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The Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida is a statewide, nonprofit, research and development organization with more than 25 years of experience identifying, funding, and evaluating innovative social services, education and health programs for at-risk children and families. Believing that the best money spent is on prevention, the Ounce of Prevention Fund brings together public and private funding and invests in prevention and early intervention services in communities across Florida, enabling families to achieve positive life outcomes.

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Healthy Families Florida Local Projects

       
Position Available 2/15/2018 Advertisment Closes 3/1/2018
Program Name Healthy Families St. Lucie Location Fort Pierce
Position Title Data Entry Operator (part-time)
Description Accurate and timely information posted with integrity; strong interpersonal skills/ ability to relate to people with respect to individuality ability to work with culturally diverse communities/ families and the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate. Ability to work with multiple community agencies. Experience with data entry computer systems.
Duties 1. Input all HFSLC data in the data system within 10 days of receipt reviews all data reports for completion and accuracy. 2. Plans, initiates and carries to completion clerical, secretarial and administrative activities. Ability to compose HFSLC Staff correspondence including letters, memorandums, meeting notices and press releases. 3. Reviews records and reports, which require action and recommends solutions or courses of action. 4. Maintains and nurtures cooperative relationships with staff, Committee members, service providers, other agencies, general public and all others. 5. Performs special assignments, research and report preparation upon request. 6. Performs related duties as directed by the Program Manager. 7. Keeps all Healthy Families files and information confidential.
Qualifications Minimum of a high-school diploma or GED. Computer proficiency with a minimum-typing speed of 35WPM. Preferred software knowledge in Word, Access and Excel. Experience with general office equipment and basic maintenance skills.
Compensation $10.00 hourly (20 hours per week)
Contact Robin Fels
E-Mail Address rkloser@bellsouth.net Phone Number (772)467-9505
Mailing Address 2102 Avenue Q, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 Fax Number (772)467-8795
       
Position Available 2/15/2018 Advertisment Closes 3/1/2018
Program Name Healthy Families St. Lucie Location Ft. Pierce/Pt. St. Lucie
Position Title Family Support Worker
Description This is work providing support and assistance to optimize the home environment for the physical and mental well-being of children who are at risk of being abused or neglected.
Duties 1. Establish a trusting relationship with at-risk families by initialing and maintaining client contact. 2. Establish an Individual Family Support Plan (IFSP) with goal, action plan, and outcomes with the family within 90 days of signing the Participation Agreement. FSW will receive the ISFP every 90 days to access the family's progress towards meeting their goals and discuss intervention methods as needed. 3. Maintains all charts in a safe and confidential manner as prescribed by the program 4. Promotes positive parent/child interaction through parent education and modeling appropriate behavior during each home visit. 5. Provides in-home parent education to program families utilizing Partner For a Healthy Baby Curriculum and other curriculums approved by HFF. 6. Will be knowledgeable regarding community resources, and make appropriate referrals to families. Follows up with families regarding the effectiveness of referrals made. 7. Attends weekly supervision with their direct supervisor, and weekly staff meeting as required by HFF. Also attends other meeting as required by their individual agency. 8. Upon employment, employee will participate in pre-service training, to be completed within 6 months of hire, HF Core Training, and required in-service training to equal up to forty hours, in the first year. Forty hours of in-service training is required yearly thereafter per Healthy Families of Florida. 9. Maintain an average caseload of 15-25 families, depending on the level of the family in the Healthy Families SLC program. 10. Maintains flexible hours to the extent necessary to accommodate the schedule of families. 11. Maintains and increases knowledge in the areas of child abuse, and reports child abuse to the abuse registry whenever it occurs or is suspected. Primary notification should be made to FSW's supervisor. 12. Adheres to all Policies and Procedures of the Healthy Families SLC Program and their hiring agency. 13. Maintains accurate and up to date client confidentiality at all times. 14. Maintains accurate and up to date client information in files at individual agencies and in the computer. 15. Clears secondary employment with the Executive Director of their agency. 16. Attends their individual agency's fundraising functions, if required. 17. Maintains a neat, clean and appropriate appearance at work, training and mandatory social events. 18. Follows the guidelines of a drug free workplace. 19. Maintains fail outcomes and objectives as prescribed by Healthy Families Florida's goals.
Qualifications A high school diploma or GED equivalent. One year experience working with diverse families
Compensation $20,800 annually +benefits
Contact Robin Fels
E-Mail Address rkloser@bellsouth.net Phone Number (772)467-9505
Mailing Address 2102 Avenue Q, Ft. Pierce, Fl. 34950 Fax Number (772)467-8795

The Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable ADA accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.