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Fund Development Coordinator - Honolulu (Full-Time)

PATCH is seeking a resourceful, creative, hard working, self-directed individual to implement the fund development program. The Coordinator is responsible for maximizing current resources to increase revenue. S/he will manage all aspects of individual and corporate giving, annual campaigns, fundraising special events and campaigns, etc. S/he will support the Executive Director in creating a culture of philanthropy at PATCH. S/he will also provide assistance in identifying and applying for grant opportunities.

A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in marketing, public relations or related. The candidate must also have at least three (3) years of project management, proposal development experience and three (3) years of fund development and/or marketing experience, or the equivalent combination of education and work experience for both criteria.

The Coordinator must have demonstrable excellent computer, oral and written communication skills. S/he must be team-oriented and possess a commitment to furthering our mission, vision and core values of integrity, quality, caring and dedication. 

The Coordinator 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.

Click here for Job Description in full in PDF format.

If interested, please send your resume, three professional references and cover letter explaining how you meet EACH of the job specifications stated above to:

Laura Brucia Hamm
Executive Director
c/o Virginia Lord, Project Coordinator

560 N. Nimitz Hwy, Suite 218
Honolulu, Hawaii  96817


Provider Resource & Referral Specialist (F/T - Honolulu)

Main duties are providing child care referral information to clients, performing follow-up calls to child care providers to update their information in an online database, and providing technical assistance. Requires “active listening” and counseling regarding child care options and the child care profession. Provides consumer education to families about quality child care and conducts follow up calls to clients. Also includes general receptionist duties.

Assists recruitment and referral staff, connects providers and families to community resources, photocopies, collates and distributes information, attends outreach events to promote PATCH services, and oversees preparation and mailing of Annual Provider Survey to all child care providers, statewide.

Requires relating to people in a friendly and professional manner with basic customer service and good verbal and written communication skills, computer and typing skills, ability to multi-task and attention to details, knowledge of parenting and child care issues. Knowledge of state child care licensing process is preferred.  Associates degree in early childhood education or related field at minimum. Experience as a child care provider preferred.

Must be able to work in a busy office environment and with minimal supervision.

Click here for a full job description in PDF format.

If interested please send resume and cover letter to:

Jordana Ferreira
Oahu Coordinator
560 North Nimitz Hwy #218
Honolulu, HI  96817

Fax: (808) 839-1799

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.