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Thank you to the Community Foundation of Sarasota County for their support in bringing this job bank to our community.

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It is our pleasure to provide these job postings for your review and consideration.  If you wish to post a position please submit them in a Word document.  There is no limit to your submission, however, we will only print 1 paragraph and then include a link to the full document. If your job listing is posted on your website, please send that link as well so we can drive people to your website and information about your organization.

Job postings are forwarded to AFP chapters and nonprofit individuals, throughout Florida.

If you have a submission or have questions or concerns, please contact Kim Noyes in the AFP office at 941-921-5410 or email the posting directly to kim.afpswfl@gmail.com and it will be posted on our site.    Your job posting may take up to 3 days to post and the posting will be removed after 30 days unless you renew it.  Please contact us once the job is filled or no longer available. These nonprofit job postings are free of charge and available for all nonprofit organizations - AFP membership is not a requirement.    The AFP Southwest Florida Chapter assumes no responsibility for accurate or timely postings. 

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SunCoast Blood Bank Development Officer:  • Develops, oversees, designs, implements and maintains a comprehensive fund development program to focus on individual donors and corporate sponsorships.  • Participates in the development of organizational fundraising goals and assures that effective strategies are developed to meet those goals including the utilization of the fundraising data base. • Identifies and cultivates individual and organizational prospects through community networking, facility tours and community presentations.
• Develops proposals to seek grants and contributions. Gathers documentation and fulfills necessary requirements of the funder and submits to formally seek funding on behalf of SCBB.
• Interviews and hires development staff. Assures that selected personnel have the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to meet the requirements of the job. • Develops individual donor solicitation plans.• Develops and implements effective donor acknowledgement and recognition programs. • Solicits appropriate in-kind gifts.  Read more and apply here. (posted 9/20)

We Care Manatee Executive Director:  The Executive Director maintains overall responsibility for the organization’s finances, staffing, operations, program planning, development, implementation and evaluation. The Director also supports the Board in its strategic and fundraising activities as well as in developing strong community partnerships and providing leadership to the local community health care arena.  1. Oversee overall operation of the organization, including reviewing and evaluating the results of program activities, ensuring that contractual obligations are fulfilled (i.e., contract management), allocating resources for greater program effectiveness and efficiency, negotiating agreements with vendors and community partners, and developing organizational and administrative policies and program objectives for Board consideration.  2. Provide leadership to staff in the development and implementation of policies and procedures and other operational activities. 3. Oversee financial management of the organization, including the development and implementation of the annual operating budget.
4. Responsible for the development, implementation and accomplishment of goals in the organization’s business/strategic plan as approved by the Board of Directors. 5. Provide information, advice, and counsel to the Chairman of the Board, Board of Directors and Board committees in the creation of policies, programs, and strategic direction of the organization.
6. Support all fundraising activities of the organization, including identifying grants and other funding sources, maintaining budgets for events, drafting proposals and annual fund development plan, and handling donor cultivation and management. 7. Develop and implement marketing strategies and programs to ensure the growth and stability of the organization.
8. Support all activities associated with the Board of Directors meetings, including scheduling meetings and developing meeting agendas and materials.  9. Serve as liaison with the community to educate the public, identify access issues, advocate for clients and volunteers, and campaign for system change on the local, state and national levels.  10. Work with Board and committee members to recruit health care providers and others to serve as volunteer in various functions with the organization.  11. Serve as staff liaison to the Board of Directors and Board committees. 12. Supervise all staff, including interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. 13. Other duties as required or assigned by the Board of Directors. AMOUNT OF TRAVEL REQUIRED: Frequent local travel within the county and the possibility of in-state travel may be necessary for meetings, training and conferences; weekend and evening work is required. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s degree preferred); FL Licensed RN or LCSW ideal. Prior experience working with nonprofit organizations, grant research and writing skills required, fundraising and event execution; 5+ years program management experience; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; strong verbal and written communication skills; and must possess excellent organizational and negotiation skills. PHYSICIAL REQUIREMENTS: (example – lifting, packing, etc.) Occasional lifting may be required. Interested parties may email a confidential resume with cover letter and salary requirements to: info@wecaremanatee.org No phone calls please.  Application Deadline: October 4, 2019 (posted 9/20)

