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Employment Opportunities

As positions become available, they will be posted on this page with instructions for applying.

Are you interested in working with innovative, passionate and talented peers? Check out the following employment opportunities!

 

The following positions are currently available!

  • PAT Parent Educator – Molokai

  • Fund Development Specialist

  • Communications and Media Specialist

  • Keiki Steps Coordinator – Leeward O‘ahu

  • Keiki Steps Coordinator – Kaua‘i

  • ECE Community Recruiter – Kaua‘i

See full descriptions below. Interested candidates may send their cover letter and resume to: elsai@inpeace.org

 

PAT Parent Educator – Molokai

Do you believe in the importance of education and the role that it plays with children and their parents?  We have an awesome opportunity for the right individual who has a passion for helping and working with families with children from the ages 0-5.  INPEACE’s Parents As Teacher’s Program is a home-visiting program looking for a responsible individual to help families learn about their children and development.  Under the general supervision of the Program Director, the Parent Educator will help to build strong relationships with the children and their families by employing a national curriculum and variety of teaching strategies.

General Duties: Plans and coordinates individualized curriculum for children and parents within the community.  Schedule and meet with families and children on a regular basis to monitor needs and implemented curriculum.  Must have excellent organization and planning skills.  Must possess proficiency in oral and written communication skills and interpersonal relations.  Should have a knowledge of Early Childhood education as well as other family support services available in the community.  Ability to work a flexible schedule which may include evenings and weekends.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent.  PAT certification or commitment to become certified.  2 years of experience working with children ages 0-5.  Experience in community work and facilitation.

 

Fund Development Specialist

Do you love writing and researching?  Are you interested in helping to secure resources to improve the lives of Native Hawaiians?   You may be the person we are looking for as we build our dynamic team of grant writers and fund development staff. Under the supervision of the Director of Development the primary function of the Fund Development Specialist is to gather documentation and compose written narratives for grant applications to fulfill the necessary requirements of potential funders.

Duties and responsibilities:  The Fund Development Specialist shall compose narrative sections for grant submissions, ensuring the inclusion of relevant data and evaluation measurement of prescribed programs.  Will assist with assembly and submittal of grant requests which may include letters, proposals, and budgets.  This position will also assist in all fund-raising efforts which may include individual donor campaigns, planned giving, and annual fundraising events.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in communications, English, or similar field.  Must possess outstanding grammar and research skills.  This position will be able to create grant proposals in a clear and compelling manner.  Candidates must be self-motivated, detail oriented, and highly-organized.

Preferred Experience:  Knowledge and experience with working in Native Hawaiian communities, and educational and/or social service programming.

Please be prepared to provide a writing sample and list of successful grants.

 

Communications and Media Specialist

If social media is your thing, you love writing and are excited about working with the media to promote programs and events, we have the job for you! Under the immediate supervision of the Director of Communications, the Communications Specialist will help to compose and manage all external communications and media relations in order to raise awareness of INPEACE and its programs.

Duties and responsibilities:  The Communications and Media Specialist will work closely with the Director of Communications to ensure consistent, appropriate, and high-quality delivery of INPEACEʻs message and branding, both internally and externally.  This position will primarily develop creative and fact-based messaging and narrative content for the agencyʻs website, newsletter, executive messaging and email blasts. The Communications and Media Specialist will also help to administer INPEACE’s social media outlets, managing digital assets, posts and engaging with audience when necessary.  Contact and coordination with television, radio and print media will also be a secondary responsibility of this position, ensuring public visibility of programming and events.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree (or on track to attain Bachelorʻs Degree) in a related field. No fewer than 3 years of experience and demonstrated success in the fields of communications, marketing, or public relations. Experience with building a following and developing messaging through social media.

Preferred, but not required:  Knowledge and experience working in Native Hawaiian communities, and educational and/or social service programming. Experience with campaigning or fundraising. Skills in graphic design, photography, video production, and / or website maintenance (WordPress).

Please be prepared to provide samples of writing and any other creative digital media work prior to interview.

Keiki Steps Coordinator – Leeward O‘ahu

Seeking a community oriented, creative and committed individual, with a strong background and experience in early childhood education though Hawaiian culture and values. This position will work with the site staff to ensure consist, quality services that align with the curriculum and attains targeted parent and child outcomes.

Duties & Responsibilities:  Under the direction of the Keiki Steps Program Director, the Leeward O’ahu Coordinator will supervise Keiki Steps sites as assigned, this position will supervise Keiki Steps sites in Leeward O’ahu, including but not limited to training, oversight and support.  Staff support includes areas of curriculum development and implementation, skill enhancement, and overall support site and teaching strategies.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or other closely related field, with 3 years of classroom teaching experience, some of which is in an FCIL setting.   Excellent ability to lead, empower and motivate staff.  Strong problem-solving skills, ability to analyze problems, develop effective solutions, and resolve problems through a Hawaiian cultural context.  Excellent interpersonal skills required to establish and maintain good working relationships with INPEACE and community partners.

Preferred, but not required:  Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or other closely related field.  Knowledge and experience working with Native Hawaiian individuals and low-income families.

 

Keiki Steps Coordinator – Kaua‘i

Seeking a community oriented, creative and committed individual, with strong background and experience in early childhood education though Hawaiian culture and values.  to oversee and lead INPEACE programs on the island of Kaua’i under the supervision of our Keiki Steps Program Director.  This position will oversee Keiki Steps sites in Kekaha and Kapa‘a, and mobilize outreach efforts to increase preschool enrollment on the island, particularly in high Native Hawaiian communities.

Duties & Responsibilities:  Under the general supervision of the Keiki Steps Program Director, the Kauai Island Coordinator will supervise Keiki Steps sites on Kaua’i, supporting staff in the areas of curriculum development and implementation, skill enhancement, and overall support site and teaching strategies.  This position will also lead the ECE outreach efforts on the island, implementing strategies in accordance with the Ho’āla program, such as neighborhood canvassing door to door, community event coordination and informational booth staffing, community kiosk settings, and in-office walk-in support.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or other closely related field, with 3 years of classroom teaching experience, some of which is in an FCIL setting.   Excellent ability to lead, empower and motivate staff.  Strong problem-solving skills, ability to analyze problems, develop effective solutions, and resolve problems through a Hawaiian cultural context.  Excellent interpersonal skills required to establish and maintain good working relationships with INPEACE and community partners.

Preferred, but not required:  Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or other closely related field.  Knowledge and experience working with Native Hawaiian individuals and low-income families.

 

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.