LEARNING DISABILITIES ASSOCIATION OF HAWAII
School Readiness Project Job Announcement
POSITION SUMMARY: Community Care Worker
Needed: One full time
Projected start date: May 16, 2013
Deadline for application: April 26, 2013
The School Readiness Project (SRP) Community Care Worker will outreach to connect with parents of children ages three and four 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 the nonprofits; providing screenings, assessments, case-management, outreach or work with small children, families, and some experience in the target area.
Time management and organizational skills, the ability to plan, implement and complete tasks and assignments by deadlines. 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 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 MKanae@LDAHawaii.org OR,
4b. Mail cover letter, COMPLETE job application and resume to LDAH.
Learning Disabilities Association of Hawaii
245 N. Kukui Street, Suite 205
Honolulu HI 96817
Attention: SRP Project Coordinator