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At Partners in Development Foundation (PIDF), our objectives are to create and implement programs to address the needs of at-risk groups within the Hawaiian community such as preschool children, their caregivers, and economically depressed neighborhoods.

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Oʻahu

Hui Ho'omalu - Community Liaison (Remote)

1 Full Time Position

DEPARTMENT:

Hui Hoʻomalu

SUPERVISOR:

Project Director

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Raises awareness of the need for resource families and serves as the initial point of contact for prospective caregivers

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Recruitment & Community Building:
• Organizes, develops, and conducts community-based recruitment functions, with priority given to Native Hawaiian communities, adhering to foster care laws, regulations and guidelines of the Federal, State and other regulatory bodies;
• Develops and implements foster care recruitment plan and strategies;
• Conducts presentations to promote public awareness of the critical need for resource families. Accesses local media to keep this need visible within the community;
• Networks and forms relationships with local communities which reflect the diversity of children in care to build an ethnically diverse and representative pool of resource families;
• Works closely with the Department of Human Service (DHS) and other agencies whose scope of services includes children in foster care. Member of other community committees, as assigned.

Licensing Support:
• Educates and supports prospective general license families preparing them for the training, assessment and licensing phases;
• Conducts initial visits with prospective families once clearances have been completed by DHS;
• Participates as a team member along with DHS staff, supporting families through the licensing process through regular meetings and consultation;
• May participate in selecting out inappropriate families;
• Develops a working knowledge of all state resource family licensing regulations;
• Directs prospective families to Hawaii Licensing Solution Website and Portal and can assist applicants with uploading any documents;
• Prepares timely and accurate case documentation and any other required documentation/reports as requested.

Additional Duties:
• Recruits, interviews, hires, trains, monitors and supervises all on-call and part-time Recruitment Assistant staff. This includes, planning, assigning, and directing of work. Completes job performance appraisals;
• Meets regularly with team to ensure delivery of high-quality service, develop plans and review progress;
• Schedules new staff shadowing/mentoring;
• Reports team progress to Program Director on a regular basis.

General:
• Keeps supervisor informed and updated;
• Logs and maintains all contacts, recruitment activities, prepares timely and accurate reports and any other required documentation as requested; Works on projects, acts as committee member, and performs other duties as assigned.

WORK HOURS

• Generally, Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm or as otherwise determined by the supervisor;
• Must be flexible with work schedule, pending the need to deliver services outside the normal operational hours, and the ability to work long hours as needed;
• Must be available to attend church activities and services that are appropriate as part of Hui Ho‘omalu’s recruitment and support activities.

WORKING CONDITIONS

• Travel in personal vehicle to the community, program participants’ homes, and training sites;
• May involve travel to the mainland and neighbor islands.

EQUIPMENT USE

Personal vehicle, computer and keyboard, scanner, telephone, printer, copier, fax, electronic postage machine, LCD projector, and video equipment.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

Mental:

• Consistent adherence to the practice of PIDF’s five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
• Must be keenly aware of and attentive to program participants;
• Must be able to network in the community effectively;
• Must have a working knowledge of and able to present to faith based communities;
• Must be able to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints;
• Must be able to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under pressure to meet multiple demands and deadlines;
• 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. Ability to interpret issues and concerns within a cultural context and apply cultural concepts in resolutions.

Physical:

• Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds occasionally;
• Must be able to perform job duties at a computer/desk for extended periods of time.

Communication:

• Must be comfortable with public speaking and training/teaching;
• Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, staff and administration via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
• Maintains positive personal and phone etiquette, projecting open, warm and positive communication (written and oral) with clients and co-workers;
• Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field and one (1) year of experience in human services, faith based ministries or community development. Substitution for educational requirement: Minimum three (3) years of experience in human services or two (2) years specific experience in foster care or community development;
• Public speaking experience highly desired;
• Willingness and ability to engage with faith and community based organizations;
• Knowledge and understanding of the Child Welfare Services System is preferred;
• Knowledge of issues specific to the Native Hawaiian population;
• Knowledge of cultures and lifestyles of the island/region preferred;
• Basic computer skills, such as use of Word, Excel, e-mail programs and the internet;
• 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 $100,000 in bodily collision per person per accident and $25,000 in property damage liability.

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.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Partners in Development Foundation is an EEO employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to all applicants, employees and program participants. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Name and/or Title: Cindy Quach, HR Director
Address: 2040 Bachelot Street, Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone #: 808-521-2077

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please visit the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights  Complaint Assessment System at http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Ka Pa'alana - Assessment Specialist 2

1 Full Time Position

DEPARTMENT:

Ka Pa'alana

SUPERVISOR:

Family Education Coordinator

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Assess, instruct, and provide resources for program participants while abiding by and maintaining accreditation and/or licensing standards at accredited and/or licensed sites.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Prepare for a High Quality Preschool Environment

• Collaborate with Preschool Teachers (PT) to create lesson plans (LP) according to the program-designed curriculum for children and caregivers using the program-approved early childhood education (ECE) standards;
• Work with PT and Parent Educator/Home Visitor (PE/HV) to communicate and identify needs and goals of participants;
• Complete and submit assignments in a timely and acceptable manner.

Provide a High Quality Preschool Environment

• Establish, preserve, and cultivate positive, professional relationships with program participants, colleagues, and program partners with respect and care;
• Provide a program-approved physical learning environment for program participants;
• Administer various assessments for program participants using the program-approved assessment methods, and collaborate with caregivers and KP partners to create a plan for each child as needed;
• Abide by and maintain the NAEYC accreditation standards and the State of
Hawai‘i Licensing standards.

Preserve and Cultivate a High Quality Preschool and Program Environment

• Participate in team discussions regarding issues and brainstorm solutions;
• Present general issues and trends in assessment to the PTs and Lead Assessment Specialist (LAS);
• Coordinate with program evaluators to assure proper data management.

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to, completing all forms and documentations such as reports related to grant objectives, professional development evaluations, and daily logs.

WORK HOURS

• 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or as otherwise determined by management;
• Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
• Some events and professional development on nights or weekends at various times depending on the event or training.

WORKING CONDITIONS

• Designated program sites near or where participants reside, event sites, meeting and professional development sites;
• Office setting;
• Travel in program and/or personal vehicle to and from program sites;
• Travel to the neighbor islands and the continental U.S. may be required.

EQUIPMENT USE

May include use of: vehicles (company, personal), vehicle maintenance tools, electronics, prepping equipment, office equipment, site equipment, facility equipment.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

Mental

• Consistently adhere to the practice of Partners in Development Foundation’s (PIDF) five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
• Be keenly aware of and attentive to program participants;
• Analyze and solve issues;
• Prioritize and focus on multiple tasks that require analysis and attention to detail;
• Cope with stress that may be induced by the situations of our clients;
• Must be highly organized and meticulous.

Physical

• Participate in strenuous activities that may include loading and unloading vehicles; washing company vehicles, mats, and tarps; setting up and breaking down tents, etc.;
• Sit and work on the floor and in chairs; kneel and bend; lift and carry (up to 40 pounds regularly); climb stairs, etc.;
• Outdoors: exposure to sun, wind, dust, vog, animal dander, etc.;
• Indoors: exposure to normal office environments, A/C, fans, etc.

Communication

• Exhibit professional and respectful demeanor towards program participants, vendors and partners, staff and administration via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
• Use professional and respectful interpersonal and organizational skills;
• Maintain and handle highly confidential information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education

• Have a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential (in Infant/Toddler, Preschool, Family Child Care, or Home Visitor) or CDA equivalent (defined by NAEYC as 12 college credits in ECE, Child Development, Elementary Education, or Early Childhood Special Education);
• Knowledgeable of and comply with childcare laws.

