Employment Opportunities

Professional Development Manager – (Full-Time, 40 Hours per week)

PATCH is seeking a qualified individual to be responsible for ensuring PATCH provides quality training to current and potential child care providers and home visitors. Responsible for overseeing statewide contracts related to professional development , including meeting contractual obligations and representing PATCH in the community.

Essential duties include:
Recruits, trains and supervises employees reporting to her/him; oversees all contracts pertaining to professional development and trainings; monitors budget and ensures compliance to contractual commitments; creates and submits required reports; monitors data, documentation and statistics, and all statistical reports as related to contractual requirements; responsible for communication between PATCH and contractors. Attends meetings, coalitions, and/or various task forces related to home visiting and child care training and professional developments.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Experience in the home visiting setting, highly preferred; four years of experience in early childhood education or related field; previous experience training adults who have or work with young children; experience dealing with culturally diverse populations, preferably in a home visiting setting; two years of supervisory experience.

Education/Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services, Family Resources or related field.

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume to hr@patch-hi.org.

PATCH Maui County Program Representative – Maui (Part-Time, 35 hours per week)

PATCH is seeking an individual to be responsible for assisting and obtaining information from child care providers; assisting families in finding child care and other resource information; providing clerical and technical support for the training department.

Essential duties include:
Provide child care referral information to callers based on their specific needs. Requires “active listening” and counseling regarding child care options to callers searching for child care, entering the caller’s information into the database and searching for providers that might meet their needs. Provide consumer education to families about quality child care. Conduct follow-up calls to callers to determine their satisfaction with the child care referral process. Perform follow-up calls to child care providers to update their information. Includes matching the child care list furnished by the State Dept. of Human Services, USDA Child Care Food Program, and accreditation organizations with PATCH’s database of providers. Obtain and enter information from all newly licensed child care providers into the database. Receive requests from participants and enrolls them in PATCH classes. Input and maintain participant information, class event information, and participant and trainer evaluations into the training database. Ensure that upcoming classes have the necessary fliers, handouts and supplies.

Minimum Qualification Requirement:
Requires basic knowledge of customer service and oral communication skills, computer and typing ability, knowledge of parenting and child care issues, knowledge of the state’s child care licensing requirements preferred.

Education/Experience:
Associates degree in early childhood education or related is preferred. Experience as a child care provider is preferred.

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume to hr@patch-hi.org.

Family Child Care Recruiter/Career Counselor – Kona (Part-Time, 20 hours per week)

PATCH is seeking an individual to be responsible for assisting practitioners with the Childcare Registry as well as identifying and supporting practitioners’ professional development goals. Responsible for recruiting and providing technical assistance to individuals interested in becoming licensed family child care providers and to Food Program participants.

Essential duties include:
Registry: Fields calls from practitioners in their respective island district regarding the Childcare Registry program. Receives Registry applications and necessary supporting documentation. Under the direction of the Registry Manager, assesses applications for completeness and functions as a liaison between Registry Specialists and practitioners to assist and counsel practitioners in obtaining or updating their Childcare Registry. Provides technical assistance to practitioners on how to complete the Registry forms. Counsels practitioners on available training opportunities and professional development programs as a way to enhance work performance and support career development goals. Conducts recruitment visits to interested providers and educates them on the benefits of the program. Performs outreach duties and career counseling sessions promoting and informing the general public and practitioners of the Childcare Registry.

Recruitment: Maintains a tracking system that follows a potential family child care provider from the initial phone call to becoming a child care provider. Conducts home visits to provide technical assistance to potential family child care providers to assist them in offering quality child care in their homes and towards their goal of becoming licensed by DHS. Conducts outreach activities to identify potential family child care providers and promote the business of family child care.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Computer and basic office administration skills; proficient in Microsoft office applications. Knowledge of parenting and community child care issues and resources as well as knowledge of the state’s child care licensing requirements is highly preferred. Basic nutrition knowledge.

Education/Experience:
Associate’s degree in early childhood education or related is preferred. Previous experience in a Group Childcare Center and interacting in diverse communities.

To apply for this position, please email cover letter and resume to rhall@patch-hi.org.

PATCH Trainer – positions on Maui & Kauai (On-Call)

PATCH is seeking qualified individuals responsible for instructing training classes as scheduled by PATCH.  Positions are currently available on the island of Kauai and for Maui County.
Essential duties include:
Conducts classes for PATCH; assures the provision of necessary materials and supplies for each class; familiarizes oneself with the training materials and equipment; distributes, gathers and completes paperwork related to each class; sets up and cleans up before and after each class; returns training materials and necessary paperwork to PATCH offices wihin a timely manner.
Minimum Qualification Requirement:
Minimum three years of experience providing training to adults who work with children. Minimum 12 credits in ECE or Child Development.
Education/Experience:
Associate Degree from an accredited college in ECE or related field and at least 10 years ECE experience OR Bachelor Degree or higher from an accredited college in ECE or related and at least three years ECE experience.

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume to hr@patch-hi.org.

PATCH Trainer – Kona, Big Island (On-Call)

PATCH is seeking qualified individuals responsible for instructing training classes as scheduled by PATCH.  Positions are currently available on the island of Kauai and for Maui County.
Essential duties include:
Conducts classes for PATCH; assures the provision of necessary materials and supplies for each class; familiarizes oneself with the training materials and equipment; distributes, gathers and completes paperwork related to each class; sets up and cleans up before and after each class; returns training materials and necessary paperwork to PATCH offices wihin a timely manner.
Minimum Qualification Requirement:
Minimum three years of experience providing training to adults who work with children. Minimum 12 credits in ECE or Child Development.
Education/Experience:
Associate Degree from an accredited college in ECE or related field and at least 10 years ECE experience OR Bachelor Degree or higher from an accredited college in ECE or related and at least three years ECE experience.

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume to rhall@patch-hi.org.

PATCH Trainer – Oahu (On-Call, Daytime during normal business hours)

PATCH is seeking qualified individuals responsible for instructing training classes as scheduled by PATCH.
Essential duties include:
Conducts classes for PATCH; assures the provision of necessary materials and supplies for each class; familiarizes oneself with the training materials and equipment; distributes, gathers and completes paperwork related to each class; sets up and cleans up before and after each class; returns training materials and necessary paperwork to PATCH offices wihin a timely manner. Specifically seeking an on-call day trainer to train during normal business hours.
Minimum Qualification Requirement:
Minimum three years of experience providing training to adults who work with children. Minimum 12 credits in ECE or Child Development.
Education/Experience:
Associate Degree from an accredited college in ECE or related field and at least 10 years ECE experience OR Bachelor Degree or higher from an accredited college in ECE or related and at least three years ECE experience.

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume to hr@patch-hi.org.

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