Mote Marine Development Associate/Executive Assistant:  Mote Marine Laboratory (Mote) is an independent marine research institution dedicated to the advancement of marine science through research, education and public outreach leading to new discoveries and the revitalization and sustainability of our oceans. The Development Officer/Executive Assistant provides administrative support for the leadership of the development department. The position also provides stewardship support for Mote’s major gift program and plays an active role in donor engagement. The ideal candidate is a skilled generalist, possessing excellent communication and organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail. The position reports directly to the Director of Development and is an integral part of the Mote Development Team. The Development Associate/Executive Assistant will assist in maintaining a structured fundraising program growing significant philanthropic support for Mote Marine Laboratory. Bachelors degree or equivalent required. Interested applicants should submit as a single electronic file, 1) a cover letter, 2) resume and 3) the names and contact information for three references to HumanResources@mote.org. Alternatively, a single package of all requested elements may be submitted to: Mote Marine Laboratory, Attn: Human Resources, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236. Deadline 10/11/19. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other protected category. Read more.  (posted 9/21)

Mental Health Community Centers - Director of Development:  The Director of Development reports to the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and is responsible for initiatives associated with increasing awareness of the agency’s vision, mission, and providing education and assistance to the Board of Directors with regard to fundraising in the communities where members are served. This position performs functions to assist the CEO with activities for the Board of Directors and associates in the community. Essential duties include functions associated with Grants and Major Gifts Fundraising, including management of the donor database, and marketing.  Cover letter and resume to anorris@mhcci.com (posted 9/25)

Society of Saint Vincent de Paul Naples District Council (Naples, FL) – Director of Mission Advancement.  The Director of Mission Advancement is responsible for fulfilling the vision and mission of St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP) by working to drive efforts to engage constituents; broaden and deepen the relationship with the Naples and surrounding communities; and advance the work of SVDP. through the meaningful contribution of gifts and talents. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Mission Advancement works with the Board and the Development Committee to plan, structure, and implement a comprehensive mission advancement program. These elements include major gifts cultivation and solicitation, direct mail appeals, grant research and writing, special events, print and electronic communications, planned giving and overall administration of development-related activities.
For more information and to apply visit: www.ruotoloassociates.com/our-clients/ra-search/svdp-director-mission-advancement/  (posted 9/25)

Sarasota Housing Authority - Program Director, Youth Thrive.  The Program Director is responsible for the quality of daily operations and programming for the Youth Thrive facilities and programs including safety of children, supervision of staff, programming diversity, and County and State licensing compliance standards and provides overall professional leadership for all aspects of the Youth Center.  For more information and how to apply click here.  (posted 9/25)

Humane Society of Manatee County - Event and Outreach Specialist.  The position performs planning, scheduling, result tracking of all HSMC events on and off premise. • Maintain and update event/outreach schedule, coordinate, track results of all events • Coordinate with Shelter Manager, Development Director, and event committees when needed. • Responsible for handling all day to day event responsibilities under the direction of Development Director • Coordinate staff, volunteers and interns planning and executing events • Coordinate all event activities as directed by event committees for Special Events • Maintain inventory of all event related items / ensure each event has all elements needed • Seek out new events opportunities • Community Outreach / Distribution of brochures and flyers / Recruit new coin bank locations • Coordinate coin bank captains, handle coin bank route / routes • Member of all event committees • Additional responsibilities at discretion of Development Director.  This job is full time, 40 hours per week. This job requires weekend and holiday work days along with occasional evening shifts.  Qualifications: • Must have strong organization skills • Ability to multi-task. This job will require often times working on more than one event at a time. • Event planning experience, preferred • Be able to manage time with deadlines • Team-Oriented • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be a “people person” • Have a passion for our mission statement and organization’s work. • Must be able to work within different size budgets.  Physical Requirements: • Standing/sitting for extended periods of time • Exposure to high noise levels • Able to lift up to 50lbs  • Adaptable to change of environment. • Ability to work several hours without a break.   To apply click here. (posted 9/25)

