Weekly Provider Bulletin
October 17, 2018
* New posts are marked with an asterisk.
The Children's Trust Announces
NEW! Program Metrics Resource: 1-4 Visit *
A new video resource, Getting Ready for the Contract Manager 1-4 Visit, has been posted to our Program Metrics Playlist. It provides an overview to the Program Metrics 1-4 visits currently taking place, and assists providers in understanding how to prepare for and what to expect during the visit. Click here for the most updated version of The Children’s Trust Program Metrics tool.
Project RISE: SEL Outcome Assessment Trainings *
Project RISE has released 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 online trainings, log into your CollaborNation account at www.collabornation.net/projectrise; select "Course Catalog," then select "Project RISE Online Trainings."
MONTHLY Exemplary Service Award - Nominate a Colleague Today!
Do you know a phenomenal staff member or colleague who deserves a round of applause? Nominate them for our new MONTHLY Exemplary Service Award! Extended to exceptional employees of Trust-funded programs or initiatives, this honor is given to individuals who serve as an inspiration to their colleagues; provide direct service to children and families as their primary duty; and perform their work in a way that exemplifies that the human element makes a genuine difference in the lives of others. (Nominees may not be a manager or executive director.) Winners will be publicly announced and recognized, and comprise the pool from which we'll select the recipient of the 2019 Champions for Children Excellence Award for Direct Service to Children and Families! Click here to nominate someone wonderful today.
Contract Explorer: Easier Access to Contract Info Today!
The Contracts grid is delivering even easier access to useful information with the launch of Contract Explorer. This is an enhanced functionality within the Contracts grid that allows you to view key information in a grid format across various contracts, such as “How many slots am I funded for at each site?” and “What participant outcomes are we striving for?” Contract Explorer can help you answer those questions and many, many more; click here to download a pdf on how to make the most of this and other enhancements. Please note: Your default view in the Contracts grid will be updated as detailed in the linked document.
Reimbursements & Programmatic Data Webinar Now on YouTube
This two-part webinar is now posted on our YouTube channel:

New Updated Trust Central Support Page
Trust-Funded providers can now find all the Trust Central support they need in one place! Access to all essential resources have been consolidated on a single page of the Provider Portal. Log in to The Trust website with your Trust Central login and visit Providers > Trust Central Support.
Injury Prevention 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. Trainings for October are listed below; visit The Children's Trust community calendar for full descriptions and registration information. Unless otherwise noted, all trainings take place at the University of Miami Mailman Center, located at 1601 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136.   

  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, October 24, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, October 24, 3-4 p.m.
  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, October 31, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, October 31, 3-4 p.m.
Advocacy Network on Disabilities: Upcoming Trainings

  • Discovering Inclusion Training - Now Available ONLINE Discovering Inclusion is an introductory workshop for staff with little or no previous knowledge about children and youth with disabilities and inclusion. It includes an introduction to various types of disabilities, identifying the benefits of inclusion for all, using People First Language and respectful etiquette, and the characteristics of an inclusive program. There is also an opportunity to explore personal beliefs and values.

From Our Friends
Lunch & Learn Workshop: Emotional Literacy *
Triumph Steps announces an emotional literacy lunch and learn designed to teach providers how to give the children the tools they need to minimize limiting thoughts and overcome depression, anxiety, fear and much more. Upcoming sessions on October 24 and 29. This workshop is FREE for Trust-funded providers; all others, $25. For details, location and to register, call 305.646.0112.
Grant Opportunities
New Grant Opportunities at The Trust! *
The Children's Trust will release five separate grant opportunities on Tuesday, October 23, to fund the following:

  • Early Intervention Summer Camps
  • Universal Parenting Education
  • Reading Enhancement Services
  • Innovation Fund
  • Small Community-Based Organizations (CBO) Capacity Building

