Position: Parent Educator
Program: Parents as Teachers (PAT) Location: Moloka`i (Part-time)
Under the general supervision of the PAT Program Associate, administers Parents as Teachers program to families in the communities that INPEACE serves. Plan and coordinate the appropriate curriculum for each family visit. Meet with families per the schedule directed by your Program Associate. Creates an environment conducive to learning of children, families and caregivers by employing a variety of appropriate teaching strategies. Establish and maintain a positive learning climate; establish and maintain appropriate student and parent/caregiver behavior. Recognize learning problems and makes referrals as appropriate.
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent. PAT certification or commitment to achieving. 2 years experience working with children ages 0-5. Experience in community work and facilitation.
Excellent planning, organization , coordination, and evaluating skills. Knowledge of early care and education as well as other family support services available in the community. Proficiency required in oral and written communication, interpersonal relations. Willingness to work as part of a team. Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends. Excellent interpersonal skills in order to interact with internal and external individuals, groups, organizations, and community agencies.
Preferred Experience: Knowledge and sensitivity to the interests and needs of families in Native Hawaiian communities and/or poverty communities.
Interested candidates, please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Deadline to apply: Resumes accepted until position filled
Position: Community Counselor
Program: Kūlia and Ka Lama Education Academy
Under the immediate supervision of the Program Director, the Community Counselor recruits participants, provides one-on-one participant coaching, and additional participant support services. Provides one-on-one coaching to participants, including providing guidance and encouragement; monitoring Individual Development Plans to track academic progress; and connecting with accessing other educational support services (such as financial aid) as needed. Provides additional educational support services, such as college success and skills courses, and test preparation services. Builds and maintains positive relationships with partner agencies, including Leeward Community College-Wai`anae, University of Hawai`i at Manoa. Assists in collecting accurate data through program forms and in-person communication, for program implementation, evaluation, reporting and other communications. Contribute to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required. Excellent planning, organization skills, and ability to motivate people. Ability to relate well to students and prospective students, especially in individual and small group meetings. Ability to provide academic guidance and knowledge of resources likely to be needed by community college students, such as sources of financial aid. Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Education or a closely related field and at least 2 years’ experience working in a similar capacity; knowledge of the University of Hawai`i System and other university admissions systems.
Preferred Experience: Knowledge and sensitivity to the interests and needs of families in Native Hawaiian communities.
Interested candidates, please send a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline to apply: February 25, 2016