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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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Use the drop-down menus below to find open positions on your island of residence.

When you are ready to apply, fill out one of the following application forms and email it to hr@pidfoundation.org or fax it to (808) 440-6619. No phone calls, please!

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Kauaʻi

Assessment Specialist

1 Full Time Position

DEPARTMENT:

Tūtū and Me - Kaua‘i West

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 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, name tag 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.

Oʻahu

Assessment Specialist 1

1 Full-Time Position

DEPARTMENT:

Ka Pa'alana

SUPERVISOR:

Site Supervisor

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Responsible for assessing, instructing, and providing resources for program participants at non-accredited/licensed sites.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Assess, monitor, document and report the needs and progress of program participants;
  • Provide instruction, resources, and support to caregivers to promote optimal early learning experiences for young children;
  • Administer assessment instruments for caregivers and keiki;
  • Observe, document and track the development and growth of KP program participants;
  • Work with Preschool Teachers and Parent Educators to communicate and identify needs of participants and goals;
  • Identify participants with special needs and work closely with the family in recommending community services/agencies;
  • Work closely with the Preschool Teacher in the creation of lesson plans;
  • Interact with caregivers and keiki in a helpful, respectful, and professional manner;
  • Present general issues and trends in assessment to the Preschool Teachers at designated sites;
  • Coordinate with program evaluators to assure proper data management;
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with community partners;
  • Assist in the development of and instruct infant and toddler curriculum (if applicable) while enhancing family literacy development from infants through adults.

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. Actively working towards* one of the following or equivalents of:
      • i. Child Development Associate (CDA) credential in Infant/Toddler or Preschool;
      • ii. Early Childhood Education Certificate of Competence (9 college credits);
      • iii. Preference: Experience working with homeless and at-risk families of Ka Pa‘alana’s host culture;
  • Option 2:
    • a. At least two (2) years full time equivalent experience assisting with early childhood assessment in a school setting;
    • b. At least one (1) year full time equivalent experience working with homeless/at-risk families of host culture;
  • Option 3:
    • a. At least one (1) year experience working as a Teacher’s Assistant 2 (TA2) or higher for Ka Pa‘alana or similar program;
    • b. High recommendations from supervisor and KP executive team;
  • For all options:
    • a. At least one (1) year experience assisting with early childhood assessment;
    • b. Proficient in Microsoft Office including but not limited to Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint;
    • c. 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).
Assessment Specialist

2 Full-time Positions

DEPARTMENT:

Tutu & Me - 'Oahu

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, 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.
Assistant Manager

2 Full Time, Temporary Positions

DEPARTMENT:

WAO PIDF COVID Response

SUPERVISOR:

Site General Manager

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Assists Site General Manager with overseeing day-to-day operations of the building and grounds, and works in coordination with the Residential Supervisor to ensure the safety and wellbeing of staff, residents, visitors and vendors while on site.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Manages the front desk and intake process for incoming residents;
  • Assists with overseeing and supervising all staff, volunteers, and vendors on site;
  • Ensures all individuals on site are in compliance with policies & procedures;
  • Performs regular inspections of the property to ensure proper cleanliness, safety and maintenance of the building & grounds;
  • Supports Site General Manager in managing all operations and maintenance contracts for goods and services provided to the property. This includes the sourcing, supervision, and follow-up on all work performed by contractors (fire equipment & inspections, security, grounds keeping, etc.);
  • Ensures all health and safety equipment is current (if inspection required) and in excellent working condition at all times.

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to meetings, completing and tracking forms, report writing, and oral presentations.

WORK HOURS

  • Works a minimum of 40 hours per week, with key hours between 6:00am to 10:00 pm, Sunday to Saturday, on-call 24 hours per day should a problem arise on property;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Requires flexibility to attend events and/or work other shifts during evenings or on weekends as needed.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • On a residential property and in an office setting;
  • Travel in personal vehicle to and from meeting sites.

EQUIPMENT USE

Personal vehicle, computer and/or laptop, standard office equipment. Grounds keeping and maintenance equipment and tools as needed.

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 possess strong interpersonal skills, to stay calm under duress;
  • Must be able to cope with stress that may be induced by the situations of our clients.
  • Must be organized and manage time well;
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize daily work to perform duties effectively that consistently meets deadlines within budget;
  • Must be able to respond to emergency and crisis situations with calm leadership to resolve issues and work with proper authorities;
  • Oriented to crisis management and problem solving with aloha.

