KKV’s success depends upon our ability to maintain deep roots in Kalihi Valley. We know that this community is rich with cultural knowledge, wisdom, and diverse talents, and we aim to uplift these gifts through our hiring practices. As a result, many of our employees and volunteers come directly from the community we serve. KKV is an equal opportunity employer.
KKV is also an amazing place to work! In fact, we've been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Hawaii for past years!
Healthy Tomorrows Parenting Project Coordinator (P/T)
Half time position with health benefits
Job Summary: Coordinate community health center program and grant to improve the continuum of services in a community health center for pregnant women, parents and young children.
Knowledge and experience regarding early childhood needs, child development, and parenting support strategies. Good communication skills with parents and young children. Project management and written communication skills.
Bachelor’s degree in human services with emphasis in health, early childhood development, social work or education required; Masters Degree preferred
Medical Assistant Position (FT)
Responsible for overseeing front desk, appointment scheduling, and checking in patients of Behavioral Health Program in a Community Health Center setting in Kalihi. Also responsible for assisting Providers including Psychiatrist and Therapists, giving injections to patients and calling in prescriptions for medications, assist with blister pack medications monitoring, assist with case management and psychosocial and crisis support services for clients, making referrals to community providers and resources. Medical Assistant training required. One year experience in working in a health setting preferred. Bilingual language skills preferred.
Grant Writer (F/T)
Summary: Responsible for securing financial resources for Kokua Kalihi Valley (KKV) and for developing written materials that represent KKV’s vision and mission.
Essential duties: Monitoring needs across the organization and assisting with program, organizational, and capital planning in alignment with KKV’s mission; maintaining existing funding sources and cultivating new and appropriate sources (public and private); developing written materials representing KKV, including grant proposals, annual reports, newsletters and brochures; helping to articulate the history, story, and services of KKV.
Qualifications: Candidates must demonstrate excellent writing capabilities, experience planning and implementing community-based programs, the ability to work with a multi-cultural staff, and the ability to conceptualize and synthesize heterogeneous sources of information into coherent proposals. Bachelor’s degree in related field required, Master’s degree preferred.
Grant Manager (F/T)
Summary: Responsible for overseeing the implementation of KKV’s grants strategy and strategically supporting KKV’s financial health and program impact.
Essential duties: Tracking funding cycles across the organization to ensure sustainability; assisting with program, organizational, and capital planning in alignment with KKV’s strategic priorities; maintaining existing funding sources and cultivating new and appropriate sources, primarily through developing grant proposals; assisting with the implementation of new projects as needed, including staff development and program evaluation; promoting integration across departments and excitement around KKV’s mission.
Qualifications: Candidates must demonstrate excellent writing capabilities and interpersonal communication skills, strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize, the ability to work with a multi-cultural staff, and the ability to conceptualize and synthesize heterogeneous sources of information into coherent proposals. Candidates should have prior experience in fund development and/or program management; supervisory experience a plus. Bachelor’s degree in related field required, and Master’s degree preferred.
Bike Shop Specialist (Part-time 19 hours /week)
Summary: Responsible in performing bicycle mechanical repairs and to teach KVIBE participants & community members about bike repairs and riding safety. Assists the Bicycle Shop Manager/Coordinator with bike shop operations, inventory, procedures, volunteers, and community relations.
Essential Duties: This position involves mentoring Kalihi Valley youth on bicycle mechanics, riding safety, and assisting our Shop Manager and Coordinator with daily shop operations. You'll be creating a safer community for bicycling and nurture the seeds of change in Kalihi's youth leaders!
Chef (Part-time <19 hours /week)
ROOTs Cafe is located in our Wellness Center and is part of our Returning to our ROOTs program here at KKV. This program believes in supporting connections to food that bring about good health. This includes gardening, sharing of produce, sharing recipes, sharing food, enjoying meals together, cooking and eating like our kupuna, taking care of our `åina and taking care of each other. ROOTs Cafe strives to serve delicious, wholesome foods to our staff, community and guests that nurture our physical and spiritual health.
Preferred applicant with...
Passion for local, organic and fresh foods
- Culinary background
- Working knowledge of a commercial food operation
- Foundational knowledge of ethnic and cultural foods of Hawaii
- Responsible and caring attitude
- Genuine desire to be a part of the Kalihi Valley Community
Please submit a resume and short paragraph about yourself and your cooking philosophy.
Mahalo for your interest in joining our team and sharing your Aloha and Kōkua with Kalihi Valley!