Kids in Need Foundation-Teacher Grants 2016 (Deadline: 9/30/16)
The Kids In Need Foundation, a national nonprofit organization that provides free school supplies to economically disadvantaged school children and underfunded teachers, is accepting applications from K-12 teachers for grants in support of classroom projects.
William T. Grant Foundation-Youth Services Improvement Grants (New York, NY) (Deadline: 9/8/16)
The William T. Grant Foundation’s Youth Service Improvement Grants program supports small to medium-size organizations that have already had some success with helping to improve the lives of New York City youth, but lack the funds to make needed improvements.
OneSight-School-Based Vision Program Grants (Deadline: 9/5/16)
OneSight provides funding for school-based vision center (SBVC) programs in the United States and U.S. territories that provide access to vision care for students in communities with need.
“As Hillary Clinton is in the spotlight for her presidential nomination, I appreciated the opportunity to review an article highlighting her experience in the 1970’s going undercover in the South to examine race and education. The article notes, ‘A look at Mrs. Clinton’s efforts that summer … reveals a summer job that was both out of character for the bookish law student and a moment of awakening.'”
Post-High School Transitions
Virtual Violence, a new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics, aims to summarize the current state of scientific knowledge regarding the effects of virtual violence on children’s attitudes and behaviors and to make specific recommendations for pediatricians, parents, industry, and policy makers.
Talking Juvenile Justice Reform, a recent report from the FrameWorks Institute, describes how advocates can engage the public as allies in juvenile justice reform, by promoting a new narrative that is sufficiently coherent and persuasive to dislodge current thinking and reshape dominant understandings about the juvenile justice system. this can be accomplished by explaining both adolescent development and the justice system in more accessible, more compelling terms. An accompanying communications toolkit — Shifting Gears on Juvenile Justice — explains how to implement the reframing recommendations using examples from the juvenile justice field.
Health Coverage for Homeless and At-Risk Youth, from the Department of Health and Human Services, reviews who is eligible for coverage, what services are covered for homeless and at-risk youth, and provides instructions to apply or help an individual apply for Medicaid or CHIP.
Providence Health & Services-School Outreach Coordinator (Portland, OR)
Providence Health & Services is currently seeking a full-time School Outreach Coordinator. Responsibilities of the position include organizing and implementing career exploration opportunities for high school students, providing basic health career overview presentations to local schools and community organizations, and maintaining the School Outreach website. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work, Public Health, or a related field, at least two years of experience working with youth, schools, career counselors, teachers, and community organizations, and fluency in Spanish is preferred. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://providence.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobdetail.ftl?job=127352&lang=en&src=DM-10220?z=1&src=DM-13800
Virginia Health Care Foundation-Child Health Insurance Program Manager (Richmond, VA)
The Virginia Health Care Foundation is currently seeking a full-time Child Health Insurance Program Manager. Responsibilities of the position include leading eight grantees and the outreach workers they employ in targeted localities throughout the state, engaging in other health insurance-related initiatives as appropriate, and helping identify and create new opportunities and program models related to outreach and enrollment. Qualifications for the position include a Bachelor’s Degree in human services or policy-related discipline, proven success in program management, and at least seven years of experience working in the human services or health policy arena. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/st7N9SJfcdw4/
The Carter Center-Director, Mental Health Program (Atlanta, GA)
The Carter Center is currently seeking a full-time Director for the Center’s Mental Health Program. Responsibilities of the position include managing all aspects of the Mental health Program, serving as an advisor to the Vice President of Health Programs and other senior leadership on mental health issues, and ultimately demonstrating quantifiable reductions in stigma and discrimination surrounding mental health services and access and substance abuse issues. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s or Doctoral Degree in Public Health, Public Administration, or other health-related field, at least 10 years of professional, program-related experience in mental health or public health, and ability to travel frequently to program counties. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.cmhnetwork.org/news/the-carter-center-is-looking-for-a-new-director
Pennsylvania Council of Children, Youth & Family Services-Associate Director, Southeast Office (Philadelphia, PA)
Pennsylvania Council of Children, Youth & Family Services is currently seeking a full-time Associate Director for the Southeast Office. Responsibilities of the position include advocating on behalf of member agencies at the state and county level, facilitating regional membership meetings, representing the Council at meetings with outside stakeholders, communicating with elected officials (including providing testimony), and researching and preparing written analyses of issues relevant to member agencies. Qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in social work, public administration, or a related field, and knowledge of the Philadelphia child welfare system and current reform efforts. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/MxwGmSZw63cp/
July 29, 2016, 2:00-3:30 PM ET. Webinar: Strengthening Collaboration between the Behavioral Health and Juvenile Justice Systems to Improve Reentry Outcomes. For more information about this event, please click here.
August 9, 2016, 1:00 PM ET. Webinar: How Your School or Nonprofit Can Better Engage Parents. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.aecf.org/blog/upcoming-webinar-how-your-school-or-nonprofit-can-better-engage-parents/
August 12, 2016. Virtual Event: Keeping Kids Safe: Promoting Tolerance and Inclusion Among Students to Prevent Bullying. For more information about this event, please visit: http://fpbpsummitvirtual.com/
August 3-4, 2016. Timonium, MD: 2016 School Health Interdisciplinary Program. For more information about this event, please visit: https://ww2.eventrebels.com/er/Registration/StepRegInfo.jsp?ActivityID=16096&StepNumber=1