VSA Florida Regional Program Coordinator
VSA Florida is currently hiring a Regional Program Coordinator for the South
Florida territory. This is a part-time contract position requiring 7-10 hours/week including some travel throughout region. Interested candidates that are centrally located in the Miami Dade area including Palm Beach, Broward, Upper Monroe, Collier, Lee, Hendry or Charlotte county are asked to submit a resume and complete the attached proposal before July 15, 2012.
Candidates should be very self motivated, self-directed and share the passion
for the arts.
For more information: Regional Coordinator Application
Please submit electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 813.905.9878.
Business Coach Job Code 225-201
Site Location United Way Center for Financial Stability
11500 NW 12TH Avenue, Miami, FL 33168
Reports To Director – UWCFS
Position Type Full-time, salaried Benefits
Health Insurance (after 3 mos.)
Retirement Plan Contributions (after 12 mos.)
The ASSETS program helps entrepreneurs start or strengthen their small
businesses. ASSETS is the small business development program of South Florida Urban Ministries. ASSETS provides a broad range of business advisory
services to help our clients tackle business challenges and achieve new levels of growth. ASSETS Program Associates help to offer training, counseling and guidance to ASSETS clients.
This position will address the business needs (sales, marketing, finance,
operation) as well as the personal financial needs (credit, housing, budgeting,
financial products etc) of the owner/operator and their employees. The Business
Coach will also be responsible for integrating ASSETS into the rest of
the SFLUM organization.
1. Direct Service & Relationship Management (60%)
Direct services provided will include: analyzing needs and provide solutions
through coaching and/or consulting models depending on clients’ business and
personal finance needs.
Conduct and coordinate the intake and assessment of clients this
position will serve
Identify needs of the clients through one-on-one meeting(s)
Develop objectives and strategies with the client; establish long-range
objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them
Coach clients to identify their businesses’ strengths, weaknesses,
opportunities and threats, and encourage clients to take specific steps towards
achieving their goals
Analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution
problems for/with the clients, document meetings and prepare reports
Elicit individualized business or financial stability plans in collaboration
with entrepreneurs or employees that are in need
Provide or assist in securing project specific advice and expertise
Follow-up and evaluate progress with clients and outcomes of services
Refer clients to other SFLUM services, partners, connect them with resources,
networking opportunities to provide opportunities
Support clients in increasing revenues, reducing inefficiencies, building
capacity and accessing appropriate financing
Conduct regular site visits to see the clients’ businesses and evaluate
Plan, market and coordinate/conduct advanced trainings, workshops or
2. Program Administration (15%)
Gather, control and monitor program activities, and outputs received
Measure performance of the program, outcomes and value provided to clients
Frequent meetings/communication with the Center for Financial Stability (CFS)
Director to discuss problems, plan activities, and establish objectives
Complete bi-monthly program reports for inclusion in board of directors
Manage grant schedule with timely completion of grant applications and grant
Cultivate fruitful and positive relationships with program partners,
volunteers, stakeholders, participants, and general community
Develop, improve, and implement program with oversight and input from
management, feedback from clients and their needs
Monitor and report client satisfaction and follow-up to ensure long-term
success of clients
4. Stakeholder and Program Development (15%)
Research and develop creative and innovative ways to recruit, engage and
retain volunteers to ensure long-term rapport to sustain mentorship
component of the program
Provide coordination with volunteers ensuring smooth program operations
Conduct information/exploration seminars to educate and recruit participants,
partners, volunteer instructors and mentors
Represent the program to the broader community and region
Speak to local groups, partners, other service providers, associations,
churches and at all other networking opportunities about program services
Participate in program evaluation, planning and development
Build relationships with partners and potential partners and volunteers;
exploit opportunities to provide added value for the program clients
5. Management (10%)
Planning: Plan and develop strategic objectives, establish priorities, set
expectations, define accountabilities and delineate time frames. Align
organizational goals with those of individuals', clarify their roles and
articulate the vision.
Organizing: Align work unit's activities with those of SFLUM by structuring
and coordinating necessary resources. Select right-fit talent, orient, identify
training needs and train/support direct reports to perform efficiently and
Motivating: Build high performing team by inspiring and coaching team to
achieve goals, creating open communication and flow of ideas to increase morale, harmony, collaboration, effectiveness, and create synergy prevent and resolve conflicts.
Monitoring & Evaluating: Monitor productivity, ensure standards,
organizational values, procedures and policies are adhered to, timelines are met and plans are followed. Evaluate performance; identify gaps, barriers and development needs. Revisit, revise goals accordingly.
