Weekly Provider Bulletin
The Children's Trust Announces
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 August 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, August 1, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, August 1, 3-4 p.m.
  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, August 8, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, August 8, 3-4 p.m.
  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, August 15, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, August 15, 3-4 p.m.
  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, August 22, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, August 22, 3-4 p.m. 
Get Your Program Authorized to Operate at a Miami-Dade Public School
Trust-funded agencies providing programming at M-DCPS sites must secure an Affiliating Agreement for Educational Services. To facilitate this process, a guide to collecting and submitting the necessary documents has been made available on The Children’s Trust website; click here to review. All steps and documents must be completed prior to submission, otherwise approval may be delayed or denied. For questions, contact Glenny Reynoso, contract manager, at glenny@thechildrenstrust.org.
Wanted: 2018 Family Expo Volunteers
The Family Expo is looking for volunteers to lend a hand! Taking place on Saturday, September 8, 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!
Advocacy Network on Disabilities: Discovering Inclusion Training Online
This training introduces different types of disabilities, benefits of inclusion, People First Language, respectful etiquette and the characteristics of an inclusive program; this training fulfills The Children’s Trust’s Inclusion training requirements. Registration is required for all trainings; click here to register.
Providers & Partners, Tell Us All About Your Good Work
From the Herald to the Miami Times to CBS 4, 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!
From Our Friends
Lunch & Learn Workshop: Emotional Literacy
Triumph Steps announces an emotional literacy "lunch and learn" designed to teach providers how to give children the tools they need to minimize limiting thoughts, and highlight the importance of giving children techniques to overcome depression, anxiety, fear and much more. Several dates available in July and August, from 12:15-1:15 p.m. This workshop is FREE for Trust-funded providers; all others, $25. For details, location and to register, call 305.646.0112.
Grant Writing Certificate - Center for Nonprofit Management
Miami Dade College Continuing Education and Professional Development announces grant writing certification courses; 3/4 courses required to obtain a certificate. Students will acquire hands-on experience and skills to research funding opportunities, create community partnerships, write letters of commitment and submit grant proposals. Participants will also have the opportunity to apply what they are learning and receive feedback from experts. For more information call 305.237.1019; register at Miami Dade College - North Campus, Room 1125, or online at www.mdc.edu/registration.
Grant Opportunities
Health & Economic Supports for Trust-Funded Program Families
Does your Trust-funded program serve low-income families who can benefit from help to access benefits they might qualify for but don't currently receive (such as WIC, SNAP, TANF, KidCare, cash assistance, subsidized child care, housing and more)? Maximizing such supports for low-income families ultimately contributes to the broader local economy and child well-being and success. In addition to reducing children’s poverty and hunger, receiving public nutrition benefits in childhood is associated with benefits to health, school achievement, high school graduation and adult economic success. The Trust is releasing $600,000 in funding for family benefits enrollment supports to at least 6,000 families, and we strongly encourage our funded programs to offer this valuable service to families. You are eligible to apply if your agency serves at least 100 low-income families who might be eligible for benefits they are not tapping into. Even if you don't apply directly, you can partner with other community agencies that offer these value-add supports for your families. RFP release date was July 24; visit the Grants section of our website to learn about the application process, and the Grant Opportunities page to review the RFP in its entirety. Application deadline is September 6.
Funding for Computer Labs!
The IGT After-School Advantage Program provides nonprofit community agencies and public schools with state-of-the-art computer labs. These computer centers are designed to provide inner-city children ages 5-15 with a meaningful yet fun learning experience during the critical after-school hours, in a safe environment. This initiative is meant to provide an otherwise unavailable educational experience and bridge the digital divide among at-risk children. By applying its knowledge and expertise to this type of program IGT hopes to increase children’s interest in careers in computers and provide them with the necessary tools to help them become more competitive in school and in today’s job market. Proposals are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis; click here for more information and application guidelines.
Career Opportunities
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Available Positions at The Children's Trust

