Sunday, January 31, 2021

Try social medical education & training. Go to CUBA. January 31, 2021

 Try social medical education & training.  Go to CUBA.

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We will be showing excerpts from Helen Yaffe's documentary video: Cuba & Covid-19: Public Health, Science and Solidarity

Hundreds of thousands are dying from COVID - Cuba offers solutions to save lives!

 

After an hour we will split into regional breakout groups for further discussion
The breakout groups will be
Canada and Quebec

  • West Coast and the Rocky Mountain States
  • Mid West
  • North East
  • South East 
  • from DC southwards
Cuba and LA County in California are about the same population size. 
Cuba has had 184 deaths, LA County has had 14,641.  That's almost 80 times as many deaths.

 

 

Speakers

 

Alyssa Jones-Garner -  an SEIU Local 1021 Member-leader, Shop Steward, political organizer and, community activist from San Francisco

Alyssa Jones-Garner -  an SEIU Local 1021 Member-leader, Shop Steward, political organizer and, community activist from San Francisco 

 

Judy Sheridan González - President, New York State Nurses Association, Emergency Room Nurse on the Front-Lines Fighting COVID-19.

Judy Sheridan González - President, New York State Nurses Association, Emergency Room Nurse on the Front-Lines Fighting COVID-19.

 

Dr. Abraham Vela -  graduate of the Latin American Medical School in Havana, now working as a doctor in LA

Dr. Abraham Vela -  graduate of the Latin American Medical School in Havana, now working as a doctor in LA

 

 

Moderators

 

Tamara Hansen  - Executive Member of the Canadian Network on Cuba and Coordinator of Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba - César Omar Sánchez - a COVID survivor's tale

Tamara Hansen  - Executive Member of the Canadian Network on Cuba and Coordinator of Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba - César Omar Sánchez - a COVID survivor's tale

 

 César Omar Sánchez  - currently a student at NJCU and a member of the New York/New Jersey Cuba Sí Coalition in the fight against the illegal blockade against the people in Cuba. 

César Omar Sánchez  - currently a student at NJCU and a member of the New York/New Jersey Cuba Sí Coalition in the fight against the illegal blockade against the people in Cuba. 

 

 

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In Solidarity,
Organizing Committee, International Conference for the Normalization of US-Cuba Relations
us-cubanormalization.org
Saving Lives Campaign US-CANADA-CUBA Cooperation
savinglivescampaign.org
New York-New Jersey Cuba Sí Coalition
cubasinynjcoalition.org
National Network On Cuba
nnoc.info
Canadian Network on Cuba
canadiannetworkoncuba.ca

 


End All Economic and Travel Sanctions Against Cuba!
Return Guantanamo Territory to Cuba!
Stop US “Regime Change” Policy Against Cuba!

 

 

 



Saturday, January 30, 2021

Job Opportunity: UPO. Family Engagement Emergency Assistance. January 2021


upo

United Planning Organization

Is seeking to hire a

Family Engagement Specialist-Emergency Assistance (CARES Act Stimulus Project)

Job summary:

The Family Engagement Specialist (FES) supports teachers, administrators and staff in the seamless provision of Head Start services to children. The Family Engagement Specialist works with non-CARES Act Family Engagement Specialists to provide emergency assistance (EA) for UPO’s Early Head Start displaced and homeless families.

Essential duties:

Establish a monthly recruitment plan in coordination with Center Director and non-CARES Act Family Engagement Worker. Assess all families for needs by using a strengths-based approach to address their needs while developing family goals that are specific, measurable, action-oriented, realistic and timely. Develop and implement Family Partnership Agreements with the families. (SMART Goals) Follow-up with families regarding goal progress at least once every quarter. Document progress in ChildPlus. Provide crisis response support and assistance to school and center personnel. Enter service data into the management information system, ensuring accuracy of all data. Assist in developing, implementing and follow-up on transition plans for each child and families at least 6 months prior to leaving the program. Provide crisis and/or emergency intervention to children and families as needed Provide support to centers regarding emergency assistance and housing services. Plan and provide school-wide programming to support early intervention, responsive parenting and advocacy. 

Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, counseling, psychology, special needs or

a related field, and eligible for licensure in the District of Columbia as a Licensed Social Worker Associate

Desired Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, counseling, psychology, special needs or a related field, from an accredited college and two years of experience working with children and families. Current District of Columbia License as a Licensed Social Worker Associate.

To apply:

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Job Opportunity: Bilingual Nutrition Program Coordinator. Mary's Center. Washington, D.C.

 

marys center

Mary’s Center

Is seeking to hire a

Bilingual Nutrition Program Coordinator

Job Details:
The Bilingual Nutrition Program Coordinator will form an integral part of the Nutrition team and work jointly with the Medical, Social Services, Behavioral and Community Health Education Training and Research programs.