Physical:

  • Must be able to work on the computer for extended periods of time;
  • Must be able to work on your feet with little rest between for extended periods of time;
  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis.

Communication:

  • Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, staff and administration via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
  • Demonstrate sensitivity, empathy regarding human service issues;
  • Project a non-judgmental attitude towards those requiring assistance;
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, vendors, and residents;
  • Must possess strong and effective writing skills;
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Travel Industry Management, Management, Business Administration, Human Services, Social Services, or related field, OR;
  • Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) Certification or Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA), and;
  • Two (2) years of experience in working with culturally diverse population, especially with indigenous peoples from the Micronesian Nations;
  • At least five (5) years of experience directly managing a residential or hotel property (*10 years of experience can substitute for education and/or certification requirement);
  • Proficient in MS software applications such as Word and Excel and Google Suite;
  • Must possess substantial knowledge and understanding of the different equipment, machines, and systems that operate on and within residential and commercial grounds and facilities, this includes but is not limited to:
    • Electrical systems, exhaust fans, water pumps, and lighting;
    • Fire alarms and security systems;
    • Landscape irrigation, general landscaping and plumbing;
    • Pool equipment and chemicals;
    • Wood working;
    • and general building & grounds maintenance.
  • Must have access to a vehicle, have a valid driver's license, a safe and responsible driving record, and current no-fault auto insurance, at least $100K in bodily collision per person and $25K in property damage liability.
Community Healthcare Outreach Specialist

1 Full Time, Temporary Position

DEPARTMENT:

We Are Oceania

SUPERVISOR:

Kokua Manager

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Conduct outreach to the community to educate and provide enrollment assistance to consumers on the healthcare insurance system through HealthCare.gov (aka Federal Facilitated Marketplace, FFM) and KOLEA (Hawai‘i’s State insurance program Med-QUEST).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Assist consumers in applying for healthcare through HealthCare.gov and KOLEA;
  • Provide counseling to consumers on required documents to apply for HeathCare.gov and KOLEA;
  • Assist consumers by explaining the carriers (Qualified Health Providers) and their services;
  • Assist consumers with PAP (Premium Assistance Program) enrollment Plan;
  • Work with the consumers to help them through the process of applying for Medicaid in order to have their PAP eligibility determined;
  • Assist consumers who are currently enrolled in PAP to apply through HealthCare.gov;
  • Provide language access assistance to consumers;
  • Attend weekly FFM trainings;
  • Fill out daily log activities and submit them on a timely manner;
  • Make referrals as needed to other resources.

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to filing, documenting, copying, and community outreach.

WORK HOURS

  • Generally, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Hours may vary to meet the needs of the project or as otherwise determined by the supervisor;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Some events on evenings or weekends at various times.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Office setting;
  • Community setting such as church halls, classrooms, etc.;
  • Travel in personal or company vehicle to and from program and meeting sites.

EQUIPMENT USE

Personal or company 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 consumers;
  • 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 consumers;
  • Must be culturally sensitive to our consumers.

Physical:

  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds on an occasional basis.

Communication:

  • Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards consumers, staff and administration via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
  • Requires good oral and written communication skills; in English and one or two of the Micronesian languages;
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma and some course work in human services, family resources, social work, or at least one (1) year of related experience required;
  • Must successfully complete FFM required trainings and certification, privacy and HIPAA training and tests within two (2) weeks of hire;
  • Must be able to communicate in English and one or two of the Micronesian languages;
  • Working knowledge of personal computer software applications such as Word and Excel;
  • Must possess knowledge of the Internet and e-mail account management;
  • Must have access to a vehicle, have a valid driver's license, a safe and responsible driving record, and current no-fault auto insurance, at least $100K in bodily collision per person and $25K in property damage liability.
COVID Data and Compliance Coordinator

1 Full Time, Temporary Position

DEPARTMENT:

WAO PIDF COVID Response

SUPERVISOR:

Site General Manager

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Responsible for the oversight of data collection, input and coordination of summary reports for internal and external purposes in order to demonstrate the effectiveness of the COVID Housing program and compliance with related funding outcomes and measures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Oversee the collection of client information and ensure compliance with HIPAA and other funding outcomes and measures;
  • Collaborate with report users on the design and build reports that fulfill their needs considering comprehensive data access, ease of use, and ease of maintaining report efficacy;
  • Create the policies, procedures and forms for the data collection;
  • Ensure data integrity;
  • Prepare data for reporting, meetings and presentations;
  • Provide user training and assist users in utilizing reports to their full potential;
  • Assist staff with data entry, when needed.

