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NEW VOTE NOVEMBER 8

Be election ready!
Voting is the cornerstone of our democracy. It’s one of our most powerful tools for making a difference within our community, our state, our nation – for shaping our own destiny. It’s also our opportunity to remind our elected officials and lawmakers what’s important to us — the education of our children, the financial stability of our families, the health and safety of our neighbors. This fall, there are many important local and state races on the ballot as well as other issues that impact our future. Voting is your way to speak up and let your voice be heard. We encourage you to exercise both your right and responsibility as a citizen. To help you be both informed and engaged, we’ve partnered with the Miami-Dade County Elections Department to provide more information.

NEW United Way Miami 2022 Thanksgiving Drive

Join us as we kick off this holiday season with our Thanksgiving Drive ! By sponsoring a meal kit, you can help our families prepare for their very own holiday traditions with a Thanksgiving dinner. With your support, our goal is to reach over 1,000 low-income families a part of early care, education programs, and partnering community agencies throughout Miami-Dade County. Let’s make a difference in the lives of families in our partnering early care, education programs, and community agency in Miami-Dade. All items must be delivered by Wednesday, November 9th, before 4 pm to The Ansin Building, 3250 SW 3rd Ave, Miami, FL 33129. To host a Thanksgiving Drive and more information contact Jennie Georges at georgesj@unitedwaymiami.org.

NEW 2022 Veterans Appreciation Month

Beginning November 1, the Florida International University (FIU) Office of Veteran and Military Affairs will be kicking off the 2022 Veterans Appreciation Month! Throughout November join FIU for prestigious events, a virtual race, educational workshops, and more all in honor and recognition of our Veteran and military community. With more than 1,200 student Veterans and military-affiliated student, FIU has developed programming and systems that are aimed to helping student Veterans and their families succeed. FIU is ranked among the top research Institution by Military Friendly. For more information on events, visit FIU.

NEW MISSION UNITED Warrior Wednesday – Veterans in Municipal Careers

Date: Wednesday, 11/16/22
Time: 6 pm – 8 pm
Location: United Way Miami, 3250 SW 3rd Avenue, Miami, FL, 33129, Ansin Building, Ryder Conference Room
Join Mission United Warrior Wednesday and bring your resume! We will have expert HR talent acquisition professionals reviewing resumes. And if interested, wear attire appropriate for a complimentary headshot with our professional photographer. Also, Suited for Success Miami will provide information on veteran employment-focused workshops and setting up appointments for Employment Suiting. To attend this free session, register at Mission United. For more information or questions, email missionunited@unitedwaymiami.org or call (305) 646-7130.

NEW Amerant Bank 5K – SAVE THE DATE

The Amerant Bank 5K to benefit United Way Miami takes participants through the beautiful city of Coral Gables. The race starts and ends at the City of Coral Gables Historic City Hall with a festive post-race party near the City Hall area. A fun-filled day awaits runners, walkers, athletes, families and wellness enthusiasts. Proceeds from the race will support nearly 100 quality programs at 56 impact partners and grantees strengthening the education, financial stability and health of Miami-Dade County. For sponsorship or registration information email events@unitedwaymiami.org.

NEW United Way Miami Workforce Project

Limited Space! Sign up Now!

United Way Miami Workforce Project offers education and training designed to give individuals career opportunities and economic mobility. The project has been structured as a Pay it Forward Fund to create a sustainable cycle of job training. For those that qualify, all upfront costs of training are waived with in-person and remote plans available. The flexibility of full-time or part-time enrollment and additional services to support student success is also available. Take advantage of this program to learn new skills and embark on a new career. To learn more about this Pay it Forward Fund and repayment plan guidelines, visit the United Way Workforce Project at miamiworkforce.org.

Hurricane season

Dates: Tuesday, 6/1/22 to Tuesday, 11/30/22

Hurricane season is here and we want you to be prepared. Miami-Dade County has prepared the 2022 Hurricane Readiness Guide that includes information on the before, during and after phases of a storm. In anticipation of a potential hurricane, it is advised that community members assemble supply kits a little at a time prior to the threat of an actual hurricane. For more information, visit Miami-Dade County.

Community Announcements & Events

NEW Summer P-EBT Benefit

The FL Department of Children and Families will issue summer 2022 P-EBT benefits to all school-aged children who were determined eligible for free or reduced-price lunch through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) during school year 2022-2023. Each eligible student/child will receive a one-time P-EBT benefit of $391. For more information click here.

