Full Time Community Care Worker at Learning Disabilities Assn. of HI (Waianae)

compensation: $25K to $28K annually, DOE

non-profit organization

COMMUNITY CARE WORKER

Needed: One full time
Location: Learning Disabilities Association of Hawaii (LDAH) office in Waianae
Application Deadline: Open until position is filled

The School Readiness Project (SRP) Community Care Worker will outreach to connect with parents of children ages two through five years old on the Waianae Coast to provide comprehensive early childhood screenings; to connect families with their medical home; to provide case management and parent training, all to ensure that children enter kindergarten ready to learn.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Some college preferred; understanding of children and children with special needs, some experience in public health or related fields preferred. Work and personal experience in nonprofit; providing screenings, assessments, case-management, outreach or work with small children, families, and experience in the target area. The right candidate will be able to work independently.
Time management and organizational skills, ability to implement and complete tasks and assignments by deadlines are a must. Driver’s license and 3 years of clean driving abstract required; able to drive 15 seat mini-bus. Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must. Familiarity with social, cultural, geographic and economic characteristics of Waianae-Nanakuli is very important. Experience working with families and parents of children with special needs, knowledge of hearing, vision and developmental screenings and assessments is preferred. Experience giving public presentations to small groups is required. Viable candidates must be able to work independently and as part of the team, be adaptable to change, demonstrate tremendous initiative, and be ready for a challenging and rewarding experience.

TO APPLY
If you are interested in this position please complete ALL of the following steps:
1. Complete an LDAH Job Application. (Find online at: http://ldahawaii.org/employment.html.)
2. Provide a Current Resume
3. Provide a Cover Letter
4a. Email cover letter, complete job application and resume in PDF format to Marsha Robinson: (Find Ms. Robinson’s email address at: http://ldahawaii.org/contact.html)

OR,

4b. Mail cover letter, complete job application and resume to LDAH.

Address to:
Learning Disabilities Association of Hawaii
245 N. Kukui Street, Suite 205
Honolulu HI 96817
Attention: SRP Project Coordinator

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