Weekly Provider Bulletin
December 13, 2017
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The Children's Trust Announces
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)

Application trainings will be available for both currently funded YAS and YEN providers, as well as those NEW to this initiative or not currently funded by The Trust; please visit our community calendar and click "Provider Activities" to register for the appropriate session. You must confirm that your login is current before registering, as any website user accounts created prior to August 15, 2017, are no longer valid. If you have an existing trustcentral.org user account (email address and password), you may use it to log into thechildrenstrust.org. Click here if you need to reset your password. We also suggest that you 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.
Trust Central Update – Amendments Module Available
The Amendments Module and Invoice Validation feature are now available in Trust Central! Click here to access related resources on our website; additional support can be found on The Children's Trust Provider Support Channel on YouTube . Please note that these and our other available self-service videos provide the quickest answers to the most common Trust Central issues experienced by providers. As always, your contract manager is available to assist you with this new process. Should you require additional assistance from our help desk, kindly note it is accessible via email only at trustcentral@thechildrenstrust.org ; we'll make every effort to respond to your request within two business days. However, please keep in mind that an increased number of inquiries may occur as a result of system transitions, and as key reporting due dates approach.
Attention Quality Counts Programs: Share Your Thoughts
As part of the ongoing implementation evaluation of Quality Counts, you will receive an online survey directly from the external evaluators at University of Miami within the next few days. This survey will ask about your use of and engagement with the various Quality Counts supports, as well as your opinion of their value and your perception of their effectiveness. The resulting information will be used to inform continuous improvement of Quality Counts. We ask that you please respond to the survey quickly, and answer all questions completely and candidly. All your responses will remain confidential; only a summary of the results will be included in a report. We will provide each survey respondent with a $10 gift card to show our appreciation for submitting your survey response.
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 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.

  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, December 20, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, December 20, 3-4 p.m.      
  • Passenger Safety & Education Wednesday, December 27, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, December 27, 3-4 p.m.
The Advocacy Network on Disabilities: Upcoming Trainings