Experience
• One (1) year full time equivalent (FTE) experience working with young children ages birth through five in an educational setting;
• One (1) year FTE experience working with early childhood assessment;
• Proficient with email and internet researching, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher), and Google Drive (docs, calendar);
• At least 18 years old (to be counted in the ratio);
• Preference: Experience working with homeless and at-risk families of Ka Pa‘alana’s host culture; experience working at an NAEYC accredited site and/or knowledge of the accreditation standards and process.

Driving
• Valid driver’s license;
• A safe and responsible driving record;
• Current no-fault auto insurance, with at least the minimum State of Hawai‘i coverage requirements (operating company vehicles only).

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.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Partners in Development Foundation is an EEO employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to all applicants, employees and program participants. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Name and/or Title: Cindy Quach, HR Director
Address: 2040 Bachelot Street, Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone #: 808-521-2077

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please visit the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights  Complaint Assessment System at http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Ka Pa'alana - Outreach Assistant (OA)

1 Full-Time TEMPORARY Position

DEPARTMENT:

Ka Pa'alana

SUPERVISOR:

Site Supervisor

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Responsible for assisting in delivery of the outreach programs of Ka Pa‘alana.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Assist in the set up and break down of outreach services and food distributions;
  • Assist Preschool Teacher as needed at the shelter and mobile sites;
  • Assist in the preparation of food outreach baskets and preparation of preschool material as needed;
  • Load and unload program vehicles;
  • Clean and prepare materials as needed;
  • Perform tent visits to encourage families to participate in the preschool and food distributions;
  • Assist with donation process including distribution, valuation, organization, tracking, pick up if required, and submission of Donation Intake Forms to Program Specialist 1.

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to, completing all forms and documentations such as reports related to grant objectives, professional development evaluations, and daily logs.

WORK HOURS

  • 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or as otherwise determined by the supervisor;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Some events and on nights or weekends at various times depending on the event.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Program sites at either shelter or designated area homeless encampments, various event sites, meeting and professional development sites;
  • Office setting;
  • Travel in program and/or personal vehicle to and from program sites.

EQUIPMENT USE

May include use of: program and/or personal vehicle, platform dolly, hand trucks, computer, laptop, laminator, Cricut, copier, shredder, fax machine, video and camera equipment, generator, speaker system, iPod, office elevator, warehouse gate, nametag maker, ice machine, stove, oven, refrigerator, microwave, paper cutter, office phones, work cell phones/Bluetooth.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

Mental

  • Consistent adherence to the practice of Partners in Development Foundation’s (PIDF) five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
  • Must be keenly aware of and attentive to program participants;
  • Must analyze and problem solve issues;
  • Must be able to prioritize and focus on multiple tasks that require analysis and attention to detail;
  • Must possess and exercise strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Must be able to cope with stress that may be induced by the situations of our clients.

Physical

  • Participate in strenuous activities which may include loading/unloading of vans and washing of the vans, mats, and tarps; set up and break down of tents;
  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds on a regular basis;
  • Must be able to sit and work on floor; kneel and bend.

Communication

  • Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, vendors and partners, staff and administration via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
  • Requires good oral and written communication skills;
  • Must be able to handle and maintain highly confidential information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  1. Education: High school diploma or equivalent;
  2. Experience: Some experience working with homeless and/or at-risk families;
  3. Driving: Have a valid driver’s license, a safe and responsible driving record, current no-fault auto insurance, with at least the minimum State of Hawai‘i coverage requirements (operating company vehicles only).

Preferred:

  1. Education: Early Childhood Education course work;
  2. Experience: At least two (2) years of working with young children ages birth through five (5); at least two (2) years working with homeless and at-risk families of Ka Pa‘alana’s host culture preferred;
  3. Driving: Access to a vehicle, current no-fault auto insurance, with at least $100k in bodily collision per person and $25k in property damage liability (operating personal vehicle for work purposes).

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Partners in Development Foundation is an EEO employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to all applicants, employees and program participants. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Name and/or Title: Cindy Quach, HR Director
Address: 2040 Bachelot Street, Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone #: 808-521-2077

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please visit the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights  Complaint Assessment System at http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Ka Pa'alana - Parent Educator / Home Visitor

1 Full-Time Position

DEPARTMENT:

Ka Pa'alana

SUPERVISOR:

Site Supervisor

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Conduct and organize adult and parent education classes and home visits, which provide comprehensive family education, health, outreach, and referral services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Prepare for a High Quality Parent Education and Home Visiting Environment
• Develop and prepare the program-designed curriculum for participants using the program-approved standards;
• Complete and submit assignments in a timely and acceptable manner.

Provide a High Quality Parent Education and Home Visiting Environment
• Establish, preserve, and cultivate positive, professional relationships with program participants, colleagues, and community partners with respect and care;
• Provide a program-approved physical learning environment for participants;
• Provide opportunities and materials that foster learning of the program-approved curriculum.

Preserve and Cultivate a High Quality Parent Education, Home Visiting, and Program Environment
• Collaborate with leads and supervisors to create various trainings and events designed to promote family education attendance and learning;
• Engage with team to discuss issues and brainstorm solutions;
• Communicate progress, issues, and proposed solutions of site(s) with supervisor.

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to, completing all forms and documentations such as reports related to grant objectives, professional development evaluations, and daily logs.

WORK HOURS

  • 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or as otherwise determined by management;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Some events and professional development on nights or weekends at various times depending on the event or training.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Designated program sites near or where participants reside, event sites, meeting and professional development sites;
  • Office setting;
  • Travel in program and/or personal vehicle to and from program sites;
  • Travel to the neighbor islands and the continental U.S. may be required.

EQUIPMENT USE

May include use of: vehicles (company, personal), vehicle maintenance tools, electronics, prepping equipment, office equipment, site equipment, facility equipment.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

  • Mental
    Consistent adherence to the practice of Partners in Development Foundation’s (PIDF) five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
  • Be keenly aware of and attentive to program participants;
  • Analyze and problem solve issues;
  • Prioritize and focus on multiple tasks that require analysis and attention to detail;
  • Cope with stress that may be induced by the situations of our clients.

Physical

  • Participate in strenuous activities that may include loading and unloading vehicles; washing company vehicles, mats, and tarps; setting up and breaking down tents, etc.;
  • Sit and work on the floor and in chairs; kneel and bend; lift and carry (up to 40 pounds regularly); climb stairs, etc.;
  • Outdoors: exposure to sun, wind, dust, vog, animal dander, etc.;
  • Indoors: exposure to normal office environments, A/C, fans, etc.

Communication

  • Exhibit professional and respectful demeanor towards program participants, vendors and partners, staff and administration via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
  • Use professional and respectful interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Maintain and handle highly confidential information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education

  • Associate’s degree in teaching, Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Family Resources, or related field; or Child Development Associate (Infant/Toddler, Preschool, Family Child Care, or Home Visiting); or commensurate experience in related fields.

Experience

  • At least two (2) years professional experience working with young children ages birth through five (5), parents, and adults in a teaching capacity;
  • At least one (1) year professional experience with creating and carrying out lesson plans;
  • At least one (1) year professional experience with early childhood assessment in a school setting;
  • At least one (1) year professional experience conducting home visits;
  • At least one (1) year working with homeless and at-risk families of Ka Pa‘alana’s host culture;
  • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint) and Google Drive (docs, calendar); proficient with email and internet researching.

Driving

  • Access to a functional vehicle;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • A safe and responsible driving record;
  • Current no-fault insurance with at least $100k in bodily collision per person and $25k in property damage liability (operating personal vehicle for work purposes).