NEW 43rd Annual Veterans Day Parade

Date: Sunday, 11/6/22
Time: 8 am Eastern Standard Time
Location: Bull Run Road and Ludlam Road (NW 67th Avenue)

Join the Town of Miami Lakes for the 43rd Annual Veterans Day Parade. This patriotic tribute honors our active duty and retired military members for their dedication and service to our country. To register for this event click here.

NEW Legal Services of Greater Miami – Discharge Upgrade Clinic

Date: Wednesday, 11/9/22
Time: 5 pm – 7 pm
Location: Legal Services of Greater Miami, 4343 West Flagler Street, STE 100, Miami, FL 33134

Our amazing partner Legal Services of Greater Miami will be conducting a Discharge Upgrade Clinic. These consultations with Miami-based attorneys are free of charge to veterans who want legal guidance on better positioning themselves for receipt of benefits. Appointment slots are limited – sign up now for this valuable service here. (registration closes Wednesday, November 2, 2022).

NEW 2022 Caregiver Summit: Caregiver Wellness – Mind, Body, Spirit

Date: Thursday, 11/10/22
Time: 10 am – 1 pm Central Standard Time
Location: In Person or Online (In-person locations: Please check website for locations)
Join The WellMed Charitable Foundation and AACOG Area Agencies on Aging for their 9th annual Caregiver Summit! The theme this year is Caregiver Wellness-Mind, Body, Spirit. When you are caring for someone, it can be easy to put your own needs low on the priority list. We have two great speakers who will share how you can shift your focus and give yourself permission to take steps towards self-care. Nursing and Social Work CEUs will be provided. This will be a hybrid event. The speakers will be online, and they will  have satellite locations in different areas airing the event. Seating will be limited! If you are not able to join in person and would like to online or on the phone, you can register for the online link and phone number on the Summit registration page.

NEW 2nd Annual Veterans Gathers

Date: Thursday, 11/10/22
Time: 6 pm – 8 pm
Location: Christ Fellowship, 8900 SW 168 Street, Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
Christ Fellowship will be hosting their 2nd Annual Veterans Gathering to honor the men and women who served this country. To RSVP click here (space is limited).

NEW Alliance Career Fair

Date: Monday, 11/14/22
Time: 10 am – 2 pm Eastern Time
Location: Hilton West Palm Beach,
Join Alliance in their largest ever career fair. There will be over 120 employers represented to fill 50,000 full-time or part-time open career positions available. This career fair is open to veterans, entry level, executive management, and to all industries. Get hired tip for success and bring 50+ resumes. To register email your resume to resumes@alliancecareerfair.com.

NEW Hiring Heroes Veteran Career Fair

Date: Thursday, 11/17/22
Time: 10 am – 2 pm
Location: Via Zoom

The University of Miami is inviting U.S. military veterans and spouses to join the Miami Hurricanes family. Full-time and Per Diem opportunities are now available in the following areas: Information Technology, Administrative Services, Security/Public Safety, Maintenance/Facilities, and more.  Some positions are available for remote work.  From health and wellness, to income protection and retirement savings, the University’s total rewards package is designed to help you balance work and personal obligations. To Register click here.

NEW Home Plate Meals Thanksgiving Distribution

Date: Friday, 11/18/22
Time: 4 pm
Location: 501 Marlins Way, Miami, FL 33125, LoanDepot Park, Centerfield Garage
The Miami Marlins Foundation is hosting their annual Home Plate Meals Thanksgiving Distribution sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka. The Drive-Thru line will begin at the corner of NW 3rd Street and NW 14th Avenue.  Walkups will be accommodated.

Florida Nutrition Education FREE

FloridaNutritionEd.org is a partnership between Feeding Florida, the Florida Department of Children and Families, and the Florida Department of Health formed to educate SNAP beneficiaries about good nutrition, smart spending, and a healthy lifestyle. The courses are designed to help SNAP recipients make the best use of their food budgets. With FloridaNutritionEd.org, you can learn how to craft a healthy meal, stretch your dollars at the grocery store, and make informed decisions about meals for you and your family. Free. Fully Online. Learn At Your Own Pace. For more information, visit Florida Nutrition Education.