Reportability:                                                                                     
This position will report directly to the Director of Nutrition.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:     
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Works to identify, schedule and coordinate food vendor food packages and delivery locations
  • Maintains ongoing contact with partners and vendors supporting a smooth flow of services and managing challenges to successful implementation
  • Works with the Mary’s Center Quality and Outcomes team to ensure data elements identified to track progress toward outcomes are incorporated in the electronic health record
Qualifications:
Education and/or Experience – Qualified candidates must have at minimum a Bachelor’s degree in public health, nutrition or related human services field.  Master’s candidate in Public Health or Management preferred.

Physical Demands –Regularly required to sit; frequently required to reach with hands and arms, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear; must be able to lift objects up to twenty-five (25) pounds.

To apply:
Click here for more information 

Job Opportunity: Social Worker (Bilingual) Ayuda. Washington, D.C.

 

AYUDA

Ayuda

Is Asking for a

Social Worker (Bilingual)

Organizational profile:

Ayuda is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing direct legal, social and language access services, education, and outreach to low-income immigrants in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

Why you want this job?

Because, just like everyone at Ayuda, you believe:

  • In seeing communities where all immigrants succeed and thrive in the United States.
  • In the overall success of our organization and all our programs.

What will this job entail?

Provide a combination of social services including mental health services and case management:

  • Including comprehensive case management and crisis intervention,
  • Services provided in various offices;

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree or higher in the social services related field (Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, etc.)
  • Fluent in English and Spanish;

To Apply:

Click here for more information

Job Opportunity: English as a Second Language (ESL) Carlos Rosario International School. Washington, D.C.

 

CR

Carlos Rosario International School

Is seeking to hire a

ESL Instructor

We are seeking an ESL instructor who supports the school’s mission by preparing our adult immigrant students to become productive and civically engaged residents of Washington, DC.  The instructor accomplishes this by providing excellent remote instruction that supports students’ diverse educational backgrounds, learning styles, English language, and technological abilities.

Responsibilities:
Assists students in acquiring the English language skills necessary to advance to the next ESL level
Provides life skill instruction that allows students to navigate important systems and resources both online and in-person in Washington, DC
Implements remote classroom policies and procedures

Qualifications:
Must have at least two of the following:
Teaching Certification
Master’s degree in Adult Education, Linguistics, TESOL, language studies, or related field
At least three years of teaching experience
Excellent communication and organizational skills

To Apply

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Job Opportunity: Clinical Social Worker. Vida Senior Center. Washington, D.C. January 2021

 

VSC

Vida Senior Center

Is seeking to hire a

Clinical Social Worker

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Providing mental health counseling to individuals, groups or families in both centers.
  • Conducting initial assessments of clients' situation to determine needs and goals.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and record client progress according to measurable goals described in the client’s Individualized Case Plan.
Skills & Competences
  • Service Orientation: A strong desire to help other people is essential, especially older adults.
  • Active listening: Older adults more than anyone need to be listened. The Social worker has to give full attention whenever meeting with our participants.
Minimum Requirements:
  • A degree in Clinical Social Worker. The advanced MSW degree is required.
  • At least 10 years of work experience in a community-based organization serving the most socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.
  • Bi-lingual, English/Spanish required.
Standard Requirements:
  • I will not abuse any type of illegal chemical/drug. Vida Senior Centers will not hire or retain any person found to be under the influence of any illegal substance.
  • I understand that this position description is not intended to be all inclusive, and that I may be required to perform other duties as may be assigned.
To apply
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Job Opportunity: Library Program Coordinator. D.C. Public Library. January 2021

 

dcpl

District of Columbia Public Library

Is seeking to hire a

Library Program Coordinator (Early Literacy)

Job ID: 12127                                                                                               Date Closed: 02/12/2021

Job Summary:
For the past decade, the District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL) system has been undergoing an aggressive transformation to modernize its facilities and set the strategic direction for 21st century public library services in the District of Columbia. 

Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides leadership in developing a youth services strategy, including establishing standards, training library staff, and lending support with the planning, execution, and evaluation of programs and services that support early literacy.

Qualifications:
The incumbent must possess a Master’s degree (a Master’s in Library Science preferred) plus a minimum of two (2) years of experience managing programs or projects or at least 1 year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level.

In addition, the following is required:
Skill in communicating, collaborating, and establishing effective working relationships with employees, volunteers, organizations, and the public.
Excellent organizational, oral, and written communication skills.

To apply
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Job Opportunity: Auditor. D.C. Office of Campaign Finance. Washington, D.C. January 2021

OCF

DC Office of Campaign Finance

Is seeking to hire an

Auditor

Job ID: 12139                                                                                          Date Closed: 02/06/2021

Job Summary:
The Office of Campaign Finance (OCF) regulates the reporting and disclosure of the financial operations and activities of candidates for local office, political committees, political action committees, independent expenditure committees, and the constituent service and statehood fund programs. 

Duties and Responsibilities:
Conducts desk reviews of financial reports and prepares draft requests for additional information for the Supervisory Auditor's review. Monitors compliance actions taken by auditees, and in consultation with the Supervisory Auditor, to determine whether desk review may be closed.

Qualifications and Education:
Applicant must have an accounting, auditing; or a degree including auditing courses in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law.

To apply
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