Weekly Provider Bulletin
January 3, 2018
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The Children's Trust Announces
Take 10 with The Trust
Join us tomorrow at noon for 10 with The Trust as we sit down in the Miracle Theatre with Earl Maulding, Young Talent Big Dreams (YTBD) Artistic Director and Master of Ceremonies, to talk about the FREE YTBD competition and how kids can sign up to audition - the first round is coming up on January 21!

10 with The Trust 's quick-hit conversations with other local stakeholders, providers, and children and families who have benefited from our programs - broadcast on Facebook Live every other Thursday - are a great way to discover available services in your area, as well as get inspired by hearing about what's good in the world. Have you got a compelling story to tell? Tell us at mystories@thechildrenstrust.org and you could be our next guest!
Grant Opportunity: Youth Development Services (Grades K-12)
The Children’s Trust has released a competitive solicitation for a new five-year funding cycle for youth development services. Funding is available for:

  • Kindergarten through fifth grade – after-school and summer camp programs (YAS)
  • Sixth through 12th grade – youth enrichment and supports for after-school and summer camp services (YEN)

Videos of the content covered in the recently held youth development application training sessions are now available! Visit the Resources section of the Youth Development Grant Opportunity to view the videos. Visit the Grants section of our site for important information about applicant eligibility, general programmatic funding requirements, legal requirements and much more. Please note that in lieu of a bidders' conference, a bidders' video has been created for this RFP; click here to view it on our provider support channel on YouTube.
Attention Quality Counts Programs: We Need to Hear from You!
As part of the ongoing implementation evaluation of Quality Counts, you should have received an online survey via email directly from the external evaluators at the University of Miami in December. If you have not yet completed the survey or received the email, please click here to complete the survey . The survey asks about your use of and engagement with the various Quality Counts supports, your opinion of their value and your perception of their effectiveness. Collected information will be used to inform continuous improvement of Quality Counts. We ask that you respond to the survey quickly and answer all questions completely and candidly. All your responses will remain confidential and only a summary of the results will be included in a report. The deadline for the survey has been extended until January 12, 2018 . Once you complete the survey, you will receive a $10 gift card to show our appreciation for participating. Questions? Contact Rachel Spector at rachel@thechildrenstrust.org or 786.606.0829, or the UM research team at 305.284.1536 and rshearer@miami.edu .
SPARK: Upcoming Trainings
The Children's Trust is sponsoring two SPARK curriculum trainings for YAS providers:

  • Friday, January 19, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Allapattah YMCA, 2370 NW 17th Avenue, Miami, FL 33142
  • Friday, January 26, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., South Dade YMCA Family Center, 9355 SW 134th Street, Miami, FL 33176

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. Additional questions may be directed to Carol Brogan at carol@thechildrenstrust.org .
Injury Prevention: Upcoming 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 . Available trainings for November 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, unless otherwise indicated.
  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, January 10, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, January 10, 3-4 p.m.
  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, January 17, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, January 17, 3-4 p.m.
  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, January 24, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, January 24, 3-4 p.m.
  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, Jan 31, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, Jan 31, 3-4 p.m.      
  • CPS (Child Passenger Safety) Tuesday, January 23-Friday, January 26, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 19280 SW 378th Street, Florida City, FL 33034
Project RISE: Upcoming Trainings

  • Literacy Assessment (ORF) Tuesday, January 16, 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., NSU Kendall
  • Fitness Outcome (PACER) Wednesday, January 24, 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., NSU Kendall

Preregistration required for all for Project RISE trainings; click here to register .
The Advocacy Network on Disabilities: Upcoming Trainings

  • Discovering Inclusion Level 2: Beyond Awareness Thursday, January 11, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Arcola Lakes Branch Library, 8240 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33150
  • Introduction to Successful Inclusion of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Monday, January 22, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Tamiami Park, 11201 SW 24th Street, Miami, FL 33165
  • Navigating Community Resources Friday, February 9, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Arcola Lakes Branch Library, 8240 NW 7th Avenue, Miami FL 33150
  • Let's Play Together: Practical Solutions for Adapting Recreational Activities Tuesday, February 13, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., West Dade Regional Library, 9445 Coral Way, Miami, FL 33165
  • An Administrator’s Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Thursday, February 15, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Alper JCC, 11155 SW 112th Avenue, Miami, FL 33176
  • Count Me In: Teaching Children to Embrace Diversity Friday, February 26, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Arcola Lakes Branch Library, 8240 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33150

Registration is required for all trainings; click here to register .
From Our Friends
MLK Business Expo & Family Festival
Join the Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust (MDEAT) and the West Perrine CDC for a FREE community event at Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church - located at 10701 SW 184th Street, Miami, FL 33157 - on Friday, January 12, from 6-9 p.m. There, you'll be able to:

  • Learn about local products and services
  • Network with key business professionals
  • Gain insight on a wealth of government services
  • Find out about digital marketing tools to increase your business market share
  • Enjoy family-friendly activities and much more!

