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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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Ounce of Prevention Fund and Healthy Families Florida Central Office

       
Position Available 1/15/2018 Advertisment Closes 1/5/2018
Program Name Healthy Families Florida Central Office (HFF) Location Tallahassee, FL
Position Title Training Coordinator - HFF/MIECHV
Description The Maternal Infant Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Training Coordinator assists with coordinating training for home visiting programs funded through the MIECHV grant. The MIECHV Training Coordinator is responsible for logistics and materials for training events; compiling training needs assessment data; using an online learning management system for scheduling training; and preparing reports and other documents.
Duties ESSENTIAL TASKS • Schedules, organizes and operates webinars, conference calls and face-to-face training events for MIECHV programs. • Facilitates the registration and enrollment process for MIECHV and non-MIECHV participants for training events using the learning management system. • Prepares correspondence, memos, schedules, documents, contracts and reports utilizing computer software applications. • Assists in the development and revision of curricula, manuals, handouts and trainer guides. • Gathers and maintains information to support periodic and special reports documenting Unit activities and events; prepares and makes presentations. • Attends staff meetings to exchange information; attends in-service training and technical or professional classes, seminars or conferences to improve technical or professional skills; attends MIECHV meetings related to professional development. • Develops and distributes MIECHV Professional Development Newsletter to MIECHV administrators, MIECHV supervisors, and MIECHV staff; presents MIECHV training report during monthly conference calls. • Schedules and makes arrangements for unit meetings, conferences and other meetings. • Process invoices and travel reimbursements. • Performs other duties as required by supervisor.
Qualifications Requires Associate’s degree, vocational technical degree or specialized training equivalent to satisfactory completion of two years of college education. Requires two years or more of experience in development and/or coordination of training or related field. Experience conducting webinars and working with learning management system applications preferred.
Compensation To be determined
Contact Tina Mitchell
E-Mail Address Phone Number
Mailing Address 111 N. Gadsden Street, Suite 100, Tallahassee, FL 32301 Fax Number 850-488-1752

Healthy Families Florida Local Projects

       
Position Available 11/16/2017 Advertisment Closes 2/16/2018
Program Name Healthy Families Lake/Sumter/Marion Location Ocala, Lake County, Marion County
Position Title Family Support Worker
Description We are seeking a Family Support Worker experienced in working with children and families. You will be providing support to our growing case management services, and be part of a team of para-professionals charged with attending to the needs of children and families. You will provide education and support services with the end goal of aiding in family stability and success, in a fast-paced, never-the-same work environment.
Duties • Assist in developing and maintaining client records and program documentation according to contract and CHS standards (initial assessments, goal planning, progress notes termination summaries, etc.); enter necessary information into required software system(s) in a timely and accurate manner. • Provide appropriate modeling techniques, education and other supportive services as delineated in service plan. • Assist Case Manager, Counselor or Social Worker in providing case management support services (i.e., information, assessments, referral and linkages). • Directly transport or arrange for transportation of clients to visitations, medical appointments, counseling, shopping, etc. • Monitor quality of care by complying with contract requirements for contacting clients by phone, by letter, and/or by conducting home/residential visits. • Facilitate or co-facilitate educational classes such as parenting skills, independent living skills, anger management, household management, behavior management, pregnancy/pre-natal care etc. • Co-lead parent/child play groups. • Supervise children during scheduled visits, in-home services, visitations or in other situations as directed. • Participate in weekly client staff meetings, as requested. • Participate in the quality management process.
Qualifications • High School diploma of GED equivalent • Two years of experience working with children and families
Compensation hourly
Contact www.chsfl.org, click on Careers
E-Mail Address Phone Number
Mailing Address 1300 N Palafox St # 103, Pensacola, FL 32501 Fax Number
       
