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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
Position Available 4/4/2018 Advertisment Closes
Program Name Fiscal Location Tallahassee, FL
Position Title Accountant
Duties Performs accounting functions for assigned area of responsibility in accordance with GAAP, organizational policy and procedures, and applicable federal and state legislation. Reconciles assigned funds and accounts, researches discrepancies and non-reconciliation of accounts, and updates chart of accounts as necessary. Receives invoices, analyzes current and historical data, prepares invoices for approval and payment, and prints checks for payment; processes sub-contracted invoices for payment to over 30 sites. Performs data entry of financial activities for assigned accounts and funds; verifies and reconciles accuracy of data entered. Maintains vendor files, ensuring information is accurate; files vendor documentation and check copies. Prepares and distributes routine and recurring reports and special reports as required. Performs routine office tasks such as typing, filing, faxing, telephoning and photocopying. Assists management with other fiscal procedures as directed.
Qualifications EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree or education and training equivalent to four years of college education in Finance, Accounting or a closely related field. CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES: None. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: 0-2 years
Contact Eric Chastain, Chief Financial Officer
E-Mail Address Phone Number
Mailing Address Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida, 111 N Gadsden Street, Suite 200, Tallahassee, FL 32301 Fax Number

Healthy Families Florida Local Projects

Position Available 2/25/2018 Advertisment Closes 5/31/2018
Program Name Healthy Families Lake/Sumter/Marion Location Ocala/Tavares
Position Title Program Manager
Description OBJECTIVE: To manage the daily operations of a group of direct services teams led by subordinate supervisors; supervise direct service and support staff; coordinate service delivery so that client needs, program goals and contract objectives are effectively met.
Duties PROGRAM NAME: Healthy Families Lake/Sumter/Marion GRADE: A/B 23, Salaried OBJECTIVE: To manage the daily operations of a group of direct services teams led by subordinate supervisors; supervise direct service and support staff; coordinate service delivery so that client needs, program goals and contract objectives are effectively met. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS MAY INCLUDE: 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. - Participate in the quality improvement process. This list of essential functions is not intended to be exhaustive. Children's Home Society of Florida reserves the right to revise this job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements.
Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS: All degrees must be from an accredited university. REQUIRED: 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. PREFERRED: Program management experience.
Compensation $40,000
Contact Christy Gibbons
E-Mail Address Phone Number 352-250-8979
Mailing Address to apply Fax Number 352-334-0883
Position Available 3/20/2018 Advertisment Closes 4/30/2018
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. Will be knowledgeable regarding community resources, and make appropriate referrals to families. Follows up with families regarding the effectiveness of referrals made. 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 fund raising 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 all 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 $11 hourly plus medical and benefits
Contact Robin Fels
E-Mail Address 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.