Child Care Provider
Hui Ho‘omalu- Kaua‘i, Maui and O‘ahu
Program Coordinator I, or Community Liaison I, or Community Liaison II
Primary PurposeTo provide support services for the recruitment and training team that is consistent with the mission and values of PIDF and the State of Hawai‘i Department of Human Services. This position will foster collaborative relationships that will impact the recruitment, assessment, training, licensing, and ongoing support and retention phases of the Child Welfare Services process.
Essential DutiesWhile the Child Care Provider may not be required to fulfill all of the tasks listed below, they may, depending on their skills and qualifications.
Co-training H.A.N.A.I. :
- Supports and co-leads pre-service trainings, adhering to the H.A.N.A.I. curriculum (or other DHS approved curriculum) and standards and guidelines of the Department of Human Services;
- Prepares the “learning” environment so that it is safe, conducive to learning, and comfortable with appropriate refreshments and child care provisions;
- Works in conjunction with trainer and guest speakers;
- Provides make-up sessions for families;
- Assists in the collection of completed H.A.N.A.I. assessments, feedback, attendance/sign in logs and any other materials.
- Responsible for planning and preparing age appropriate activities for the children they are caring for.
- Nurture and care for children through play and activities as provided.
- Attend to children’s basic needs
- Escort children to the bathroom
- Escort children if they need to go outside of the designated child care area
- Set up and clean up play area(s)
- Staff various recruitment booths and share information about the need for additional resource caregivers with potential applicants.
- Assist with the dissemination of flyers at community establishments.
- Assist with administrative duties related to recruitment such as copying recruitment flyers etc.
- Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information.
Work HoursVariable, not to exceed 19 hours per week. Will include evening and weekend work.
Working ConditionsWill work at various locations in the community.
Mental, Physical & Communication Demands
- Must be able to work well with both children and adults, projecting open, warm and positive communication.
- Must be able to relate well and work cooperatively with different ethnic groups and be sensitive to diverse cultures, languages or dialects, financial and educational diversity of the clients and co-workers.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
- High School diploma or equivalent.
- Experience in caring for children in some capacity.
- Ability to be certified as a H.A.N.A.I. trainer (as appropriate).
- Must have access to a computer, internet, e-mail, and phone to conduct business from.
- Must have basic computer skills, such as use of Word, Excel, email programs, and the internet.
- Must be able to operate a fax machine, copier, scanner, and other equipment as needed.
- Understanding of child development and children who may have special needs strongly preferred.
- Knowledge and understanding of the Child Welfare Services System is preferred.
- Infant and child CPR certification preferred.
- Knowledge of cultures and lifestyles of the island/region preferred.
- Ability to interpret issues and concerns within a cultural context and apply cultural concepts in resolutions preferred.
- Ability to translate PIDF’s mission and values into daily actions, demonstrating a commitment to work as a team member while achieving Program goals.
- Must participate in Child Abuse and Neglect, State criminal and FBI criminal clearances, and subsequently meet DHS standards regarding these clearances.
- Must have access to a vehicle; have a valid driver's license, a safe and responsible driving record, and current no-fault auto insurance, with at least the minimum State of Hawai‘i coverage requirements with at least $100,000 minimum in bodily collision per person per accident.
All positions require that the incumbent have no convictions of any crime against a child or other vulnerable person. We conduct periodic criminal background checks as a condition of employment.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.