School Readiness Project Job Announcement

POSITION SUMMARY: Community Care Worker
Needed: One full time
Location: LDAH office in Waianae
Projected start date: August 15, 2014
Deadline for application: July 20, 2014

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 trainings, all to ensure that children enter kindergarten ready to learn.

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. 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.

If you are interested in this position please complete the following steps:
1. Complete an LDAH Job Application. (Download Application): http://ldahawaii.org/docs/LDAH%20Employment%20Application.pdf
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 at mrobinson@ldahawaii.org, OR,
4b. Mail cover letter, complete job application and resume to LDAH.

Address to:

Marsha Robinson
Learning Disabilities Association of Hawaii
School Readiness Project Coordinator
85-993 Farrington Hwy Rm 203
Waianae, HI 96792
808-696-5361 Fax 808-696-5371

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