Employment Opportunities

Preschool Open Doors Specialist I (Oahu)   Full-time/40 hours per week

PATCH is seeking a qualified individual to be responsible for processing and verifying income eligibility for clients who apply for Preschool Open Doors. Accessing the DHS databases and processing payments to the schools or families who qualify.

Essential duties include:

Reviews applications as it is received in the office, responds to questions from families when they call to ask about progress on their application; monitors and tracks application process, notifies parents of what is missing from their documents to complete the application; uses the “Child Care Income Eligibility Limits and Sliding Fee Scale ” to determine a family’s income does not exceed 250% of Federal Poverty Guidelines by family size; process application within 30 days of receipt and sends written notice to families to give them their approval status; issues POD payments to eligible families; enters data into the HANA database and ECF database; notifies Applicants of the disposition of their applications; gives timely notice to selected families of non-receipt of required documents, such as, but not limited to, pre and post assessments; classifies scanned documents into ECF (Electronic Case File) program; and other duties as required by the POD Program Manager.

Work Hours:

7:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday, duties may require occasional overtime and weekend hours.

Mental, Physical, and Communication Demands:

Requires relating to people in a friendly and professional manner with excellent 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.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

Excellent computer skills, proficiency in Microsoft Applications.  Requires knowledge and experience with customer service and oral communication skills.  Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.  Possess excellent customer service skills.  Knowledge of early childhood education and care issues, particularly relating to preschools is preferred.

Education/Experience:

High School Diploma or equivalent; experience in communicating well and working with people; experience in phone and e-mail etiquette and customer service; experience with casework administration.

 

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume to hr@patch-hi.org.

PATCH Trainer – positions on Maui & Kauai (On-Call)

PATCH is seeking qualified individuals responsible for instructing training classes as scheduled by PATCH.  Positions are currently available on the island of Kauai and for Maui County.
Essential duties include:
Conducts classes for PATCH; assures the provision of necessary materials and supplies for each class; familiarizes oneself with the training materials and equipment; distributes, gathers and completes paperwork related to each class; sets up and cleans up before and after each class; returns training materials and necessary paperwork to PATCH offices wihin a timely manner.
Minimum Qualification Requirement:
Minimum three years of experience providing training to adults who work with children. Minimum 12 credits in ECE or Child Development.
Education/Experience:
Associate Degree from an accredited college in ECE or related field and at least 10 years ECE experience OR Bachelor Degree or higher from an accredited college in ECE or related and at least three years ECE experience.

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume to hr@patch-hi.org.

PATCH Trainer – Kona, Big Island (On-Call)

PATCH is seeking qualified individuals responsible for instructing training classes as scheduled by PATCH.  Positions are currently available on the island of Kauai and for Maui County.
Essential duties include:
Conducts classes for PATCH; assures the provision of necessary materials and supplies for each class; familiarizes oneself with the training materials and equipment; distributes, gathers and completes paperwork related to each class; sets up and cleans up before and after each class; returns training materials and necessary paperwork to PATCH offices wihin a timely manner.
Minimum Qualification Requirement:
Minimum three years of experience providing training to adults who work with children. Minimum 12 credits in ECE or Child Development.
Education/Experience:
Associate Degree from an accredited college in ECE or related field and at least 10 years ECE experience OR Bachelor Degree or higher from an accredited college in ECE or related and at least three years ECE experience.

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume to rhall@patch-hi.org.

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