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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 8/1/2022 Advertisment Closes 8/15/2022
Program Name Ounce of Prevention Fund Location Tallahassee
Position Title Program Specialist
Description The purpose of the position is to provide technical assistance and quality assurance for programs in assigned area of responsibility. The position is responsible for assisting with program development and implementation, on-site program monitoring, compliance, technical support, quality assurance reviews, contract management, and reporting. The position works within a general outline of work to be performed and develops work methods and sequences under general supervision.
Duties The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work of the class as necessary. • Conducts visits to assigned project sites to provide on-site technical assistance and ensure quality assurance; prepares and distributes reports with recommendations based on evaluations. • Monitors program development and compliance with contract and budget; collects and reviews data; evaluates program in relation to established objectives and goals. • Communicates with program providers in person, via telephone, and by email on a daily basis. • Gathers and maintains information to support periodic and special reports documenting program activities and events. • Reviews and analyzes project invoices and other documentation and follows up with appropriate action as required. • Researches funding issues and develops tracking and monitoring protocol for use of funds for projects. • Assists in the development of logic models. • Reviews and analyzes budget, program, contract, and sub-contract amendments and provides input for policy and/or protocol development. • Performs routine office tasks such as typing, filing, faxing, telephoning, and photocopying. • Attends staff meetings to exchange information; attends in- service training and technical or professional classes, seminars, or conferences to improve technical or professional skills; makes presentations. • Completes special projects as directed by supervisor.
Qualifications Requires at a minimum a bachelor's degree in Social Sciences or Education; or experience equivalent to six years in Management, Social Sciences, or a closely related field. Requires a minimum of four years in the social work field. Must have experience with contract management and compliance, quality assurance, training and evaluation and data collection. Travel is required.
Compensation $40,000 - $45,000 with benefits
Contact Winifred Heggins
Email Address wheggins@ounce.org Phone Number 850-921-4494
Mailing Address Email your application, resume, and three references (including name, phone number, email, title, organization) to Winifred Heggins at e-mail address above. Fax Number


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