Career Opportunities

The Children's Trust is a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County by making strategic investments in their futures. The Trust is guided by principles and values that include targeting early intervention and prevention services to our most vulnerable children, families and neighborhoods, while advocating for, and supporting, the increased availability of needed services for all children and their families.

The Children's Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital, disability or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

POSITION TITLE: Contract Manager
The Contract Manager is responsible for administering and monitoring contracts for various programs and services funded by The Children's Trust. This position reports directly to a Contract Administrator and Senior Operations Manager. The Contract Manager works with: contract management, board planning and policy, general services administration and infrastructure support, procurement, and policies and procedure development.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Knowledge of standard practices in the fields of local government, public procurement, contract administration, budgeting, monitoring and/or evaluation.
  • Knowledge of best practices in quality assurance and/or continuous quality improvement and the appropriate programmatic area of assignment related to child/youth/family services.
  • Project management skills to effectively plan and prioritize work assignments, as well as to work efficiently on several projects simultaneously, both independently and within a team.

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SUBMISSION END DATE FOR CONSIDERATION IS: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To be considered for the above positions, please submit your resume to:
careers@thechildrenstrust.org. Please type “Contract Manager” in the subject line. We are an equal opportunity employer.

 


Career Opportunities in Other Organizations

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Early Childhood Specialists
The Redland Christian Migrant Association (RCMA) seeks two early childhood specialists for the LaBelle, FL, area. Bachelor's degree in early childhood or related field required, along with experience in early childhood; bilingual English/Spanish a big plus. For additional information and an employment application, visit www.rcma.org. Email résumé and application to ericav@rcma.org and nadia@rcma.org.

Master's Degree Social Worker or Counselor *
Florida State University’s Young Parents Project seeks an experienced master's degree social worker or counselor (MSW preferred) to be part of a trauma-informed home visiting team that provides dyadic intervention to court-involved teen parents and their children in Miami. Flexible schedule, reliable transportation and Level 2 background check required. Email résumé to ltthomas@fsu.edu.

Program Coordinator
Girl Power seeks a program coordinator to provide administrative management of the Girls' Empowerment Initiative Program, including providing direct services, psycho-educational groups, individual mentoring and supervision of staff and student interns. For full job description and requirements, and to submit résumé, email blambert@switchboardmiami.org or clalama@switchboardmiami.org.

Teacher Assistant *
Cherry Blossom Learning Center seeks a full-time teacher assistant for its midtown location, working with the 2-year-old class. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Must possess at minimum a CDA or FCCPC, and be responsible, committed, great with children and ready to multitask. Email résumé to director@cherryblossommiami.com.

Teacher - Literacy
Kidworks USA seeks a certified literacy teacher to provide the safest, best possible learning experience/environment for its students. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing lesson plans; assessing ORF pre, mid and post-tests; and assessing MAZE tests. Mature and sensitive approach in working with children, parents and staff required. Email résumé to odaimys@kidworksusa.com.

Teacher - Preschool *
Rainbow Intergenerational Learning Centers seeks a preschool teacher for its Miami Beach location. Minimum high school diploma and DCF 45 hours; FCCPC or higher preferred. Must be bilingual English/Spanish. Email résumé to abenedetti@lhanc.org.

Teacher - Summer VPK *
KinderCare of South Florida seeks a summer VPK teacher able to build strong relationships with families and coworkers, and create a dynamic environment where play and learning happens. Must possess bachelor's degree in elementary education, active and valid (current) Florida Educator Certificate, and be able to meet state-specific guidelines for the role; CPR and First Aid Certification or willingness to obtain such upon employment also a must. Two to three years' experience in early childhood preferred. Apply online at www.kcecareers.com.

Teachers - Preschool *
YMCA South Florida seeks preschool/toddler teachers for its Homestead location. Must possess a Florida Department of Education Early Childhood Professional Certificate or National CDA; excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; stellar interpersonal skills; and the ability to interact with individuals at all levels. Infant/Toddler First Aid and CPR certification must be acquired within 90 days of employment. Apply online at www.ymcasouthflorida.org.

Positions Available at Family Central *

  • ECE Quality Improvement Specialist
  • Family Counselor
  • Home Visitor
  • Parent Educator

Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Complete job descriptions and application details at familycentral.com.

Positions Available at Miami-Dade Public Schools *

  • Community Involvement Specialist
  • Community Liaison Specialist
  • District Analyst - Head Start/Early Head Start
  • Head Start Assistants
  • Head Start Educators
  • Paraprofessional To assist with supervising students and enabling them to access extracurricular activities by utilizing appropriate behavior management techniques and practices. Position supports students in the after-school program at South Miami K-8 Center. Minimum associate degree or 60 college semester hours.

For complete job descriptions and to apply online, for these and other available positions, visit jobs.dadeschools.net.

Positions Available at Orange Blossom Learning Center *

  • Lead Teacher
  • Teacher Assistant

Must possess at minimum a CDA or FCCPC, and be responsible, professional and great with children; bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Email résumé to info@orangeblossomlearningcenter.com.