Free Homework Help and Tutoring Available at the Library

Help your child have a successful school year with the Miami‑Dade Public Library System’s Homework Help & Tutoring Program! Free tutoring by certified teachers is available in reading, math and science to all K-12 students who live in Miami-Dade County. Online tutoring in reading and math will be available on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5:00pm – 7:00pm In-person tutoring in reading, math and science will be offered at 29 library locations on Saturdays from 10:00am – 1:00pm. Visit www.mdpls.org/tutor for more information. Additional Tutoring Resources Need homework help or tutoring on your own schedule? Tutor.com can help! Access personalized, virtual tutoring sessions in a variety of subjects from expert tutors who are available seven days a week from 9:00am to midnight – free with your library card. Click here to get started.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is now: 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

988 is now active across the United States. This new, shorter phone number will make it easier for people to remember and access mental health crisis services. When people call, text, or chat 988, they will be connected to trained counselors that are part of the existing Lifeline network. These trained counselors will listen, understand how their problems are affecting them, provide support, and connect them to resources if necessary. Learn more.

Project L.E.A.D. (Literacy for Every Adult in Dade)

The Miami-Dade Public Library System’s Project L.E.A.D. offers free, one-on-one confidential tutoring both in-person and online to help improve the reading and writing skills of adults with low literacy.  Join us for this information session if you are interested in becoming an adult learner or volunteer tutor for the Project L.E.A.D. program. For more information, e-mail projectlead@mdpls.org or call 305-375-5323. To register for the information session, visit Miami-Dade Public Library System.

305 Partners (305 Phones) – Free Connectivity Program for Low Income USA Households

305 Partners is an ISO (independent sales organization) focusing on serving underprivileged communities with free or low-cost solutions in the telecom sector. Through the US Government’s LifeLine program, we are able to provide a FREE smartphone with unlimited talk and text, plus 25GB of data to qualifying applicants. To find out if you are eligible or for more information, visit 305 Phones.

Veteran Upward Bound Trio

Veteran Upward Bound (VUB) is here to help our Veteran community return or start College for the first time!  Veteran Upward Bound is a no cost federally funded program that assist the Miami Dade County Veterans population with postsecondary or vocational enrollment. For veterans who wish to return to school our program provides our eligible participants with the following: A monthly stipend, Online refresher courses with face-to-face tutoring, Test preparation and academic support, Advising & case management with a student success coach (SSC), School essential supplies, and Mobile services provided to veterans throughout the community.  Some essential criteria to qualify for our services include that the applicant must have at least 180 days’ worth of service, DD214 with a discharge status other than dishonorable.  For more information visit Veterans Upward Bound and to apply click here.

NAMI Peer to Peer (Free)

Date: Every Thursday
Time: 6pm – 8:30pm EST
Location: Via Zoom

NAMI Miami-Dade County is offering 8 session program for adults (18+) with a mental health condition, who are looking to understand their condition and find a path to recovery.  The program will help participants; create a personal relapse prevention plan, learn how to interact with health care professional, development confidence for making decisions and reduce stress, understand the impact of symptoms on your life, and access Miami-Dade area resources to help maintain wellness. To register click here.

Free Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Assistance for Haitians

Sant La Haitian Neighborhood Center is offering free Temporary Protected Status (TPS) assistance for Haitians. To find out if you are eligible, contact Sant La at (305) 573-4871.

Health Care for Our Nation’s Heroes and Their Families

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Health Veterans Access Clinic once again is proud to offer many of their services to qualifying veterans and their family members for little or no cost. Those who served our country deserve nothing but the best. NSU Health is dedicated to supporting the needs of veterans and their families through the NSU Veterans Access Clinic. We offer 360° health care services with specialized staff experienced in caring for veterans.  For more information visit Nova Southeastern University Health.

Paid Apprenticeship Program and Employment-Automotive

The Warren Henry Auto Group Apprenticeship Program offers paid employment that blends classroom instruction and on-the-job training toward becoming an Automotive Services Technician. Upon completion of this 2-year program, participants will have an opportunity to continue employment at Warren Henry Auto Group.  They will also earn a certificate issued by the Florida Department of Education recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor. This program is sponsored by the Miami Dade College Apprenticeship Program in partnership with CareerSource South Florida and Miami Community Ventures.  Click here for information and application; go to “SEE IF I QUALIFY and complete a short questionnaire. For questions, contact the MDC Department of Career and Technical Education at 305-237-7209 or
apprenticeship@mdc.edu.

