Weekly Provider Bulletin
December 6, 2017
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The Children's Trust Announces
Grant Opportunity: Youth Development Services (Grades K-12)
The Children’s Trust will release a competitive solicitation for a new five-year funding cycle for Youth Development Services in the next few days! Funding for youth development services will be 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that your login is current before registering, as any website user accounts created prior to August 15, 2017, are no longer valid.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 will be made available upon release of this RFP.
Trust Central Update
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.
Grant Application Reviewers Needed - Volunteer Today!
The Children’s Trust is about to release competitive funding opportunities (Requests for Proposals/RFPs) for programs that support children and families in five-year funding cycles in the following program areas: youth development, parenting and early childhood development. An important component of the process is the engagement of local community members to work with Trust staff in reviewing applications submitted for funding, and we hope you will consider joining us in this critical endeavor. Visit www.thechildrenstrust.org to learn about being a community reviewer; click here to apply (you'll need to create a user account for our site if you don't already have one). We look forward to working with you!
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 13, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Home Safety Training & Education Wednesday, December 13, 3-4 p.m.
  • 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

  • Structure for Success Friday, December 8, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., North Shore Park and Youth Center, 501 72nd Street, Miami Beach, FL 33141
  • Discovering Inclusion Tuesday, December 12, 10 a.m. - noon, Big Brothers Big Sisters, 550 NW LeJeune Road, Miami, FL 33126
  • Discovering Inclusion 2: Beyond Awareness Tuesday, December 19, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., City Life Kix, 1088 W Mowry Drive, Homestead, FL 33030

Registration is required for all trainings; please visit www.collabornation.net/login/advocacynetwork to reserve your space.
From Our Friends
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 also the importance of giving children techniques to overcome depression, anxiety, fear and much more. Three remaining dates available: December 7, 11 and 13; 12:15-1:15 p.m. This workshop is FREE for Trust-funded providers; all others, $25. For more details, location and to register, call 305.646.0112.
FREE Workshop: After-School Programs, STEM & Diversity
Code Explorers invites Trust-funded providers to attend a FREE workshop on how after-school programs can utilize STEM curricula to help make a positive impact on not just their participants, but also the future of the STEM workforce. Workshop led by a minority, female engineer with over 25 years of professional experience and over 10 years' experience in STEM education. Taking place on Wednesday, December 13, noon - 1 p.m. , 7900 Oak Lane, Suite 413, Miami Lakes, FL 33016. Space is limited to 10 attendees; click here to register .
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 on 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 .
Career Opportunities
* Denotes new posting
Assistant/Teacher - Preschool
Grace Lutheran Learning Center seeks both a full-time and a part-time preschool assistant/teacher. Must possess DCF 45 hours (CDA preferred). Full-time position requires availability between 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.; hours for part-time position TBD. Fluent English speakers preferred. Email résumé to graceclc@bellsouth.net .
Care Coordinator
Advocate Program seeks a full-time care coordinator to provide home-based services to children and their families with exposure to high-level conflict and/or domestic violence. Must possess bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, human services or related field; knowledge of Miami-Dade community resources; and a minimum two years' experience working with target population. Bilingual fluency (English/Spanish or English/Haitian Creole) preferred. Email résumé to jobs@advocateprogram.org .
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.
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 .
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.
Teacher *
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.
Teacher - Early Head Start
Empowering Youth seeks an Early Head Start teacher. Must possess minimum one year teaching experience, DCF 45 hours, National CDA or FCCPC, and be able to successfully pass a Level 2 background screening. Salary: $9-$15/hour. Email résumé to info@empoweringyouthinc.org .
Available Positions at Amigos for Kids

  • Counselor - Part-Time To deliver group facilitation and care coordination. Responsibilities include acting as the primary participant advocate; keeping abreast of progress; coordinating all services delivered to participants through external referrals; conducting screenings and registrations; supporting assessments with appropriate tools to address comprehensive needs of participants; and collaborating with other community providers to ensure participants receive coordinated services.
  • Family Support Worker - Part-Time To provide support to program services, working primarily with children in group settings. Responsibilities include parent recruitment and family registration; supporting staff in initiating and maintaining regular contact with program participants; establishing trusting relationships with program children, parents and families; assisting with groups with the children following evidence-based practice curriculum; and helping facilitate such activities as parent-child sessions, and family activities and events.
  • Lead Counselor/Social Work To deliver group facilitation and care coordination. Responsibilities include acting as the primary participant advocate; keeping abreast of progress; coordinating all services delivered to participants through external referrals; conducting screenings and registrations; supporting assessments with appropriate tools to address comprehensive needs of participants; and collaborating with other community providers to ensure participants receive coordinated services.

Email résumé to careers@amigosforkids.org .
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 Infinite Ways Network

  • Clinicians Must possess master's degree in social work or related field, minimum two years' postgraduate experience working with at-risk children and families in an in-home setting, and evening and weekend availability; Homestead/Miami-Dade area residency also required. Must also be licensed in the state of Florida (preferred) or currently pursuing designation; bilingual fluency (English/Spanish or English/Haitian Creole) preferred.
  • Case Managers Must possess bachelor's degree in social work or related field, minimum two years' postgraduate experience working with at-risk children and families in an in-home setting, and evening and weekend availability; Homestead/Miami-Dade area residency also required, as is having taken case management training.

Email résumé to infinitewaysnetwork@gmail.com .
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 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 .
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