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned.

WORK HOURS

  • Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or as otherwise determined by the supervisor;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Some events on evenings or weekends at various times;
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the program.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Program office and work from home.

EQUIPMENT USE

Personal vehicle, computer, phone, printer, scanner, copier, fax machine, camera, laminator.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

Mental:

  • Consistent adherence to the practice of WAO’s core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
  • Must analyze and problem solve issues;
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize;
  • Must be detail oriented;
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills.

 

Physical:

  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds on an occasional basis;
  • Must be able to sit and work at desk/computer for the majority of the work day.

 

Communication:

  • Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, staff and administration via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
  • Demonstrate sensitivity and empathy regarding human service issues;
  • Strong interpersonal skills; must be able to develop and maintain positive relationships with internal and external audiences;
  • Requires strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • One (1) year of experience in computer data entry, data collection and management required;
  • Associate’s degree in business, management of information systems, decision sciences, or related field required;
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, management of information systems, decision sciences, or related field preferred;
  • At least two to three years of related administrative data analysis and experience in patient care area required;
  • Current knowledge of HIPAA required;
  • Requires proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and Google Suite;
  • 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 injury liability per person and $25K in property damage liability.
Direct Care Counselor

1 Full-time Position

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

  • Sunday through Saturday, work hours vary depending on program needs or otherwise 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.
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.
Direct Care Counselor On-Call

1 On-Call Position

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

  • On call as needed 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 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.
Executive Assistant to the President

1 Full-Time Position

DEPARTMENT:

Administration

SUPERVISOR:

President and CEO

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Provide administrative support to the needs of the President & CEO.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Answer/respond to phone calls and emails and other correspondence for President & CEO, including reviewing, assessing, routing, monitoring follow up action steps;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment including tracking projects, checking in and following up with appropriate parties to ensure effective and timely progress;
  • Manage President’s calendar and schedule, keeping President abreast of schedule for the day, week and coming months;
  • Coordinate setup and preparation for any regular and special meetings;
  • Greet visitors to the President’s office, making them feel welcome and comfortable;
  • Makes travel arrangements as necessary;
  • Tracks President’s expenditures and provides required reports for accounting;
  • May maintain personnel records for President & CEO;
  • Monitor and replenish office supplies for President’s office;
  • Monitor and ensure regular equipment maintenance/repairs for President;
  • Provide all clerical and support services as needed, e.g., scanning and filing vouchers, correspondence, prepare presentations and reports, etc.;
  • Assist with safety compliance and protocol for President;
  • Assist with any special projects, events, or campaigns.

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to helping with special PIDF events.

WORK HOURS

  • Monday through Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm, or as otherwise arranged with supervisor's approval;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Occasionally, some events in evenings or on weekends at various times.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Working indoors in an office;
  • Travel in program and/or personal vehicle to and from program and vendor sites.

EQUIPMENT USE

Personal vehicle, computer, laptop, copier/scanner, shredder, fax machine, office phones, work cell phones/Bluetooth, paper cutter, microwave, stove, computer programs such as MS Word, Power Point, Excel, etc.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

  • Mental:

    • Consistently practices PIDF’s five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
    • Must analyze and problem solve issues;
    • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize;
    • Must possess strong interpersonal skills.

    Physical:

    • Frequently sitting and performing deskwork;
    • Occasionally operating a motor vehicle;
    • Requires occasional lifting, pushing or pulling of up to 25 pounds.

    Communication:

    • Able to model aloha with courteous and professional behavior in all via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
    • Effectively able to actively and attentively listen and communicate, think through, evaluate and solve problems logically;
    • Initiate a “can do” attitude with a friendly, outgoing and positive personality, while maintaining professionalism;
    • Must have ability to maintain confidential information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High-school diploma or equivalent required; business college or 2-4 year college degree preferred;
  • Minimum four (4) years of clerical or administrative experience that demonstrates ability to perform the work of the position;
  • 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 and $25,000 in property damage liability;
  • Must be able to effectively use a personal computer, possess excellent typing skills and use related office equipment with knowledge of a variety of integrated software programs, such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
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).
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).
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.