AJC Administrative Assistant:  Founded in 1906, AJC seeks to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel, and to advance human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the world. Among Jewish advocacy organizations, AJC is the leader in the global arena. We are known for our unparalleled access to diplomats, government officials, and faith leaders in more than 100 countries. In addition to our New York headquarters and Office of Government and International Affairs in Washington, D.C., AJC has offices across the United States and around the globe, and maintains partnerships with Jewish communities worldwide. The regional offices maintain the agency’s nationwide presence, attract leaders and donors to AJC, enhance the agency’s influence with key local, national and international decision makers and stakeholders, implement advocacy initiatives as the state/local level, establish and nurture community relationships and serve as AJC’s eyes and ears on the ground. Major Functions:  1. Assist the Regional Director and all other regional staff with the implementation and execution of fundraising activities, advocacy programs, media initiatives, and all other regional office events and activities.  2. Assist the Regional Director with board member and donor recruitment and retention and create an atmosphere of service for all AJC stakeholders.
The individual does all this while adhering to AJC’s core values: Respect, Teamwork, Integrity, Excellence, and Accountability. Read more here.  (posted 10/2)

Van Wezel Foundation - Associates Director of Leadership Gifts:  The Associate Director of Leadership Gifts will develop and execute strategic individual major gift and planned giving programs by building key relationships with philanthropists, volunteers, advocates and supporters to achieve established fundraising goals by leveraging the Van Wezel Foundation’s mission, programs and initiatives. This position will also work with the CEO, Director of Development, Foundation Board of Directors, development staff and other Van Wezel Foundation leadership to increase visibility and build donor support, and will serve as a key player in executing the capital campaign to build the new Sarasota Performing Arts Center.  5+ years’ experience in development and fundraising. A proven track of relationship building. Experience identifying, cultivating, soliciting and retaining major gifts from individual and corporate donors. Experience in a multi-year capital campaign is a must.  Excellent writing and strong communications skills, organizational and time management expertise focused on planning, implementation and collaboration. Must be a self-starter and be able to take initiative. Knowledge of Word, Outlook, Excel (spreadsheets) a must. Raisers Edge software strongly preferred. CFRE is a plus. E-mail your resume and cover letter to hr@vwfoundation.org – no phone calls please.  Read more here.  (posted 10/3)

Animal Rescue Coalition (ARC) is seeking a Program Coordinator to support a new collaborative rescue program. This newly created role will work under the direction of ARC’s executive director to establish and execute procedures and controls to ensure effective delivery of services, efficient use of funds and timely tracking of outcomes. The role will provide support for development activities, social media promotion, and board administration. This role will directly support ARC's new Ready, Set, Rescue program that offers local rescue groups incentives and support for working with county animal shelters that are at or over capacity.  The ideal candidate will have experience in non-profit development and programming. He/She will use their strong communication and analytical skills to promote ARC’s new initiative to rescue groups, veterinary hospitals, and the community. The person in this role will be exposed to all aspects of non-profit management.  This position has great potential to expand in the future based on the success of the program and overall organizational growth. Click here to see more specific details of the Program Coordinator position. https://www.arcsrq.org/images/Program-Coordinator.pdf  Send a cover letter (required) and resume to Mary@arcsrq.org (posted 10/3)

