Parent Educator/Home Visitor

1 Full Time Position

Department:

Ka Pa‘alana - Honolulu, HI

Supervisor:

Designated site supervisor

Primary Purposes

Conduct and organize adult and parent education classes and home visits, which provide comprehensive family education, health, outreach, and referral services.

Essential Duties

Prepare for a High Quality Parent Education and Home Visiting Environment
  • Develop and prepare the program-designed curriculum for participants using the program-approved standards;
  • Complete and submit assignments in a timely and acceptable manner.
Provide a High Quality Parent Education and Home Visiting Environment
  • Establish, preserve, and cultivate positive, professional relationships with program participants, colleagues, and community partners with respect and care;
  • Provide a program-approved physical learning environment for participants;
  • Provide opportunities and materials that foster learning of the program-approved curriculum.
Preserve and Cultivate a High Quality Parent Education, Home Visiting, and Program Environment
  • Collaborate with leads and supervisors to create various trainings and events designed to promote family education attendance and learning;
  • Engage with team to discuss issues and brainstorm solutions;
  • Communicate progress, issues, and proposed solutions of site(s) with supervisor.

Other Duties

Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to, completing all forms and documentations such as reports related to grant objectives, professional development evaluations, and daily logs. 
 

Work Hours

  • 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or as otherwise determined by management;
  • Position requires regular and predictable attendance;
  • Some events and professional development on nights or weekends at various times depending on the event or training.

Working Conditions

  • Designated program sites near or where participants reside, event sites, meeting and professional development sites;
  • Office setting;
  • Travel in program and/or personal vehicle to and from program sites;
  • Travel to the neighbor islands and the continental U.S. may be required.

Equipment Use

May include use of: vehicles (company, personal), vehicle maintenance tools, electronics, prepping equipment, office equipment, site equipment, facility equipment.

Mental, Physical and Communication Demands

Mental
  • Consistent adherence to the practice of Partners in Development Foundation’s (PIDF) five core values that are used as a guiding force in the success of all of its programs;
  • Be keenly aware of and attentive to program participants;
  • Analyze and problem solve issues;
  • Prioritize and focus on multiple tasks that require analysis and attention to detail;
  • Cope with stress that may be induced by the situations of our clients.
Physical
  • Participate in strenuous activities that may include loading and unloading vehicles; washing company vehicles, mats, and tarps; setting up and breaking down tents, etc.;
  • Sit and work on the floor and in chairs; kneel and bend; lift and carry (up to 40 pounds regularly); climb stairs, etc.;
  • Outdoors: exposure to sun, wind, dust, vog, animal dander, etc.;
  • Indoors: exposure to normal office environments, A/C, fans, etc.
Communication
  • Exhibit professional and respectful demeanor towards program participants, vendors and partners, staff and administration via verbal, written, physical, and electronic correspondence;
  • Use professional and respectful interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Maintain and handle highly confidential information.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Education
  • Associate’s degree in teaching, Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Family Resources, or related field; or Child Development Associate (Infant/Toddler, Preschool, Family Child Care, or Home Visiting); or commensurate experience in related fields.
Experience
  • At least two (2) years professional experience working with young children ages birth through five (5), parents, and adults in a teaching capacity;
  • At least one (1) year professional experience with creating and carrying out lesson plans;
  • At least one (1) year professional experience with early childhood assessment in a school setting;
  • At least one (1) year professional experience conducting home visits;
  • At least one (1) year working with homeless and at-risk families of Ka Pa‘alana’s host culture;
  • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint) and Google Drive (docs, calendar); proficient with email and internet researching.
Driving
  • Access to a functional vehicle;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • A safe and responsible driving record;
  • Current no-fault insurance with at least $100k in bodily collision per person and $25k in property damage liability (operating personal vehicle for work purposes). 

All positions require that the incumbent have no convictions of any crime against a child or other vulnerable person. We conduct periodic criminal background checks as a condition of employment.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.


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