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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
Position Title MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS SPECIALIST
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.
Duties
    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 trhodes@ounce.org 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 7/13/2018 Advertisment Closes 6/25/2018
Program Name Healthy Families ACUB Location Gainesville
Position Title Family Assessment Worker
Description Healthy Families ACUB, under the University of Florida, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, is currently seeking qualified, interested applicants to fill the position of our Family Assessment Worker. The Family Assessment Worker (FAW) assists overburdened families: - residing in Alachua, Columbia, Union & Bradford Counties - in improving family functioning and raising healthy children, by advocating and supporting these families with personal and parenting needs. The Family Assessment Worker (FAW) meets with the client in her home and provides screening, assessment and referrals to parents identified to be at risk for poor parenting outcomes.
Duties Schedules and/or completes five to seven assessments per week with families to determine eligibility for ongoing intensive home-visiting services. If the family is not eligible for home visiting, declines services, or program is at capacity, the Worker will offer referrals to the family for other community-based services.
Qualifications The Family Assessment Worker must have, at a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree and at least one year working with children or families, or an Associate of Arts degree plus two years’ experience working with families, or a Child Development Associate degree plus three years’ experience working with families, or a High School diploma or GED plus four years’ experience working in a home visiting program.
Compensation $13.00 to $13.50 per hour
Contact Cathy Winfrey
E-Mail Address cwinfrey@ufl.edu Phone Number 352-294-5523
Mailing Address 6011 NW 1st Place, Gainesville, FL 32607 Fax Number 352-294-5533

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.