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Parent Educator – Kaneohe/Kailua, Oahu

P.A.R.E.N.T.S., Inc. is seeking a part-time Parent Educator to facilitate group, community-based parenting education classes, each once per week. Sessions are 2 hours long, and Parent Educators are also paid for 1 hour of prep/paperwork time per class.

Classes are held on:
1. Mondays from 3:30-5:30pm on Kaneohe Marine Corps Base (“Kbay”),
2. Tuesdays in Kailua from 6:30-8:30pm, and
3. Wednesdays at the Women’s Community Correctional Center from 9:00-11:00am.

Current base access is not required for the class on Kbay and can be provided once hired. Applicants must also be willing to be a backup Parent Educator for other classes on an as-needed and as-available basis.

Applicants who are available to facilitate one, two, or all three of the above classes will be considered.

All applicants must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, trustworthy and able to work without direct supervision. Paperwork requirements must be met on or before established deadlines. Applicants must be able to pass required background checks and must be able to travel to all areas of the island.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in the appropriate field of study, such as Social Work, Counseling, Education, or other Human Services disciplines. 1 year of experience working with at-risk families, and 1 year of experience teaching or facilitating groups or individuals.

Applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications will not be considered for this position.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Social Work or other Human Services disciplines listed above as well as 1 year of experience working with military families.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The salary range for this position is $16 – $23 per hour.

Due to contractual requirements, applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements cannot be considered for the position.

Please submit resume and cover letter to jobs@hawaiiparents.org.

Oahu Program Director – Kaneohe, Oahu

P.A.R.E.N.T.S., Inc. is seeking a Program Director to work at our Oahu office a minimum of 40 hours a week. This may also include nights, weekends and holidays.

The Program Director is responsible for managing programs for the island of Oahu, supervising approximately five employees, to ensure that PARENTS, Inc. goals and objectives are met in the furtherance of our mission of strengthening families in the prevention of child abuse and neglect. The Program Director collaborates with the Executive Director on administrative matters and must follow our vision, philosophy, program curriculum, policy and procedures, as well as any other duties as may be required or assigned.

Essential duties include, but are not limited to: Recruit, hire, train and supervise program staff; observe and document staff performance and provide coaching and guidance on a continuous basis. Must be available to take calls from staff or program participants 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, as needed. Must provide court testimony as needed or required. Responsible for overseeing the maintenance and organization of the program files. Must conduct quality assurance on a quarterly basis, which includes classroom observation and review of case records to address any deficiencies. Must facilitate clinical supervision, monthly staff meetings, as well as in-house trainings, using best practices and new emerging practices. Also required to fill in for program staff and/or facilitate classes when necessary. Must attend and participate in community meetings/coalitions by networking and collaborating to further the agency mission.

All applicants must be honest, accountable, organized, detail-oriented, able to meet deadlines, prioritize multiple tasks, and operate without daily supervision. Must interface positively with vendors, clients, community members, as well as all departments and employees within the organization and represent the Agency and the Executive Director in a professional manner. Must communicate effectively and maintain the highest level of confidentiality.

Reasoning ability requires solving practical problems and dealing with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Also requires interpreting a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Position Requirements: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or related field from an accredited institution; One (1) year of clinical supervision experience; and three (3) years prior work experience working with families at risk for child abuse and neglect. Must be proficient in MS Office products, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Must be able and willing to travel to all areas of the island. Must retain appropriate levels of vehicle insurance as mandated by agency requirements.

Due to contractual requirements, applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements cannot be considered for the position.

Please submit resume and cover letter to jobs@hawaiiparents.org.

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