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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!

If you are applying for any role that is not a teacher position, use the form below.

Employment Application (General)

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Employment Application (Teacher)

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

Administrative Assistant

1 Full Time Position

DEPARTMENT:

Hui Ho'omalu

SUPERVISOR:

Assistant Project Directo

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Perform administrative and office support activities and actively participate in and foster collaborative relationships impacting the recruitment, assessment, training, licensing, and ongoing support and retention phases of the process.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Perform general clerical duties including answering the phone, word processing, data entry and management, correspondence, minutes and general communication within and outside the program.
  • Maintain electronic and paper files.
  • Assist with initial resource family inquiries.
  • Assist in the ordering, purchasing, maintaining, and organizing of general licensing supplies and materials.
  • Provide support for hiring and other HR related functions including tracking of forms.   
  • Assist with organizing special events and trainings.
  • Conduct recruitment activities as assigned.
  • Provides instruction on clerical support tasks for part-time help, volunteers, and interns.
  • Carry out special projects as assigned.

OTHER DUTIES

Performs other administrative and licensing support as assigned.

WORK HOURS

  • 8:00am –4:30pm, Monday through Friday or as otherwise determined by management.
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance.
  • Some events on nights or weekends at various times depending on the event.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Office setting.
  • Some work may be conducted in the community.

EQUIPMENT USE

May include the use of personal vehicle, computer and keyboard, scanner, telephone, printer, copier, fax, electronic postage machine, LCD projector, and video equipment.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

Mental:

  • Consistent adherence to the practice of PIDF’s five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs.
  • Must be able to relate well and work cooperatively with different ethnic groups and be sensitive to diverse cultures, languages or dialects, financial and educational diversity of the clients and co-workers.
  • Able to prioritize when managing multiple priorities.
  • Able to manage time-sensitive tasks while still attending to detail.

Physical:

  • Require occasional lifting, pushing or pulling up to 25 pounds.
  • Must be able to sit and work on the computer/desk 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.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma and three (3) years of clerical experience.  
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Google Suite applications to include Google Drive/Docs/Sheets/Calendar, web e-mail programs, video conferencing and the internet.
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to develop systems/procedures.
  • Must not have any Child Abuse and Neglect confirmations and able to obtain State and FBI criminal clearances and meet DHS standards regarding these clearances.
  • Must have access to a vehicle, have a valid driver's license, a safe and responsible driving record, and current no-fault auto insurance, with at least $100K in bodily collision per person and $25K in property damage liability.
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.
Program Director

1 Full-time, Exempt Position

DEPARTMENT:

Ke Kama Pono

SUPERVISOR:

VP of Operations

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Administer the overall residential program and oversee compliance with policies, procedures, standards, and regulations. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Oversee all program staff, service providers, as well as workers contracted out by the program;
  • Manage staff including: hire, supervise, set work schedule, train, mentor, evaluate performance, and assign duties and scope of responsibilities;
  • Develop partnerships with cultural practitioners and coordinate volunteer schedule;
  • Develop and foster community partnerships for the Program that can provide opportunities such as mentorships for the youths;
  • Prepare and develop assessment measures for the successful evaluation of programs objectives;
  • Review and summarize reports and documents; prepare documents and reports as necessary;
  • Attend bi-monthly manager's meetings and quarterly strategic planning meetings;
  • Responsible for the fiscal management of the program;
  • Oversee the annual licensing process for the program with the Program Case Manager.

OTHER DUTIES

Other duties as assigned.

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

Working within the Safe House residence, as well as traveling to site locations (Native Hawaiian farms, Family Court, & home visits, etc), and meetings elsewhere with other service providers.  

EQUIPMENT USE

Personal computer, phone, household appliances, printer, copier, fax, files, laminator, automobile, weight lifting equipment, basic farming and outdoor equipment.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL, AND COMMUNICATION DEMANDS

Mental:

  • Consistent adherence to the practice of PIDF’s five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to focus on multiple tasks;
  • Keen attention to detail in managing and assessing analytical tasks.

 

Physical:

  • Must participate in strenuous activities which may include loading/unloading of equipment and washing of vans;
  • 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;
  • Must address any behavioral issues of staff or residents timely and involve supervisor in process;
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, education, sociology, counseling, public health, criminal justice or a related field required;
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, education, sociology, counseling, public health, criminal justice or related field preferred;
  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible professional work in the area of counseling, administration, management, therapy, education, social work, criminal justice or related fields in which the applicant has had experience working with at-risk youth required;
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in supervising or managing staff;
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office;
  • 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 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 willing to be certified for CPR/First Aid, Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) upon hire and annually;
  • Must have current TB test completed that will be updated annually;
  • Must pass the physical examination requirement.
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.

Molokaʻi

There are no openings on Molokaʻi at this time. Please check back soon.

Lanaʻi

There are no openings on Lanaʻi at this time. Please check back soon.

Maui

There are no openings on Maui at this time. Please check back soon.

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;
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.
Resilience Hub Coordinator

1 Temporary Part-time (30 hours per week)

DEPARTMENT:

Pili A Paʻa

SUPERVISOR:

Community Schools Manager

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Provide oversight of the Resilience Hub program to ensure that the goals and objective of the program are achieved.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Supervise assigned employees which includes ensuring their compliance with policies and procedures overseeing and maintaining timekeeping, attendance tracking, injury reports, addressing performance issues, and completing performance appraisals;
  • Ensure that employees carry out their job responsibilities efficiently and work as productive members of a team to implement a quality program;
  • Serve as liaison between community and Vibrant Hawaii;
  • Purchase and monitor supplies and equipment;
  • Maintain inventory, upkeep, service, and repairs;
  • Collect and maintain required data points and submit required weekly reports in a timely manner;
  • Attend monthly Zoom meetings with Vibrant Hawaii to report progress.

OTHER DUTIES

  • Other duties as assigned.

WORK HOURS

  • Thirty (30) hours per week, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or as otherwise determined by the supervisor;
  • Work time may include evening hours;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • 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 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 possess and exercise strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Be keenly aware of and attentive to program participants;
  • Strong management and organization skills;
  • Exhibit maturity, self assurance and professionalism in all settings;
  • Able to motivate individuals to address appropriate responsibilities effectively;
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks at once;
  • Possesses conceptual thinking skills required to deal with and inspire a wide variety of professionals within the organization along with its mentees and community partners.

Physical:

  • Able to lift and carry up to 20 pounds on an occasional basis;
  • Must be able to sit and work on floor; kneel and bend.

Communication:

  • Exhibit courteous and professional demeanor towards program participants, staff and administration via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
  • Must possess strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Must be able to handle and maintain highly confidential information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, family resources, or related field;
  • At least two (2) years of experience in a supervisory role and one (1) year experience working with children and families in a teaching and/or mentoring capacity;
  • At least five (5) years of experience in a supervisory role and three (3) years of experience working with children and families in a teaching and/or mentoring capacity preferred;
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications;
  • 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.
Teaching Assistant - Hilo

1 Full-time position

DEPARTMENT:

Tutu & Me - Hilo

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.
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.