Jewish Family & Children's Service of the Suncoast - Vice President of Development:  To support the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and further the agency’s mission by increasing the financial sustainability of the organization through sustaining and developing current donors and developing a new donor base.   PERSONAL TRAITS • Passion, advocacy and excitement for the mission of the Jewish Family & Children’s Services of the Suncoast, Inc. • Intellectual curiosity, confidence and ability to apply the experience of innovative, successful, development experience to an organization that will transform lives forever. • Poise, credibility and relationship skills to work with diverse constituencies • Strong personal work ethic with a sense of humor and perspective • Entrepreneurial, innovative style  • Integrity and honesty • Leadership skills that are team orientated and mission-driven • Collaborative • Strong verbal and written skills to articulate the mission and develop case statements for giving • Creative professional with the desire to develop, execute and build a solid environment for philanthropy
• Understanding of local philanthropy and fundraising practice in Sarasota DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Support the CEO in the implementation of the annual fundraising plan
• Work closely with the Development and Marketing team to deliver a high level of awareness of JFCS programs and services • Serves as a major gift fundraiser, identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding key donors and prospects • Develop an ongoing Planned Giving program leveraging increased support from current donors and creating plans to attract new levels of donors – taking specific responsibility for attracting new younger families in the Sarasota area to support the work of JFCS (community based fundraising) • Develop analytical tools and manage the donor data base to improve the efficiency and donor receptivity to solicitation efforts • Working with the CEO, search for grant opportunities, monitor and manage grant applications including timely update and final grant reports. Maintain excellent working relationships with all private foundations calendaring annual meetings and communication
• Support the recruitment of legacy donors and programs in line with external partnerships• Remain up-to-date on current fundraising, being used in the nonprofit sector as well as current tax law affecting charitable giving • Attend a wide range of networking events to promote the message of JFCS and the opportunities available to support the work of the organization
• Instrumental in successful execution of all fundraising events  QUALIFICATIONS Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, 5 years of development experience and demonstrated success in fundraising, management, business development or sales. A background in either a for profit or non-profit arena in a leadership position and CFRE certification is a plus. Contact: Deborah Croce, Chief People & Culture Officer Send resume to: jobs@jfcs-cares.org Jewish Family & Children Services of the Suncoast (posted 10/5)

All Faiths Food Bank - Director of Philanthropy:   Reporting to the Chief Development Officer (CDO), the Director of Philanthropy is part of an integrated development and marketing team. He/she will work closely with the CDO playing an active role in strengthening a foundation of donor relationship management at AFFB. He/she will manage an assigned portfolio of donors and develop moves management strategies for deeper engagement. The primary objective of this position will serve as an active participant in a professional team devoted to securing significant gifts to further the mission of All Faiths Food Bank.  MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:  · Manage a portfolio of approximately 125 major gift donors and prospects capable of making gifts of $5,000 and above. · Create comprehensive annual donor proposals including general and program support as well as planned giving. · Design and strengthen the systems and processes for managing relationships with donors. · Identify high-potential mid-level donors to steward and upgrade to major donors through strategic moves management efforts.
· Create involvement opportunities for donors, such as tours, site visits, volunteer opportunities and special events · Work independently to organize and schedule appointments to ensure that targets for number of communications, personal visits and/or personal contacts are met each month · Track all interactions with donors and prospects in Donor Perfect and report progress monthly. OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES · Represent All Faiths Food Bank at designated functions. · Presents and speaks on behalf of All Faiths Food Bank as needed
· Participate in internal training opportunities as well as external conferences and seminars to enhance professional development. · Keep up to date on current fundraising trends and gift tax laws. · Organize small donor gatherings when appropriate. · Assume additional responsibilities as required. QUALIFICATIONS · Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years fundraising experience in working with $5,000 plus donors, CFRE a plus · Demonstrated success in building, managing relationships, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding donors · Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office, Donor Perfect or other donor management software) · Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills including networking and public speaking
· Proven ability to manage multiple and varied tasks and projects · Goal and results motivated · Superb organizational skills · Detail- oriented · Committed to serving vulnerable populations and ending hunger in the community served by AFFB · Acceptance of and commitment to All Faiths Food Bank’s values, vision and mission. All Faiths Food Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer and fully committed to attracting and retaining diverse talent in order to better reflect the wide variety of experiences and views of the many different stakeholders with whom we are connected. We will invest in actively recruiting, engaging and fostering a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that promotes equity and inclusion.  Cover letter and Resumes can be directed to dcotler@allfaithsfoodbank.org (posted 10/5)

Community Foundation of Sarasota County - Philanthropic Advisor:  The Philanthropic Advisor is responsible for developing and furthering relationships with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County through existing donors, prospective donors, financial advisors, and the community at large. The primary focus will be relationship building and solicitation necessary to reach the organization’s goals.   1. Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards a portfolio of prospects, donors, and financial advisors to ensure personalized outreach, specifically in the University Park and Lakewood Ranch communities.  2. Leads, plans, implements, and continually refines meetings, events, services, programs, projects, and products that work to meaningfully engage donors in their philanthropy, with the Foundation, and with each other in ways that will maximize resources and expertise to meet community needs.  Read more and apply here.  (posted 10/9)