For more information, and to sign up for a table to promote your business or service at the event, visit www.miamidade.gov/economicadvocacytrust .
First Aid Training: Youth Mental Health
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (YMHFA) is an 8-hour course that teaches any adult how to help an adolescent who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand and respond to the signs and symptoms of addiction and mental illness. Next training will take place on Tuesday, January 16, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. , at 111 NW 183rd Street, Suite 110, Miami, FL 33136. Click here to register ; fee is $70, or $80 with (8) CEUs. For more detailed information or if you wish to host your own training, contact Tony Martinez at 305.487.3825 or tony@insightandmore.net .
FREE Leadership Training!
Catalyst Miami is recruiting participants for the next cohort of its Community Leadership on Environment, Advocacy and Resilience (CLEAR) program. This is a FREE 11-week leadership training course around community organizing and climate resilience. Course begins on February 7 and will be held at 3000 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 210, Miami, FL 33137. Dinner, a youth class and translation all provided. Apply now at: www.catalystmiami.org/clear-miami .
Career Opportunities
* Denotes new posting
After-School Counselors *
YMCA of South Florida seeks energetic, outgoing individuals to be responsible for the daily supervision of a group of up to 15 children, including the planning and implementation of activities. Counselors must enjoy working with children ages 5-12, be able to work effectively in multiple settings, communicate with parents/guardians in a professional and courteous manner, and maintain daily attendance records. Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent; ability to communicate effectively, motivate students and lead a group; ability to respond to safety and emergency situations; and ability to assist children with homework in the English language. Bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) a plus. As a condition of employment, all applicants are required to submit to and satisfactorily clear a thorough Level 2 fingerprinting background screening. Additional job requirements and application guidelines available at ymcasouthflorida.org .
Director of Health Programs & Services
Pridelines seeks a director of health programs and services to provide diverse health programming to the LGBTQ and ally community. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, management, supervision, implementation and evaluation of all health-related programs and services; participating as an agency representative in related community activities and events; creating successful programming; tracking statistical records for program attendance; maintaining the restricted budget per contractual obligations; and identifying and forming appropriate community partnerships. For complete job description and to apply, visit pridelines.org/employment .
Human Resources (HR) Specialist *
The Arc of South Florida seeks an HR specialist to be responsible for all HR duties including, but not limited to, preparing/updating employment records related to hiring; transferring, promoting and terminating; leaves; garnishments; workers' compensation; explaining HR policies, procedures, laws and standards to new and existing employees; tracking insurance; time off benefits; and the ACA process. Must be skilled in Microsoft Office, and possess high proficiency in written/verbal English and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish). Confidentiality a most. Bachelor's degree in HR, or equivalent combination of education plus five years' experience in the HR field required. Email cover letter and résumé to mcarrillo@arcsofla.org .
Literacy Tutor - Part-Time
Jewish Community Services of South Florida seeks a part-time literacy tutor. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, working with the after-school team to implement age-appropriate learning and enrichment activities; working one-on-one and in small groups with students; helping students complete homework; reinforcing material learned in the classroom; building students’ self-esteem and help them develop a more positive attitude toward learning; and participating in school site staff meetings and ongoing training opportunities. Must possess bachelor's in education or related field; three to five years' experience facilitating young people in a group setting; and experience working in an after-school program, particularly in an inner city environment. Email résumé to sadams@jcsfl.org .
Program Assistant
United Way of Miami-Dade seeks a program assistant to be responsible for assisting with the planning, coordinating and facilitating of both grants and training program operations to assure their quality and effectiveness. Email résumé to uwjobs@unitedwaymiami.org .
Available Positions at the Bass Museum of Art *

  • Education Assistant - Part-Time This nonexempt position reports to the director of education and serves as a program assistant for various programs in the education department. Primary areas of responsibility include serving as the initial public contact for the department during weekends; managing registration and invoicing for all education programs; maintaining department records and databases; guiding tours; and other staff support as assigned. This is a 25 hours/week position; must be available five days/week including weekends and holidays. Click here for complete job description and requirements; email résumé and letter of interest to education@thebass.org.
  • Tour and School Programs Coordinator To plan, implement, market and evaluate school programs and museum tours for preK-12th-grade students and educators, college/university students and adults. Serving as the lead museum educator, this role leads the museum’s docent and museum educator program. Primary areas of responsibility include creating curriculum to enhance the tour experience, both for adults and students; pre/post visit activities as an online tool for educators using Florida Standards; and developing/coordinating training program for docents. Click here for complete job description and application guidelines.
Available Positions at Catalyst Miami

