Procurement

The purchase of goods and services and the award of grants shall be made in compliance with The Children's Trust Procurement Policy (7/20/20, pdf), applicable state statutes, The Children's Trust Conflict of Interest policy and applicable portions of the Miami-Dade County Conflict of Interest and Code of Ethics Ordinance (§2-11.1 of Miami-Dade County Code) and the State of Florida's Code of Ethics for Public Officers and Employees (Chapter 112, Part III Florida Statutes.)

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Operational Solicitations

RFQ 2021-07 Web Development

The Trust invites experienced web development firms to submit work samples and supporting documentation demonstrating their qualifications and experience relevant to providing such services in accordance with the terms, conditions and specifications of this Request for Qualifications (RFQ). Our goal is to redesign and redevelop our current website (TheChildrensTrust.org), allowing a mobile responsive user experience to provide information relevant to our multiple constituents: parents/caregivers/children, service providers, and community members looking for information about The Trust.

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Independent Contractor Opportunities

Fiscal Facilitator for Youth Advisory Committee Service - Learning Initiatives

The Children’s Trust seeks the services of an independent contractor to provide community engagement support, primarily to the youth voice of The Children’s Trust, Youth Advisory Committee. This independent contractor will help to execute purchase, hiring and financial logistics for the YAC service-learning initiatives for the 2021-2022 academic year.

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To be considered, proposals for these services must include, but should not be limited to, the following elements:

Relevant professional qualifications and demonstrable related experience. Quote or cost for services (with hourly rate breakdown when possible). At least three professional references with contact information related to similar work done in the last three years.

Please forward all proposals and supplemental materials to Natalia Zea, Director of Public Policy and Community Engagement, at natalia@thechildrenstrust.org no later than Friday, August 20, 2021, at noon EDT.  

  • Relevant professional qualifications and demonstrable related experience.
  • Quote or cost for services (with hourly rate breakdown when possible).
  • At least three professional references with contact information related to similar work done in the last three years.

A work sample that includes a written summary report of activities and outcomes/accomplishments related to community engagement conducted in the Haitian-American community. Must be fluent in Haitian-Creole, both verbally and in written form. On occasion, simple translation from English to Haitian-Creole may be needed.

Please forward all proposals and supplemental materials to Danielle Barreras, Community Engagement Manager, at danielle@thechildrenstrust.org no later than Monday, August 23, 2021, at noon EDT.

Haitian Community Liaison

The Children’s Trust seeks representative services primarily to the Haitian-American community in Miami-Dade County. The successful vendor will help The Trust expand and enhance the overall capacity of its public policy and community engagement department.

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To be considered, proposals for these services must include, but should not be limited to, the following elements:

  • Relevant professional qualifications and demonstrable related experience. Quote or cost for services (with hourly rate breakdown when possible).
  • At least three professional references with contact information related to similar work done in the last three years.
  • A work sample that includes a written summary report of activities and outcomes/accomplishments related to community engagement conducted in the Haitian-American community.
  • Must be fluent in Haitian-Creole, both verbally and in written form. On occasion, simple translation from English to Haitian-Creole may be needed.

Please forward all proposals and supplemental materials to Natalia Zea, Director of Public Policy and Community Engagement, at natalia@thechildrenstrust.org no later than Friday, August 20, 2021, at noon EDT.


E-Verify

Effective January 1, 2021, section 448.095(e) of the Florida Statutes requires all public employers, contractors and subcontractors, including The Children’s Trust providers, to use the E-Verify system to establish the authorization of new employees, including all new subcontractors and professional services consultants, to work in this country. Providers must also obtain and keep an affidavit from its subcontractors affirming that the subcontractors do not employ, contract or subcontract with any individuals who are not authorized to work in the US.

Providers who have been found to violate the statute will have their agreement or contract terminated, and not renewed for at least a year, per Florida Statutes. If a provider’s subcontractor has violated the statute, the provider must immediately terminate the subcontractor.

The E-Verify system is Internet-based and operated by the Department of Homeland Security that verifies the employment eligibility of employees. For more information on E-Verify and 448.095(e), F.S. (2020), click here.