Preschool Teacher's Assistant 3

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 while abiding by and maintaining accreditation and licensing standards at accredited and/or licensed sites.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Perform all duties of a Preschool Teacher’s Assistant 1 (TA1):

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

Perform additional duties of a Preschool Teacher’s Assistant 3 (TA3):

  • a. Abide by and maintain the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation standards and Code of Ethical Conduct;
  • b. Abide by and maintain the State of Hawai‘i licensing standards.

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

Accredited Sites:

  • a. High school diploma or equivalent;
  • b. Actively working towards* a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential awarded by the Council for Professional Recognition or a minimum of 12 college credits** (semester hours) in early childhood education, child development, elementary education, or early childhood special education that encompass the following: child development and learning of children birth through kindergarten; family and community relationships; observing, documenting, and assessing young children; teaching and learning; and professional practices and development;
  • c. At least one (1) year working as a teacher’s assistant in a school setting with young children ages birth through five (5);

Licensed Sites:

  • a. High school diploma or equivalent;
  • b. Some experience working with young children ages birth through five (5) in an educational setting;

Both Accredited and Licensed Sites:

  • a. Must be registered with the Hawai‘i Department of Human Services Early Childhood Registry with a minimum designation of “Child Care Aide” under the age group for which the employee will be working (either Group Child Care or Infant/Toddler);
  • b. Must adhere to the foundation’s code of conduct and core values;
  • c. Must be knowledgeable of and comply with child care laws;
  • d. Shall not have a criminal history record, employment history or child abuse/neglect history which poses a risk to children in care as specified in section 17-892.1-3 and to infants and toddlers in care as specified in section 17-895-3 in the Department of Human Services’ Hawai‘i Administrative Rules;
  • e. Must be at least sixteen years old as required by licensing requirement;
  • f. Must 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);
  • g. Preference: Experience working with homeless and at-risk families of Ka Pa‘alana’s host culture.

*Actively working towards = Employee must submit bi-annual valid documentation from the institute of higher education proving continuous and successful achievements (grades of C or better) in accomplishing educational goals.  

**College-level course work must be acquired from an accredited institution of higher education listed on the U.S. Department of Education website.

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.

Project Assistant

Full-time Position

DEPARTMENT:

Tutu & Me - 'Oahu

SUPERVISOR:

Site Manager

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Assist the Site Manager and teaching team in coordinating and tracking of their specific operational matters to achieve the goals and objectives of the program and the mission of Partners in development Foundation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provide administrative support and assistance to the Site Manager and teaching team;
  • Coordinate and prepare materials for all the team meetings;
  • Record and produce meeting notes from team meetings;
  • Prepare expenditure vouchers;
  • Keep record of team’s staff attendance;
  • Maintain enrollment and waitlist, keep accurate records of all participants;
  • Assist team(s) at site upon request. This includes loading/unloading of program materials and equipment from the van and set up, participating during program, and break down of program activity centers;
  • Assist in ordering, receiving and marking of team supplies;
  • Assist the team(s) and Site Manager in shopping for supplies and consumables;
  • Monitor office supplies and inventory.

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 dependable, punctual and predictable attendance;
  • Some events on evenings or weekends at various times.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Primarily in the office;
  • Travel to the neighbor islands is required.

EQUIPMENT USE

Computer, printer, copier, scanner, fax, telephone, voice recorder, laminator, shredder, calculator, and vehicle.

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;
  • Must possess strong organizational skills;
  • Must be able to focus on multiple tasks, problem solve and meet deadlines.

Physical:

  • May 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;
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds on a regular basis;
  • Must be able to sit at a desk 75% of the time.

Communication:

  • Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, staff and administration via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent oral and written skills required;
  • Must be able to handle confidential material and maintain confidentiality.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High School diploma required;
  • An associate degree in Business administration or Early Childhood Education preferred;
  • Six (6) months of clerical experience required;
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office;
  • Knowledge of Hawaiian culture preferred;
  • Access to a vehicle preferred, 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.
Site General Manager

1 Full Time, Temporary Position

DEPARTMENT:

WAO PIDF COVID Response

SUPERVISOR:

