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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 1/4/2024 Advertisment Closes 5/1/2024
Program Name Healthy Families Florida Location Tallahassee, FL
Position Title Program Specialist
Description Healthy Families Florida (HFF) is Florida’s largest evidence-based home visiting program, serving over 9,000 families across all 67 counties. Local implementing agencies provide direct services to families, and the HFF central administration provides network support, quality assurance and training to local sites. HFF program specialists are integral members of the HFF central administration team and serve as the main point of contact for HFF sites. Program specialists conduct site visits and virtual meetings to provide critical feedback and facilitate continuous quality improvement in service delivery. Typical job duties include conducting onsite technical assistance and quality assurance monitoring, conducting regional technical assistance and training events, and providing one-on-one coaching and other relationship- based interactions to HFF site leaders. This job requires excellent communication and facilitation skills to build collaborative relationships with site program managers and staff. Strong skills in problem-solving, developing interpersonal relationships, setting priorities and independent task management are key performance indicators for qualified candidates. Professional experience working with family support programs and delivering strength-based technical assistance are required, along with a college degree. Experience conducting quality assurance and report writing are preferred. Program specialists spend up to 35% of their work time in job- related travel activities, including site visits and conducting technical assistance/training events.
Duties 1. Assists the local sites in implementing home visiting services according to the Healthy Families Florida/Healthy Families America model. 2. Conducts quality assurance reviews annually to assess quality of services and level of implementation of local sites. 3. Supports HFF sites by conducting technical assistance site visits and monitoring site performance to ensure fidelity to the model and compliance with contract requirements. 4. Produces technical and other reports detailing individual site performance and common programmatic challenges to HFF central administration team. 5. Assists with development of central administration strategies and activities to improve site performance and family outcomes. 6. Facilitates the resolution of administrative, programmatic and community challenges with the program manager at the local level. 7. Assists program managers in the development of strategies to address site-specific challenges with program implementation and model fidelity. 8. Assists the HFF Training Institute staff in developing and implementing training activities that reflect sites’ needs and address common programmatic challenges. 9. Represents HFF at local, state and national meetings and conferences. 10. Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Bachelor''s degree from an accredited four year college or university and professional experience in delivery of family support services and providing technical assistance. Cover letter, resume and application requested. Download the Ounce of Prevention Fund application online at
Compensation Commenserate with experience
Contact Rebekkah Sheetz
Email Address Phone Number 850-488-1752 ext 113
Mailing Address 111 North Gadsden Street, Suite 100, Tallahassee, FL 32301 Fax Number N/A

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