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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 4/3/2018 Advertisment Closes
Program Name Research, Evaluation and Systems Location Tallahassee, FL
Description The Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida has an opening for a Management Information Specialist. The position is responsible for developing and updating data collection tools and data system support materials; providing end user support and training; assisting in the design of data entry interfaces; participating in pilot testing data systems; and providing technical support to Ounce of Prevention Fund staff; developing reports and conducting special data projects.
    The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work of the class as necessary.
  • Develop data collection forms and guidelines
  • Develop data system training materials and user support tools
  • Provide training and technical support to end users related to use of Web-based data management systems via telephone, Web conference, and email
  • Complete requested data modifications
  • Assist in the design of data entry interfaces
  • Pilot test and report errors in Web-based applications
  • Develop and maintain basic databases
  • Conduct data collection and data analysis for ad hoc reports
  • Assist in troubleshooting and maintaining computer equipment
  • Provide assistance and training to internal staff on computer software and hardware
  • Attend staff meetings to exchange information; attend in-service training and technical or professional classes, seminars or conferences to improve technical or professional skills
Qualifications VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION: Requires a Bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science or a closely related field SOFTWARE PROFICIENCY:
    Proficiency in the following software packages:
  • Microsoft Office (Required)
  • MS Access (Required)
  • MS SQL Server 2005 or later or MySQL (Required)
  • Basic HTML/JavaScript (Required)
  • Prototyping/wireframing tool (e.g. Visio, OmniGraffle, Mockingbird, Axure, etc.) (Preferred)
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Requires a minimum of one year of experience; Experience may be acquired through activities related to obtaining a Bachelor's degree or graduate degree
Contact Terry J. Rhodes, D.Min.
E-Mail Address Phone Number
Mailing Address Director of Research, Evaluation and Systems, Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida, 111 N Gadsden Street, Suite 200, Tallahassee, FL 32301 Fax Number

Healthy Families Florida Local Projects

Position Available 8/8/2018 Advertisment Closes 9/15/2018
Program Name Healthy Families Pasco/Hernando Location East Pasco County Florida
Position Title Family Support Worker Supervisor
Description Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Field Supervisor (Family Support Worker Supervisor) implements the Healthy Families Pasco/Hernando project by directly supervising a team of up to six Resource Moms (Family Support Workers).
Duties Directs staff members within assigned team: schedules and assigns work, orients and trains. Provides clinical and case management supervision in a regularly scheduled one and one half hour to two hour period weekly to each RM, reviewing each assigned family at least bi-weekly. Facilitates interdisciplinary approach to meet familiesí needs. Performs a supervisory assessment of each family at entry and assigns family to RM based on cultural and experience match points when at all possible. Facilitates team meetings weekly incorporating peer supervision / family review. Maintains work environment that provides maximum safety and health, including emotional health, and encourages ongoing safety and healthy boundaries. Plans workloads, work flow, deadlines, work objectives, and time utilization with staff members. Assures that staff has materials, training, and resources to perform all aspects of their work, particularly parent-child interaction activities. Ensures program objectives are met by conducting biweekly participant file reviews in supervision and maintains required data collection, including information for monitoring reports and project evaluations. Assists in implementing quality assurance program for Healthy Families Pasco/Hernando project. Assures that any situation which may involve imminent or threatened harm is reported to the abuse registry. Establishes relationships with and coordinates with local community health and social services agencies to assure maximum utilization of services by families in accordance with project objectives. Meets each family within the first ninety days of participation as part of the home visiting process and serves as an additional contact person when the RM is not available. Works hours as needed other than 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday to support the work of the Resource Moms. Is available for consultation by phone. Participates in QA process by conducting Telephone QA Surveys, reporting to Program Manager monthly on Participant Tracking/HV completion rates, logging supervisions and submitting HFA QA Supervision form monthly. Performs other related duties as assigned by the Program Manager. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Experience in Motivating Staff, Experience with family services that embrace the concepts of family-centered and strength-based service provision. Knowledge of infant and child development and parent-child interaction. Knowledge of maternal / infant health. Knowledge of effective supervisory practices, both clinical and case management with a basic knowledge of social work principals. Knowledge of community based resources. Knowledge of home visiting practices. Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to complete a comprehensive psychosocial assessment to determine family needs. Dynamics of child abuse and neglect.
Qualifications Masters or Bachelorís degree from a regionally accredited college/university in a health or human services field. Three years of experience in providing direct services to families or children. Two years of supervisory experience. Two years of experience working in a Healthy Families project may be substituted for supervisory experience. Valid driverís license and access to reliable transportation.
Compensation Depends on experience/education
Contact Dana Selfridge
E-Mail Address Phone Number 7272478335
Mailing Address 14120 Old Dixie Highway, Hudson, FL 34667 Fax Number 727-861-3436

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.