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Health Resources ad Services Administration – Family-to-Family Health Information Centers (Deadline: January 17, 2018)

The purpose of this grant is to provide information, education, technical assistance, and peer support to families of children and youth with special health care needs and the professionals who serve them. Eligible applicants include any public or private entity.  Faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations are eligible to apply.

Administration for Children & Families – Street Outreach Program (Deadline: March 11, 2018)

The Administration for Children and Families  announces the availability of funds under the Street Outreach Program (SOP). SOP works to increase young people’s personal safety, social and emotional well-being, self-sufficiency, and to help them build permanent connections with families, communities, schools, and other positive social networks. These services, which are provided in areas where street youth congregate, are designed to assist such youth in making healthy choices and to provide them access to shelter and services which include: outreach, gateway services, screening and assessment, harm reduction, access to emergency shelter, crisis stabilization, drop-in centers, which can be optional, and linkages/referrals to services.

Administration for Children & Families – Personal Responsibility Education Program (Deadline: March 25, 2018)

The purpose of this program is to fund projects that educate youth on abstinence and contraception for the prevention of pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and HIV/AIDS, and incorporate at least three of the six adulthood preparation subjects. The adulthood preparation subjects are: healthy relationships, adolescent development, financial literacy, parent-child communication, educational and career success, and healthy life skills. This program targets services to high-risk, vulnerable and culturally underrepresented youth populations between the ages of 10 and 19, and pregnant and parenting youth under age 21.

Administration for Children and Families – Community Collaborations to Strengthen Family Connections (Deadline: April 13, 2018)

The purpose of this funding is to  implement a multi-system approach among public and private agencies integrating community and faith-based to promote effective partnerships; develop or enhance a navigator program to meet caregivers own needs and the needs of the children they are raising; utilize intensive family-finding activities, including search technology, effective family engagement, collaboration with child support, and other means to identify biological family members for the target population to create a greater volume of relationships and connectedness within their families and establish permanent family placements when appropriate; and implement family group decision-making meetings for children in the child welfare system.

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Foundation for Community Health (FCH) – Health Foundation Program Officer (Sharon, CT)

Under the leadership of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Program Officer assists in developing, managing and evaluating a portfolio of grants and initiatives. The focus of the Program Officer’s work is to seek out investment opportunities that align with the Foundation for Community Health’s (FCH) goals, strategies and programs.

United Federation of Teachers – NYC Learning School Initiative Program Manager (New York, NY)

The United Federation of Teachers is looking for the Program Manager for the NYC Community Learning School Initiative. The Program Manager role requires a comprehensive knowledge of community schools and school transformation strategies, most of which will be obtained through a combination of formal education and work experience.

Department of Human Resources, Fairfax County Virginia – Special Education Center Public Health Nurse (Alexandria, VA)

This position will work as part of the Department of Health, Patient Care Services division. Provides a variety of direct care services to Fairfax County Public School (FCPS) students with complex medical conditions and moderate to severe emotional, intellectual disabilities and autism. Administers skilled procedures and direct care to students with medical conditions, works with students emotional disabilities, administers and monitors medications for efficacy and side effects. Develops plans of care and intervention effectiveness in the classroom setting, provides health education for students, staff and families. Maintains the health room, and provides care for sick or injured students according to FCPS protocol and physician’s orders. Works in conjunction with the PHN II Care Coordinator assigned to the school.

Clarke County School District, Timothy Road Elementary School – School Counselor (Athens, GA)

The School Counselor will provide personal, program, and career Counseling services to the student population. Counselors assist in the development of district developmental guidance programs and are responsible for coordinating the implementation of such programs.

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