Education and Experience:
§ Bachelors degree is required; Masters degree is preferred
§ MBA or Masters in Management/Marketing degree is a plus
§ Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
§ Fluent in English required; and fluency in Spanish or Creole strongly
§ Successful experiences in o Non-profit, business, micro-enterprise development or especially as an entrepreneur;
o Writing grant proposals, reports and business plans;
o Working in a multi-cultural environment;
o Team player and a leader; proven ability to work with and motivate volunteers
and coworkers will strengthen candidacy
Interested candidates can apply here:
Do you have friends who plan to start BC this year?
If you do, here's an opportunity for 100 of them to be admitted to a new BC program. They start this summer and their tuition for Term B will be FREE.
This program is not available to CA students.
See below and attached, for complete information.
BROWARD COLLEGE ACADEMY FOR EXCELLENCE (BCAE)
The BCAE is now offering 100 FREE TUITION scholarships for the summer session starting June 25.
These scholarships will pay for six (6) college credits in the BCAE program.
In order to qualify students need to place into either, ENC 0015, ENC 0025, or REA 0017C.
Please see attached eligibility criteria for scores (CPT, PERT, ACT, and SAT).
PLEASE NOTE: The scholarships are available on a first come first served basis. There is no limit on the number of scholarships that can be awarded per school or organization. Get as many as you can for as many students!!
DEADLINE DATE for this offer: Friday, June 1st for students to:
Complete the Broward College Application Process
Register for a BCAE Advisement and Registration (A & R) Session
At the A & R session students will:
Receive information regarding the BCAE and have Q & A
Register for the FREE Summer BCAE Courses
Complete Scholarship Application
Six (6) College Level Credits (electives) Paid On the Spot
If you have any student that qualifies and you would like to reserve a seat, you can reach the Office of the Dean of Students at (954) 201-6522.
Ed Key,MBA, Associate Dean, Enrollment Services
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus
Building 19 Room 101E
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Older Americans Month 2012
Never Too Old To Play!
May is Older Americans Month, a perfect opportunity to show our appreciation for the older adults in our communities. Since 1963, communities across the nation have come together to celebrate Older Americans Month—a proud tradition that shows our nation’s commitment to recognizing the contributions and achievements of older Americans.
Looking to jumpstart a new career? Explore your options at the 2012 City of Miramar Career Fair on Wednesday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Miramar Cultural Arts Center, located at 2400 Civic Center Place on Red Road, north of Miramar Parkway. Representatives from major companies will be available to discuss their current employment opportunities and to hire new talent.
In partnership with WorkForce One of Broward, the Miramar Career Fair is intended to provide opportunities for Miramar residents and members of the general public to meet with employers and recruiters from major companies to gather information, ask questions and establish that crucial first contact between applicants and employers.
This year's fair will also introduce a new mini "Success Seminar" series, which will provide attendees with strategies to help them get back on the job market.
In addition, many companies at the career fair will offer an apply online option, so serious job hunters will not need to bring as many resumes, and focus on the fair's networking opportunities.
Family & Friends Connection, Inc invites you to their
2nd, Annual Life Empowerment Conference
Venue: Florida Bible Multipurpose Hall
9300 Pembroke Road
Miramar, FL 33025
When: Friday, March 30, 2012: 6pm -10pm
Saturday, March 31, 2012, 9am-2pm. (Youth session)
Free entertainment. Refreshments will be on sale.
Reserve your seats: Call: 954-319-7066
Bring The Entire Family & a Love Offering!
Job Opportunity in Ft. Lauderdale
Job Opportunity in Central Ft. Lauderdale, solo physician, seeking someone who has the ability to multi-task, can do medical coding and billing, scheduling, computer skills, e-prescribe, and other management tasks, with room for growth.
Please fax your resume to 954-271-2722.
Minimum WageFair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Many states also have minimum wage laws. In cases where an employee is subject to both the state and federal minimum wage laws, the employee is entitled to the higher of the two minimum wages.
The FLSA does not provide wage payment or collection procedures for an employee's usual or promised wages or commissions in excess of those required by the FLSA. However, some states do have laws under which such claims (sometimes including fringe benefits) may be filed.
The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division administers and enforces the federal minimum wage law.
Youth Minimum Wage Program
A minimum wage of not less than $4.25 may be paid to employees under the age of 20 for their first 90 consecutive calendar days of employment with any employer as long as their work does not displace other workers.
After 90 consecutive days of employment, or when the worker reaches age 20 (whichever comes first), the worker must receive at least the federal minimum wage.
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