Are you interested in working with innovative, passionate and talented peers? Check out the following employment opportunities!
The following positions are currently available:
- Keiki Steps Teacher’s Aide – Kaua’i
- ECE Community Recruiter – Kaua‘i
- Community Counselor – ‘Oahu
- Program Assistant – ‘Oahu
See full descriptions below. Interested candidates may send their cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
INPEACE is looking for a highly organized individual to join our ‘ohana as a Program Assistant. The Program Assistant will provide operational and administrative support to the Program Directors and program staff. Performs a variety of administrative services in support of the operations of programs.
General Duties: Assists in data entry and ensures for accuracy and completeness, completing forms and processes for program, maintains filing systems, updating and maintaining databases, maintains client files and adds new information as it becomes available, performs other job duties as requested.
Minimum Qualifications: Associates degree in related field and at least 2-3 years of clerical experience
Preferred Experience: Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, detail oriented, proficient with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook. Knowledge and sensitivity to the interests and needs of families in Native Hawaiian communities.
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 be 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. 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-Manos. 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
Please send cover letter and resume by 08/09/2018
Teacher’s Aide – Kaua’i
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is a leader in their family or community, is flexible, a hard worker, able to get along with others, and willing to try new things. The Teacher’s Aide will be a part of the Site Team under the immediate supervision of the Keiki Steps Program Director at appointed Kaua’i site.
General Duties: Responsible for assisting in the Keiki Steps parent participation preschool program. Provide educational support to children and their parents/caregivers as needed. Setting up and breaking down the site daily; preparing snack; supporting circle time and assessments.
Minimum Qualifications: HS Diploma, experience working with children ages 0-5; CDA certified or a commitment towards earning the credential.
Preferred Experience: Knowledge and experience with working in Native Hawaiian communities.
‘Ohana Advocate – Kaua’i
Do you believe that education is the key to success for children and families? Do you want to share your passion for education and empower others? If so, you may be the person that we are looking for. Under the direct supervision of the Keiki Steps Program Director, the ‘Ohana Advocate will be a part of a parent participation preschool site team, build relationships with families, provide answers to parenting questions and make connections to available resources within the community.
General Duties: Works closely with families and caregivers to provide parenting information along with resources and the strong ability to research resources once families needs are identified. Works with Site Coordinator to schedule parent education courses and workshops. Build meaningful relationships with families. Must have strong communication and organizational skills.
Minimum Qualifications: HS Diploma and a love for working with families with children ages 0-5.
Preferred Experience: Early Childhood background and/or degree, parenting experience, along with experience in working within the Native Hawaiian communities.
PLEASE SPECIFY ON COVER LETTER OR SUBJECT LINE WITH WHICH ISLAND YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR.
ECE Community Recruiter – Kaua‘i
Seeking a community oriented, energetic individual with a positive attitude to conduct outreach, providing families with information on early childhood education (ECE) options and assistance with enrollment into preschool and tuition subsidies.
Duties & Responsibilities: Meet with families in designated communities to encourage participation in early childhood education programs. This may include door to door canvassing and event coordination. Assist families with the identification of an appropriate program, and the completion and submission of necessary forms and required documents. Identify and participate in community events to increase awareness for INPEACE programs. Maintain positive relationships with partner agencies.
Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma, with 2 years related experience. Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively. Knowledge of the importance of early childhood education and ECE resources in the community.
Preferred, but not required: Associates degree in early childhood education or related field.
Knowledge and sensitivity to the interests and needs of families in Native Hawaiian and/or impoverished communities.