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Program Representative (Part Time, Maui -- 35 hours per week)

The Program Representative is responsible for assisting and obtaining information from child care providers; assisting families in finding child care and other resource information; providing clerical support for the training department.

Essential Duties:
  • Provides child care referral information to callers based on their specific needs.  Requires “active listening” and counseling regarding child care options to callers searching for child care.  Requires entering the caller’s information into the database and searching for providers that might meet their needs.  Provides consumer education to families about quality child care.
  • Conducts follow-up calls to callers to determine their satisfaction with the child care referral process.
  • Performs follow-up calls to child care providers to update their information.  Includes matching the child care list furnished by the State Dept. of Human Services, USDA Child Care Food Program, and accreditation organizations with PATCH’s database of providers.
  • Obtains and enters information from all newly licensed child care providers into the database.
  • Assists the Family Child Care Recruiter by taking the initial call from potential family child care providers and sending them the Potential Provider packet.  Includes entering the callers information into the database.
  • Receives requests from participants and enrolls them in PATCH classes.  Inputs and maintains participant information, class event information, and participant and trainer evaluations into the training database.
  • Ensures that upcoming classes have the necessary fliers, handouts and supplies.
  • Other Duties:
  • Connects providers and families with other community resources that can assist them.
  • Photocopies and collates information included in the Potential Provider and Referral packet.
  • Attends outreach activities to promote PATCH’s services.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:

Skills and Knowledge: 
  • Requires basic knowledge of customer service and oral communication skills.
  • Requires computer and typing ability.
  • Knowledge of parenting and child care issues.
  • Knowledge of state child care licensing requirements preferred.
Education/Experience:
  • Associates degree in early childhood education or related is preferred.
  • Experience as a child care provider is preferred.
If interested, please send cover letter and resume to:
hr@patch-hi.org.

Registry Specialist II (Full Time, Oahu)

The Registry Specialist II is responsible for reviewing and evaluating all Registry applications, coordinating, Approval Panel meetings and documenting decisions, preparing statistical reports and assisting in daily supervision and implementation of Registry.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or related field AND experience working in the Early Childhood field.
  • Previous experience interacting in a multi-cultural community.
  • Previous experience in staff supervision.
  • Requires knowledge of customer service and oral and written communication skills.
  • Requires proficiency in computer & typing skills.
  • Experience working in the early childhood field is preferred.
  • Knowledge of State’s child care licensing requirements is preferred. 
  • Knowledge of community child care issues and resources is preferred.
If interested, please send cover letter addressing how you meet the job requirements, your resume and three professional references to:

Human Resources at hr@patch-hi.org

For a full job description, click here.

Program Representative--(Part Time, Hilo, 10 hours/week)

The Program Representative provides quality child care program
information to family child care providers and gives professional
development assistance to child care center staff on behalf of the
Hawaii Careers with Young Children Registry.

Minimum Requirements:
Associates degree in ECE or related field.
Must be organized, friendly and professional with excellent verbal and written communication skills.  
Must be able to work flexible hours, possess a valid driver's license with clean driving abstract and access to an insured vehicle.

If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to:
Shanna De Lima-Suganuma
East Hawaii Coordinator
Phone: 238-3461
Fax: 238-3234
Email: sdelimasuganuma@patch-hi.org

Food Program Recruiter--Part Time, Oahu

PATCH is seeking an organized, hardworking, self-directed individual to recruit new participants to the USDA Food Program.

Position duties are to recruit and support licensed family child care providers in the program, conduct a public awareness and recruitment campaign on the benefits of the program, perform outreach activities to identify potential program participants, and educate providers about the basics and benefits of this program.

Applicants should have knowledge of basic nutrition, plus experience with customer services, human services, marketing and/or recruitment.
Knowledge of child care issues and an Associate's degree preferred. Candidates should be able to swiftly build relationships with potential providers while maintaining professionalism and work effectively with diverse populations. Requires good organization, attention to detail, excellent computer and communication skills. Must be able to work  flexible hours, travel, have a valid driver’s license, clean driving abstract and access to an insured vehicle.

The position is part-time up to 25 hours per week and includes benefits and a salary of $13 per hour.

If interested, please send cover letter addressing how you meet the job requirements, your resume, and three professional references to
:

Mei Ou
PATCH USDA Food Program Manager
560 N. Nimitz Hwy, Suite 218
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817

Or email
mou@patch-hi.org

For a job description please click here.

PATCH Maui County Coordinator -- Full Time, Maui

PATCH is seeking an organized, hardworking, self-directed individual who knows the community, works effectively with diverse populations and organizations, and has supervisory experience.

Applicants should have knowledge of early childhood education and child care issues, plus experience with child care and/or non-profits, and a BA in Early Childhood Education or related.The Coordinator must possess demonstrable excellent computer and oral and written communication skills. Must be able to work flexible hours, travel, have a valid driver’s license, clean driving abstract and access to an insured vehicle.

The position is full-time and includes benefits.

Responsibilities include coordination and delivery of all services in Maui County, supervision of an office and staff, and representing PATCH in the community while partnering to further our mission.

If interested, please send cover letter addressing how you meet the job requirements, your resume, and three professional references to:

David Okumura
PATCH Associate Director
560 N. Nimitz Hwy, Suite 218
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817

Or email Rani Thornsbury, Administrative Assistant, at RThornsbury@patch-hi.org

For a job description please click here.


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

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