KAUAI PROGRAM SPECIALIST - Part Time 20 hours a week
· Receives Registry applications and necessary supporting documentation. Under the direction of the Registry Specialist II, assesses applications for completeness and functions as a liaison between Registry Specialists and practitioners to assist and counsel practitioners in obtaining or updating their Childcare Registry.
· Provides career counseling, technical assistance, and professional development information for practitioners.
· Counsels practitioners on available training opportunities and professional development programs as a way to enhance work performance and support career development goals as well as community resources as a way to enhance work performance and support career development goals.
· Performs outreach duties and career counseling sessions promoting and informing the public and practitioners of the Childcare Registry.
· Completes monthly Registry log and submit to Registry Specialist II by the 3-business day of the following month.
· 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 and constant contact.
· Prepares current materials for training classes from SharePoint and ensures all the necessary materials for each class are available for trainers’ use.
· Ensures that upcoming classes have the necessary fliers, handouts, and supplies.
. 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 caller information data entry and searching for appropriate providers based on specific needs and collating information in the Referral Packet.
. Conducts follow-up calls to determine level of satisfaction with child care referral process.
. Obtains and enters information from newly licensed child care providers into the database. Performs follow-up calls to child care providers to update their information. Includes matching the child care list provided by the State Department of Human Services, USDA Food Program, and accreditation organizations into the database.
· Associates degree in early childhood education or related field.
· Previous experience working in a Group Childcare Center or related area.
· Experience interacting in diverse communities.
Maui Island Coordinator – Maui Full Time 40 hours
· Recruits, trains and supervises employees.
· Ensures compliance with contractual obligations and prepares the necessary reports.
· Monitors respective budgets.
· Conducts staff meetings.
· Responsible for the physical maintenance and operation of his/her respective site.
· Accountable for quality control and implementation of Agency policies & procedures.
· Coordinates and conducts conferences, trainings, focus groups, and workshops that enhance the goals according to PATCH’s strategic plan.
· Develops and implements public awareness campaigns under the direction of the Executive Director.
· Represents PATCH on various boards, tasks forces, and committees as deemed necessary.
· Assesses child care needs and resources in the respective communities and determines ways in which PATCH might be able to address those needs.
· Work closely with Maui County Early Childhood Coordinator.
· Monitors respective budgets and ensures compliance to all contractual commitments of the program he or she is overseeing.
· Establishes and maintains relationships with other organizations as it relates to PATCH’s strategic goals. Includes representing PATCH on various boards, task forces, councils and committees as deemed necessary.
· Conducts outreach activities to market all PATCH services.
· Connects child care providers and families to community support systems and provides technical assistance.
· Attends statewide staff meetings as required.
· Performs other duties as assigned.