  • Discovering Inclusion 2: Beyond Awareness Tuesday, December 19, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., City Life Kix, 1088 W Mowry Drive, Homestead, FL 33030
  • 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 33265
  • 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
  • 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; please visit www.collabornation.net/login/advocacynetwork to reserve your space.
From Our Friends
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 addictions and mental illness, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Taking place tomorrow, Thursday, December 14, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. For more information, contact Tony Martinez at 305.487.3825 or tony@insightandmore.net . CEUs available; click here to register .
Lunch & Learn: 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 the techniques to overcome depression, anxiety, fear and much more. Three dates available: December 13, 20 and 27; 12:15-1:15 p.m. Each class can accommodate 10 Trust-funded providers for FREE, first come, first served; all others, $25. For more details, location and to register, call 305.646.0112.
Career Opportunities
* Denotes new posting
Clinical Director
Family Resource Center seeks a clinical director to be responsible for the overall monitoring and supervising of clinical services provided by the agency, including regular supervision of agency clinicians, reviewing records and ensuring services are being provided in a timely, thorough and clinically appropriate manner. This is a highly responsible, senior management position working closely with director of quality assurance/quality improvement to ensure that service delivery and documentation are appropriate, and that clinical staff receives timely and relevant in-service training. Email résumé to resumes@FRCFlorida.org with the following subject line: Clinical Director – Applicant Name.
Director *
Rainbow Intergenerational Learning Centers seeks a full-time director for its Little Havana Center. Must possess director credential, FCCPC, bilingual fluency and relevant experience, preferably within a Head Start environment. Working knowledge of Word and Excel also a must, as is Creative Curriculum knowledge. Email résumé and DCF transcript to abenedetti@lhanc.org .
Front Desk Receptionist - Medical
ABC's For Success seeks a medical front desk receptionist (M-F/35 hours per week) for a busy community behavioral health center. Must possess bilingual fluency, experience with insurance verification and appointment scheduling, and the ability to work a flexible schedule, including two late afternoons a week. Email résumé to karie.diaz@abc4s.com .
Full Case Manager Supervisor *
Family Resource Center seeks a full case manager supervisor (FCMS). Must possess extensive knowledge of the child welfare system, including all electronic systems. Responsibilities include the proper handling of all clients and appearing before circuit court judges as needed. Current certification in the state of Florida as a CWCM, CWP or CWPI; minimum two years' experience in human services or child welfare programs; and valid driver's license and good driving history all required. Email résumé to resumes@frcflorida.org with the subject line: Full Case Manager Supervisor – Applicant Name.
Inclusion Specialist *
The Advocacy Network on Disabilities seeks an inclusion specialist for its All Children Together (ACT) team. As a member of ACT, the inclusion specialist provides public education, training, technical assistance and advocacy activities to increase the capacity of children’s services providers to include children with disabilities, and to promote the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in all aspects of community life. Minimum bachelor's degree in education, social work or other related field (master’s preferred); at least two years' experience working with children and/or adults with disabilities and their families; excellent communication skills including the ability to engage the community, speak publicly and deliver training curriculum. Salary range: $36-$46K. Email résumé to vinfante@advocacynetwork.org .
Program Coordinator *
Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RCMA ) seeks a program coordinator with knowledge and experience in child development and early childhood. Responsibilities include developing and managing centers/programs to fulfill RCMA's mission. Must possess BA/BS in early childhood education with minimum two years’ experience in the field; or BA/BS or advanced degree and coursework equivalent to early childhood education (18 credits) with two years’ experience in the field; or Florida teaching certificate for birth to 3 or age 3 to grade three. Selected candidates may be eligible for some or all RCMA benefits. Email résumé to beatrizc@rcma.org .
Program Director *
Catholic Charities of the Archdioces of Miami seeks a program director for its Unaccompanied Minors Program. Responsibilities include day-to-day general management and administration of finance, administration, operations, grant writing and fundraising, as well as providing direct clinical work to participants of the program. Must possess master's degree in social work or equivalent degree in education, psychology, sociology or other relevant behavioral science degree, or bachelor's plus five years' experience in child welfare administration/child protective services. Administrator license for care provider facility also a must. Apply online at www.ccadm.org .
Program Director
The YMCA of South Florida seeks a dynamic, organized and experienced program director for its youth development department in Miami. This position is responsible for the oversight and management of the YMCA's after-school program in multiple locations throughout Miami-Dade County, including recruiting, hiring, evaluating and supervising full- and part-time staff to ensure excellence in program delivery, contract compliance, community outreach and partnership development. Visit www.ymcasouthflorida.org for complete job description, requirements and application guidelines.
Quality Counts Quality Improvement Specialist (QIS) *
The Children's Forum seeks a Quality Improvement Specialist (QIS) to assist early care and education practitioners participating in Quality Counts to develop career goals; access educational opportunities to improve their knowledge, skills and abilities in working with young children; effectively coach, mentor and model best practices for recipients; and provide resources, referrals and assistance to director and staff of early childhood providers. Position expected to work approximately 80 percent of the time in the field at child care and preschool centers, and approximately 20 percent of the time performing administrative and other necessary duties. Email résumé to dcruz@thechildrensforum.com .
Cherry Blossom Learning Center seeks a full-time teacher for its Brickell location. Must possess DCF 45 hours and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish). Contact Isabel Naranjo at 786.953.7255 or isabel@cherryblossommiami.com for more information.
Available Positions at Children's First Preschool Early Learning

  • Aftercare Staff - Part-Time Must possess experience leading and managing a classroom; DCF 45 hours (FCCPC/CDA a plus); ability to speak, read and write in English (bilingual fluency preferred); outstanding customer service and organizational skills; ability to multitask and manage multiple situations effectively; certification in first aid and CPR (or within 30 days of employment); and at least 18 years of age.
  • Office Staff - Part-Time & Full-Time DCF 45 hours and bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) required. Must also possess ability to work with MS Office, technology equipment, printers, fax, iPads, etc.; answer phones; be self-sufficient and a team player; and at least 18 years of age. Knowledge of QuickBooks and initiatives such as school readiness, food program and accreditation a plus.
  • Preschool Teacher - 2-Year-Olds
  • Preschool Teacher - 3-Year-Olds
  • Teacher - Toddlers
  • Teacher/Assistant - VPK Must possess VPK credentials

All teacher positions require a degree in early childhood education or child development, or a FCCPC/CDA; experience leading a classroom and creating educational lesson plans; ability to work a flexible schedule; ability to speak, read and write in English (bilingual fluency preferred); outstanding customer service and organizational skills; and ability to multitask and manage multiple situations effectively. Must also be certified in first aid and CPR (or within 30 days of employment) and at least 21 years of age.