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Partners in Development Foundation is an EEO employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to all applicants, employees and program participants. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Name and/or Title: Cindy Quach, HR Director
Address: 2040 Bachelot Street, Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone #: 808-521-2077

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please visit the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights  Complaint Assessment System at http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Ka Pa'alana - Preschool Teacher 1

1 Full-Time Position

DEPARTMENT:

Ka Pa'alana

SUPERVISOR:

Site Supervisor

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Responsible for instructing children and their caregivers in developmentally appropriate and culturally-relevant activities designed to promote social-emotional, physical, and intellectual growth at non-accredited/licensed sites. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Plan and implement the program designed curriculum for caregivers and keiki using standards set forth by the Hawai‘i Early Learning and Development Standards (HELDS), National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), and the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL);
  • Plan and provide indoor and outdoor activities that foster learning; indoor centers include art, dramatic play, play dough, blocks, science/social studies, sensory, puzzles, fine-motor/writing, music, gross motor, math, library, and snack;
  • Serve meals and refreshments to children;
  • Assist in the assessment of participants, and conduct pre- and post-tests of keiki;
  • Communicate effectively with the team in the planning and execution of lesson plans;
  • Assist the site supervisor with reports, logs, and other operational tasks;
  • Submit monthly lesson plans and weekly reports in a timely and acceptable manner;
  • Complete daily logs for Parents And Children Together (PACT) time;
  • Oversee daily preschool operations of designated site(s) in absence of PT2.
  • Lead regularly scheduled site meetings (in absence of PT2).

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to, completing all forms and documentations such as reports related to grant objectives, professional development evaluations, and daily logs.

WORK HOURS

  • 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or as otherwise determined by management;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Some events and on nights or weekends at various times depending on the event.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Program sites at either shelter or designated area homeless encampments, various event sites, meeting and professional development sites;
  • Office setting;
  • Travel in program and/or personal vehicle to and from program sites;
  • Travel to the neighbor islands and the continental U.S. may be required.

EQUIPMENT USE

May include use of: program and/or personal vehicle, platform dolly, hand trucks, computer, laptop, laminator, Cricut, copier, shredder, fax machine, video and camera equipment, generator, speaker system, iPod, office elevator, warehouse gate, nametag maker, ice machine, stove, oven, refrigerator, microwave, paper cutter, office phones, work cell phones/Bluetooth.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

  • Mental
    Consistent adherence to the practice of Partners in Development Foundation’s (PIDF) five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
  • Must be keenly aware of and attentive to program participants;
  • Must analyze and problem solve issues;
  • Must be able to prioritize and focus on multiple tasks that require analysis and attention to detail;
  • Must possess and exercise strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Must be able to cope with stress that may be induced by the situations of our clients.

Physical

  • Participate in strenuous activities that may include loading/unloading of vans and washing of the vans, mats, and tarps; set up and break down of tents;
  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds on a regular basis;
  • Must be able to sit and work on floor; kneel and bend.

Communication

  • Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, vendors and partners, staff and administration via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
  • Requires good oral and written communication skills;
  • Must be able to handle and maintain highly confidential information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Option 1:
    a. Working on Child Development Associate (CDA) credential in Preschool or Infant/Toddler, or working on certificate (competence, completion, or achievement) in early childhood education;
    b. At least one (1) year experience working as a teacher with young children ages birth through five (5);
  • Option 2:
    a. At least two (2) years experience working as a teacher with young children ages birth through five (5);
    b. At least one (1) year experience working with homeless/at-risk families of host culture;
  • Option 3:
    a. At least two (2) years experience working as a TA2 or higher for Ka Pa‘alana or similar program;
    b. At least two (2) years experience working with homeless/at-risk families of host culture;
    c. At least two (2) years experience observing teaching and assessing;
    d. Recommendations from supervisor and Ka Pa‘alana executive staff;
  • All options must also:
    a. Have a valid driver’s license, a safe and responsible driving record, current no-fault auto insurance, with at least the minimum State of Hawai‘i coverage requirements (operating company vehicles only).

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Partners in Development Foundation is an EEO employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to all applicants, employees and program participants. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Name and/or Title: Cindy Quach, HR Director
Address: 2040 Bachelot Street, Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone #: 808-521-2077

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please visit the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights  Complaint Assessment System at http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Ka Pa'alana - Preschool Teacher's Assistant 1

2 Full-Time Positions

DEPARTMENT:

Ka Pa'alana

SUPERVISOR:

Site Supervisor

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Responsible for assisting Preschool Teacher (PT) in the designed curriculum for caregivers and keiki at non-accredited/licensed sites.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Interact with caregivers and keiki in a helpful and professional manner;
  • Establish effective relationships with program participants;
  • Assist the PT in an Early Childhood Education (ECE) setting;
  • Assist the PT in planning and providing indoor and outdoor activities that foster learning;
  • Assist in the set up and break down of preschool sites and events;
  • Participate in loading and unloading of the vans; disinfecting and cleaning of materials as needed; prepping preschool materials as needed;
  • Track and record participant attendance at site as directed;
  • May assist in the assessment of participants.

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to, completing all forms and documentations such as reports related to grant objectives, professional development evaluations, and daily logs.

WORK HOURS

  • 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or as otherwise determined by management;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Some events and on nights or weekends at various times depending on the event.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Program sites at either shelter or designated area homeless encampments, various event sites, meeting and professional development sites;
  • Office setting;
  • Travel in program and/or personal vehicle to and from program sites;

EQUIPMENT USE

May include use of: program and/or personal vehicle, platform dolly, hand trucks, computer, laptop, laminator, Cricut, copier, shredder, fax machine, video and camera equipment, generator, speaker system, iPod, office elevator, warehouse gate, nametag maker, ice machine, stove, oven, refrigerator, microwave, paper cutter, office phones, work cell phones/Bluetooth.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

  • Mental
    Consistent adherence to the practice of Partners in Development Foundation’s (PIDF) five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
  • Must be keenly aware of and attentive to program participants;
  • Must analyze and problem solve issues;
  • Must be able to prioritize and focus on multiple tasks that require analysis and attention to detail;
  • Must possess and exercise strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Must be able to cope with stress that may be induced by the situations of our clients.

Physical

  • Must participate in strenuous activities that may include loading/unloading of vans and washing of the vans, mats, and tarps; set up and break down of tents;
  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds on a regular basis;
  • Must be able to sit and work on floor; kneel and bend.

Communication

  • Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, vendors and partners, staff and administration via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
  • Requires good oral and written communication skills;
  • Must be able to handle and maintain highly confidential information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • Some experience working with young children ages birth through five (5) in an educational setting;
  • Have a valid driver’s license, a safe and responsible driving record, current no-fault auto insurance, with at least the minimum State of Hawai‘i coverage requirements (operating company vehicles only);
  • Preferences:
    a. Some ECE course work;
    b. Experience working with  homeless and at-risk families of Ka Pa‘alana’s host culture.

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.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Partners in Development Foundation is an EEO employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to all applicants, employees and program participants. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Name and/or Title: Cindy Quach, HR Director
Address: 2040 Bachelot Street, Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone #: 808-521-2077

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please visit the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights  Complaint Assessment System at http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Ka Pa'alana - TEMP Preschool Teacher's Assistant 1

2 TEMPORARY Full-Time Positions

DEPARTMENT:

Ka Pa'alana

SUPERVISOR:

Site Supervisor

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Responsible for assisting Preschool Teacher (PT) in the designed curriculum for caregivers and keiki at non-accredited/licensed sites.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Interact with caregivers and keiki in a helpful and professional manner;
  • Establish effective relationships with program participants;
  • Assist the PT in an Early Childhood Education (ECE) setting;
  • Assist the PT in planning and providing indoor and outdoor activities that foster learning;
  • Assist in the set up and break down of preschool sites and events;
  • Participate in loading and unloading of the vans; disinfecting and cleaning of materials as needed; prepping preschool materials as needed;
  • Track and record participant attendance at site as directed;
  • May assist in the assessment of participants.