Position Available 11/16/2017 Advertisment Closes 2/16/2018
Program Name Healthy Families Lake/Sumter/Marion Location Tavares, Ocala
Position Title Program Manager
Description We are seeking an experienced Program Manager to support our growing needs for case management services. You will lead an integrated, direct care team charged with empowering children and families to find and build upon their strengths, to rise above the challenges and circumstances they face, and to open doors to new opportunities. This is an excellent opportunity for a focused and dedicated social services professional that has a passion for leadership and thrives in a collaborative, fast-paced, never-the-same work environment.
Duties • Supervise program and Supervisory staff including regular individual and group staff meetings and case consultation; oversee proper client to staff ratio. • Assist the Program Director in developing core competencies, coaching plans, and orientation for program staff. • Approve admission of clients to program; assign cases to program staff and oversee service delivery. • Provide support with in-crisis or problem cases; provide on-going assistance to program staff in coordinating services. • Review and monitor case files for both internal and external quality assurance standards. • Oversee services provided comply with contractual requirements. • Liaison to community agencies such as Dept. of Children and Families, Department of Juvenile Justice, etc. and attends closure or conference staffing. • Oversee program supervisors and staff completes all documentation and reports in a professional and timely manner. • Assist in grant writing, contract negotiating or re-accreditation preparation. • Maintain and generate necessary reports and paperwork in a timely manner. • Provide direct supervision and casework in the absence of program staff. • Responsible for ensuring the integrity and seamless delivery of services on a day to day basis through staff supervision and performance monitoring in compliance with contract and CHS requirements. • Attend program related trainings, programs, community meetings, and activities. • Perform supervisory responsibilities specified in COA Standard TS 3: 1. Delegate and oversee work assignments so that service delivery is performed according to the organization's mission, policies and procedures and service philosophy 2. Provide case consultation and in-service training, as appropriate 3. Identify unmet training needs 4. Conduct performance evaluations 5. Support and enhance staff's ability to perform their jobs by teaching and modeling technical knowledge and skills, work management and communication skills and conflict management skills
Qualifications • Master's degree in Social Work or comparable human services field • Minimum of two years of experience working with children and families, preferably in the type of program that the Program Manager will be overseeing. • One year of supervisory experience • For Family Preservation and Stabilization Services, two years post-master's degree experience working with children and families, preferably in family preservation and stabilization • For Healthy Families services, three years of management and administrative experience in human services or related programs • For Unaccompanied Alien Child/Minor Program, bilingual required (English/Spanish) • Please see COA (Council on Accreditation) standards for specific skills and knowledge that pertain to the program in which the Program Manager is working • Florida Driver's License within 30 days from hire
Compensation salaried
Contact www.chsfl.org, click on Careers
E-Mail Address Phone Number
Mailing Address 1300 N Palafox St., # 103, Pensacola, FL 32501 Fax Number
       