Corporate-Level Health Benefits – Small Businesses

The Greater Miami Chamber and AvMed have partnered to bring Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce members, with two to 50 eligible employees, corporate-level health benefits at prices a small business can afford. For more information, visit Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.

Healthy minds-Healthy lives – FREE Virtual Support Group

Date:  The 4th Wednesday of every month
Time: 3 pm EST
Location: Virtual

Are you struggling with stress and seeking the support of others with similar experiences? Sanitas Medical Center Florida BeWell program is offering a Healthy Minds – Healthy Lives free virtual emotional support group with facilitator Maria Gutierrez, MSW.  For more information contact Sanitas Medical Center at bewellprogram@mysanitas.com or 786-785-2282 /844-665-4827.

COVID-19 vaccinations

Miami-Dade County and Miami-Dade County Public Schools have teamed up to provide the first or second dose of the Pfizer vaccine. Miami-Dade County is coordinating closely with hospital and healthcare partners, the State of Florida, cities and private partners to vaccinate members of our community against the coronavirus (COVID-19) as quickly, safely and equitably as possible. Homebound individuals can register online to be contacted to schedule a vaccination appointment at home. For more homebound information, call (833) 930-3672 or email homeboundvaccines@cdrmaguire.com. For a list of locations or to schedule an appointment for faster onsite service, go to miamidade.gov/vaccine.

SingleCare (formerly FamilyWize) Prescription Drug Discount Cards available

United Way Miami partners with SingleCare (formerly known as FamilyWize) to provide community members with access to affordable prescription medications, ensuring greater health and financial stability. To request prescription cards, visit SingleCare.

Mental health services for children

Institute for Child and Family Health provides mental health services for children, adolescents and families in Miami-Dade County. Services may be provided in the home, at the child’s school or at one of the ICFH clinics. For more information about these services as well as other programs and services offered by ICFH, please visit our website at www.icfhinc.org.

Free Counseling for first-time homebuyers/homeowners

Centro Campesino is offering FREE counseling for first-time homebuyers or homeowners facing foreclosure. All counseling is done virtually. For more information, contact Centro Campesino Housing Department at housing@ccfcfl.org or call Ilia Mendoza at (305) 245-7738.

Children’s Bereavement Center Perinatal and Infant Loss Grief Support Group

Date: Tuesdays
Time: 7 – 8:30 pm
Location: Virtual

As a result of COVID-19 and the need for social distancing, people are growing more comfortable with accessing services of all kinds using video platforms. This has allowed Children’s Bereavement Center (CBC) to address the needs of families. Parents that suffered a miscarriage or lost an infant are often grappling with unique issues including guilt, fertility and/or whether to try to get pregnant again. To help these parents, CBC has developed a special online support facilitated by two mental health professionals experienced in pregnancy, infertility and grief. CBC also published an article, Compassionate Tips to Help Cope with The Death of a Baby, that may be of some help to those providing support to a parent who has had this type of loss. FREE Perinatal and Infant Loss Grief Support Group open to grieving mothers (and their partner) who have suffered perinatal loss (miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death) or infant loss, must be 18 years or older to participate. Group meets via Zoom for 90 minutes and is available in English and Spanish. Age-appropriate virtual grief support groups are also available to other children in the family.

Hebrew Free Loan Association of Miami provides financial help during pandemic

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Hebrew Free Loan Association of Miami, a federation program, is providing interest-free emergency loads to qualified Jewish borrowers in need in Miami-Dade County. The emergency loans, up to $3,000, can help with expenses related to the pandemic, such as lost wages due to being unable to go to work, related medical expenses and more. For more information, visit Greater Miami Jewish Federation.

SafeLink helping you stay healthy

SafeLink Wireless® has partnered with Doc.com to provide 24/7 professional medical assistance, including unlimited telemedicine access to call a doctor or nurse through video conferencing and free written prescriptions to your local pharmacy. SafeLink Wireless® is also a LifeLine supported service, a government benefit program. Only eligible consumers may enroll in LifeLine and proof of income or program participation may be required for enrollment. LifeLine service is nontransferable and limited to one per household. For more information, visit SafeLink Wireless.