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to, completing all forms and documentations such as reports related to grant objectives, professional development evaluations, and daily logs.

WORK HOURS

  • 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or as otherwise determined by management;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Some events and on nights or weekends at various times depending on the event.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Program sites at either shelter or designated area homeless encampments, various event sites, meeting and professional development sites;
  • Office setting;
  • Travel in program and/or personal vehicle to and from program sites;

EQUIPMENT USE

May include use of: program and/or personal vehicle, platform dolly, hand trucks, computer, laptop, laminator, Cricut, copier, shredder, fax machine, video and camera equipment, generator, speaker system, iPod, office elevator, warehouse gate, nametag maker, ice machine, stove, oven, refrigerator, microwave, paper cutter, office phones, work cell phones/Bluetooth.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

  • Mental
    Consistent adherence to the practice of Partners in Development Foundation’s (PIDF) five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
  • Must be keenly aware of and attentive to program participants;
  • Must analyze and problem solve issues;
  • Must be able to prioritize and focus on multiple tasks that require analysis and attention to detail;
  • Must possess and exercise strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Must be able to cope with stress that may be induced by the situations of our clients.

Physical

  • Must participate in strenuous activities that may include loading/unloading of vans and washing of the vans, mats, and tarps; set up and break down of tents;
  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds on a regular basis;
  • Must be able to sit and work on floor; kneel and bend.

Communication

  • Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, vendors and partners, staff and administration via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
  • Requires good oral and written communication skills;
  • Must be able to handle and maintain highly confidential information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • Some experience working with young children ages birth through five (5) in an educational setting;
  • Have a valid driver’s license, a safe and responsible driving record, current no-fault auto insurance, with at least the minimum State of Hawai‘i coverage requirements (operating company vehicles only);
  • Preferences:
    a. Some ECE course work;
    b. Experience working with  homeless and at-risk families of Ka Pa‘alana’s host culture.

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.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Partners in Development Foundation is an EEO employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to all applicants, employees and program participants. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Name and/or Title: Cindy Quach, HR Director
Address: 2040 Bachelot Street, Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone #: 808-521-2077

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please visit the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights  Complaint Assessment System at http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Ke Kama Pono - Community Navigator

1 On-Call Position

DEPARTMENT:

Ke Kama Pono Safehouse

SUPERVISOR:

Program Director

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Provide support and resources for youth and their families to ensure a successful transition post-discharge.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Conduct strength-based discovery and assessments with the youth and family;
  • Participate in youth and family team meetings and take part in the development, implementation, review and evaluation of the youth and family plan of care;
  • Research, identify, and act as community liaison to connect youth and families to resources that best fit the youth and family’s needs;
  • Foster and maintain a supportive, collaborative relationship with youth, families, community supports and any others involved with the youth and family to ensure client goals and objectives are being met and appropriate services are being offered;
  • Document progress and accomplishments of youth, parents and team members outlined in the wraparound plan of care;
  • Maintain a comprehensive directory of community resources;
  • Assist in achieving program and client outcomes established in the wraparound plan of care, evaluation of data and other available measures.

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned by direct supervisor, including, but not limited to:

  • Provide crisis management as needed;
  • Respond and intervene as necessary and as appropriate in accordance to the crisis response plan;

Assist with setting up meetings, note taking, and following up with team members regarding specific assignments.

WORK HOURS

  • Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or otherwise determined by the supervisor;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Some events on nights or weekends at various times depending on the event.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Travel in personal and program vehicle to and from program sites, community and clients’ homes;
  • May be required to conduct work from home on occasion.

EQUIPMENT USE

Program van, personal vehicle, computer and keyboard, scanner, telephone, mifi, printer, copier, fax, electronic postage machine, LCD projector, and video equipment.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

Mental:

  • Consistent adherence to the practice of PIDF’s five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
  • Must be able to network in the community effectively;
  • Must be able to organize and manage multiple priorities, juggle multiple tasks and work under pressure;
  • Complete required paperwork in a timely, professional manner;
  • Must have empathy, and an understanding of the challenges faced by low-income communities in Hawai’i, working knowledge of local resources designed for assistance, as well as compassionate communication skills. 

Physical:

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds on occasions.

Communication:

  • Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, staff and administration via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
  • Requires good oral and written communication skills;
  • Project a non-judgmental attitude towards those requiring assistance;
  • Requires knowledge of HIPAA and an adherence to establish confidentiality, safety and ethics policies;
  • Must be able to make effective presentations to large groups.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, human services, counseling or related field required; OR Associate’s degree in social work, psychology, human services, counseling or related field and two (2) years of experience working with youth and families;
  • At least two (2) years of work experience working with Native Hawaiian families;
  • At least two (2) years of work experience working with at-risk youth and assisting them with the basic skills related to education, life skills, relationships, job readiness and other aspects of independent living;
  • Strong knowledge of Hawaii’s System of Care;
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office;
  • Access to personal vehicle preferred, have a valid driver's license, a safe and responsible driving record, and current no-fault auto insurance, with at least $100,000 in bodily collision per person and $25,000 in property damage liability
  • Must not have any Child Abuse and Neglect confirmations and able to obtain State criminal and FBI criminal clearances and meet DHS standards regarding these clearances;
  • Must be certified for CPR/First Aid, Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) and Trauma Informed Care training upon hire and annually;
  • Must have current negative TB test at time of hire and verified annually thereafter.
  • Must pass the physical examination requirement. 
  •  

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Partners in Development Foundation is an EEO employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to all applicants, employees and program participants. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Name and/or Title: Cindy Quach, HR Director
Address: 2040 Bachelot Street, Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone #: 808-521-2077

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please visit the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights  Complaint Assessment System at http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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.

Ke Kama Pono - Direct Care Counselor PT

1 Part-time Position (20 hours p/week)

DEPARTMENT:

Ke Kama Pono Safehouse

SUPERVISOR:

Program Director

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Provide direct care and supervision to youth according to the foundation’s policies and procedures, licensing and accreditation requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Supervise activities for residents that will increase their cultural awareness and enhance their self-esteem;
  • Work with the Lead Direct Care Counselor to oversee residents in their day to day routines in the house;
  • Assist in the delivery of services, and activities for the residents in the program;
  • Review and summarize miscellaneous reports and documents;
  • Prepare documents and reports as necessary.

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned by Program Director or direct supervisor.

WORK HOURS

  • Must be available for various shifts from Sunday through Saturday, as determined by the supervisor;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Some events on evenings or weekends at various times.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Office setting;
  • Travel in program and/or personal vehicle to and from program sites.

EQUIPMENT USE

Program vehicle, computer and/or lap top, printer, scanner, copier, fax machine, office and/or work cell phone/Bluetooth, paper cutter, nametag maker, voice recorder, speaker system, video and camera equipment, microwave, ice machine, and stove.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

Mental:

  • Consistent adherence to the practice of PIDF’s five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
  • Be keenly aware of and attentive to program participants;
  • Must analyze and problem solve issues;
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize;
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills;
  • Must be able to cope with stress that may be induced by the situations of our clients.

Physical:

  • Must participate in strenuous activities which may include loading/unloading of equipments and washing of vans;
  • Must be able to redirect and restrain if resident poses danger to self and/or others;
  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds on a regular basis;
  • Must be able to sit and work on floor; kneel and bend.

