The Community Action Agency Board Is Recruiting New Members
The Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services Department and the Community Action Agency Board (CAA) is interested in filling vacancies on the Board.
The Community Action Agency Board is an advisory board to the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners that helps guide the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of Community Service Block Grant programs, as well as other programs administered by the Community Action and Human Services Department. The Board also advises the County on issues and causes of poverty and revitalization of low-income communities by empowering individuals and families to be self-sufficient.
There are currently six (6) vacancies on the CAA Board in the Community Interests and Organizations sector of the CAA Board in the following categories: Industry; Business; Law Enforcement; and Labor; The term of office is two-years and CAA Board members serve without compensation. The CAA Board meets 10 times per year and members are encouraged to be involved in at least one committee on a regular basis. Committees include: Executive, Finance, Advocacy, and Youth Initiatives.
Applications are now being accepted by interested candidates. In order to apply, candidates are required to complete a Board application form, and provide a resume or curriculum vitae. All application materials should be submitted to the Miami-Dade Community Action and Human Services Department, located at 701 N.W. 1st Court, Overtown Transit Village, North Tower, 10th Floor, Miami, Florida 33136 (attention Matias Buchhalter) or via email to [email protected].
It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure electronic receipt of the resume by contacting the Miami-Dade Community Action and Human Services Department at (786) 469-4650. All resumes and Board application forms must be received or postmarked by September 6, 2021.
The CAA Board’s Nominating Committee will contact selected applicants for further consideration of service on the Board.
CAHSD is the largest provider of comprehensive social services in Miami-Dade County. For more information about the Community Action Agency Board or to learn more about the Miami-Dade Community Action and Human Services Department programs, please call 786-469-4600 or visit us on the web at www.miamidade.gov/socialservices.