The Kelly for Kids Foundation-Community Grants 2016 (Western New York) (Deadline: 10/21/16)
The Kelly for Kids Foundation Community Grants are awarded to charitable not-for-profit 501 (C)(3) organizations whose primary mission is to assist children in need in the Western New York area.
Road Runners Club of America-Kids Run the National Fund 2016 (Deadline: 10/1/16)
The Chef Ann Foundation has teamed up with Skoop, a superfoods company committed to bringing the health benefits of superfoods to every American.
Major League Baseball-Baseball Tomorrow Fund 2016 (Deadline: 7/1/16)
The Baseball Tomorrow Fund is a joint initiative between Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association.
“As the end of the academic year nears, the excitement of high school seniors is often countered by anxiety over college admissions. ‘Many colleges are trumpeting that it was the most selective year ever. But high school guidance counselors and admissions experts say the heightened competition has turned the process into a anxiety-ridden numbers game.’ Although the average acceptance rate at four-year colleges has remained stable at about 65 percent nationwide, the number of students who express fears of rejection appears to be a growing problem among students – pointing to schools’ need for greater capacity of guidance counselors and greater attention to behavioral/mental health.”
April 25-29th is Every Kid Healthy Week
A Shared Sentence: The Devastating Toll of Parental Incarceration on Kids, Families and Communities, a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, offers commonsense proposals to address the increased poverty and stress that children of incarcerated parents experience.
Infoaboutkids.org, an ongoing collaboration of the Consortium for Science-Based Information on Children, Youth and Families, promotes healthy child and family development by highlighting science-based information for those who care for, or work with, children. The site, updated quarterly, links to other well-established, trustworthy websites for parents, other caregivers, and professionals. Monthly blogs will summarize science-based information on timely topics.
Youth Policing Project, a project in collaboration by the Police Foundation, the California Police Chiefs Association and the California State Sheriffs’ Association, and with funding from the California Endowment, has produced a series of youth-focused policy briefs to enhance law enforcement knowledge and understanding of youth development in an effort to help improve outcomes for youth and public safety.
Teens Run DC-Executive Director (Washington, DC)
Teens Run DC is currently seeking a full-time Executive Director. Teens Run DC (TRDC) is a vibrant, dynamic nonprofit organization that empowers underserved youth to strengthen their physical fitness, self-confidence, problem-solving strategies, and goal-setting skills through a mentoring and distance running program. Responsibilities of the position include setting the strategic vision of the organization, setting performance goals to strengthen the capacity of Teens Run DC to respond to the needs of underserved youth in the city, ensuring effective financial management of the annual budget, engaging with members of the Board to leverage their talents, and developing and maintaining relationships with key funders, partners and community stakeholders. Qualifications for the position include leadership experience with a demonstrated ability to manage the financial, operational, and strategic needs of a growing youth-development organization, strategic thinking abilities, a proven record of raising funds from public and private sources, and a demonstrated commitment to positive youth development, and social and economic justice. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/FgSP6WpFMPFP/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-Director, Division of Adolescent and School Health National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention (Atlanta, GA)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention currently seek a full-time Director, for the Division of Adolescent and School Health National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention. Responsibilities of the position include directing public health strategies for prevention and control of adolescent and school health issues, and also directing national and health community services for a variety of related, complex and far-reaching public health studies and projects including conducting epidemiologic research and other scientific investigations of conditions in support of the human health studies research programs of CDC focusing on affected health conditions and outcomes. Qualifications for the position include a Doctoral Degree in a field related to the health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position, at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to at least the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service, and U.S. citizenship. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/436097800/
Public Health Management Corporation-School Health Center Nurse Practitioner (Philadelphia, PA)
Public Health Management Corporation is currently seeking a full-time School Health Center Nurse Practitioner. Responsibilities of the position include providing school nursing and primary care services to students, general student care, health education, and managing billing and reporting. Qualifications for the position include LPN licensure in Pennsylvania, a Master’s Degree in Nursing, and prior experience in pediatrics, school nursing, community health, and/or primary care with knowledge of current Child Abuse Law. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/Whzwns7NJWSP/
Children Now-Early Childhood Senior Policy Associate (Los Angeles, CA)
Children Now is currently seeking a full-time Early Childhood Senior Policy Associate. Responsibilities of the position include developing strategies, conducting policy and advocacy work to advance Children Now’s early childhood agenda, managing specific policy projects, helping with strategy development of new early childhood issue areas, and building relationships with and providing support for government officials and local and state departments, funding partners, state and local partner organizations and other key constituencies. Qualifications for the position include a Graduate degree in public policy, education policy, public administration or related field, at least five years of experience in early childhood policy, knowledge of California’s political system, and fluency in Spanish is a plus. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/FC5dxztbZmfP/
Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania-Program Manager for Delco Family & Youth (Upper Darby, PA)
Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania is currently seeking a Program Manager for Delco Family & Youth. Responsibilities of the position include evaluating county behavioral health services for youth, and the family/parent advocacy program, participating in system advocacy to increase family and youth input into service delivery, and managing the long term goal planning and short-term projects for the Family Empowerment Satisfaction Team. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree, two to five years of experience related to research, a valid driver’s license, and excellent computer skills. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/KhKPP7MTHnH4/
Citizen’s Committee for Children of New York-Senior Policy and Advocacy Associate (New York, NY)
Citizen’s Committee for Children of New York is currently seeking a full-time Senior Policy and Advocacy Associate for the Child and Adolescent Health and Mental Health Program. Responsibilities of the position include analyzing policy, budget and legislative proposals and their impact on child and adolescent health and mental health, testifying at City and State budget and legislative hearings, meeting with elected and appointed government officials, participating in coalitions with direct service and advocacy colleagues, and participating in government workgroups. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in public policy, social welfare, law or a related field, work experience in government, advocacy or direct service, and strong quantitative and qualitative research skills. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/35n3jFWnhFgnp/
May 5, 2016, 7:00-9:00 PM ET. Washington, DC: National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day 2016 (also via webcast). For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1829309
May 17, 2016, 2:00 PM. Webinar: Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies: Promoting Mental Wellness in SBHCs. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.sbh4all.org/events/healthy-minds-healthy-bodies-promoting-mental-wellness-sbhcs/
October 5, 2016. Washington, DC: 2016 Regional Conference on Advancing Health Equity for Latino Youth & Families. For more information about this event, please visit: http://avancegw.org/annual-conference/2016-regional-conference-on-advancing-health-equity-for-latino-youth-families/
May 3, 2016, 3:00-4:00 PM EDT. Webinar: Girls and the Juvenile Justice System. For more information about this event, please visit: https://events-na8.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/1110525827/en/events/event/shared/default_template_simple/event_registration.html?sco-id=1869761459&_charset_=utf-8
June 30 – July 3, 2016. Indianapolis, IN: NASN 2016. For more information about this event, please visit: http://schoolnursenet.nasn.org/nasn2016/home