  • Research & Evaluation Analyst To serve as a critical member of both cross- and interdepartmental teams who engages in proactive problem-solving and critical thinking/analysis related to particular child, youth and family program areas and populations. Primary responsibilities include the identification and critical review of evidence-based/best practices in specified program areas; assistance for funded service providers and Trust staff on development of program performance measures; oversight of reporting methods for capturing program performance; regular appraisal of basic program performance statistics and data analyses; contribution to reports that explain initiative results to a variety of audiences; and systems enhancement to ensure accountability. This exempt salaried position works under general supervision and support of a senior research and evaluation analyst.
  • Testing & User Support Lead The Children's Trust information technology (IT) team is responsible for implementing strategically aligned solutions to increase the use of information to support decision-making that meets financial, strategic and operational goals. The team also supports all departments throughout The Trust as well as its community networks and provider partnerships. The testing and user support lead's role is to collaborate and engage with system and report developers throughout the development cycle to ensure that user requirements are met. Testing is a vital part of the development life cycle and is critical to meeting user requirements and delivering quality solutions in a cost-effective and efficient manner. This role requires exceptional communication, coordination and organizational problem-solving skills, and reports directly to the director of IT. Performance is reviewed through meetings, reports and observation of results achieved.

Submission end date for consideration for the above positions is ongoing. Click here to access complete job description, requirements and application instructions.
Early Childhood/Educational Program Coordinator
The Miami-Dade Family Learning Partnership seeks an early childhood/educational program coordinator to lead a countywide early literacy initiative. Responsibilities include collaboration among various agencies, building corporate partnerships, strategic planning, and developing and executing action plans that accelerate program growth. Minimum master's degree, extensive experience in early literacy and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish). Email résumé to Natalia Coletti at ncoletti@childreadiness.org.
Family Support Specialist *
Overtown Youth Center seeks a family support specialist to provide services to individuals and families that to their life trajectories. Family support specialists use a strength-based case management model to aid in assessing each client's basic and familial needs and provide linkage to health care, employment, housing and educational resources. Requires detailed case notes and documents/records of client data. Must be empathetic, communicative and well-organized. Email résumé to Nicole McMillan at nicole.mcmillan@overtownyouth.org.
HealthySteps Specialist
Community Health of South Florida seeks a HealthySteps specialist. Minimum bachelor's degree with a focus on child development and/or experience working in the child development field; bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) preferred. Visit www.chisouthfl.org for complete job description and requirements; email résumé to cmaraoz@chisouthfl.org.
Job Coach
The de Moya Foundation seeks a job coach to support young adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities in finding and maintaining competitive employment in the local job market using a customized employment model. Responsibilities include providing job training, job coaching, developing and implementing accommodations, and providing support to the employee as well as the employer. Click here for complete job description, requirements and to apply.
Parent Educators
Federation of Families, Miami-Dade Chapter, seeks parent educators to facilitate parenting education for parents of children age 12 and under with behavior or development concerns enrolled in the Triple P Parenting Program. Responsibilities include enrollment, curriculum preparation, 10 weeks of one-to-one sessions, and collection of data and assessments. Bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) preferred; must possess transportation. Email Janet Pereyra at janet@fofmiami.org for additional information and to submit résumé.
Parenting Instructor *
Family Resource Center of South Florida 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 bachelor's degree with relevant experience; experience working with parents and children; and knowledge of child abuse and neglect, DCF, the effect of domestic violence on the family, child development, family dynamics and group process. Nurturing Parenting certification also required. Email résumé to resumes@frcflorida.org; include position name and applicant name in the subject line.
Prosperity Director *
Catalyst Miami seeks a prosperity director to oversee asset building of programs/services, including identification, development, execution, marketing and distribution of prosperity service-delivery models and products for Catalyst clients and partners. Click here for complete job description, requirements and to apply.
Kidsville Learning Center seeks an elementary school teacher. Must possess minimum associate degree in education or related field; at least two years' experience; and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish). Experience with students with special needs a big plus; must be available to start working August 13. Email résumé to kidsvillejobs@gmail.com.
Teachers *
Kiddieland Kinder and Nursery School seeks creative, responsible and energetic preschool teachers for 1-year-old and 3-year-old classrooms. Child care experience preferred, as is CDA/FCCPC or equivalent, DCF hours and first aid/CPR certification. Level 2 background screening and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) a must. Email résumé to kiddieland@bellsouth.net.
Teachers *
Step Above Academy seeks qualified, nurturing teachers to teach infant and toddlers. Must possess a passion for children and believe that no child should be left behind. For more information and job requirements, contact Ms. Zephanie Peacock at 305.836.5723.
Available Positions at Amigos for Kids