Applicants may apply in person at 10870 SW 113th Place, Miami, FL 33176. Please bring your résumé, DCF transcript, and any other information related to the position you seek.
Available Positions at the Institute For Child and Family Health

  • 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. Additional responsibilities include making sure services are provided in a timely manner, are of high quality and consistent with eligibility criteria; in accordance with the contract/funder, COA standards, and agency policies and procedures; and in compliance with 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 Lotus House *

  • Child-Parent Psychotherapist To provide evidence-based Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) with fidelity for children (birth-5) and families with high special needs, histories of complex trauma, and medical and mental health issues. Must be trained and have experience in CPP, be committed to helping improve the lives of women and children in the community; possess minimum master's degree in mental health counseling, clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, or the equivalent; and must be licensed or a registered clinical intern. Bilingual fluency (English/Spanish) also required. Email résumé and cover letter with salary expectations to anna@lotushouse.org.
  • Nonprofit Bookkeeper/Grant Manager To assist with bookkeeping, financial and contract reporting, and compliance with funding and regulating agencies. Responsibilities include without limitation, generating and interpreting financial reports, billing, payroll, classing of revenue and expenses, reporting of line items to QuickBooks management, and compiling and completing reports to various funding and government agencies. Must possess 5+ years bookkeeping/financial reporting experience or an associate degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent experience, as well as knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. Experience in QuickBooks software preferred. Email résumé and cover letter with salary expectations to melissa@lotushouse.org.
Available Positions at Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services

  • Director of Behavioral Services (Miami-Homestead) To provide supervision to a community-based clinical program staff as it relates to implementing all aspects of client case management (e.g., intake process, crisis counseling, individual counseling, family counseling, groups, comprehensive psychosocial assessments, service planning, etc.). Position directly responsible for agency CINS/FINS as well as any other related community-based services. Master's degree in human services, education, social work or related degree, or professional licensure, required.
  • Quality Improvement and Training Manager (Miami) To provide administrative and technical assistance to all staff to ensure consistency of continuous quality improvement processes across all program areas; works closely with HR director to maintain required training program in accordance with policy. Responsible for assisting with internal grant writing processes and administration, including committee organization and participation. Minimum bachelor’s degree in a health and human services, public service, administration or applicable business area of study; electronic medical records (EMR) experience preferred.
  • Youth Activity/Recreation Worker Must be able to lead and engage youth in daily activities. Requires strong experience with at-risk teens and clean driving record (valid driver's license with auto insurance), as well as ability to pass background/drug screenings and work a flexible schedule (evenings, overnight, weekends).

Email résumé to laguirre@miamibridge.org .
Available Positions at Miami Children's Initiative

  • Groundskeeper For its site at the Annie Coleman Apartment Complex and surrounding areas. Must be able to perform physical labor by bending and lifting, and be able to work in outside weather conditions.
  • Student and Family Advocate – After-School Programs To assist students attending the after-school program at Charles R. Drew Elementary School. Must be able to engage children, communicate well in both written and spoken English, possess a strong command of mathematical concepts, and be able to participate in several evening and weekend events; experience with children and a degree preferred. Must pass a Level 2 background screening.

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

  • Community Liaison Specialist To serve as a link between parents and students to support children’s education. Must be a high school graduate; bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Assistant Teacher - Early Head Start To assist classroom educator serving infants and toddlers. Minimum CDA or FCCPC in Infant & Toddler required.
  • Assistant Teacher - Head Start To assist classroom educator serving preschool-age children. Minimum CDA or FCCPC in Preschool required.
  • Educator - Early Head Start To provide classroom instruction and supervision of infant and toddler classroom. Associate degree in early childhood and a CDA or FCCPC in Infant & Toddler required. 
  • Educator - Head Start To provide classroom instruction and supervision of preschool-age children. Associate degree in early childhood and CDA or FCCPC in Preschool required. 
  • Property Asset Specialist - Part-Time To assist with inventory.
  • Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant/Licensed Clinical Social Worker To provide mental health consultation services in early childhood classrooms. Master’s in social work/licensed or certified school psychologist required.

Email résumé to erivero@dadeschools.net .
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.
  • 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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