Community Foundation of Sarasota County - Data Coordinator:  The Data Coordinator position is responsible for administrative and analysis functions, with a concentration on creating reports and database updates. Works closely with other members of the Philanthropy Team on departmental related tasks and communicates with donors and professional advisors as needed.  This is a part-time position, working approximately 20 hours per week. Prefer mornings, Monday through Friday. Schedule can be flexible in regards to days and hours per day, but must be consistent.  1. Maintains donor, prospect and professional advisor profiles in the FIMS database.  2. Prepares new fund, modification, referral, and thank you letters and prepares fund packets for mailing. 3. Assists with drafting donor-advised fund documents and departmental processes and procedures.  Read more and apply here.  (posted 10/9)

Vice President of Advancement is sought for the Sarasota Military School .  Combining extraordinary academics with the highest military principles of camaraderie, focus, leadership, integrity, compassion, poise, honor, and respect, Sarasota Military Academy's mission is to graduate young men and women who will confidently define their personal and unique goals for success in a multi-cultural and globalized world. The VP of Advancement for Sarasota Military Academy is responsible for growing the school’s donor pool, encouraging supporters to discover areas of philanthropic passion that advance the school’s mission. The Advancement Officer reports to the CEO and to the Foundation to plan, execute, and evaluate fundraising activities designed to meet and exceed the school’s philanthropic goals. Bachelor’s degree with seven to ten years or more of direct donor relations/fundraising experience or related work experience in marketing or communications. Education-related fundraising experience and working with alumni, parent organizations, and community partners and a CFRE are pluses.
Exemplary communication abilities and outgoing, yet poised personality. Excellent organizational abilities, attention to detail, and demonstrated leadership. Ability to make decisions under pressure, prioritize, and execute multiple projects. Strong computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft, Google applications and Donor software. Go to MBJGroup.com under Current Searches for the full job description. Send your resume and cover letter with compensation expectations to Karen@MBJGroup.com by October 31, 2019.  (posted 10/10)

ITN Suncoast - Executive Director:  A local non-profit organization that provides transportation to any individual over the age of 60 and adults over the age of 18 with vision challenges. A Branch of ITN America, ITN Suncoast is the largest affiliate nationwide. Looking for detail oriented individual that can lead the organization in growing reach in Sarasota and Manatee Counties with the support of the volunteer Board of Directors. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: 1. Fundraising. Special events, annual giving, and planned giving. 2. Grant Writing. Local foundations, service clubs, community groups and government funding opportunities. 3. Operations. Leading small staff team in providing excellent service to clients. 4. Financial stewardship. Grow reserves, monitor cash flow, budgets, and accounts receivables. 5. Community Awareness. Guest speaker opportunities, marketing initiatives and events. 6. Collaborations. With area Assisted Living Facilities, Houses of Worship, and other For and Not For Profit organizations and businesses. 7. Volunteers. Recruit and cultivate Board and Committee members and volunteer drivers. 8. Business Development. Grow the number of rides provided throughout service area. 9. Quality Control. Evaluate, survey and monitor the quality of services provided to members. 10. Strategic Planning. With Board members, create and carryout all identified initiatives. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE: Preferred, Bachelors Degree, previous experience leading not for profit organization initiatives, fund-raising, and management. Please email cover letter and resume to: exec@itnsuncoast.org. Application deadline: November 8, 2019.  (posted 10/16)