  • Counselor To conduct initial contact and coordinate all services for program participants. Responsibilities include performing group facilitation and care coordination; acting as the primary participant advocate; keeping abreast of participant progress; coordinating all services delivered through external referrals; conducting screenings and registrations; and supporting assessments with appropriate tools to address participants' comprehensive needs.
  • Family Support Worker To provide assistance to program staff to ensure program goals, outcomes and contract objectives are effectively met. Responsibilities include supporting counselors in initiating and maintaining regular contact with program participants as part of the team of counselors/facilitators in the Nurturing Parenting program; and supporting all levels of staff in the organization's programs and special projects.
  • Program Director To develop and implement the organization's programs. Responsibilities include assessing needs and ensuring that program objectives are met; coordinating activities of program committees and/or other groups to plan procedures; programmatic budgeting; and community outreach.

Email résumé to careers@amigosforkids.org.
Available Positions at City Year Miami *

  • Impact Coach To be responsible for the creation and/or improvement of Whole School Whole Child (WSWC) implementation tools and trackers used for formative and summative reporting; developing and facilitating content for trainings; and acting as a subject matter expert to support staff and school-based teams, ensuring positive student results are achieved throughout the service year (July-June). Click here for complete job description, requirements and application guidelines.
  • Impact Manager To lead and develop AmeriCorps members into a City Year team of idealistic, emerging leaders and practitioners focused on strengthening schools and supporting students as directed by Whole School Whole Child (WSWC) mission and practices. Responsibilities include service delivery and impact; AmeriCorps member program delivery and experience; and service partner management. Click here for complete job description, requirements and application guidelines.
Available Positions at His House Children's Home

  • Foster Home Recruitment Coordinator
  • Lead Case Manager
  • Lead Resident Counselor
  • Lead Resident Counselor - Overnight Floater
  • Residential Counselors
  • Resident Supervisor

For complete job descriptions, requirements and application guidelines, visit www.hhch.org/join-our-team or contact Kemi Durosomo at kdurosomo@hhch.org or 305.430.0085.
Available Positions at the Institute for Child and Family Health

  • Community Action Team (CAT) Coordinator To coordinate all administrative and clinical functions of the CAT Program, including ensuring that the services offered to children and families are provided in a timely manner, are of high quality and are consistent with eligibility criteria.
  • Community Action Team (CAT) Mentor To assist clients with educational, vocational and life skills development, and help families enhance their family support networks.
  • Mental Health Targeted Case Manager To provide community-based case management services to assigned clients including, but not limited to, assessing client need 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.
  • Targeted Case Manager – FACES and BNet Programs To provide community-based targeted case management services to assigned clients experiencing mental health or substance use disorders as well as medical issues, including, but not limited to, assessing client need for social, educational, medical and other support services; advocacy and linkage to such services; and monitoring the provision of all wraparound services.

Email résumé to Arlene Balloveras at aballoveras@icfhinc.org.
Available Positions at Jewish Community Services of South Florida

  • Infant and Early Childhood Services Program Manager To plan, develop, manage, coordinate and evaluate the delivery of infant and early childhood programs for children ages birth-5 and their families. Responsibilities include meeting the requirements and outcomes for various funding sources by providing direction, leadership, supervision and consultation to staff. Must be licensed and possess bilingual fluency (English/Spanish).
  • Licensed Therapist - Part-Time To provide individual and family therapy services to children and adults. Responsibilities include performing intakes, assessments, diagnosis, treatment planning, ongoing intervention and proper termination. Must be licensed, bilingual (English/Spanish) and able to work afternoons and evenings.
  • Literacy Tutor - Part-Time For its Girls Empowerment Initiative serving female youth ages 11-17. Responsibilities include providing enrichment and/or specialized help for students at a school site so they can master necessary skills and strive for excellence in academics and beyond. Flexibility to work afternoons and evenings required.
  • Program Coordinator - Part-Time For its Girls Empowerment Initiative serving female youth ages 11-17. Responsibilities include providing administrative oversight as well as direct services (e.g., individual and group counseling). License required; bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) preferred. This is a 25 hour/week position.

