Weekly Provider Bulletin
September 27, 2017
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The Children's Trust Announces
Second TRIM Hearing TODAY, Wednesday, September 27
The Children’s Trust’s first rescheduled TRIM hearing was successfully held on Monday, September 18. The second, legally required public hearing to approve The Trust’s fiscal year 2017-18 budget and millage rate will now take place today, Wednesday, September 27 , at 5:01 p.m. in the United Way Ryder Room.
Summer Data Submission: Deadline Extended Until TODAY
Please ensure that all summer demographic, attendance and outcome data is up-to-date and submitted by this evening, Wednesday, September 27 . The Children’s Trust has allowed for an additional eight business days to accommodate any delays due to Hurricane Irma. We will pull program data for annual end-of-year reviews tomorrow morning, September 28, for summer camps (YAS), youth enrichment summer programs (YEN with May 1 start dates only) and early childhood summer programs (EEI). 
Fiscal Year-End Reminder
The end of The Children’s Trust fiscal year - September 30 - is fast approaching. Please submit all final invoices as soon as possible.
Project RISE: Upcoming Trainings

  • Fitness Outcome PACER Tuesday, October 10, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Literacy Assessment ORF Tuesday, October 17, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Effective Literacy Instruction Level 2 Tuesday, October 24, 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Registration is required for all Project RISE trainings. Please visit collabornation.net/login/projectrise to register .
Injury Prevention Training 
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. Available trainings for September and October are listed below; visit our community calendar at www.thechildrenstrust.org for full descriptions and registration information. All trainings held at 1601 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136.

  • CPR Friday, September 29, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, October 11, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, October 11, 3-4 p.m.
  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, October 18, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, October 18, 3-4 p.m.
  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, October 25, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, October 25, 3-4 p.m.
RSVP: YAS Advisory Committee Meeting (YASAC)
A meeting to explore the possibility of a YAS Advisory Committee (YASAC) will be held on Friday, October 6, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Participation is limited to Trust-funded YAS programs only. If you are interested in participating in this meeting, click here to RSVP and receive additional information .
FREE All Kids Included Workshop: Inclusive Practices in the Arts
The Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs announces Inclusive Practices in the Arts, a FREE All Kids Included professional development workshop happening on Tuesday, October 3, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. Presented in partnership with VSA Florida and the Miami-Dade County Public Schools Department of Exceptional Student Education, this workshop is designed to provide a hands-on approach to learning about adaptive techniques for including every learner, together with the knowledge of universal design. Participants will gain practical skills on how to use the arts to inspire learning in the classroom and clinical settings, and to include students with disabilities in mainstream programs. Call 305.375.5024 or click here for more information and to register .
Hurricane Irma - Recovery & Rebuilding
Disaster Food Relief
The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) will open the first Disaster SNAP (or Food for Florida) sites this week, and is reminding Floridians seeking disaster food assistance of important details prior to their visiting a Food for Florida site. Click here for more information
Financial Relief for People Left Unemployed After Irma
Federal disaster unemployment assistance is available to workers and the self-employed affected by Hurricane Irma. To qualify, your work must have been lost or interrupted by the storm resulting in your inability to work or perform services because of physical damage or destruction to your place of employment. Those approved for disaster unemployment will receive up to $275 a week, according to Florida’s Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO). The application deadline is October 14. To file a claim, visit www.floridajobs.org or call 800.385.3920 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 
Temporary Post-Irma Jobs Available
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is hiring staff to help with disaster recovery. The agency is seeking damage verifiers and construction analysts; lawyers, paralegals and legal assistants; loan specialists; customer service representatives and public information officers; and IT specialists. All of the positions are temporary. Visit www.sba.gov/disaster and click on the “view jobs” tab for salary and job description information.
Businesses Impacted by Hurricane Irma
Business of all sizes may apply for loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. Interest rates are as low as 3.3 percent for businesses and 2.5 percent for nonprofit organizations. Step one is registering with FEMA through the following options: www.disasterassistance.gov from your mobile device or by calling 800.621.3362. Step two is filling out the disaster loan application at www.fema.gov . Call 800.659.2955 for recovery center locations to apply in person or to request that an application be mailed to you.
From Our Friends
Sandy Hook Promise: National Say Something Week - October 16-20
Say Something teaches students how to look for warning signs, signals and threats - especially in social media - from individuals who may want to hurt themselves or others, and to say something to a trusted adult to get them help. The upcoming Say Something Week raises awareness and educates students and the community through training, media events, advertising, public proclamations, contests and school awards on how to say something if they believe a friend or peer is thinking about hurting themselves or someone else. When it comes to violence, suicide and threats, most are known by at least one other individual before the incident takes place. Say Something Week reinforces the power young people have to prevent tragedies and say something to a trusted adult to protect a friend from hurting them self or others. Learn more about Say Something Week and register your school or organization to receive free resources at www.sandyhookpromise.org/saysomethingweek .
Grant Opportunities
Marginalized Populations
The NoVo Foundation has announced the Radical Hope Fund, a $20 million, four-year commitment to support bold and transformative social justice work focused on marginalized populations. Visit www.novofoundation.org for fund guidelines and application requirements ; Letters of Intent must be submitted by noon ET on Wednesday, October 4 .
Career Opportunities
* Denotes new posting
After-School Program Manager *
Gang Alternative seeks a program manager for its year-round out-of-school program. Responsibilities include managing six sites across Miami-Dade County providing after-school care services during the school year, and camp programs over the summer. Must possess minimum bachelor’s degree; three years’ experience running a multi-site program and supervising multiple staff; excellent planning and organizational skills; and ability to communicate effectively at all levels; data reporting in SAMIS preferred. Must have reliable transportation. Email résumé to hr@myga.org .
Licensed Clinicians *
PsychSolutions seeks licensed clinicians to serve as initial treatment evaluators in Miami-Dade County. Full- and part-time positions available; sign-on bonuses for those hired full-time. Great benefits and great company culture. Email résumé to psychsolutions.hr@miapsi.com .
Teacher - Head Start *
Our Little Ones Learning Center seeks a full-time teacher for its Head Start program. Must possess minimum bachelor's degree in early childhood education, pre-K or primary education, preschool education or related field, and must be VPK certified. Email résumé to ourlittleones@bellsouth.net or fax to 305.754.8985.
Teacher - Part-Time *
Miami Children's Initiative seeks a Florida-certified math teacher for its after-school program. Must possess bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution and relevant experience. Complete job description and application guidelines available at www.iamlibertycity.org .  
Teachers - Dance *
Karen Peterson Dancers seeks part-time dance teachers with or without disabilities, with technical and performance experience, for a 20-week contract; salary: $150-$350/week. Interested individuals must audition on Saturday, October 7, 10 a.m., at the Excello Dance Space, located at 8700 SW 129th Terrace, Miami, FL 33176. For additional information, email karen@karenpetersondancers.org
Teachers - Preschool *
YMCA South Florida seeks preschool teachers for 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. Apply online at www.ymcasouthflorida.org
Therapist - Master’s Level *
Kristi House seeks a full-time master’s level therapist to provide therapeutic services to child sexual abuse victims. Responsibilities include carrying a therapeutic caseload of up to 22 clients; providing in-home individual, group and family therapy in the evidence-based treatment(s) proven effective for child sexual trauma; and serving on call for critical incidents and ongoing consultation. Must possess master’s degree from an accredited university in clinical social work, mental health counseling, or marriage and family therapy; and minimum 1-3 years’ master’s level experience working with emotionally disturbed children and adolescents. Bilingual (English/Creole) preferred. Email cover letter and résumé to rwebster@kristihouse.org
Tutor *
The Center for Independent Living of South Florida seeks a tutor for adults with disabilities enrolled in vocational, ABE or GED in South Dade in math, reading and writing. Flexible hours based on student needs; must be available at least three days/week. Qualifications include bachelor’s or associate degree with a vocational education certificate; excellent math, reading and writing skills; exemplary communication and instructional skills; and the ability to pass local, state and federal background checks. Email résumé to larry@cilsf.org , or fax to 305.751.8944, Attention: Workforce Development.
Available Positions at ConnectFamilias *