Communication:

  • Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, staff and administration via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
  • Requires good oral and written communication skills;
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

    • High school diploma, or equivalent, and experience working with youth required;
    • AA or BA degree in social work or related field preferred;
    • 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 $100K in bodily collision per person and $25K in property damage liability;
    • Must participate in Child Abuse and Neglect, State criminal and FBI criminal clearances, and subsequently meet DHS standards regarding these clearances;
    • Must have current CPR/First Aid certification that will be updated annually;
    • Must have current Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) certification that will be updated annually;
    • Must have current TB test completed that will be updated annually;
    • Must pass a physical examination requirement.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Partners in Development Foundation is an EEO employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to all applicants, employees and program participants. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Name and/or Title: Cindy Quach, HR Director
Address: 2040 Bachelot Street, Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone #: 808-521-2077

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please visit the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights  Complaint Assessment System at http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Tutu & Me - Assessment Specialist

1 Full Time Position

DEPARTMENT:

Tutu and Me 

SUPERVISOR:

Site Manager III

PRIMARY PURPOSE

To assess, monitor, document and report the needs and progress of program participants, and provide education, resources, and support to caregivers to promote optimal early learning experiences for keiki.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Interact with caregivers and keiki, modeling routines and behaviors that encourage growth and learning. Engage caregiver as keiki first teacher through modeling;  
  • Administer assessment instruments for caregivers and keiki;
  • Observe, document and track the development and growth of program participants on a regular and timely manner;
  • Work closely with the teaching team to communicate and identify needs of participants and goals;
  • Work closely with the teaching team in the creation of lesson plans;
  • Identify participants with special needs and work closely with the family in recommending community services/agencies;
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with community partners.

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to, completing all forms and documentation such as reports related to grant objectives, professional development evaluations, and daily logs.

WORK HOURS

  • Monday through Friday, hours of operation varied by site and determined by the supervisor;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Some events on evenings or weekends at various times.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Program sites at locations such as community centers, schools or churches, various event sites, meeting and professional development sites;
  • Office setting;
  • Travel in program vehicle to and from program site;
  • Travel in personal vehicle to and from program sites may be required;
  • Travel to the neighbor islands is required;
  • Travel to the U.S. continent may be required.

EQUIPMENT USE

Program vehicle, computer and/or lap top, printer, scanner, copier, shredder, fax machine, office and/or work cell phone/Bluetooth, laminator, paper cutter, nametag maker, voice recorder, speaker system, video and camera equipment, platform dolly, microwave, ice machine, and electric/gas stove.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

Mental:

  • Consistent adherence to the practice of Partners In Development’s (PIDF) five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
  • Be keenly aware of and attentive to program participants;
  • Must analyze and problem solve issues;
  • Must be able to prioritize and focus on multiple tasks that require analysis and attention to detail;
  • Must possess and exercise strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Must be able to cope with stress that may be induced by the life situations of our participants.

Physical:

  • Must participate in strenuous activities which includes loading/unloading of program materials and equipment from the van, washing of vans and mats, set up and break down of program activity centers;
  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds on a regular basis;
  • Must be able to sit and work on floor, kneel and bend.

Communication:

  • Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, staff, administration and community partners via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
  • Must be able to address participants individually or in groups through speaking, demonstrating of activities, singing, dancing and signing;
  • Requires good oral and written communication skills;
  • Must be able to properly handle and maintain highly confidential information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field (e.g. Family Resources, Psychology), and
    1. At least one (1) year experience in early childhood assessment;
    2. At least one (1) year experience working directly with young children ages birth through five; or
  • Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field and
    1. At least two (2) years experience in early childhood assessment;
    2. At least one (1) year experience working directly with young children ages birth through five;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including but not limited to Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint;
  • Familiarity with using database such as QuickBase preferred;
  • Knowledge of the Hawaiian culture preferred;
  • 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 $100K in bodily collision per person and $25K in property damage liability.

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.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Partners in Development Foundation is an EEO employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to all applicants, employees and program participants. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Name and/or Title: Cindy Quach, HR Director
Address: 2040 Bachelot Street, Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone #: 808-521-2077

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please visit the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights  Complaint Assessment System at http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Molokaʻi

Tutu & Me - Lead Teacher

1 Full-time Position

DEPARTMENT:

Tutu & Me - Moloka'i

SUPERVISOR:

Site Manager

PRIMARY PURPOSE

To lead the teaching team in the instruction of keiki and their caregivers in developmentally appropriate and culturally relevant activities designed to promote social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Interact with caregivers and keiki, modeling routines and behaviors that encourage growth and learning. Engage caregiver as keiki first teacher through modeling;
  • Develop and maintain high quality program standards by overseeing daily aspects regarding team’s kuleana, work production, home visits, reports, due dates, program curriculum and activities, scheduling of field trips, mentoring, and support of team;
  • Assure that a high-quality program is being delivered by working closely with the Assessment Specialist to ensure that the needs of the caregiver and keiki are met;
  • Lead lesson planning meetings, create, submit monthly lesson plans and implement the Tūtū and Me curriculum for caregivers and keiki;
  • Lead daily debrief sessions with the team, responsible for recording and submitting these reports;
  • Compile and organize hard copies and electronic files of logs and reports;
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with community partners.

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to, completing all forms and documentations such as reports related to grant objectives, professional development evaluations, and daily logs.

WORK HOURS

  • Monday through Friday, hours of operation varied by site and determined by the supervisor;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Some events on evenings or weekends at various times.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Program sites at locations such as community centers, schools or churches, various event sites, meeting and professional development sites;
  • Office setting;
  • Travel in program vehicle to and from program site;
  • Travel in personal vehicle to and from program sites may be required;
  • Travel to the neighbor islands is required;
  • Travel to the U.S. continent may be required.

EQUIPMENT USE

Program vehicle, computer and/or lap top, printer, scanner, copier, shredder, fax machine, office and/or work cell phone/Bluetooth, laminator, paper cutter, nametag maker, , speaker system, video and camera equipment, platform dolly, microwave, ice machine, and electric/gas stove.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

Mental:

  • Consistent adherence to the practice of Partners In Development’s (PIDF) five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
  • Be keenly aware of and attentive to program participants;
  • Must analyze and problem solve issues;
  • Must be able to prioritize and focus on multiple tasks that require analysis and attention to detail;
  • Must possess and exercise strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Must be able to cope with stress that may be induced by the life situations of our participants.

Physical:

  • Must participate in strenuous activities which includes loading/unloading of program materials and equipment from the van, washing of vans and mats, set up and break down of program activity centers;
  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds on a regular basis;
  • Must be able to sit and work on floor; kneel and bend.

Communication:

  • Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, staff, administration and community partners via verbal, written, physical and electronic correspondence;
  • Must be able to address participants individually or in groups through speaking, demonstrating of activities, singing, dancing and signing;
  • Requires good oral and written communication skills;
  • Must be able to properly handle and maintain highly confidential information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, and
      1. At least one (1) year of experience working directly with young children ages birth through five; or
    • Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field and
      1. At least three (3)  years of experience working directly with young children ages birth through five;
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office including but not limited to Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint;
    • Familiarity with using database such as QuickBase preferred;
    • Knowledge of Hawaiian culture preferred;
    • 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 $100K in bodily collision per person and $25K in property damage liability;

Maui

Hui Ho'omalu - Community Liaison (Remote)

1 Full Time Position

DEPARTMENT:

Hui Hoʻomalu

SUPERVISOR:

Project Director

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Raises awareness of the need for resource families and serves as the initial point of contact for prospective caregivers

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Recruitment & Community Building:
• Organizes, develops, and conducts community-based recruitment functions, with priority given to Native Hawaiian communities, adhering to foster care laws, regulations and guidelines of the Federal, State and other regulatory bodies;
• Develops and implements foster care recruitment plan and strategies;
• Conducts presentations to promote public awareness of the critical need for resource families. Accesses local media to keep this need visible within the community;
• Networks and forms relationships with local communities which reflect the diversity of children in care to build an ethnically diverse and representative pool of resource families;
• Works closely with the Department of Human Service (DHS) and other agencies whose scope of services includes children in foster care. Member of other community committees, as assigned.

