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Program Representative (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.
  • 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:

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.