Weekly Provider Bulletin
* New posts are marked with an asterisk.
The Children's Trust Announces
Wanted: 2019 Family Expo Volunteers *
The Family Expo is looking for volunteers to lend a hand! Taking place on Saturday, September 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition Center, the FREE event attracts hundreds of child and family services exhibitors sharing vital information with approximately 15,000 visitors. The day is also marked by a slew of fun activities for kids, including interactive games, a robotics room, live musical performances, face painters, and arts and crafts, to name just a few.
 
As a volunteer, you'll have a great time at the event; receive complimentary lunch, refreshments and snacks, and tee shirt; and log in community service hours (if needed). Click here to register; we look forward to seeing you there!

Spaces Going Fast! 2019 Family Expo - Exhibitor Registration Now Open!
Don't wait too long to reserve your premium booth to accommodate tall displays and/or booths that require electricity. Spaces are limited; click here to reserve your space today!
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 to 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.
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: 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
End Hunger in South Florida *
Want to do your part to end food insecurity for the 14% of Floridians suffering from hunger? GuideWell Innovation Center is seeking individuals, local non-profits, grass root community efforts and social innovators who have a unique ideas help solve critical barriers to food security in their communities.
 
Pitch your ideas during GuideWell's regional events meeting September 9-12 and you could be eligible for a regional prizes of $2,000 or the state prize of $20,000.
 
Apply here to end hunger in Florida today!
Review Specialist for Citizen Review Panel Program *
Florida Foster Care Review is seeking a review specialist who prepares and oversees Citizen Review Panel (CRP) hearings, captures review data and produces the CRP’s report for the court. The review specialist helps manage and train CRP volunteers and attends court hearings and child welfare meetings/events as required. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field; minimum of 3 years’ child welfare/dependency court experience; and excellent writing skills.

For more information visit www.fostercarereview.org.
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.
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. *

Career Opportunities
Manager of Volunteer Efforts *
The United Way of Miami-Dade is looking for a Manager, Community Engagement who will support efforts by engaging community members in meaningful and enriching volunteer activities, and managing volunteer components for all volunteer opportunities offered to the community at large. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree and three or more years of related experience to include volunteer recruitment is required.

Clinical Director *
The Family Resource Center of South Florida, Inc. is looking for a highly responsible, senior management clinical director who will be in charge of the overall monitoring and supervising of the clinical services provided by the agency. The director shall conduct regular clinical supervision with each of the clinicians in the agency, review clinical records on a regular basis, and ensure that clinical services are being provided in a timely, thorough and clinically appropriate manner.

 Email résumé to resumes@FRCFlorida.org with subject line: Clinical Director.
Available Positions at YWCA *

Economic Empowerment Program Coordinator *
The YWCA is seeking an individual to be responsible for coordinating the YWCA’s Economic Empowerment/Prosperity Program, providing financial literacy, coaching, planning and financial and social services referrals for women and families; responsible for required activities, outcomes, deliverables of the EEP Program; Level 2 clearance, drug test required. Bachelor's degree in Social Work/Human Services/Public Administration or related field, plus 2-4 years of experience preferably in a related non-profit environment, as well as case management experience.

Head Start Teacher Assistant *
The position will be responsible for assisting Head Start classroom teachers in the care and development of children enrolled in an early childhood education center as well as maintenance of the classroom. FCCPC or CDA Pre-School, DCF 45 hrs, High School Diploma/GED required, childcare experience; Head Start school year only. Must have experience with contracts/agreements and requires level 2 background clearance, and must pass a drug test.

After School Counselors (Part Time) *
The part-time positions report to the Site Manager, carry the major responsibility of teaching and nurturing children as well as the general maintenance of the group area in an after school setting. Responsible for the physical care and nurturing of all children; Promotes the positive self-image of the children by listening, responding encouraging independence, while giving verbal and non-verbal positive reinforcement; Guides children toward their own behavior by using constructive approaches.

Senior Director of Development
The Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) is looking for an individual
to foster a culture of philanthropy within the organization; assure that the corporate culture, systems and procedures support fund development and vice versa; lead staff and volunteers to institutionalize philanthropy and fund development within; be responsible for providing leadership/planning/organizing/directing all of the agency’s development and fundraising efforts including, but not limited to, corporate, government, major donor cultivation, annual fund, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns.

Early Head Start Teacher Associates (Miami and Miami Gardens)
The YWCA is seeking individuals to be responsible for planning/implementing daily learning activities, nurturing children and managing and maintaining the Early Head Start classroom and its equipment and supplies. Other duties include establishing and maintaining supportive relationships with infants, toddlers, and parents, and implementing developmentally appropriate routines and curriculum for infants/toddlers. Must possess FCCPC or CDA Infant/toddler, or staff credential, DCF 45 hours, CPR and first aid, Level 2 clearance and pass a drug test.

Staff Accountant
The staff accountant will be responsible for daily performance of technical and administrative accounting work; maintaining organization’s fiscal records/systems; performs monthly closing of G/L; reconciles G/L accounts to grant related reimbursement packages/schedules, standard journal entries and reconciles related variances through financial statements; assists program staff in preparing preliminary budgets/amendments. Bachelor’s in Accounting, Finance, or a related field, 2-4 years experience, non-profit a plus. A level 2 background check will be performed.

Head Start Education / Curriculum Specialist
The YWCA is looking for an individual to be responsible for the education component for Head Start Performance Standards; providing training for all Head Start teaching personnel, developing program curricula and providing educational resources for staff & parents; establishing/maintaining a communication & complete reporting system for monitoring, evaluating and improving the education components of the Head Start Program. A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, or a closely related field with 18 credits in Early Childhood Education.

Family Support Workers for Head Start Program
Individuals will be responsible for family services for Head Start families of center-based children in accordance with Head Start performance standards/guidelines; Also for recruitment enrollment and income eligible families, as well as implementation of family quality support services, parent education and program governance as per Head Start performance standards. A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Family Services, Human Services, Counseling, Psychology, or closely related field and case management experience is a plus.

Email resumes to ywca-careers@ywca-miami.org or fax to 305.513.5205.
Available Positions at St. Alban's Child Enrichment Center *

Head Start Teacher Assistant *
The position requires the following minimum qualifications: High School Diploma or (GED), CDA credential or state-awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA credential, enrollment in a program that will lead to an associate or baccalaureate degree or enrollment in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of the time of hire. 45 DCF Training Hours.

Education Director
For the Head Start Program. The position requires an individual with a strong background in, and knowledge of, Head Start measurement instruments; recording of measurements, analysis and results; tracking and reporting requirements. Excellent coaching and communication skills for providing feedback to teachers consistent with CLASS are essential. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood, Director Credential, 2 years teaching, planning & training of education.

Early Head Start Infant and Toddler Teacher Assistant
To support the implementation of a cognitively oriented curriculum and total management of activities for children ages 0-3. Indoor/outdoor activities aimed at promoting physical health; approaches to learning; and the social, emotional, cognitive, intellectual, motor and physical development of the children. Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma and DCF 45-hour training.

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 .
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 .
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 .
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