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Preschool Open Doors (POD) Specialist I (Full Time, Oahu)

Responsible for processing and verifying income eligibility for clients who apply for Preschool Open Doors. Accessing the Department of Human Services database and processing payments to preschools or families who qualify.

The specialist monitors and tracks a high volume of applications and handles a high volume of applications and inbound phone calls.

Requires relating to people in a friendly and professional manner with excellent customer service and verbal communication skills. Requires excellent computer and typing ability and the ability to pay close attention to detail. Requires working under minimal supervision. Must be able to pass a criminal background check.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Excellent computer skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office applications--Outlook, Excel and Word.  Data Entry skills, accuracy is critical. Type 35 WPM minimum.
  • Experience in communicating well and working with people.
  • Experience in phone and e-mail etiquette and customer service.
  • At least one year experience with casework administration.
If interested, please send cover letter addressing how you meet the job requirements, your resume and three professional references to:

Human Resources at

For a full job description, click here.

Family Child Care Recruiter/Food Program Monitor (25 hours per week, Maui)

PATCH is seeking a new Family Child Care Recruiter/Food Program Monitor on Maui.  This individual will be responsible for recruiting people in Maui County who are interested in becoming family child care providers and supporting them through the licensing process.

Essential duties include:
  • Maintaining a tracking system
  • Assessing prospective providers’ needs and resources to assist them in the licensing process
  • Conducting home visits to assist them in offering quality child care in their home
  • Conducting and attending outreach activities
Minimum qualification requirements include:
  • Experience as a child care provider
  • Associates Degree in early childhood education or related, preferred
  • Knowledge of the state’s child care licensing requirements is preferred
  • Must possess a Hawaii driver’s license with access to an insured vehicle
To apply for this position, please e-mail your resume and a cover letter to

PATCH Trainer (Part Time)-- Maui, Molokai, Kona (Big Island)

The PATCH Training Program seeks an experienced individual to teach child care training classes.

Minimum of an Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field required.  Previous experience in child care setting and training adults required. On-call position.  Must be able to work flexible hours, have excellent communication skills, and have a valid drivers license with clean driving abstract and access to an insured vehicle.

This position is part-time, and will require evening and weekend hours.

If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to the relevant Island Coordinator at the address listed here.

For further details contact the relevant island Coordinator by phone or email.  Please see our staff directory here for details .

PATCH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Listed jobs are full-time unless otherwise stated. Any interested applicant must submit a resume and a cover letter stating your interest and detailing how you meet the minimum requirements of the position. For further information about any particular position, please email, or call 839-1789 or the number listed.