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Executive Director  (F/T, Honolulu, Oahu)

PATCH, People Attentive to Children, is searching for its Executive Director to lead and set a course, building upon a stable foundation. 

PATCH is the only state-wide child resource and referral agency dedicated to support and improve the quality and availability of care for the young people of Hawaii.

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelors Degree in Business and have a solid management background with experience working with Boards and in grant writing. Strong interest and experience in the early childhood education and care sector is a plus.

We welcome resumes and letters of interest from qualified candidates. Please send in confidence to:

PATCH Search Committee
c/o Inkinen & Associates, Executive Search
Deadline is January 8, 2016. Please contact Ann Katekaru, Senior Consultant with Inkinen & Associates with questions. (808) 380-4174 or
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Family Child Care Recruiter (F/T, Honolulu, Oahu)

This is a full time 40 hour position in the Oahu office. The FCC Recruiter is responsible for recruiting and providing technical assistance and support  to individuals interested in becoming family child care providers. The Recruiter  conducts home visits and assists providers in providing quality child care, including participating with the USDA Food Program and Quality Care Program.  The Recruiter works closely with PATCH staff to promote, connect, and sign-up newly licensed providers to any and all quality and quality improvement related programs.

Requires relating to people in a friendly and professional manner with excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Requires working to established procedures and the ability to be prompt and on time. Requires working under minimal supervision. 

Must possess a valid Hawaii driver’s license with access to an insured vehicle.  The employee is required to use their personal vehicle and must be willing to travel to various locations for home visits.

Must be able to pass a criminal background check.

If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to:
Jordana Ferreira, Oahu Coordinator
560 North Nimitz Highway, Suite 218
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817

Fax: (808) 839-1799

For a full job description, please click here.

PATCH Trainer (Part Time)-- Maui, Molokai, Kona (Big Island) and Hilo (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.

For further details contact the relevant island Coordinator by phone or email.  Please see our staff directory here for details .

PATCH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Listed jobs are full-time unless otherwise stated. Any interested applicant must submit a resume and a cover letter stating your interest and detailing how you meet the minimum requirements of the position. For further information about any particular position, please email, or call 839-1789 or the number listed.