Employment Opportunities

West Hawaii Coordinator – Kona, Big Island (Full-Time 40 Hours per week)

PATCH is seeking a qualified individual for the coordination of PATCH services in West Hawaii, including meeting contractual obligations, public relations, and representing PATCH in the community.

Essential duties include:
Recruiting, training and supervising employees; budget monitoring and compliance; oversees statewide outreach events; coordinates child care training classes; establishes and maintains relations with other organizations as it relates to PACTH’s strategic goals; assesses child care needs and resources in respective communities.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Knowledge of parenting and community child care issues and resources; at least two (2) to four (4) years’ experience supervising people and projects; including experience in leading a team environment; proficiency in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel and Access; possess excellent oral and written communication skills; possess a valid Hawaii driver’s license, clean driving record, no-fault insurance, and access to an insured automobile. The employee is required to use their person vehicle and must be willing to travel to various locations, including neighbor islands, to perform the abovementioned duties.

Education/Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, nonprofit management or related field. Two (2) years of experience in related field may equal one year of college level education.

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

Homeless Outreach Coordinator – Oahu (Full-Time 40 hours per week)

PATCH is seeking a qualified individual to work in coordination with local government agencies, private organization and other nonprofits to address a broad array of client needs through referrals to providers of necessary services.  The primary clients of the program are homeless children ages 5 and under.  Serves as the contact for partner agency case managers and for clients when case manager are not available.  Acts primarily as a care coordinator rather than a provider of direct services.

Essential duties include:
Working with partner agencies, promotes a comprehensive knowledge of the scope, purpose, role and eligibility requirements of available services provided by various agencies.  Effectively match needs of clients with appropriate partner agencies.  Reviews programs and eligibility requirements, outreach to current and potential partner agencies, data collection and program evaluation.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Requires relating to people in a friendly and professional manner with excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Requires excellent computer and typing ability and the ability to pay close attention to detail. Knowledge of local government agencies and nonprofit organizations related to homelessness, child care, early childhood education, mental health, etc.  Possess a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential client information and situations. Valid driver’s license and dependable transportation required. Must be able to pass a criminal background check.

Education/Experience:
Undergraduate degree in social work, behavioral science or related degree.  Experience in child casework and program management.

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

Home Visiting Curriculum Specialist – Oahu (Full-Time 40 hours per week)

PATCH is seeking a qualified individual to develop and assist in the technical curriculum research and editing process to facilitate curriculum delivery and implementation with expediency to trainers.

Essential duties include:
Works with the Program Manager to prioritize trainings needing to be changed and/or developed, adjusts current PATCH Training curriculum to meet the needs of the required wrap around training modules for DOH Home Visitors, develops Home Visiting curriculum for online and in-person trainings as new research and/or techniques emerge or as needed.

Minimum Qualification Requirement:
Previous experience training or teaching adults, experience in curriculum design and development to effectively teach and deliver training to adults, proficient in technology skills; ability to edit and develop paperless projects, knowledge to develop wrap-around training for the following home visiting models: Healthy Families America; Parents as Teachers; and Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters

Education/Experience:
A 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.

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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