tpa1@dadeschools.net for more information.
Free Therapy Services for Children and Adults *
Inspire4Purpose, LLC is offering a few free spots for therapy services for adults and children. The therapy services are virtual and will be on a first come first serve basis. For more information please contact the office at 786.524.4001.
2021 Florida KidCare Back-to-School Mini-Grants Program Call for Grant Proposal
Florida KidCare has an extensive network of existing community- and school-based partners throughout the state, and is looking for Grantees who can complement these existing efforts and expand into other Florida counties to access more uninsured child populations. Organizations located in any Florida county are eligible to respond to this statewide CGP. Up to 8 Back-to-School Mini Grants are available in the amount of $6,000 each. 

Deadline: June 21 by 5 p.m.
FIU Up Labs Puts You on Track for a Healthcare Career with Training
Are you ready to jump into a career within Healthcare? Florida International University’s Urban Potential Laboratory, an award-winning program, is recruiting for its 6th Cohort starting August 2. This 14-week program is for South Floridians who would like to make a transition into the essential workforce. You can have a career pathway in 14-weeks in administration or clinical within Healthcare.

Early admission deadline is June 23. Regular admission deadline is July 14.
Free Webinars from Kristi House Education
Join community service providers at these free, upcoming online trainings:

  • Human Trafficking of Boys & Men: June 17

For more info and to register click below:
Career Opportunities
Available Positions at the City of Miami *

The City of Miami's Department of Human Services Child Learning Centers is hiring for the following positions:

  • Part-time Day Care Specialist II: 5 positions available. High school diploma or its equivalent. 
  • Daycare Specialist, Temporary-Full-time: 2 positions available. High school diploma or its equivalent. 

For more information, contact the Department of Human Resources at 305.416.2170 or email HRrecruitment@miamigov.com
Teachers Needed for New Future Leaders of Tomorrow Academy *

The new Future Leaders of Tomorrow Academy in the Homestead/Florida City area, 1013 N. Redland Rd, Florida City, is looking for toddler one, two, three and VPK teachers. Teachers must have DCF 45 hours and/or FCCPC/CDA, CPR certification and pass a background screening. 
Teachers and Assistant Teachers Sought at Rainbow International Learning Center *

Teacher and assistant teacher positions available at both sites of Rainbow International Learning Center.. Teachers minimum credential: FCCPC with DCF 45 hours. Assistant Teacher minimum credential: DCF 45 hours.
Tutors for Florida Reading Corps *

Florida Reading Corps is a breakthrough AmeriCorps program that is changing academic outcomes for thousands of students. The Preschool Literacy Tutor is embedded into a classroom of children ages 3 – 5 to develop children’s early literacy skills in preparation for kindergarten, serving alongside a teacher. Florida Reading Corps is perfect for recent grads, career changers, stay-at-home parents and retirees. Applications for 2021-22 are now open online.
VPK and Pre-K Teachers Needed at Kids Rainbow Learning Center *

VPK Teacher and Pre-K 2 teacher position available at Kids Rainbow Learning Center at 13860 SW 8 Street, Miami. VPK Teachers must have DCF 45 hours and FCCPC/CDA. Pre-K 2 teacher must have minimum DCF 45 hours
Available Positions at Family Central Inc. *

Program Assistant
Family Central Inc. is looking for a part-time Bilingual (English/Spanish) Program Assistant in Miami-Dade. This position is responsible for providing general administrative and office-based support for the HIPPY team and program.

HIPPY Home Visitor 
In this position individuals will teach parents how to become their child's first teacher. Family Central is looking for a bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Creole) candidate who can work with a diverse population in Miami-Dade. Full-time and part-time positions available.

Benefits Enrollment Specialist
This is part-time position (24 hours/ week) is responsible for completing benefits enrollment applications and follow-up with referred clients in Miami-Dade County. It will provide benefits enrollment services for participants in their home, virtually, at community meetings, and special events.
Catholic Charities Job Fair *

Join Catholic Charities for its first Job Fair to meet with hiring managers from various lines of work looking to hire eager and talented individuals. Interviews will be held on the spot. Pease bring your resume. The job fair takes place Friday June 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Myers Senior Center Auditorium
450 SW 5 Street, Miami.
Available Positions at The Miami Foundation

The Miami Foundation builds the philanthropic, civic, and leadership backbone for Greater Miami. The organization is currently hiring for the following positions:

Available Positions at Center for Family & Child Enrichment

The Center for Family & Child Enrichment has several openings and offers great reasons to join the CFCE team, including:
  • Great benefits package, including a Zero (0) cost out of pocket medical plan, 12 Paid Holidays and a competitive Paid Time Off Package
  • Making an invaluable impact in your community
  • Growth and professional development opportunities available
  • Qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Research Analyst at The Children's Trust

The Research and Evaluation Analyst is a critical member of both cross- and inter-departmental teams at The Children’s Trust who engages in proactive problem-solving and critical thinking/analysis related to the design and effectiveness of various child, youth and family services. Primary responsibilities include: contributing to effective program and systems designs for The Children’s Trust’s priority investments in child, youth and family services; designing and maintaining sound data collection tools and systems to capture meaningful program, operational and community data in a user-friendly, accessible manner; and analyzing and making meaning from available data to tell our stories using compelling visualizations and reports with an intentional focus on the specific audience and purpose of the message.
Available Positions at Miami-Dade County Public Schools

  • Family Service Case Specialist - Associates degree
  • Head Start Educator - Associates Degree in Early Childhood, CDA, 45 hrs DCF
  • Head Start Assistant - CDA in Pre-School or equivalent, 45 hrs DCF
  • Early Head Start Educator - Early Childhood classes, CDA in Infant/Toddler, 45 hrs DCF
  • Early Head Start Assistant - CDA in Infant/Toddler or equivalent, 45 hrs DCF

Click below to email resume:
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