Catalyst Miami seeks to fill three part-time positions within its Community Leadership on Environment, Advocacy and Resilience (CLEAR) training program:

  • CLEAR Miami Facilitator
  • CLEAR Miami Youth Facilitator
  • Climate Resilience Coordinator

Visit catalystmiami.org for more information and to apply.
Available Positions at the Center for Family and Child Enrichment *

  • Nurse Case Manager To provide expertise as an educator, consultant and facilitator; and quality patient care via the development, implementation and evaluation of individual patient care plans and patient education sessions. Current state of Florida RN license including certification in BLS and ACLS required. Will also require some evening and Saturday hours, and two years' relevant experience.
  • Youth Care Worker To provide day-to-day supervision of youth in a residential group home and ensure their safety and well-being. High school diploma (preferred) or equivalent and one year of experience working with at-risk youths required, as are Saturday hours.

Email résumé to careers@cfceinc.org ; specify desired position title on subject line.
Available Positions at the Institute For Child and Family Health

  • Community Action Team (CAT) Mentor To assist clients with educational, vocational and life skills development while helping them enhance their support network. Must possess minimum high school diploma and one year experience working with children and adolescents in a group, classroom, tutoring or related setting. Knowledge in the areas of child development, family functioning, resistant clients, and child abuse and neglect, as well as a proven skill set in collaborating with other disciplines and services, also required.
  • Community Action Team (CAT) Therapist To be responsible for implementing therapeutic intervention for children/adolescents/young adults that meet program enrollment criteria. Responsibilities include completing documentation within given deadlines and in accordance with funders, COA standards, and agency policies and procedures, as well as in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Functional Family Therapy (FFT) Program Supervisor To be responsible for providing clinical supervision and documentation review, to ensure that provided services are family-centered, focused on increasing youth’s ability to successfully cope with life challenges, and build resiliency using fidelity to the Functional Family Therapy (FFT) model.
  • Home Visitor To provide services to families with children ages birth-5 years residing at several homeless assistance centers. Services include weekly home visits, providing education to parents on child development and child health, child development screenings, participating in parent group meetings and offering referrals to other services as needed. Other responsibilities include teaching participant families the skills and techniques needed to create a stimulating educational setting within the home environment, as well as promoting school readiness.
  • Mental Health Targeted Case Manager To provide community-based case management services to assigned clients, including but not limited to, assessing client needs for services, advocating and linking to services, and monitoring of services. All case management services must be provided in accordance with the Medicaid Mental Health Targeted Case Management Handbook, ICFH policies and procedures, and all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Stop Now and Plan (SNAP) Supervisor To be responsible for providing clinical supervision and documentation review to ensure that services provided by the SNAP therapists and case managers are delivered in a timely manner, are of high quality, and are consistent with eligibility criteria using fidelity to the Stop Now And Plan (SNAP) model.

Email résumé to aballoveras@icfhinc.org .
Available Positions at Rainbow Intergenerational Learning Center *

  • Preschool Teachers - Part-Time
  • Toddler Teachers - Part-Time

Must possess FCCPC or National CDA and DCF 45-hour training. Positions available at Little Havana and Miami Beach locations. Email résumé and DCF transcript to abenedetti@lhanc.org .
Available Positions St. Alban's Child Enrichment Center *

  • Fiscal Manager To interface with all phases of financial operations, such as budget development, payroll, collections, accounts receivable, accounts payable, banking, cash forecast and fiscal reports. Must possess knowledge of principles of business and accounting, manage a wide range of tasks effectively and efficiently, learn the current fiscal and budget system with the ability to improve the flow of information, and effectively interact with individuals internal and external. Certified Public Accountant or bachelor's degree in accounting, business, fiscal management or related field required.
  • Head Start Teacher Assistant To support the implementation of a cognitively oriented curriculum and total management of activities for children ages 3-5; 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 high school diploma, National CDA (Preschool) and DCF 45-hour training required.
  • Nutrition Coordinator To ensure its sites are in proper compliance with regulatory statutes for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Childcare Food Program (CCFP) and Head Start Nutrition Services, as well as administer CCFP for the agency. Works closely with nutrition consultant to ensure that children identified with health-related nutrition problems receive appropriate therapeutic meals. Minimum high school diploma, Serving Safe Food certification and two years' experience in a food service operation.

Email résumé to tdawson@stalbanschildcare.org .
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