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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 5/9/2018 Advertisment Closes 5/28/2018
Program Name Healthy Families Pasco/Hernando Location East Pasco and Hernando Counties
Position Title Resource Mom/Dad (Family Support Worker)
Description Healthy Families Pasco-Hernando currently has a position available for a Resource Mom/Dad (Family Support Worker) for the East Pasco and Hernando Counties area available. The Resource Mom/Dad provides support and assistance to families to optimize parent / child interaction, child development, and connection to community services including medical homes for overburdened families. Each Resource Mom/Dad works under the direct supervision of the Field Supervisor.
Duties Duties and Responsibilities : 1. Establishes a trusting relationship with assigned families by initiating and maintaining regular home visits and other contacts with participants after completing HFF FSW Core training. This is documented by maintaining established home visitation percentages. 2. In conjunction with participants, develops Family Goal Plan within the first ninety days of participation and updates at least every one hundred and eighty days thereafter. 3. Teaches parent-child interaction skills to parents by regularly using primary and auxiliary curricula. 4. Teach child development milestones by providing ASQ developmental assessment at designated intervals. 5. Utilizes participant-centered counseling skills such as active listening and reflection to demonstrate interest in the participants’ issues. 6. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of community services and facilitates for participants in obtaining services when necessary. 7. Assumes responsibility for one area of expertise in community services, as agreed with supervisor. 8. Is available and prepared for supervision with the Field Supervisor weekly. 9. Attends weekly team meetings, other meetings, and trainings as required. 10. Works a schedule of forty hours per week at times that are convenient to the participants which may be outside the usual 8:00 am to 4:30 pm office hours. 11. Performs other related duties as assigned by the Field Supervisor which demonstrate willingness to be a team player. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Knowledge of basic child care and parenting practices. 2. Knowledge of infant and child development. 3. Knowledge of community-based resources and neighborhoods in which the work takes place. 4. Demonstration of maturity and experience in successfully raising /working with children. 5. Demonstration of respect and sensitivity for the rights of others. 6. Demonstrates respect for those who are culturally diverse. 7. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. 8. Ability to problem-solve. 9. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. 10. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. 11. Ability to listen effectively. 12. Ability to establish trusting relationships with families. 13. Ability to be non-judgmental. 14. Ability to foster independence and self-sufficiency in families.
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: A high school diploma or equivalent. Experience, either personal or paid, in working with infants or young children or families. Valid Driver's license and access to reliable transportation. Spanish speaker a plus. Lives in service area and familiar with county resources. Willing to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends.
Compensation $21,000.00 per year/$23,000 per year with college degree plus benefits
Contact Dana Selfridge
E-Mail Address Phone Number 727-861-3436
Mailing Address 14120 Old Dixie Highway, Hudson, FL 34667 Fax Number 727-861-3479
Position Available 5/9/2018 Advertisment Closes 5/28/2018
Program Name Healthy Families Pasco/Hernando Location Hudson, FL
Position Title Part-Time Data Specialist
Description This position provides input, coordination and quality assurance of data supporting the HFF Tracking System and office support to Program Manager and the teams. Position reports to the Program Manager.
Duties Duties and Responsibilities: Collects data from all service providers and inputs into system, ensuring all data is entered and corrected by the 10th of each month for the previous month. This includes: Immunizations, Well Baby Visits, Developmental Screens, Edinburgh and HFPI, FGPs, Home Safety, Participant Medical Provider, Child Medical Provider, Assessment Data, Screening Data, Home Visit Completion Data, Cheers, Referral Data. Maintains integrity of data by reviewing data reports of missing and incorrect information and following up with service providers, and keeping Supervisors and Program Manager informed about data that needs to be provided. Works in all sites each week to enter data from data books and signs with date entered. Keeps track of data discrepancies and notifies HFF webmaster by email with a copy to Program Manager when data has been entered and does not appear in system or on reports. Responsible for sending out Welcome Letters, Doctors Letters and tracking of Immunizations and Well Baby Visits through verification of FL Shots and communication with the medical provider. Prints CDC Form for participant charts. Notifies RM and FS when assistance is needed with family to update immunizations and well-baby data. Inputs positive and negative screens into the FAW Screen spreadsheets weekly. Keeps a list of duplicate screens for the PM and FAW and deletes duplicates from the spreadsheet. Prints out weekly spreadsheet and mailing labels of new screens entered for the FAW. Performs quality assurance checks by cross checking QA reviewer’s check list from QA review against data in data base and providing Program Manager with an annotated copy of check list. Participates in team meetings, educates and keeps staff informed about data issues. Presents data updates each week. Inputs home visit data monthly to HV spreadsheet. Tracks and maintains list of target children and non-target children with pseudo social security numbers to have accessible for quality assurance and accreditation visits. Send the number of prenatal participants who are not citizens and do not have children who are citizens who enroll each quarter to the Program Manager by the 10th of month following the quarter. Maintains training logs and spreadsheets by filing and tracking certificates and dates. Enters training data into HFF Ounce Learning Management System when needed. Participates in annual forms meetings and makes agreed upon changes to the form. Presents forms and changes to PM and to team once approved. Keeps Program Manager apprised of any data issues which may have an impact on the program’s performance. Provides PM with weekly log with time sheet. Makes copies when low, answers phone and assists team with other office responsibilities. Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of standard business format and styles for letters and business forms. Knowledge of office procedures. Knowledge of correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar usage. Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Skills in typing and in using computers and other office equipment. Knowledge in Excel.
