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Career Opportunities at Our Kids

Our Kids of Miami-Dade/Monroe, Inc seeks candidates that are willing to work in a team dedicated to serve the children and families in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties with respect, dedication, professionalism, integrity and desire to make a difference in this community. Our Kids' ability to succeed depends on its ability to recruit and retain talented and motivated people.

We offer a flexible and diverse work environment and a benefits program that includes but is not limited to: health, dental, life, Short Term and Long Term Disability and Long Term Care Insurance. We also offer a 401K Retirement Plan, PTO and paid holidays.

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT: Any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and, if applicable, Chapter 408, F.S. No applicant may begin employment until the background investigation results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the organization. Background investigations shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies.

The organization complies with federal law by employing only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. All new hires to the organization must complete a Form I-9 and have their eligibility for employment verified through the E-Verify system with the federal Department of Homeland Security. All new hires shall complete a Form I-9 after a verbal offer has been made but no later than three business days after the date employment begins.


If you would like to be considered for a position, please submit your resume, a cover letter and a completed Employment Application. Resumes submitted without an Employment Application will not be considered. Send documents to HR@Ourkids.us

Our Kids is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer

 

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Responsible for all aspects of foster parent recruitment activities including responding to and following up of initial inquiries, marketing, analyzing client needs and demographics to determine recruitment goals, researching target populations and locations to determine where best to initiate recruitment initiatives, and seeking opportunities to conduct presentations and participate in speaking engagements that enhance community awareness and increases recruitment potential.
Deals with a diverse group of important external clients and internal contacts at all levels of the organization. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workload; to evaluate and screen initial applicant’s acceptability and suitability for the licensing process; recommends and executes improvements in organizational procedures.  
Under the direction of the General Counsel, the Public Records Officer analyzes, processes, and responds to public records requests submitted to Our Kids, in compliance with State law and DCF rules and procedures. The Public Records Officer, in coordination with the General Counsel, evaluates whether any record or part of a record is exempt, redacts records, and prepares appropriate redaction and exemption logs.
 
The Public Records Officer will plan, coordinate, and supervise the official records management system for Our Kids; input official records into appropriate records systems; develop and implement procedures, guidelines, and controls for storage, retrieval, tracking, and filing of active and inactive records; ensure records are maintained and destroyed according to State guidelines; provide for the proper archive and storage of Our Kids’ records; and assure compliance with laws, rules and regulations related to assigned areas.
 
The Public Records Officer will conduct new employee/new committee member PRA/records retention training as well as yearly refreshers for all employees.
Supports the mission, vision, and values of the organization by exhibiting the following attributes: excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, commitment to our community and clients, accountability and ownership.
The Behavioral Health Program Manager for System of Care Coordination is responsible for the development, implementation, evaluation and oversight of a coordinated system of integrated care that addresses the needs and strengths of the children, youth and families we serve which includes intra-agency and interagency coordination and collaboration. This position will be accountable for the direct supervision of three (3) System of Care Coordinators that will work collaboratively with other departments within the organization, as well as, full case management agency providers, behavioral health service providers, and community-based programs and system partners to ensure that the children, youth and families we serve are connected to a quality, consumer focused, culturally competent, comprehensive and coordinated service array.
Supports the organization's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, commitment to our community and clients, accountability and ownership. Deals with a diverse group of important external clients and internal contacts at all levels of the organization.
The mission of Our Kids is to oversee and lead a coordinated system of care delivering excellence to abused, abandoned, and neglected children and their families. Provide supervision, support and guidance to assigned Placement Specialist staff in their efforts to identify appropriate settings for dependent children, which may include non-licensed care. Responsible for initial and respite placement request for dependent children requiring a licensed care setting upon assignment by Placement Program Manager. Collaborate with full case management agencies (FCMAs) to ensure timely reconciliation of foster care board payments and data integrity, including required updates to Florida Safe Families Network (FSFN) and Our Kids internal data bases.
Must provide exceptional customer service and maintain a positive working relationships with Our Kids network of licensed foster parents, residential providers and community stakeholders. Works closely with the Department of Children and Families (DCF)/Child Protective Services (CPS) and Our Kids Intake Department to ensure that information garnered at the early stage of investigation is used to identify the best match for placement. Position requires on-call responsibilities, 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, as scheduled. Performs other duties as assigned to support Our Kids mission, vision and values.
Supports the organization's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, commitment to our community and clients, accountability and ownership. Prepares and negotiates contracts in accordance with company policies and legal requirements. Coaches and leads direct reports to exceed performance expectations. Deals with a diverse group of important external clients and internal contacts at all levels of the organization. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diverse workload. Recommends improvements to organizational procedures.
Supports the organization's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, commitment to our community and clients, accountability and ownership.
 