  • Assessor - Part-Time For its CIFFTA Family Strengthening program. Primary responsibilities include coordinating referrals across partner agencies, and scheduling and conducting assessment and follow-up appointments with adolescents and parents. Bachelor’s degree in mental health or related field preferred, or minimum three years’ related experience with some relevant college coursework. Bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) strongly preferred.
  • Natural Helper - Parent Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT) To provide specialized PCIT in-home services to families in the Overtown or Homestead communities, in partnership with UM’s Mailman Center. Experience helping others access local social and health services a must; certified CHWs preferred.

Visit www.connectfamilias.org to learn more and apply.
Available Positions at Healthy Families of Children's Home Society of Florida *

  • Program Manager To oversee the daily operations of a group of direct services teams led by subordinate supervisors. Must possess master’s degree in social work, minimum two years working with children and families, and minimum three years of management and administrative experience in human services or related programs.
  • Program Supervisor To manage the daily operations of the program and supervise direct service and support staff (home visitors). Must possess bachelor's degree in social work and minimum three years working with children and families.

Contact Glory Perez at glory.perez@chsfl.org for more information.
Available Positions at Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RCMA) *

  • Assistant Center Coordinator Responsible for assisting with managing center operations and assuming supervisor role in absence of director. Must be 21 or over, possess a good driving record and demonstrated leadership skills; bilingual preferred.
  • Program Coordinator To focus on staff professional development and ensure compliance with funding sources for the provision of quality early childhood educational services for children. Must possess bachelor’s or advanced degree; or coursework equivalent to 18 credits in early childhood education with two years’ experience; or FL teaching certificate for birth to 3. Must also be able to work flexible hours, be 21 or older with a Florida driver’s license; possess experience training and or supervising nondegreed professionals; and experience serving economically disadvantaged families in a community setting.

Email résumé to lissettev@rcma.org .

  • Program Specialist - Family Engagement (Florida City)
  • Teachers - Preschool Full- and part-time; seasonal November-June for its Migrant Head Start location
  • Teachers - Part-Time (Florida City)
  • VPK Teacher - Full-Time (Florida City)

Selected candidates may be eligible for some or all RCMA benefits. For more information and to apply, email tatiana.canelas@rcma.org
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