Weekly Provider Bulletin
October 11, 2017
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The Children's Trust Announces
Program Management Leadership Academy – Symposium for Potential
Supervisors and managers of direct-line staff in Trust-funded programs are invited to participate in Symposium for Potential, the kick-off event for The Children’s Trust’s inaugural Program Management Leadership Academy (The Academy), which will take place in 2018. The Academy is a leadership development program designed to help supervisory leaders of Trust-funded organizations serving children, youth and families move to the next level of personal and professional growth. Participants will learn effective strategies to handle major leadership and organizational challenges, and be encouraged to interact, discover and communicate as they build their skills to become awesome leaders. Participants of Symposium for Potential - happening on Wednesday, October 25, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., at the United Way Center for Excellence, Main Stage, 3250 SW 3rd Avenue, Miami, FL 33129 - will be invited to apply to be a part of the Academy. Registration required; visit our community calendar to reserve your spot . Contact Carol Brogan at carol@thechildrenstrust.org for more information. 
SPARK Training
The Children's Trust is sponsoring the following SPARK curriculum training for YAS
providers:

  • Monday, October 16, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Michael-Ann Russell JCC, 18900 NE 25th Avenue, Miami, FL 33180
  • Friday, October 27, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Robert Alonso Community Center, Royal Oaks Park, 16500 NW 87th Avenue, Miami, FL 33018

If your agency implements SPARK for its after-school programming, the staff member (or members) who delivers your SPARK curriculum should attend. Registration required; click here to reserve your spot via our community calendar . Additional questions may be directed to Carol Brogan at carol@thechildrenstrust.org .
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.

  • 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.
The Advocacy Network on Disabilities: Upcoming Trainings

  • An Administrator’s Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act Friday, October 13, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Discovering Inclusion Friday, October 13, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Navigating Community Resources Friday, October 20, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Registration is required for all trainings. Please visit www.collabornation.net/login/advocacynetwork to register.
Project RISE: Upcoming Trainings

  • 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 .
From Our Friends
Sharpen Your Social Media Skills - FREE Workshop
Join PhilanthropyMiami for the first session of its Innovators Series @ Venture Café Miami, Evolving Social Media, on Thursday, October 12, 5:30-7 p.m. , at the Cambridge Innovation Center, 1951 NW 7th Avenue, Suite 600, Miami, FL 33136. Participants will learn next-level strategies in social media from Matthew Beatty, director of communications at the Miami Foundation. Happy hour immediately following; complimentary parking. Registration is free but seating is limited; click here to reserve your space
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT): 2-Day Training
The Mailman Center for Child Development Training will explore the evidence base of trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) and its practice components, including rationale, techniques and activities for implementation, as well as hands-on practice of these components through role-play and/or group activities.Trauma types and symptoms, assessment, and cultural and family engagement considerations will also be discussed. Happening November 7 and 8, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. ; $350 fee includes breakfast, parking and snacks. Thirteen CE hours provided for psychologists and LCSWs/LMFTs/LMHCs. Click here for more information and to register
Hurricane Irma - Recovery & Rebuilding
Disaster Food Relief
The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) is maintaining open Disaster SNAP (or Food for Florida) application sites, and is reminding Floridians seeking disaster food assistance of important details prior to their visiting a Food for Florida location. To be eligible, you must not currently be receiving benefits through the regular food assistance program; must have been living or working in the disaster area at the time of the disaster; and must have suffered a disaster-related loss, such as damage to your home or self-employment property, loss of food, reduction or loss of income, or have incurred other disaster-related expenses. 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 .
Career Opportunities
* Denotes new posting
Administrative Specialist *
The FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine seeks an administrative specialist to join its NeighborhoodHELP team of professionals. Click here to visit FIU's career site for more information and to apply ; reference job ID 514052.
Clinical Psychologist
Monarch All Health seeks a psychologist to work in a dynamic, multidisciplinary treatment environment, located in downtown Homestead. Duties include psychotherapy services as well as diagnostic testing. Our team works as a group of independent contractors; how many hours you work and when is up to you. Pay based on work completed. We provide the patients, office and billing staff. Must be fully licensed in Florida and possess minimum two years' recent clinical experience. However, supervision is available for those seeking hours for licensure. Email résumé to Dr. Santiago-Guia at monarchallhealth@gmail.com .
Operations Manager/Executive Assistant *
Opa-Locka Community Development Corporation (OLCDC) seeks an operations manager/executive assistant to be responsible for managing, organizing and coordinating office operations and procedures in order to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency. The position is also responsible for facilitating for the CEO, the integration and coordination of fundraising activities, and grant management. Visit the OLCDC website for more information and application guidelines
Parenting Instructor
Family Resource Center seeks a parenting instructor to be responsible for all aspects of teaching the Nurturing Parenting curriculum. Must possess master’s degree in social work, counseling, education or related field, or a bachelor's degree with proven relevant experience. Experience working with parents and children, knowledge of child abuse and neglect, DCF, the effects of domestic violence on the family, child development, family dynamics and group process also a must, as is Nurturing Parenting certification and excellent writing skills; bilingual fluency (English/Creole and/or English/Spanish) preferred. Email résumé to resumes@FRCFlorida.org with the subject line: Parenting Instructor – Applicant Name.
Program Instructor - Part-Time *
Girl Power seeks a part-time program instructor to provide continuity of education, wraparound services and activities for referred female students ages 11-17 at the Dorothy M. Wallace COPE Center South Success Center, as a corrective action based on Miami-Dade County Schools Level 2 Infractions. Instructor will work closely with fellow staff and M-DCPS staff to ensure that all classroom goals, objectives and outcomes are accomplished, while providing quality programming to all female students. Click here for complete job description and requirements ; email résumé to programdirector@girlpowerrocks.org
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 *
Cherry Blossom Learning Center #3 in Brickell seeks teachers for all age groups. Must possess bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) and experience in early childhood education. For additional information, email isabel@cherryblossommiami.com
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. Click here to visit www.ymcasouthflorida.org and apply.
Available Positions at Miami Lighthouse for the Blind & Visually Impaired *

