Employment Opportunities

West Hawaii Program Representative – Big Island (Full-Time 40 hours per week)

PATCH is seeking a responsible individual to assist in obtaining information from child care providers; assist families in finding child care and other resource information; providing clerical and technical support for the training department; conducting observations and technical assistance for the USDA Food Program.

Essential duties include:
Provides child care referral information to clients based on their specific needs. Requires “active listening” and counseling regarding child care options to callers searching for child care. Conducts follow up phone calls with clients and providers; data entry; assist with enrolling participants in PATCH classes; inputs and maintains participant and trainer evaluations; provides consumer information to families regarding quality child care; conducts home visits for the USDA Food Program.

Minimum Qualification Requirement:
Requires effective oral communication skills; customer service, preferred; knowledge of parenting and child care issues, preferred; knowledge of Hawaii’s child care licensing requirements, preferred; general office knowledge.

Associate’s degree in early childhood education or related is preferred as well as experience as a child care provider.

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

Home Visiting Training Specialist – One position each for Hilo & Kona (30 hours per week)

PATCH is seeking to fill two Home Visiting Training Specialist positions — based out of our Hilo and Kona offices.  These individuals will be responsible for scheduling and providing face to face, online, basic and advance wrap around trainings, training support and Career Counseling to home Visitors within the Home Visiting Network.

Essential Duties:
Scheduling and providing trainings for Home Visitors.  Assuring the provision of necessary materials and supplies for each class, which includes familiarizing oneself with training materials and equipment.  Distributing, gathering and completing the necessary paperwork related to each class.  Creating and submitting all required reports.  Providing technical assistance and training support to Home Visitors.

Minimum qualification requirements:
Minimum three years’ experience providing training to adults who work with children.
Experience in Home Visiting is highly preferred.
Experience dealing with culturally diverse populations, preferably in a home visiting setting.

Education requirements:
Minimum 12 credits in ECE of Child Development.
Associate’s Degree from an accredited college in ECE or related field AND 10 years of ECE or Home Visiting experience.
Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college in ECE or related fields AND at least three years of ECE or Home Visiting experience.

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

PATCH Trainer (Part Time)— Kona (Big Island)

The PATCH Training Program seeks an experienced individual to teach child care training classes.

Minimum of an Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field required. Previous experience in child care setting and training adults required. On-call position. Must be able to work flexible hours, have excellent communication skills, and have a valid drivers license with clean driving abstract and access to an insured vehicle.

This position is part-time, and will require evening and weekend hours.

If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to the relevant Island Coordinator at the address listed here.

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