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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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Healthy Families Florida Local Projects

       
Position Available 4/19/2022 Advertisment Closes 6/30/2022
Program Name Healthy Families St. Lucie Location Port Saint Lucie and Fort Pierce
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 curricula approved by Healthy Families Florida (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 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 fundraising 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 $12.50 hourly
Contact Robin Fels
Email Address rkloser@kcbd.org Phone Number (772) 467-9505
Mailing Address 2102 Avenue Q, Ft. Pierce, Fl. 34950 Fax Number (772) 467-8795
       
Position Available 2/22/2022 Advertisment Closes 5/31/2022
Program Name Healthy Families Indian River Location Indian River County
Position Title Family Specialist
Description An HFF staff member that is a licensed mental health clinician providing treatment services to participants experiencing mental health issues, substance abuse and/or domestic violence
Duties Duties of the family specialist include, but are not limited to: conduct psychosocial assessments; develop treatment plans and provide ongoing individual, relationship and family in-home counseling; refer participants to specialized treatment services in the community (if needed); provide consultation services for family support workers and other HFF team members, and participate in service planning for families.
Qualifications Must have a current Florida license (LCSW, LMHC or LMFT) and a minimum of two (2) years’ experience providing individual and/or family therapy to those affected by domestic violence, mental health, or substance abuse.
Compensation TBD
Contact Stacey Washburn
Email Address staceyw@tykesandteens.org Phone Number 772-778-1323
Mailing Address 1555 Indian River Blvd., Suite B230 Fax Number N/A
       
Position Available 6/15/2022 Advertisment Closes 7/15/2022
Program Name Healthy Families Franklin/Wakulla/Gulf Location Apalachicola, FL
Position Title Family Support Worker
Description Must apply online at: https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/APALA CH ICOLA-FAMILY-SUPPORT-WORKER- 64081977- FL-32320/882407600/
Duties Must apply online at: https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/APALA CH ICOLA-FAMILY-SUPPORT-WORKER- 64081977- FL-32320/882407600/
Qualifications Must apply online at: https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/APA LACH ICOLA-FAMILY-SUPPORT-WORKER- 64081977- FL-32320/882407600/
Compensation see online advertisement. Anticipated $15/hr effective 7/1/22.
Contact Stephanie Cash
Email Address stephanie.cash@flhealth.gov Phone Number 850.323.6015
Mailing Address 139 12th Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320 Fax Number 850.653.1727
       
Position Available 2/22/2022 Advertisment Closes 5/31/2022
Program Name Healthy Families Indian River Location Indian River County
Position Title Family Support Worker
Description A professional or paraprofessional who is responsible for initiating and maintaining regular long-term home visiting services and providing referrals to other needed support services.
Duties Duties of the FSW include but are not limited to making weekly (or less frequent) home visits for a caseload of fifteen to twenty-five families; providing education on parenting, child development and child and home safety; completing child developmental and various parent screens; modeling and facilitating positive parent-child interactions using curriculum; assisting families in creating and achieving goal plans; linking families to community resources, as needed; completing and submitting all required documentation; participating in weekly supervision; attending required training, team meetings and community related events
Qualifications Must have, at a minimum, a high school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) and at least one year of experience working with children or families. Must have the following skills, experiences and abilities: experience working with or providing services to children and families, a willingness to work with culturally diverse populations that are among the target population, the ability to establish trusting relationships and accept individual differences, be knowledgeable about infant and child development.
Compensation TBD
Contact Stacey Washburn
Email Address staceyw@tykesandteens.org Phone Number 772-778-1323
Mailing Address 1555 Indian River Blvd., Suite B230 Fax Number N/A
       
Position Available 4/11/2022 Advertisment Closes 6/17/2022
Program Name Healthy Families Hillsborough/Children''''s Home Network Location Tampa
Position Title Program Supervisor
Description Works under the guidance and direct supervision of the Senior Program Supervisor. Functions as a Field Supervisor for a team of Family Support Workers (FSW) and ensures program objectives are met. Participates in and provides leadership in the organization’s performance and quality improvement efforts.
Duties 1. Holds weekly supervision meetings with individual FSWs to discuss caseloads and best ways to provide service to participants. 2. Ensures that program objectives and outcomes are met based on current contractual requirements. 3. Promotes effective parent- child interaction through teachings and activities that enhance and strengthen bonding and parenting skills through the work of the Family Support Worker. 4. Participates in quarterly record reviews, maintains required data collection. Completes quarterly Quality Assurance requirements and implements issues derived from Quality Assurance process. 5. Works in conjunction with and coordinates with local community and social service agencies to ensure maximum utilization of resources by families in accordance with program’s objectives. 6. Selects, supervises and trains FSW program staff. Responsible for completing employee evaluations on those directly supervised and for ensuring that an effective employee development, discipline and recognition programs are implemented within framework of Human Resources policies and procedures. Documents performance deficiencies, formulates improvement plans and administers disciplinary actions when necessary. 7. Demonstrates a strong work ethic and is the example for contributing to positive working relationships. 8. Manages time and resources effectively through good organization and prioritization of work by utilizing positive problem solving skills 9. Prepares quarterly reports and submits in timely manner. 10. Attends required meetings and trainings. 11. Represents program on various community and/or program/organization committees. 12. Works within the philosophy and function of The Children’s Home Network. 13. Performs other tasks as required.
Qualifications ● Bachelor’s degree in a human services field ● Two years of professional case management experience or five years of progressively responsible professional case management experience working with the target population ● Supervisory experience and familiarity with the Healthy Families program preferred ● Excellent written and verbal communication skills ● Ability to establish trusting relationships ● Acceptance of individual differences ● Experience and willingness to work with the culturally diverse populations that are present among the site''''s target population ● Knowledge of infant and child development ● Ability to demonstrate reflective practice (i.e., has capacity for introspection, communicates awareness of self in relation to others, recognizes value of supervision, etc.) ● Infant mental health endorsement level I or II preferred
Compensation TBD
Contact Elaine Melkioty
Email Address emelkioty@childrenshomenetwork.org Phone Number 813-901-3412
Mailing Address 10909 Memorial Hwy, Tampa, FL 33615 Fax Number NA

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.

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