Domestic Violence in Times of COVID-19 awareness campaign

The Women’s Fund Miami-Dade has launched Domestic Violence in Times of COVID-19, an extensive outdoor and digital awareness campaign to provide support to victims of violence. The campaign raises awareness as well as gets the word out to those who are experiencing abuse to know services are available 24/7, and to encourage them to escape, report, or seek the services they need through the Miami-Dade County’s Coordinated Victim’s Assistance Center (CVAC) helpline (305) 285-5900. For more information, visit Women’s Fund Miami-Dade.

FREE Mental Health Wellness support groups

Date: Mondays –  Fridays
Time:  Times varies
Location: Virtual

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Miami-Dade Support Groups are available online and by phone. Groups are available in English, Spanish and Creole for individuals with mental health conditions and/or for their family members. In addition, bilingual parents/caregivers will be available on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings.  For more information, including wellness support group schedules, please visit NAMI Miami.

Children’s Bereavement Center grief support groups

Date: Monday through Friday
Time: Times vary
Location: Virtual

Children’s Bereavement Center (CBC) is providing FREE virtual grief support groups for all ages. Studies show that 25 percent of children will experience the death of a significant loved one by high school graduation, and for 1 in 5, their loss will be a parent. After a loss, children and teens are vulnerable to suffer symptoms such as suicidal thoughts, social isolation, strained peer interaction, physical complaints, sleep disturbances/nightmares, and school difficulties. Groups meet virtually weekly and are facilitated by masters level mental health professionals. These services are open to anyone who has suffered a loss as a result of illness, accident, suicide or homicide. To find a location throughout Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach call (888) 988-5438 and you will be linked to a group. Registration is required via phone. For more information, visit Children’s Bereavement Center.

Florida KidCare Coalition

The Florida KidCare Coalition of Miami-Dade is offering enrollment assistance for families who have recently lost health coverage or have had a change of income. Assistance is available in English, Spanish and Creole.  For more information, visit Florida KidCare Coalition.

Free Pediatric health care and mental health services

UHealth’s Pediatric Mobile Clinic is offering pediatric health care and mental health services for children without insurance at no charge. Services provided include: well child exams, sports/school physicals, immunizations and urgent care. Screenings are offered for: vision impairments, hearing impairments, dental problems, tuberculosis, development problems and nutritional problems. The Mobile Clinic visits neighborhoods throughout Miami-Dade County and operates from 9 am to 2 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. For the Mobile Clinic’s location schedule and flyers available in English, Spanish and Creole, visit UHealth Pediatric Mobile Clinic. Appointments are preferred and can be made by calling (305) 243-6407.

Funding & In-Kind Resources

UPDATED The Children’s Trust: RFP 2023-01 Youth Development Grant Opportunity

Application Deadline Date: Wednesday, 12/14/22 by 12am EST

Bidders’ Conference & Application Training: Friday, 11/4/22 (Register in advance for this meeting: Meeting Registration – Zoom)

High-quality after-school programs and summer camps can increase school attendance, improve academic performance, decrease risky behaviors, prevent summer learning loss and support working families. Youth development programs will be funded throughout Miami-Dade County, with concentration in under-served communities with high proportions of children and youth experiencing poverty. Services during the school year and summer will serve children and youth in kindergarten through 12th grade, as well as young adults transitioning from foster care and youth with disabilities through age 22. Programs will be inclusive of and fully accommodate children and youth with disabilities and will also be encouraged to support other vulnerable and hard-to-reach populations who may be negatively impacted by poverty, lack of opportunity and related neighborhood and social factors. For more information, visit The Children’s Trust.

NEW Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program

Application Deadline Date: Wednesday, 1/25/23 by 11:59:59 PM Eastern Standard time

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is offering the Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly program that helps expand the supply of affordable housing with supportive services for the elderly. The program provides funding, called a capital advance, to construct, acquire, or rehabilitate multifamily properties that serve very-low-income individuals 62 years of age or older. In addition to the capital advance, properties receive a renewable Project Rental Assistance Contract (PRAC) which covers reasonable and necessary operating expenses beyond the tenant’s portion of the rent. This usually includes a service coordinator who links residents at Section 202 properties to supportive services in the community to allow them to live independently in an environment that provides supports such as cleaning, cooking and transportation.  For more information and to apply, visit the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

NEW Miami-Dade County Department of Community Grants (CG) Program

Deadline Date: Thursday, 2/13/23

The CG Program is responsive on a quarterly basis to not-for-profit organizations developing small and large-scale community-based cultural (dance, theater, music, visual arts) programs, as well as projects and events, such as fairs, parades, neighborhood festivals and publications that have a strong artistic component. The CG panel considers projects with strong community involvement and/or outreach component. The CG Program is particularly sensitive to the needs of indigenous cultural neighborhood activities and projects encouraging the preservation of heritage, traditions and culture, as well as social service organizations and cultural groups developing collaborative intervention projects using the arts. CG Maximum Request: $7,500 – One-time cultural events/artistic projects and $10,000/$15,000 – Major, annually recurring projects with a two-year minimum track record such as festivals and fairs drawing 1,000 people or more per day to the event. For more information, visit Miami-Dade County Department.