Licensing Support:
• Educates and supports prospective general license families preparing them for the training, assessment and licensing phases;
• Conducts initial visits with prospective families once clearances have been completed by DHS;
• Participates as a team member along with DHS staff, supporting families through the licensing process through regular meetings and consultation;
• May participate in selecting out inappropriate families;
• Develops a working knowledge of all state resource family licensing regulations;
• Directs prospective families to Hawaii Licensing Solution Website and Portal and can assist applicants with uploading any documents;
• Prepares timely and accurate case documentation and any other required documentation/reports as requested.

Additional Duties:
• Recruits, interviews, hires, trains, monitors and supervises all on-call and part-time Recruitment Assistant staff. This includes, planning, assigning, and directing of work. Completes job performance appraisals;
• Meets regularly with team to ensure delivery of high-quality service, develop plans and review progress;
• Schedules new staff shadowing/mentoring;
• Reports team progress to Program Director on a regular basis.

General:
• Keeps supervisor informed and updated;
• Logs and maintains all contacts, recruitment activities, prepares timely and accurate reports and any other required documentation as requested; Works on projects, acts as committee member, and performs other duties as assigned.

WORK HOURS

• Generally, Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm or as otherwise determined by the supervisor;
• Must be flexible with work schedule, pending the need to deliver services outside the normal operational hours, and the ability to work long hours as needed;
• Must be available to attend church activities and services that are appropriate as part of Hui Ho‘omalu’s recruitment and support activities.

WORKING CONDITIONS

• Travel in personal vehicle to the community, program participants’ homes, and training sites;
• May involve travel to the mainland and neighbor islands.

EQUIPMENT USE

Personal vehicle, computer and keyboard, scanner, telephone, printer, copier, fax, electronic postage machine, LCD projector, and video equipment.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

Mental:

• Consistent adherence to the practice of PIDF’s five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
• Must be keenly aware of and attentive to program participants;
• Must be able to network in the community effectively;
• Must have a working knowledge of and able to present to faith based communities;
• Must be able to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints;
• Must be able to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under pressure to meet multiple demands and deadlines;
• 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. Ability to interpret issues and concerns within a cultural context and apply cultural concepts in resolutions.

Physical:

• Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds occasionally;
• Must be able to perform job duties at a computer/desk for extended periods of time.

Communication:

• Must be comfortable with public speaking and training/teaching;
• Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, staff and administration via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
• Maintains positive personal and phone etiquette, projecting open, warm and positive communication (written and oral) with clients and co-workers;
• Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field and one (1) year of experience in human services, faith based ministries or community development. Substitution for educational requirement: Minimum three (3) years of experience in human services or two (2) years specific experience in foster care or community development;
• Public speaking experience highly desired;
• Willingness and ability to engage with faith and community based organizations;
• Knowledge and understanding of the Child Welfare Services System is preferred;
• Knowledge of issues specific to the Native Hawaiian population;
• Knowledge of cultures and lifestyles of the island/region preferred;
• Basic computer skills, such as use of Word, Excel, e-mail programs and the internet;
• 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 $100,000 in bodily collision per person per accident and $25,000 in property damage liability.

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.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Partners in Development Foundation is an EEO employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to all applicants, employees and program participants. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Name and/or Title: Cindy Quach, HR Director
Address: 2040 Bachelot Street, Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone #: 808-521-2077

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please visit the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights  Complaint Assessment System at http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Tutu & Me - Assessment Specialist - Maui

1 Full-time Position

DEPARTMENT:

Tutu & Me - Maui

SUPERVISOR:

Site Manager

PRIMARY PURPOSE

To assess, monitor, document and report the needs and progress of program participants, and provide education, resources, and support to caregivers to promote optimal early learning experiences for keiki.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Interact with caregivers and keiki, modeling routines and behaviors that encourage growth and learning. Engage caregiver as keiki first teacher through modeling;  
  • Administer assessment instruments for caregivers and keiki;
  • Observe, document and track the development and growth of program participants on a regular and timely manner;
  • Work closely with the teaching team to communicate and identify needs of participants and goals;
  • Work closely with the teaching team in the creation of lesson plans;
  • Identify participants with special needs and work closely with the family in recommending community services/agencies;
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with community partners.

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to, completing all forms and documentation such as reports related to grant objectives, professional development evaluations, and daily logs.

WORK HOURS

  • Monday through Friday, hours of operation varied by site and determined by the supervisor;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Some events on evenings or weekends at various times.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Program sites at locations such as community centers, schools or churches, various event sites, meeting and professional development sites;
  • Office setting;
  • Travel in program vehicle to and from program site;
  • Travel in personal vehicle to and from program sites may be required;
  • Travel to the neighbor islands is required;
  • Travel to the U.S. continent may be required.

EQUIPMENT USE

Program vehicle, computer and/or lap top, printer, scanner, copier, shredder, fax machine, office and/or work cell phone/Bluetooth, laminator, paper cutter, nametag maker, , speaker system, video and camera equipment, platform dolly, microwave, ice machine, and electric/gas stove.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

Mental:

  • Consistent adherence to the practice of Partners In Development’s (PIDF) five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
  • Be keenly aware of and attentive to program participants;
  • Must analyze and problem solve issues;
  • Must be able to prioritize and focus on multiple tasks that require analysis and attention to detail;
  • Must possess and exercise strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Must be able to cope with stress that may be induced by the life situations of our participants.

Physical:

  • Must participate in strenuous activities which includes loading/unloading of program materials and equipment from the van, washing of vans and mats, set up and break down of program activity centers;
  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds on a regular basis;
  • Must be able to sit and work on floor; kneel and bend.

Communication:

  • Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, staff, administration and community partners via verbal, written, physical and electronic correspondence;
  • Must be able to address participants individually or in groups through speaking, demonstrating of activities, singing, dancing and signing;
  • Requires good oral and written communication skills;
  • Must be able to properly handle and maintain highly confidential information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field (e.g. Family Resources, Psychology), and
    1. At least one (1) year experience in early childhood assessment;
    2. At least one (1) year experience working directly with young children ages birth through five; or
  • Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field and
    1. At least two (2) years experience in early childhood assessment;
    2. At least one (1) year experience working directly with young children ages birth through five;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including but not limited to Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint;
  • Familiarity with using database such as QuickBase preferred;
  • Knowledge of the Hawaiian culture preferred;
  • 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 $100K in bodily collision per person and $25K in property damage liability.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Partners in Development Foundation is an EEO employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to all applicants, employees and program participants. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Cindy Quach, HR Director
Address: 2040 Bachelot Street, Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone #: 808-521-2077

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please visit the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights  Complaint Assessment System at http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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.

Tutu & Me - Lead Teacher - Maui

1 Full-time Position

DEPARTMENT:

Tutu & Me - Maui

SUPERVISOR:

Site Manager

PRIMARY PURPOSE

To lead the teaching team in the instruction of keiki and their caregivers in developmentally appropriate and culturally relevant activities designed to promote social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Interact with caregivers and keiki, modeling routines and behaviors that encourage growth and learning. Engage caregiver as keiki first teacher through modeling;
  • Develop and maintain high quality program standards by overseeing daily aspects regarding team’s kuleana, work production, home visits, reports, due dates, program curriculum and activities, scheduling of field trips, mentoring, and support of team;
  • Assure that a high-quality program is being delivered by working closely with the Assessment Specialist to ensure that the needs of the caregiver and keiki are met;
  • Lead lesson planning meetings, create, submit monthly lesson plans and implement the Tūtū and Me curriculum for caregivers and keiki;
  • Lead daily debrief sessions with the team, responsible for recording and submitting these reports;
  • Compile and organize hard copies and electronic files of logs and reports;
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with community partners.

