KKLEA Community Counselor
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Do you have a strong love and passion for helping others in the community? And do you want to know that your work is making a life-changing impact on others? If so, you may the person that we are looking for. Under the immediate supervision of the KKLEA Program Director, the Community Counselor provides one-on-one participant counseling to lead our participants to further education.
General Duties: Provides guidance and encouragement for participants who are interested in pursuing a college degree in the education field to become a teacher in their community. Assists with additional educational support services such as math refresher courses, workshops, and tutoring. Monitors academic progress and assists participants with access to financial aid as needed. Maintains positive relationships with partner agencies including Leeward Community College-Wai’anae, University of Hawaii-West Oahu College of Education, and University of Hawaii-Manoa. Assists in collecting accurate data for program implementation through program forms or in-person counseling.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work, or related field. Knowledge of college system and barriers non-traditional college students face when working on obtaining a college degree.
Preferred Experience: Knowledge and experience working with Native Hawaiian communities.
Interested candidates may send a cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org