Position Available 12/5/2017 Advertisment Closes 2/5/2018
Program Name Healthy Families Lake/Sumter/Marion Location Central FL
Position Title Program Manager
Description We’re seeking an experienced Program Manager to support our growing needs for case management services. You’ll lead an integrated, direct care team charged with empowering children and families to find and build upon their strengths, to rise above the challenges and circumstances they face, and to open doors to new opportunities. This is an excellent opportunity for a focused and dedicated social services professional that has a passion for leadership and thrives in a collaborative, fast-paced, never-the-same work environment.
Duties YOU WILL: Supervise program and Supervisory staff including regular individual and group staff meetings and case consultation; oversee proper client to staff ratio. Assist the Program Director in developing core competencies, coaching plans, and orientation for program staff. Approve admission of clients to program; assign cases to program staff and oversee service delivery. Provide support with in-crisis or problem cases; provide on-going assistance to program staff in coordinating services. Review and monitor case files for both internal and external quality assurance standards. Oversee services provided comply with contractual requirements. Liaison to community agencies such as Dept. of Children and Families, Department of Juvenile Justice, etc. and attends closure or conference staffing. Oversee program supervisors and staff completes all documentation and reports in a professional and timely manner. Assist in grant writing, contract negotiating or re-accreditation preparation. Maintain and generate necessary reports and paperwork in a timely manner. Provide direct supervision and casework in the absence of program staff. Responsible for ensuring the integrity and seamless delivery of services on a day to day basis through staff supervision and performance monitoring in compliance with contract and CHS requirements. Attend program related trainings, programs, community meetings, and activities. Perform supervisory responsibilities specified in COA Standard TS 3: Delegate and oversee work assignments so that service delivery is performed according to the organization's mission, policies and procedures and service philosophy. Provide case consultation and in-service training, as appropriate Identify unmet training needs. Conduct performance evaluations Support and enhance staff's ability to perform their jobs by teaching and modeling technical knowledge and skills, work management and communication skills and conflict management skills.
Qualifications YOU HAVE: Working knowledge of the Human Services field. Strong organizational skills and a tireless focus on quality results. Exceptional leadership, interpersonal and communication skills that allow you to work well with diverse teams, clients and families. Resiliency, with a propensity to persevere in spite of constant change. A sincere passion for helping others in need. YOU NEED: Master's degree in Social Work or comparable human services field. Minimum of two years experience working with children and families, preferably in the type of program that the Program Manager will be overseeing. One year of supervisory experience. For Family Preservation and Stabilization Services, two years post-masters degree experience working with children and families, preferably in family preservation and stabilization. For Healthy Families services, three years management and administrative experience in human services or related programs. For Unaccompanied Alien Child/Minor Program, bilingual required (English/Spanish). Please see COA (Council on Accreditation) standards for specific skills and knowledge that pertain to the program in which the Program Manager is working. Florida Driver's License within 30 days from hire. We've created a workplace that supports what drives you personally and professionally. Competitive salaries ¦ paid holidays ¦ generous paid time off ¦ flexible work schedules ¦ and a sweet benefits suite that doesn't just say we care about you, but truly demonstrates it!
Compensation Salaried
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Position Available 12/5/2017 Advertisment Closes 2/5/2018
Program Name Healthy Families Lake/Sumter/Marion Location Marion and Lake Counties
Position Title Family Support Worker
Description We are seeking a Family Support Worker experienced in working with children and families. You will be providing support to our growing case management services, and be part of a team of para-professionals charged with attending to the needs of children and families. You will provide education and support services with the end goal of aiding in family stability and success, in a fast-paced, never-the-same work environment.
Duties YOU WILL: Assist in developing and maintaining client records and program documentation according to contract and CHS standards (initial assessments, goal planning, progress notes termination summaries, etc.); enter necessary information into required software system(s) in a timely and accurate manner. Provide appropriate modeling techniques, education and other supportive services as delineated in service plan. Assist Case Manager, Counselor or Social Worker in providing case management support services (i.e., information, assessments, referral and linkages). Directly transport or arrange for transportation of clients to visitations, medical appointments, counseling, shopping, etc. Monitor quality of care by complying with contract requirements for contacting clients by phone, by letter, and/or by conducting home/residential visits. Facilitate or co-facilitate educational classes such as parenting skills, independent living skills, anger management, household management, behavior management, pregnancy/pre-natal care etc. Co-lead parent/child play groups. Supervise children during scheduled visits, in-home services, visitations or in other situations as directed. Participate in weekly client staff meetings, as requested. Participate in the quality management process. YOU HAVE: Ability to handle confidential information appropriately. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to make home visits/travel. Ability to learn computer skills sufficient to perform all essential functions. Ability to be sensitive to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics. Commitment to effectively and efficiently providing customer service satisfaction with positive service delivery results. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to work in a diverse environment. Excellent interpersonal skills. Strong attention to detail. Ability to act decisively when necessary to protect client. Ability to establish trusting relationships. Ability to handle emergencies and life threatening situations effectively. Ability to handle stressful situations. Ability to observe and accurately report the functioning of individuals and families. Ability to set appropriate limits and boundaries with clients. Ability to work flexible hours. Effective parenting skills. Excellent listening skills.
Qualifications High School diploma of GED equivalent. Two years of experience working with children and families. At CHS, we’ve created a workplace that supports what drives you personally and professionally. Competitive salaries, paid holidays, generous paid time off, flexible work schedules and a sweet benefits suite that doesn’t just say we care about you, but truly demonstrates it!
Compensation Hourly
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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.