Email résumé to Janet Angueira at jangueira@jcsfl.org.
Available Positions at Kristi House *

  • Donor Relations & Volunteer Coordinator Responsibilities include donor research and recognition programs; volunteer management; database management and reporting; event planning; and providing executive-level administrative support.
  • Family Engagement Specialist First point of contact for families seeking services/resources. Responsibilities include welcoming child abuse victims and their families, and making them feel safe and comfortable. Will collaborate with staff and multidisciplinary team partners to inform families and engage them in obtaining available services.
  • Youth Advocate To provide services to its Project GOLD program participants, such as individual counseling, crisis intervention, safety planning, advocacy and referrals, to girls who have been involved in commercial sexual exploitation (CSEC). Responsibilities include engaging girls in drop-in center programs involving enrichment, life skills development, educational support and vocational training, and developing each participant's service plan/WILL (Winning in Life and Leadership) to address individual strengths.

For complete job descriptions, requirements and to apply online, visit www.kristihouse.org/employment.
Available Positions at Lotus House

  • Youth Program Clinical Director To serve unaccompanied youth age 18-24, with or without children. Responsibilities include supervision/direct provision of individual/group therapy and QA. Must be a fully licensed mental health clinician; experience serving youth, people with serious trauma histories, domestic violence, medical and mental health conditions, and working with LGBTQ persons also a must, as is certification in evidence-based modalities.
  • Therapist To provide evidence-based child-parent therapy for children and families with high special needs, histories of complex trauma (including domestic violence), and medical and mental health issues. Responsibilities include family therapy, crisis intervention and QA. Must possess minimum master's degree, five years' relevant experience and training in parent-child evidence-based modalities. 

Email résumé to Anna Frusciante at anna@lotushouse.org.
Available Positions at Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired *

  • Pre-K Service Coordinator To provide organizational support to the organization's Lighthouse Learning Center. Responsibilities include overseeing case management of services and supports listed on Individualized Family Support Plans (IFSPs). Trained Early Steps Coordinator certification required.
  • Vision Program Coordinator To be responsible for scheduling and managing day-to-day office and clinical operations for the Florida Heiken Children’s vision program. Must possess minimum high school diploma (associate degree preferred); one year experience working with databases and running queries/reports; and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish). Experience working in a medical office preferred.

Email résumé to employment@miamilighthouse.org.
Available Positions at Miami Music Project

  • Music Education Director
  • Site Coordinator
  • Site Director

For complete job descriptions, requirements and to apply, visit miamimusicproject.org/about-us/jobs.
Available Positions at Our Little Ones Learning Center *

  • Teacher - Head Start
  • Teacher Assistant - Head Start

Must possess at minimum CDA; associate degree and/or 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.
Available Positions at St. Alban's Child Enrichment Center

  • Health/Mental Health/Disabilities Assistant To assist in ensuring compliance and coordinating the health, mental health, disabilities and safety services sections of Head Start Performance Standards at one or more program sites. Must possess at minimum associate degree in science, nursing, health administration, social work, psychology or related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Teacher Assistant - Early Head Start To support the implementation of a cognitively oriented curriculum and total management of activities for children ages birth-3 including indoor/outdoor activities aimed at promoting physical health, approaches to learning and those that promote social, emotional, cognitive, intellectual, motor and physical development. Minimum high school diploma and DCF 45-hour training.
  • Teacher Assistant - Head Start To support the implementation of a cognitively oriented curriculum and total management of activities for children ages 3-5 including indoor/outdoor activities aimed at promoting physical health, approaches to learning and those that promote social, emotional, cognitive, intellectual, motor and physical development. Minimum high school diploma, DCF 45-hour training and National CDA (preschool).

Email résumé to tdawson@stalbanschildcare.org.
Available Positions at United Way of Miami-Dade *