NEW Veterans Florida Request for Qualifications for 2022-23 Entrepreneurship Program

Deadline Date:  Friday, 3/31/23

The Program, established under s. 295.22(3)(e), F.S., connects business leaders in the state with veteran participants seeking to become entrepreneurs. The Program is implemented across a network of Florida-based partner entities throughout the state of Florida. Veterans Florida’s objective is for veterans to learn the skills and confidence to become successful business owners or grow their business. The Program offers a pipeline for veteran entrepreneurs to take a business idea from conception through execution and scalability. The Program does not guarantee participants that an idea will turn into a fully operational business. Program participants can expect to understand the entrepreneurial process and put their newly learned entrepreneurial skills to work. Veterans Florida seeks to contract with multiple entities to administer the Program, and the resulting relationship is intended to last at least three years, but the contract will be renewed on an annual basis. For more information, visit Veterans Florida.

 

NEW Glenn W. Bailey Foundation Grants

Deadline Date: Friday, 7/14/23

The foundation invites letters of inquiry for innovative early childhood STEM education programs in Florida, New York, Connecticut, or Washington, D.C. The foundation aims to fund projects and programs that give students and educators more resources for developing and participating in STEM-based, hands-on learning. Any program or idea supporting students in Pre-K through 12th grade and into college or vocational studies is eligible. To be eligible, applicants must be tax-exempt as defined by section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Letters of inquiry are accepted on a monthly rolling basis. For more information, visit Glenn W. Bailey Foundation.

Trainings & Conferences

UPDATED Parent-to-Parent of Miami Workshops

Workshop dates: Tuesday, 11/8/22 through Friday, 12/16/22

Time: Time varies per workshop

Location: Virtual and In-Person

Parent-to-Parent of Miami is a community parent resource center for families of children and adults with all types of disabilities. Parent-to-Parent works to make information, workshops and other resources to help make decisions about early intervention, early childhood, education, vocational training, employment, college opportunities, as well as the laws that protect the rights of children and adults with disabilities, available to parents and professionals. Parent-to-Parent has regular workshops on a variety of topics, including Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), 504 plans, making the right decision about your child’s educational placement and more. Virtual workshops are available in both English and Spanish. For more information, visit Parent-to-Parent of Miami.

Survive & Thrive Skills Training for children and youth

Trainings: One to six-hour programs available weekly

YouthAlert! (YA) Program is offering the Survive & Thrive Skills Training for children and youth on comprehensive violence prevention. All content is age-appropriate with subjects including: bullying; self-harm; child abuse; peer, dating and school violence, among others. The program, school-based or out-of-school time, is available for elementary, middle and high schools. For more information or to schedule a training, visit YouthAlert! or call (859) 494-3677.

Epilepsy Florida free seizure recognition and first-aid trainings

Epilepsy Florida is offering free seizure recognition and first-aid trainings to community agencies and organizations as well as the general population throughout Florida. These valuable trainings aim to bring awareness to this chronic condition, help individuals recognize different types of seizures and provide seizure first-aid training to empower individuals to provide support to a person suffering from a seizure or living with the condition. All trainings will be provided virtually via Zoom. To schedule a training for yourself, staff, family or friends, email your request with a date and time that would work for you to prevention&education@epilepsyfl.org. For more information, visit Epilepsy Florida.

Nonprofit Careers

NEW Learn more about open positions at United Way Miami

Visit United Way Miami to view all of our current openings, including senior administrator, Development; manager, Quality Assurance; manager, Community Engagement; senior grant writer, Education; associate director, Development.

NEW Learn more about open positions at YWCA South Florida

Visit YWCA South Florida to view all of our current openings, including teen entrepreneurship program coordinator, after school counseling PT afternoons.