The Intake Coordinator is the gatekeeper for acceptance and transfer of cases from the Florida Department of Children and Families, Child Protective Investigations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Deals with a diverse group of important external as well as internal contacts at all levels of the organization. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workload, recommends improvements to office procedures.
Supports the organization's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, commitment to our community and clients, accountability and ownership. The Intake Coordinator is the gatekeeper for acceptance and transfer of cases from the Florida Department of Children and Families, Child Protective Investigations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Deals with a diverse group of important external as well as internal contacts at all levels of the organization. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workload, recommends improvements to office procedures.
The VP & Chief of Administrative Services (CAS) is responsible for managing the operations of the organization and reports directly to the President & CEO. The CAS directs, supervises and coordinates the work of Quality Management Human Resources, Training Department, Learning and Strategic Initiatives (Functional Areas) and additional services as the organization may, from time to time, designate. Will assist the CEO in the operations and strategic planning of the departments as it relates to budget planning, fiscal and resource planning/administration, human resource utilization, policy administration, and coordination and negotiation of activities with other departments and administration. The CAS leads strategic planning, goal setting and policy development in support of the organization’s Guiding Principles and Goals.
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Human Resources Manager is responsible for the overall management, and coordination of the Human Resources and Payroll functions, including recruitment, hiring, evaluation, compensation administration, personnel records, employee relations, benefit programs and compliance with of personnel policies and state/federal laws and requirements.  In addition, the Human Resources Manager is responsible for the administration, care   and maintenance of our office(s) and sponsored events.
 
The Human Resources manager provides advice and counsel to senior management on all employee-related matters.  Develops strategies by identifying and researching human resources issues and recommends
changes/improvements to the employment practices of the organization.  In conjunction with other members of the organization’s management team, this position is responsible for the implementation and administration of all benefit programs.
 
The role of the office manager ensures that our primary location(s) provide the security, maintenance, and any other services necessarily to provide an adequate and safe working environment for our guests and employees.  Also serves as the primary contact with the Florida Department of Management Services.
The Business Analyst performs professional duties related to the review, assessment, and development of business processes. Focuses on the effective use of resources, both people and technology, in the execution of the organization’s mission. Functioning in a liaison capacity, incumbents combine business-planning expertise to analyze and translate departments’ business requirements into system deployments and/or business process changes. Incumbents act as a change agent to help facilitate effective deployments/modifications to current practices. Incumbents serve all business units within the organization.
Supports the organization's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, commitment to our community and clients, accountability and ownership. Provides technical and administrative support for 1000+ user network with VPN access and high end needs for secure access. Plan and execute the installation, upgrades, and daily administration of servers, their applications, databases, backups and utilization. Perform system diagnostics and resolve issues. Deals with adiverse group of important external clients and internal contacts at all levels of the organization. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workload, recommends improvements organizational procedures.
Supports the organization's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, commitment to our community and clients, accountability and ownership. Results oriented individual, able to complete assignments in a timely fashion. Work closely with other team members, in a collaborative, dynamic, professional and exciting environment developing and maintaining in-house applications, at a successful, respected and growing industry leader.
The mission of Our Kids is to oversee and lead a coordinated system of care delivering excellence to abused, abandoned and neglected children and their families. The Metrics and Analytics Unit supports this mission by providing management and operational reports; by understanding business needs and identifying/documenting solutions; by testing solutions prior to implementation and by providing implementation support of new solutions. The Performance Management Analyst position primary goals are to develop, coordinate, and manage data-driven quality assurance and performance measures and programs to support ongoing operations throughout our system of care while working with data owners to ensure data quality and coordinates/participates in solutions.