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to, completing all forms and documentations such as reports related to grant objectives, professional development evaluations, and daily logs.

WORK HOURS

  • Monday through Friday, hours of operation varied by site and determined by the supervisor;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Some events on evenings or weekends at various times.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Program sites at locations such as community centers, schools or churches, various event sites, meeting and professional development sites;
  • Office setting;
  • Travel in program vehicle to and from program site;
  • Travel in personal vehicle to and from program sites may be required;
  • Travel to the neighbor islands is required;
  • Travel to the U.S. continent may be required.

EQUIPMENT USE

Program vehicle, computer and/or lap top, printer, scanner, copier, shredder, fax machine, office and/or work cell phone/Bluetooth, laminator, paper cutter, nametag maker, , speaker system, video and camera equipment, platform dolly, microwave, ice machine, and electric/gas stove.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

Mental:

  • Consistent adherence to the practice of Partners In Development’s (PIDF) five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
  • Be keenly aware of and attentive to program participants;
  • Must analyze and problem solve issues;
  • Must be able to prioritize and focus on multiple tasks that require analysis and attention to detail;
  • Must possess and exercise strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Must be able to cope with stress that may be induced by the life situations of our participants.

Physical:

  • Must participate in strenuous activities which includes loading/unloading of program materials and equipment from the van, washing of vans and mats, set up and break down of program activity centers;
  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds on a regular basis;
  • Must be able to sit and work on floor; kneel and bend.

Communication:

  • Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, staff, administration and community partners via verbal, written, physical and electronic correspondence;
  • Must be able to address participants individually or in groups through speaking, demonstrating of activities, singing, dancing and signing;
  • Requires good oral and written communication skills;
  • Must be able to properly handle and maintain highly confidential information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, and
      1. At least one (1) year of experience working directly with young children ages birth through five; or
  • Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field and
      1. At least three (3)  years of experience working directly with young children ages birth through five;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including but not limited to Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint;
  • Familiarity with using database such as QuickBase preferred;
  • Knowledge of Hawaiian culture preferred;
  • 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 $100K in bodily collision per person and $25K in property damage liability.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Partners in Development Foundation is an EEO employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to all applicants, employees and program participants. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Cindy Quach, HR Director
Address: 2040 Bachelot Street, Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone #: 808-521-2077

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please visit the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights  Complaint Assessment System at http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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.

Tutu & Me - Teaching Assistant - Maui

1 Full-time Position

DEPARTMENT:

Tutu & Me - Maui

SUPERVISOR:

Site Manager

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Assist Lead Teacher and Assessment Specialist in implementing the Tutu and Me curriculum for caregivers and keiki. Assist in supporting to caregivers and promoting optimal early learning experiences for keiki.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Interact with caregivers and keiki, modeling routines and behaviors that encourage growth and learning. Engage caregiver as keiki first teacher through modeling.
  • Create and prepare activities for program;
  • Track and record participant attendance at site and enter in database;
  • Participate in the lesson planning process;
  • Collect observations of caregivers and keiki.

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to, completing all forms and documentations such as reports related to grant objectives, professional development evaluations, and daily logs.

WORK HOURS

  • Monday through Friday, hours of operation varied by site and determined by the supervisor;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Some events on evenings or weekends at various times.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Program sites at locations such as community centers, schools or churches, various event sites, meeting and professional development sites;
  • Office setting;
  • Travel in program vehicle to and from program site;
  • Travel in personal vehicle to and from program sites may be required;
  • Travel to the neighbor islands is required;
  • Travel to the U.S. continent may be required.

EQUIPMENT USE

Program vehicle, computer and/or lap top, printer, scanner, copier, shredder, fax machine, office and/or work cell phone/Bluetooth, laminator, paper cutter, nametag maker, , speaker system, video and camera equipment, platform dolly, microwave, ice machine, and electric/gas stove.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

Mental:

  • Consistent adherence to the practice of Partners In Development’s (PIDF) five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
  • Be keenly aware of and attentive to program participants;
  • Must analyze and problem solve issues;
  • Must be able to prioritize and focus on multiple tasks that require analysis and attention to detail;
  • Must possess and exercise strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Must be able to cope with stress that may be induced by the life situations of our participants.

Physical:

  • Must participate in strenuous activities which includes loading/unloading of program materials and equipment from the van, washing of vans and mats, set up and break down of program activity centers;
  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds on a regular basis;
  • Must be able to sit and work on floor; kneel and bend.

Communication:

  • Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, staff, administration and community partners via verbal, written, physical and electronic correspondence;
  • Must be able to address participants individually or in groups through speaking, demonstrating of activities, singing, dancing and signing;
  • Requires good oral and written communication skills;
  • Must be able to properly handle and maintain highly confidential information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma required;
  • Early Childhood Education or related course work and/or a minimum of one (1) year  experience working with children preferred;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including but not limited to Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint;
  • Familiarity with using database such as QuickBase preferred;
  • 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.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Partners in Development Foundation is an EEO employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to all applicants, employees and program participants. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Cindy Quach, HR Director
Address: 2040 Bachelot Street, Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone #: 808-521-2077

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please visit the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights  Complaint Assessment System at http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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.

Hawaiʻi

Hui Ho'omalu - Community Liaison (Remote)

1 Full Time Position

DEPARTMENT:

Hui Hoʻomalu

SUPERVISOR:

Project Director

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Raises awareness of the need for resource families and serves as the initial point of contact for prospective caregivers

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Recruitment & Community Building:
• Organizes, develops, and conducts community-based recruitment functions, with priority given to Native Hawaiian communities, adhering to foster care laws, regulations and guidelines of the Federal, State and other regulatory bodies;
• Develops and implements foster care recruitment plan and strategies;
• Conducts presentations to promote public awareness of the critical need for resource families. Accesses local media to keep this need visible within the community;
• Networks and forms relationships with local communities which reflect the diversity of children in care to build an ethnically diverse and representative pool of resource families;
• Works closely with the Department of Human Service (DHS) and other agencies whose scope of services includes children in foster care. Member of other community committees, as assigned.

Licensing Support:
• Educates and supports prospective general license families preparing them for the training, assessment and licensing phases;
• Conducts initial visits with prospective families once clearances have been completed by DHS;
• Participates as a team member along with DHS staff, supporting families through the licensing process through regular meetings and consultation;
• May participate in selecting out inappropriate families;
• Develops a working knowledge of all state resource family licensing regulations;
• Directs prospective families to Hawaii Licensing Solution Website and Portal and can assist applicants with uploading any documents;
• Prepares timely and accurate case documentation and any other required documentation/reports as requested.

Additional Duties:
• Recruits, interviews, hires, trains, monitors and supervises all on-call and part-time Recruitment Assistant staff. This includes, planning, assigning, and directing of work. Completes job performance appraisals;
• Meets regularly with team to ensure delivery of high-quality service, develop plans and review progress;
• Schedules new staff shadowing/mentoring;
• Reports team progress to Program Director on a regular basis.

General:
• Keeps supervisor informed and updated;
• Logs and maintains all contacts, recruitment activities, prepares timely and accurate reports and any other required documentation as requested; Works on projects, acts as committee member, and performs other duties as assigned.

WORK HOURS

• Generally, Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm or as otherwise determined by the supervisor;
• Must be flexible with work schedule, pending the need to deliver services outside the normal operational hours, and the ability to work long hours as needed;
• Must be available to attend church activities and services that are appropriate as part of Hui Ho‘omalu’s recruitment and support activities.

WORKING CONDITIONS

• Travel in personal vehicle to the community, program participants’ homes, and training sites;
• May involve travel to the mainland and neighbor islands.