  • Early Childhood Education Teacher For its full inclusion prekindergarten program for 3- and 4-year-old students, and 1- and 2-year-old preschoolers. Must possess 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). 
  • Job Service Specialist To provide support and training to program clients by performing skills assessment, job orientation and job search assistance, including cover letter and résumé writing, job openings search and interviewing techniques. Must possess bachelor's degree and minimum one year of experience working in human resources, employment services or related. 
  • Medical Office Receptionist To handle office duties in its Low Vision Center, including scheduling and coordinating appointments, initial intake paperwork, database entry, assisting clients in store, and other clerical duties. Must possess minimum high school diploma; AA preferred. Minimum one year experience working in a medical office and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) also required. 
  • Program Coordinator To be responsible for scheduling and managing the day-to-day office and clinical operations for the Florida Heiken Children’s Vision Program. High school diploma required (AA preferred), as is one year of experience working with databases and running queries/reports, and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish). Experience working in a medical office a plus. 
  • Teacher of the Visually Impaired To provide instruction to children ages birth to 21 years, to develop and implement individualized lesson plans for each child in collaboration with other teaching professionals and service providers. Must possess bachelor’s degree in visual disabilities from an accredited university; current TVI certification; ability to attend and complete required trainings; and excellent communication skills. 

Email résumé to employment@miamilighthouse.org or fax to 305.285.6967.
Available Positions at Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RCMA) *

  • Director of Development To report directly to the executive director and work closely with the fundraising committee and community relations department, to ultimately grow to oversee RCMA's development department, and design and execute a comprehensive and robust development strategy as well as set annual goals. This position guides and executes capital, planned giving and endowment campaigns, and ongoing fundraising efforts. Must possess bachelor's degree in a relevant field; master's a plus, as is bilingual fluency (English/Spanish). Minimum five years' experience managing a development department for a nonprofit required. Email résumé to gayane.stepanian@rcma.org
  • Teachers To provide children with developmentally appropriate activities in a quality early childhood program that offers a safe and nurturing environment while promoting the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of young children and families. Full- and part-time trainee, Level 1 and Level 2 positions available; for additional information visit www.rcma.org. Email résumé to lissettev@rcma.org.
Available Positions at YWCA

  • Assistant - Head Start Center/Downtown Miami Responsible for providing administrative support to the director, services coordinator, family support workers, and education and disabilities coordinator. High school diploma/GED a must; college degree preferred. Minimum 1-2 years' experience in similar type of position, especially in children’s services or Head Start Program; DCF 45-hour training certificate also required.
  • Family Health Worker - Head Start This is a temporary, three-month assignment with a salary of $16.81/hour. Position responsible for assuring that health and developmental services are being delivered in accordance with Head Start performance standards and guidelines; linking families with an ongoing system of health care; attending health services advisory committee meetings; reviewing, evaluating and interpreting immunization records; and promoting health and safety practices in the agency.
  • Teacher - Head Start Responsible for planning and implementing daily learning activities, nurturing students, and managing and maintaining Head Start classroom and its equipment and supplies. Head Start experience a plus. Full-time positions available in Miami Gardens and downtown Miami. 
  • Teaching Associates - Early Head Responsible for planning and implementing daily learning activities, nurturing students, and managing and maintaining Early Head Start classroom and its equipment and supplies. Early Head Start experience a plus. Full-time positions available in Miami Gardens and downtown Miami. 

Email résumé to ywca-careers@ywca-miami.org
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