Compensation $11.00 hr
Contact Dana Selfridge
E-Mail Address Phone Number 727-861-3436
Mailing Address 14120 Old Dixie Highway, Hudson, FL 34667 Fax Number 727-861-3479
Position Available 5/29/2018 Advertisment Closes
Program Name Healthy Families Florida Central Office Location Tallahassee, FL
Position Title Program Coordinator
Description General description: This is a full-time professional position supervised by the Senior Program Coordinator. The position provides a high level of support to the Healthy Families Florida (HFF) management team, the program specialists and local HFF projects. The position also works closely with Research, Evaluation and Systems (RES) staff on various assignments. Reports to Healthy Families Florida Senior Program Coordinator.
Duties Support to management: 1. Assists Senior Program Coordinator with continuous quality improvement (CQI) and other ad hoc workgroups, including facilitation and material development; Provides training, as needed, to local projects on changes that affect service delivery 2. Monitors relevant research that supports the implementation of the Healthy Families America (HFA) model, home visitation and child abuse prevention; Analyzes articles and reports as requested 3. Coordinates the process for annual staff, project and service recognition awards, including convening an internal review committee and communicating with finalists 4. Supports Senior Program Coordinator in development, administration and analysis of surveys 5. Creates ad-hoc data reports to inform management team as requested. Support to program specialists: 1. Creates Quarterly Status Reports for local Healthy Families projects utilizing numerous data sources 2. Assists with tracking serious incident reports, maintaining the incident report database and filing system, and compiling reports as requested 3. Conducts semi-annual birth rate analysis utilizing numerous data sources 4. Provides technical assistance to projects related to data entry and outcome calculation 5. Reviews and edits policies and procedures as part of the HFF team 6. Participates in monthly program specialist meetings and completes additional tasks, as needed. Data quality activities: 1. Works with local projects to ensure data quality, fix errors and complete missing items 2. Works with the RES team to solve system issues related to data entry or outcome calculation 3. Assists Senior Program Coordinator in designing performance reports generated from HFF data system for program management; Provides training to projects, as needed 4. Tests changes in the HFF data system and provides feedback to RES staff prior to release 5. Participates in monthly HFF/RES meetings and completes related tasks as assigned by Senior Program Coordinator. Other duties as assigned: 1. Manages content on HFF website, Resource Library and File Transfer Protocol (FTP) site 2. Assists in the review process of contracts, including conducting quality assurance checks on funding and staff composition grids 3. Monitors grant opportunities at the state level and project level, and communicates promising opportunities to appropriate staff and local projects. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Excellent organizational skills. Knowledge of program planning and development. Ability to conduct background research and data analysis. Knowledge of home visiting programs and child abuse prevention programs. Strong computer-related data management skills, such as data gathering and entry, review of data for accuracy, preparing data for input into statistical packages. Experience in development and implementation of data collection methods and tools. Experience in inter- and intra-agency collaborative efforts. Ability to provide training and technical assistance on data systems and data collection protocols. Ability to communicate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds. Ability to effectively communicate information orally and in writing. Ability to determine work priorities and follow through on assignments independently. Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team with project sites, other Healthy Families Florida staff, Healthy Families America and outside consultants.
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited four year college or university with a major in social work or a related field, and two years' experience with program implementation, preferably programs that serve children birth to five and their families. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one year of the recommended experience.
Compensation TBD
Contact Tina Mitchell
E-Mail Address Phone Number (850) 488-1752
Mailing Address 111 N. Gadsden Street, Suite 100, Tallahassee, FL 32301 Fax Number 850-488-5562

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.