EQUIPMENT USE

Personal vehicle, computer and keyboard, scanner, telephone, printer, copier, fax, electronic postage machine, LCD projector, and video equipment.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

Mental:

• Consistent adherence to the practice of PIDF’s five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
• Must be keenly aware of and attentive to program participants;
• Must be able to network in the community effectively;
• Must have a working knowledge of and able to present to faith based communities;
• Must be able to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints;
• Must be able to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under pressure to meet multiple demands and deadlines;
• 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. Ability to interpret issues and concerns within a cultural context and apply cultural concepts in resolutions.

Physical:

• Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds occasionally;
• Must be able to perform job duties at a computer/desk for extended periods of time.

Communication:

• Must be comfortable with public speaking and training/teaching;
• Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, staff and administration via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
• Maintains positive personal and phone etiquette, projecting open, warm and positive communication (written and oral) with clients and co-workers;
• Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field and one (1) year of experience in human services, faith based ministries or community development. Substitution for educational requirement: Minimum three (3) years of experience in human services or two (2) years specific experience in foster care or community development;
• Public speaking experience highly desired;
• Willingness and ability to engage with faith and community based organizations;
• Knowledge and understanding of the Child Welfare Services System is preferred;
• Knowledge of issues specific to the Native Hawaiian population;
• Knowledge of cultures and lifestyles of the island/region preferred;
• Basic computer skills, such as use of Word, Excel, e-mail programs and the internet;
• 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 $100,000 in bodily collision per person per accident and $25,000 in property damage liability.

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.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Partners in Development Foundation is an EEO employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to all applicants, employees and program participants. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Name and/or Title: Cindy Quach, HR Director
Address: 2040 Bachelot Street, Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone #: 808-521-2077

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please visit the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights  Complaint Assessment System at http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Tutu & Me - Lead Teacher- Hawai'i North

1 Full-time position

DEPARTMENT:

Tutu & Me - Hawai'i North

SUPERVISOR:

Site Manager

PRIMARY PURPOSE

To lead the teaching team in the instruction of keiki and their caregivers in developmentally appropriate and culturally relevant activities designed to promote social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Interact with caregivers and keiki, modeling routines and behaviors that encourage growth and learning. Engage caregiver as keiki first teacher through modeling;
  • Develop and maintain high quality program standards by overseeing daily aspects regarding team’s kuleana, work production, home visits, reports, due dates, program curriculum and activities, scheduling of field trips, mentoring, and support of team;
  • Assure that a high-quality program is being delivered by working closely with the Assessment Specialist to ensure that the needs of the caregiver and keiki are met;
  • Lead lesson planning meetings, create, submit monthly lesson plans and implement the Tūtū and Me curriculum for caregivers and keiki;
  • Lead daily debrief sessions with the team, responsible for recording and submitting these reports;
  • Compile and organize hard copies and electronic files of logs and reports;
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with community partners.

OTHER DUTIES

  • Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to, completing all forms and documentations such as reports related to grant objectives, professional development evaluations, and daily logs.

WORK HOURS

  • Monday through Friday, hours of operation varied by site and determined by the supervisor;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Some events on evenings or weekends at various times.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Program sites at locations such as community centers, schools or churches, various event sites, meeting and professional development sites;
  • Office setting;
  • Travel in program vehicle to and from program sites;
  • Travel in personal vehicle to and from program sites may be required;
  • Travel to the neighbor islands is required;
  • Travel to the U.S. continent may be required.

EQUIPMENT USE

Program vehicle, computer and/or lap top, printer, scanner, copier, shredder, fax machine, office and/or work cell phone/Bluetooth, laminator, paper cutter, nametag maker, voice recorder, speaker system, video and camera equipment, platform dolly, microwave, ice machine, and electric/gas stove.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

Mental:

  • Consistent adherence to the practice of Partners In Development’s (PIDF) five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
  • Be keenly aware of and attentive to program participants;
  • Must analyze and problem solve issues;
  • Must be able to prioritize and focus on multiple tasks that require analysis and attention to detail;
  • Must possess and exercise strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Must be able to cope with stress that may be induced by the life situations of our participants.

Physical:

  • Must participate in strenuous activities which includes loading/unloading of program materials and equipment from the van, washing of vans and mats, set up and break down of program activity centers;
  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds on a regular basis;
  • Must be able to sit and work on floor; kneel and bend.

Communication:

  • Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, staff, administration and community partners via verbal, written, physical and electronic correspondence;
  • Must be able to address participants individually or in groups through speaking, demonstrating of activities, singing, dancing and signing;
  • Requires good oral and written communication skills;
  • Must be able to properly handle and maintain highly confidential information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, and
      1. At least one (1) year of experience working directly with young children ages birth through five; or
    • Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field and
      1. At least three (3)  years of experience working directly with young children ages birth through five;
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office including but not limited to Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint;
    • Familiarity with using database such as QuickBase preferred;
    • Knowledge of Hawaiian culture preferred;
    • 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 $100K in bodily collision per person and $25K in property damage liability.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Partners in Development Foundation is an EEO employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to all applicants, employees and program participants. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Name and/or Title: Cindy Quach, HR Director
Address: 2040 Bachelot Street, Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone #: 808-521-2077

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please visit the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights  Complaint Assessment System at http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Tutu & Me - Teaching Assistant - Hawai'i North

1 Full Time Position

DEPARTMENT:

Tūtū and Me Hawai'i North

SUPERVISOR:

Site Manager I

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Assist Teacher and Assessment Specialist in implementing the Tutu and Me curriculum for caregivers and keiki.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Track and record participant attendance at site;
  • Record data in database;
  • Interact with caregivers and keiki in a helpful and professional manner.

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned.   

WORK HOURS

  • Monday through Friday, hours of operation varied from site and site and determined by the supervisor;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Some events on evenings or weekends at various times.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Office setting;
  • Travel in program vehicle to and from program sites;
  • Travel to the neighbor islands is required;
  • Travel to the U.S. mainland may be required.

EQUIPMENT USE

Program vehicle, computer and/or lap top, printer, scanner, copier, fax machine, office and/or work cell phone/Bluetooth, paper cutter, nametag maker, platform dolly.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

Mental:

  • Consistent adherence to the practice of PIDF’s five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
  • Be keenly aware of and attentive to program participants;
  • Must analyze and problem solve issues;
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize;
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills;
  • Must be able to cope with stress that may be induced by the situations of our clients.

Physical:

  • Must participate in strenuous activities which may include loading/unloading of equipments and washing of vans and mats;
  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds on a regular basis;
  • Must be able to sit and work on floor; kneel and bend.

Communication:

  • Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, staff and administration via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
  • Requires good oral and written communication skills;
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma required;
  • Early Childhood Education or related course work and/or experience working with children preferred;
  • 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;

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.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Partners in Development Foundation is an EEO employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to all applicants, employees and program participants. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Name and/or Title: Cindy Quach, HR Director
Address: 2040 Bachelot Street, Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone #: 808-521-2077

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please visit the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights  Complaint Assessment System at http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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Perks and Benefits

Partners in Development Foundation offers generous vacation, sick time, holidays, family and medical leave, comprehensive medical, vision, dental, and prescription drug coverage, life insurance, long term disability, long term care, flexible spending plan, employee assistance program, and employer matching on our 403(b) retirement plan.

We also offer tuition reimbursement, discount for home and car insurance, and subsidy for wellness program. These benefits are offered to regular full-time or part-time staff who work 20+ hours per week!

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.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Partners in Development Foundation is an EEO employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to all applicants, employees and program participants. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Name and/or Title: Cindy Quach, HR Director
Address: 2040 Bachelot Street, Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone #: 808-521-2077

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please visit the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights  Complaint Assessment System at http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.