NEW Learn more about open positions at Overtown Youth Center

Visit Overtown Youth Center to view all of their current openings, including senior accountant, strategic partnership manager, director of communication and social responsibility, executive assistant to CEO. For more information contact Nicole McMillan at (305) 349-1204 ext. 246 or apply at Overtown Youth Center.

NEW Learn more about open positions at NAMI Miami-Dade County

Visit NAMI Miami-Dade County to view all of their current openings, including ending the silence program presenter, programs assistant, peer mentor, family mentor, outreach coordinator, support group co-facilitator.

NEW Learn more about open positions at Baptist Health

Visit Baptist Health to view all of their current openings, patient financial rep 1, Admitting; clinical pharmacist 2, Pharmacy – MCI; medical assistant 2, MNI Spine-Office I.

NEW Learn more about open positions at Healthy Little Havana

Visit Health Little Havana to view all of their current openings, including collective impact coordinator, community liaison, volunteer board of director member.

NEW Learn more about open postions at Easterseals South Florida

Visit Easterseals South Florida to view all of their current openings including facilities associate, family engagement specialist, case manager, director of human services.

NEW Learn more about open positions at Health Council of South Florida

Visit Health Council of South Florida (HCSF) to view all of their current openings, including community health planner. If you are interested in applying, please submit a cover letter and resume/CV to: Vanessa Naranjo, Director of Operations at vnaranjo@healthcouncil.org.

NEW Learn more about open positions at Miami VA Healthcare System

Visit Miami VA Healthcare System to view all of their current openings, including health system specialist, secretary, administrative support assistant, mail and file clerk.

NEW Learn more about open positions at University of Miami Health System

Visit University of Miami Health System to view all of their current openings including sr. research laboratory technician, director Digital Strategy, Coral Gables; medical assistant 2, Miami.

NEW Learn more about open positions at Kristi House

Visit Kristi House to view all of their current openings including clinical assessment therapist, project gold transportation coordinator, mental health therapist, youth advocate – project gold. Send resume and cover letter to jobs@kristihouse.org.

NEW Learn more about open positions at Center for Family and Child Enrichment

Visit Center for Family and Child Enrichment to view all of their current openings, including, independent living specialist, youth care worker, community relations, dependency case manager apprentice.

NEW Learn more about open positions at Jewish Community Services

Visit Jewish Community Services to view all of their current openings, including helpline training manager, clinician, certified vpk teacher.

NEW Learn more about open positions at Centro Campesino

NEW Learn more about open positions at Branches

Visit Branches to view all of their current openings, including micro-business coach, grow coach, Student Services; ameriCorps member.

NEW Learn more about open positions at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami

Visit Catholic Charities of Archdiocese of Miami to view all of their current openings, including social worker bachelor, disability coordinator, janitor.

NEW Learn more about open positions at Chapman Partnership

Visit Chapman Partnership to view all of their current openings, including community housing specialist, case manager, community case manager, follow up case manager, donor relations associate, senior client care specialist.

 

NEW Learn more about open positions at Goodwill Industries

Visit Goodwill Industries to view all of their current openings, including retail associate, regional sales manager, supervisor, Miami.

Special Programs & Ongoing Initiatives

United Way Center for Financial Stability FREE Financial Coaching

United Way Center for Financial Stability (CFS) offers FREE  Financial Coaching to United Way Staff, Partners, and their families. Sessions are completely confidential and available virtually at your convenience. To schedule an appointment, just call, email, or scan the QR code! For more information visit United Way Miami Center for Financial Stability.

VolunteerMiami: United Way Miami

Volunteer your time and talent. Take part in creating long-lasting change in our community through a wide range of volunteer opportunities with United Way and our community partners. For more information or to volunteer, visit VolunteerMiami.

United Way MISSION UNITED

United Way MISSION UNITED is a single point of entry for veterans to access the help they need at no cost. Connecting them to a coordinated network of community partners that provide services that include job training and opportunities, affordable housing, legal resources, financial services. MISSION UNITED is dedicated to empowering veterans and their families to lead productive lives in the community.  If you’re one of the thousands of veterans who call Miami home, and you’re in need of a network of free support services to help you get re-acclimated to civilian life, contact MISSION UNITED. For more information, visit United Way MISSION UNITED or call (305) 646-7130.

Grant Opportunities

If you’re an organization in Miami-Dade looking for funding, we’re here to help.

At this time we have no grant opportunities available.