  • After-Care Aide For its Center for Excellence in Early Education Demonstration School. Responsibilities include providing a safe, nurturing environment that encourages each child’s social, emotional, physical and intellectual development, and supporting the daily implementation of a developmentally appropriate curriculum in accordance with guidelines established by United Way and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
  • Associate Director, New Business Development To develop and build relationships in the community that address its health and human service needs; focus will be on developing new corporate relationships with both large companies and small businesses. Must be a highly energetic professional with excellent public speaking, negotiation and communication skills; proven track record of building new corporate/business relationships a must, as is minimum bachelor's degree.
  • Associate Vice President, Major & Planned Gifts To develop and build relationships in the community to address its health and human service needs; focus will be on fundraising for both annual and endowment campaigns from individuals who can pledge gifts of $50,000 or more. Must possess ability to utilize the unique strengths of a diverse workforce to accomplish project goals. Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.
  • Director For its Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership. Responsibilities include delivery and management of direct services to children and families; ensuring faculty understands and can implement selected curriculum in accordance with organization and Head Start Performance Standards; and collaborating with other members of EHS-CCP staff to oversee implementation and coordination of child care and family support services. Minimum bachelor's degree in early childhood education.
  • Health Specialist I To ensure program adheres to Head Start Performance Standards and state and local requirements regarding health services. Will work with program partners to coordinate health services to families of children ages birth-36 months and provide technical assistance to child care partner program staff as needed. State-licensed registered nurse or LPN with bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Program Officer To support the development and execution of the organization's work, which includes research, community engagement, brand liaison and execution of special initiatives and projects. This position supports the group vice president of community impact with data collection and management, technology support and special projects. Minimum bachelor's degree and 1-2 years' experience in the social service arena.
  • Senior Grant Writer To identify, define and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities. Responsibilities also include coordinating the development, writing and submission of grant proposals to third-party entities to support the organization's work in the health and financial impact areas, including Mission United. Must possess excellent communication skills, experience managing and writing grants, and bachelor’s degree.
  • Senior Grant Writer, Education To identify, define and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities. Responsibilities also include coordinating the development, writing and submission of grant proposals to third-party entities to support the organization's work in the education area, i.e., early childhood, school-age and postsecondary; must maintain and implement funding calendar activities. Minimum bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or related field; master's preferred.
  • Senior Manager For its Center for Financial Stability. Responsibilities include providing the financial coaching function and its integration into other organizational and community initiatives. Must possess experience in providing financial counseling in the social services arena with at least one year of supervisory experience. Minimum bachelor’s degree; master’s preferred.

For complete job descriptions, requirements and application guidelines, visit unitedwaymiami.org/job-postings.
Available Positions at the YWCA of Greater Miami-Dade

  • Accounting & Procurement Coordinator To be responsible for providing accounting, administrative, procurement and general data entry support for finance department by collating, filing, copying and sending documentation to department for agencywide reporting needs; and assisting accountants in preparing reimbursements packages for all expenses processed via A/P within set deadlines; accounts payables and accounts receivables; and payroll data entry function and full-cycle processing.
  • After-School Program Counselors - Part-Time To be responsible for teaching and nurturing children and promoting their positive self-image by listening, responding and encouraging independence; providing verbal and nonverbal positive reinforcement; and promoting effective communication, enthusiasm and motivation within the group. Must be capable of organizing groups of children.
  • Education/Curriculum Coordinator - Early Head Start * To implement education/curriculum components according to Head Start Performance Standards and Guidelines. Responsibilities include providing training to all Head Start/Early Head Start teaching personnel; developing program curricula; providing educational resources for staff and parents; and establishing and maintaining a communication and complete reporting system for purposes of monitoring, evaluating and improving the education component.
  • Maintenance Custodians - Part-Time To be responsible for maintaining its childcare facilities in a clean and orderly condition and ensuring that all equipment, grounds and buildings are properly maintained, secured and operational; positions available in downtown Miami and Miami Gardens. Minimum one year experience in general maintenance work, any variety of custodial, handyperson and janitorial tasks, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Services & Operations Director - Child Care Center To be responsible for center operations, management and planning; implementing and developing new programs; coordinating administrative and operational functions of the YWCA IG Center inclusive of Head Start/EHS program classrooms; and client services including child care and facility operations, membership development, customer relations management and youth programming. Must possess director's credentials.
  • Teaching Associate/Caregiver - Early Head Start * To plan and implement daily learning activities; nurture program participants; manage and maintain Early Head Start classroom and its equipment and supplies; establish and maintain supportive relationships with infants, toddlers and parents; and implement developmentally appropriate routines and curriculum for infants and toddlers. CDA Infant-Toddler or FCCPC Birth-Five, high school diploma/GED, first aid and CPR certification; and certificate of good health and Tine Test all required.

For complete job descriptions, requirements and application guidelines, visit www.ywcamiami.org.
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