Healthy Teens Coalition of Manatee County, Inc. – Program Director The position reports to the Board Chair, Healthy Teens Coalition of Manatee County, Inc. Mission: The Healthy Teens Coalition (HTC) is dedicated to reducing risky behaviors by providing Manatee County youth with the knowledge and skills to make informed choices about their physical, mental, and emotional health and well-being. Summary: The Program Director develops, implements, and evaluates all programs for Healthy Teens Coalition of Manatee County, Inc. (HTC) The individual will work in partnership with the Board of Directors, particularly the Founding Chair of Healthy Teens Coalition, as well as the HTC Program Coordinator. Successful candidates will be motivated, energetic, and organized individuals capable of developing and implementing innovative strategies. Additionally, HTC is seeking a dynamic and resourceful teammate who can work with diverse groups of people. Areas of Responsibility: Develop/Deliver/Train and Supervise all programs with an intensive focus on HTC’s flagship program, the Teen Health Educator Program process •Serve as a lead for grant-reporting and writing •Evaluate all programs in collaboration with the Program Committee of the Board of Directors • Recruitment, Selection, and Training of Teen Health Educators •Supervision of Teen Health Educators, including regular meetings as well as when they provide peer education and peer mentoring in the community • Actively participate in the Program Team, collaborating with the Board of Directors • Foster relationships among local schools, universities, businesses, and other community youth and education programs to enhance the development of HTC’s programming Development and Communication • Work with the Board of Directors to leverage existing donors and develop new sources of funding • Participate in fund develop meetings with foundations, corporations, and individuals • Work with the Board of Directors and Program Coordinator to develop messaging for programs • Work with the Board of Directors and Program Coordinator to develop vision, plan, and annual budget for programs • Be a spokesperson for HTC programs • Supervise any additional program staff, including young adult leaders • Participate in Healthy Teens Coalition projects including but not limited to: evaluation of existing database and possible implementation of new database, design and implementation of new website, and development of any rebranded collateral materials • Build and sustain positive relationships with other nonprofits, the school district and government entities serving youth • Event planning for outreach events. Qualifications: Passion for working with youth • Bachelor’s Degree in a health-related field with preference given to nursing, health education, public health, or social work, masters preferred (or equivalent experience) • 2+years of supervisory/management experience • 3+ years of experience in youth programs, experience with nonprofit work and public health • Must pass a Level 2 Background Check. Preferred Knowledge and Skills: Strong preference for candidates with demonstrated success in implementing youth programs, facilitating experiential curriculum and recruiting students from public high schools • Strong background in facilitating educational experiences and group processes • Skills in building relationships with young people with ability to both challenge and support them • Awareness of and involvement in contemporary area youth issues and communities • Demonstrated commitment to civic engagement • Culturally sensitive • Experience and competencies in working in a multiracial, multicultural environment • Experience with and/or understanding of the application of technology and social media tools to educational programs for youth • Developed public speaking skills •Team player but with the ability to work independently • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed • Ability to prioritize and conduct multiple tasks in fast-paced environment • Ability to manage and complete both low-level and high-level tasks concurrently • Detail-oriented • Strong communication skills, written and verbal; bilingual a plus • Microsoft Office Suite. Physical Requirements: Ability to lift 20 pounds • Ability to read computer screens and printed documents • Ability to hear well enough to communicate with colleagues and stakeholders • Ability to speak the English language in an understandable manner • Ability to type, to write, and to use the telephone. Salary: Commensurate with experience. Application Due Date: Qualified candidates should send resume and cover letter to info@healthyteensmanatee.com by November 1, 2019. Submissions without a cover letter will be considered incomplete and not reviewed. NOTE: This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the employee performing this job. Furthermore, this job description does not establish a contract of employment. HTC may change job descriptions at any time, with or without notice as needs require. Healthy Teens Coalition of Manatee County, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds. (postd 10/16)

Children First - Classroom Aide PT and FT:  The Classroom Aide is accountable for assisting the Teacher(s) and Teacher Assistant(s) in creating and implementing a safe, healthy, supervised, and developmentally appropriate early childhood program in accordance with all relevant accreditation, licensing, policies and procedures to promote the intellectual, social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of all children in the program. Classroom Aides, depending on qualifications and staffing needs may operate or assist in operating the extended care program. Classroom Aides, depending upon qualifications, enrollment, and staffing, may serve as Teacher Assistants in Head Start. Classroom Aides are encouraged to obtain the credentials needed to become a Teacher Assistant and/or Teacher by enrolling in coursework leading to a National Child Development Credential, or Florida Child Care Professional Credential, or ECE degree. Read more and apply here.  (posted 10/17)