VP of Operations

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Oversees day-to-day operations of the building and grounds and works in coordination with the Residential Case Manager, to ensure the safety and wellbeing of staff, residents, visitors and vendors while on site.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Serves as primary manager of all day-to-day operations of property;
  • Oversees and supervises all staff, volunteers, residents, visitors and vendors on site. Manage staff including: hire, supervise, set work schedule, train, mentor, evaluate performance, and assign duties and scope of responsibilities;
  • Ensures policies & procedures are being followed at all times;
  • Performs regular inspections of the property to ensure proper cleanliness, safety and maintenance of the building & grounds;
  • Manages all operations and maintenance contracts for goods and services provided to the property. This includes the sourcing, supervision, and follow-up on all work performed by contractors (fire equipment & inspections, security, grounds keeping, etc.);
  • Ensures all health and safety equipment is current (if inspection required) and in excellent working condition at all times.

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to meetings, completing and tracking forms, report writing, and oral presentations.

WORK HOURS

  • Works a minimum of 40 hours per week, with key hours between 6:00am to 10:00 pm, Sunday to Saturday, on-call 24 hours per day should a problem arise on property;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Requires flexibility to attend events and/or work other shifts during evenings or on weekends as needed.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • On a residential property and in an office setting;
  • Travel in personal vehicle to and from meeting sites.

EQUIPMENT USE

Personal vehicle, computer and/or laptop, standard office equipment. Grounds keeping and maintenance equipment and tools as needed.

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 possess strong interpersonal skills, to stay calm under duress;
  • Must be able to cope with stress that may be induced by the situations of our clients.
  • Must be organized and manage time well;
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize daily work to perform duties effectively that consistently meets deadlines within budget;
  • Must be able to respond to emergency and crisis situations with calm leadership to resolve issues and work with proper authorities;
  • Oriented to crisis management and problem solving with aloha.

Physical:

  • Must be able to work on the computer for extended periods of time;
  • Must be able to work on your feet with little rest between for extended periods of time;
  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis.

Communication:

  • Must exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, staff and administration via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
  • Demonstrate sensitivity, empathy regarding human service issues;
  • Project a non-judgmental attitude towards those requiring assistance;
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Travel Industry Management, Management, Business Administration, Human Services, Social Services, or related field, OR;
  • Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) Certification or Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA), and;
  • Two (2) years of experience in working with culturally diverse population, especially with indigenous peoples from the Micronesian Nations;
  • At least five (5) years of experience directly managing a residential or hotel property (*10 years of experience can substitute for education and/or certification requirement);
  • At least five (5) years of experience managing staff within a residential or hotel property (*10 years of experience can substitute for education and/or certification requirement);
  • Proficient in MS software applications such as Word and Excel and Google Suite;
  • Must possess substantial knowledge and understanding of the different equipment, machines, and systems that operate on and within residential and commercial grounds and facilities, this includes but is not limited to:
    • Electrical systems, exhaust fans, water pumps, and lighting;
    • Fire alarms and security systems;
    • Landscape irrigation, general landscaping and plumbing;
    • Pool equipment and chemicals;
    • Wood working;
    • and general building & grounds maintenance.
  • Must have access to a vehicle, have a valid driver's license, a safe and responsible driving record, and current no-fault auto insurance, at least $100K in bodily collision per person and $25K in property damage liability.
Teaching Assistant

2 Full-time Positions

DEPARTMENT:

Tutu & Me - 'Oahu

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 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 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 life situations of our clients.

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 and administration 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 confident information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION 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.
Wraparound Case Manager

1 Full Time Position

DEPARTMENT:

Ke Kama Pono

SUPERVISOR:

Project Director

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Provide intake, referral, case management, data collection, discharge/transfer and interventions for residents and their families. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Conduct weekly meetings with residents as required by Office of Youth Services (OYS) to go over residents’ goals and objectives;
  • Prepare Plan of Care and Transition Plans for all residents;
  • Prepare Behavior Management and Crisis Intervention Plans when necessary
  • Work as a liaison with all service providers associated with each resident;
  • Assist management with intakes, discharges, and transfers of residents;
  • Review and summarize pertinent reports and documents; prepare documents as necessary;
  • Facilitate monthly treatment meetings for each resident;
  • Conduct home visits as needed;
  • Prepare weekly resident summaries, as well as monthly and quarterly reports to OYS;
  • Act as the liaison between the program and Family Court, Child Welfare Services, and the Department of Health;
  • Conduct follow up services for each resident for up to three (3) years;
  • Oversee residents’ pass approvals;
  • Responsible for management of all residents’ medications. This includes but is not limited to, residents’ medication count, refilling medications, and monitoring all medication forms.