Once released, details on all of the above, including bidders' conferences and application trainings, will be available at www.thechildrenstrust.org/grants.
Early Learning Career Center Scholarships
The Early Learning Career Center, funded by The Children's Trust, is offering professional development scholarships to early childhood educators in Miami-Dade County to improve knowledge, skills, classroom practices and ultimately the quality of care offered to our children. For more information please send an email request to the center at careercenter@thechildrensforum.com that includes your name, facility name and DCF license number, email, phone number and a detailed description of your requested professional development funding.
Career Opportunities
Community Outreach Specialist *
Miami-Dade Area Health Education Center seeks a community outreach specialist to liaison with community affiliates and participants to motivate partnership, enrollment, extend reach and be a face of the organization. Must possess minimum bachelor's degree in a social services field or high school diploma with at least two years' experience in social services; and bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency. Email résumé to careers@mdahec.org.
Helpline Counselor - Part-Time *
Jewish Community Services of South Florida seeks a part-time helpline crisis counselor to provide information, referrals, crisis counseling and suicide intervention to callers upon completion of a thorough assessment and identification of most presenting needs. Must possess bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency and bachelor’s degree in social work or human services field; equivalent experience and demonstrated skill in social services may be considered. Email résumé to cpatterson@jcsfl.org.
Program Coordinator *
Redlands Christian Migrant Association seeks a program coordinator with knowledge and experience in child development and early childhood curriculum. Must possess minimum bachelor's or advanced degree in early childhood education with two years’ experience in the field OR coursework equivalent to early childhood education (18 credits) OR Florida teaching certificate for birth to 3 or age 3 to grade three; and be 21 years of age or older and able to obtain a Florida driver's license. For complete job description, requirements and to apply, visit www.rcma.org.
Review Specialist
Florida Foster Care Review seeks a review specialist for its Citizen Review Panel (CRP). Responsibilities include preparing and overseeing CRP hearings, capturing review data; producing the CRP’s report for the court; helping to manage and train CRP volunteers; and attending court hearings and child welfare meetings/events as required. Must possess bachelor’s degree in social work or related field; minimum three years’ child welfare/dependency court experience; and excellent writing skills. Visit www.fostercarereview.org for complete posting and application guidelines.
Available Positions at His House Children's Home

  • Bookkeeper *
  • Lead Resident Counselor *
  • UAC Resident Counselors *
  • UAC Residential Childcare Professionals - Part-/Full-Time *

For complete job descriptions, requirements and to apply, visit www.hhch.org.
Available Positions at Miami Children's Initiative

  • Certified Teacher - Part-Time To teach math, language arts and science to students at Miami Northwestern Senior High School. Responsibilities include actively instructing students, creating lessons, communicating with parents and assisting students in preparing for standardized testing. Must pass a Level 2 background screening.
  • Student & Family Advocate – Part-Time To assist students attending Charles R. Drew Senior High School after-school programs. Must be able to engage children, communicate in English, have a command of mathematical concepts, and be able to participate in several evening and weekend events. Experience with children preferred; must pass a Level 2 background screening.
  • Transportation Specialist To transport students to and from its educational programs at Charles R. Drew and Miami Northwestern senior high schools. Must be able to engage children, communicate in English and be able to participate in several evening and weekend events. Chauffeur's license, clean driving record and ability to pass a Level 2 background screening a must.

Visit www.iamlibertycity.org for complete job descriptions, requirements and application guidelines.
Available Positions at Miami-Dade County Public Schools

  • Center Director - Part-Time
  • Early Head Start Assistant
  • Early Head Start Educator
  • Head Start Assistant
  • Head Start Educator
  • Psychologists - Licensed

Email résumé to Estela Rivero at erivero@dadeschools.net.
Available Positions at Miami-Dade County Public Schools Department of Exceptional Student Education

  • Audiologists - Part-/Full-Time
  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing Interpreters
  • Clerical - Hourly
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • School Psychologists - Part-/Full-Time
  • School Social Workers - Part-/Full-Time
  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • Teachers with Experience in Special Education - Part-/Full-Time

Email résumé to Ava Goldman at agoldman@dadeschools.net.
Available Positions at Q-Q Research Consultants

  • Program Evaluation Specialist * To provide evaluation to multiple 21st CCLC programs in the southern tricounty area. Must possess minimum bachelor’s degree in education research, evaluation, psychology, statistics, social policy, sociology, psychometrics or other related discipline; previous experience with program evaluation; knowledge of after-school and summer programs; and proficiency in Excel and SPSS.
  • Research Analyst * To assist in assessing the implementation and impact of a variety of projects focused on education, health and other social services. Responsibilities include quantitative and qualitative analysis (proficiency using SPSS required), development of interview protocols, facilitating interview and focus groups, program observation, report writing and ongoing communication with program staff. Minimum master’s degree and 3-5 years' relevant experience.

Available Positions at United Way of Miami-Dade

  • Health Specialist * To ensure its Early Head Start (EHS) program adheres to EHS performance standards, and state and local requirements regarding health services. Responsibilities include working with EHS-CCP partners to coordinate health services, providing technical assistance to partner staff as needed and providing health training. Must possess bachelor's degree in health administration or related field; RN or LP preferred.
  • Resource Teacher II * To be responsible for supporting center director in the delivery and management of direct services to enrolled children and families, as well as assist in leading staff and implementing state regulatory guidelines and Head Start performance standards. Must possess bachelor's degree or equivalent in early childhood education.

Email résumé to uwjobs@unitedwaymiami.org.
Available Positions at YMCA Homestead

  • Food Service Monitor To be responsible for following food handling safety protocols as outlined by the YMCA food program guidelines, including receiving, storing and serving food to students at YMCA preschools. Responsibilities also include ensuring that appliances and equipment are kept clean and meet health department standards.
  • Preschool Teacher 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) fluency a plus. First aid/CPR certification required within first 30 days of employment.

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