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned by Program Director, including but not limited to helping with the coverage of the daily shifts, as well as serving in the on-call rotation.

WORK HOURS

  • Generally 40+ hours per week, Sunday through Saturday, work hours vary depending on program needs or otherwise determined by the supervisor;
  • Must be available to be on-call for emergencies and staff issues;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Some events on evenings or weekends at various times, including monthly staff meetings and evening parent meetings.

WORKING CONDITIONS

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

EQUIPMENT USE

Program vehicle, computer and/or lap top, printer, scanner, copier, fax machine, office and/or work cell phone/Bluetooth, paper cutter, 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 equipment;
  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds on a regular basis;
  • Must be able to redirect and restrain if resident poses danger to self and/or others.

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, including clear and timely communication with supervisor;
  • Must maintain confidentiality and HIPAA standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, or related field and two (2) years of experience in social work, education, administration, counseling, criminal justice, or youth mentoring required;
  • Two (2) years of case management experience required;
  • 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 be proficient in Microsoft Office;
  • 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.

Molokaʻi

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;

Lanaʻi

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Maui

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Hawaiʻi

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;
Lead Teacher- Hawai'i South

1 Full-time position

DEPARTMENT:

Tutu & Me - Hawai'i South

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;
Replacement Instructor

1 Full-time Regular Position

DEPARTMENT:

Pili A Paʻa

SUPERVISOR:

Project Director

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Provide classroom instruction in State of Hawaiʻi Department of Education schools during teacher pull out cycles (4 week cycles).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provide classroom instruction inclusive of lesson planning, lesson delivery, assessment and alignment to standards within a strong cultural context in collaboration with the cycle teacher;
  • Be able to maintain an effective classroom environment;
  • Fulfill department responsibilities and duties.

OTHER DUTIES

  • Other duties as assigned.

WORK HOURS

  • 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., or as otherwise determined by the supervisor;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Some evenings or weekends may be required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Classroom setting;
  • Traveling in personal vehicle to and from program sites.

EQUIPMENT USE

Computer and lap top, projector office and/or work cell phone/Bluetooth, printer, scanner, copier, fax machine, interactive whiteboard.

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;
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to focus on multiple tasks;
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving;
  • Be keenly aware of and attentive to program participants;
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize;
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills.

Physical:

  • Able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds on a regular basis.

Communication:

  • Exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards colleagues, parents, and students; staff and administration via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
  • Good oral and written communication skills required;
  • Ability to be assertive and tactful in communication on a one-to-one basis and classroom environment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in Education or related field preferred;
  • Teaching certification preferred;
  • Knowledge and experience in research-based teaching pedagogy and lesson development required;
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft and Apple platforms and software;
  • 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 coverage.
Teaching Assistant - Kona

1 Full-time position

DEPARTMENT:

Tutu & Me - Kona

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 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 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 life situations of our clients.

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 and administration 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 confident information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION 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.
Tutor

1 Temporary, Part-time (25 hrs per week)

DEPARTMENT:

Pili A Paʻa

SUPERVISOR:

Resilience Hub Coordinator

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Provide tutoring services and supports to students participating in the Resilience Hub.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provide tutoring and supports to the students to enable them to complete their studies and achieve the educational benchmarks;
  • Help students develop study skills and organization techniques to improve their academic performance;
  • Prepare submittal of required weekly data reports;
  • Maintain documentation of student progress and skill acquisition;
  • Assist community partners with mentorship activities for students;
  • Clean and thoroughly sanitize furniture, equipment, and high touch areas of the Resilient Hub space.

OTHER DUTIES

  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor, including, but not limited to, those related to instruction and assessment.

WORK HOURS

  • 5 hours per day from 11:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, or as otherwise determined by the supervisor.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Mainly working onsite at Resilience Hub site.

EQUIPMENT USE

Personal vehicle, computer and/or laptop, ipad, printer, scanner, copier, fax machine, office and/or work cell phone/Bluetooth.

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:

  • Requires lifting and carrying up to 20 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 required;
  • Minimum of three (3) years working with and tutoring students required;
  • Working knowledge of personal computer software applications such as Word and Excel, use of an ipad to collect data;
  • 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.
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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.