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.
AmeriCorps VISTA Community Outreach Assistant (Honolulu)
The Kalihi Valley Instructional Bike Exchange (KVIBE) is currently accepting AmeriCorps VISTA applications for a Community Outreach Assistant to establish and strengthen relationships between KVIBE and Kalihi service providers, educational institutions, religious and community-based organizations in an effort to develop KVIBE's youth mentoring program. Through these collaborative relationships KVIBE will engage Kalihi youth by promoting mental, physical, and social well-being through positive community engagement.
- Assist in the overall organization, promotion, and implementation of the First Annual Kalihi Ahupua'a Fun Ride in January 2017.
- Assist in the development of a peer-mentoring program and curriculum in consultation with KVIBE staff and relevant community partners.
- Identify community-based partners and develop creative outreach strategies for building collaborative relationships and recruiting potential peer mentors.
VISTA VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES will include developing effective marketing materials for assigned events, identifying the desired attributes of successful peer-mentors, recruiting candidates, and assisting in the organization of their training and support, both at KVIBE and in the community. The Community Outreach Assistant will be required to attend and participate in all meetings related to KVIBE and KKV Youth Program coordination.
The successful applicant for this position should demonstrate:
- Positive energy, compassion, and aloha-- be present, welcoming, and nurturing
- A passion for people and a respect for cultural diversity
- Flexibility and the ability to adapt to unforeseen circumstances
- A strong work ethic and the ability to work efficiently and effectively with little or no supervision
- Creative problem-solving skills
- A balance of self-reliance and teamwork reflecting an understanding of the collaborative process
- The ability to multitask and manage competing priorities
- A general knowledge of computers, MS Office, and basic office equipment
- An ability to communicate clearly and effectively in person, on the phone, and in writing
- A willingness to understand the historical, cultural, and socio-economic experiences that may influence local motivations, behaviors, and priorities
- A concern for the environment and an understanding of the importance of environmental stewardship
Ehuola is a Hawaiian culture based health program that works with keiki and their ʻohana to strengthen connections to ancestral ways of well-being. We are currently recruiting for a Kako'o to join our team. Requirements for this position include; strong cultural foundation, excellent communication, competent administrative skills, dependable and able to work with aloha. There will be occasional evening and weekend hours required. Background in health and/or Hawaiian healing modalities preferred.
Nutrition Aide--Full time
KKV WIC Program is seeking a new team member who is able to work in a busy, fast-paced environment, possesses good customer service and critical thinking skills. The job involves conducting eligibility assessment and enrollment, provide nutrition assessment, counseling, education, and food instruments for WIC program participants. Bilingual skills preferred. WIC or nutrition experience preferred.
-Bachelors in Nutrition or WIC Certified Competent Profession Authority (CPA)
-Effective written and verbal communication skills.
-Flexible to work Monday through Saturday.
KKV is seeking an Eligibility Worker (full time) to expand access to health care services among Kalihi Valley residents by facilitating their enrollment into private and government health programs.
Responsibilities will include providing community education, outreach, assistance with the application process, and follow-up with the appropriate agencies. Duties during the application process include conducting financial screenings to assess clients’ eligibility, maintaining communication with government or private agencies including accompanying clients to appointments, gathering and supplying all required information on behalf of the client, and generally acting as a resource for the client. In addition, the Eligibility Worker will be responsible for tracking and reporting on program data and application status. Training on eligibility issues will be provided.
Qualifications: We are looking for candidates with excellent interpersonal skills, including effective written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate clearly with diverse audiences. Multilingual capabilities are a plus, and computer skills (E-mail, Internet, Word and Excel) and experience working with a multi-cultural community is required. Candidates must also demonstrate the ability to learn and convey detailed information, and to maintain the security of confidential patient information. At least one year experience working in a health- or community-services field is required, and familiarity with health care eligibility issues is desirable.
Dentist proficient in performing all phases of dentistry. Applicants should be committed to high quality patient care, excellent customer service, preferably
bilingual. Required experience 2 - 5 years.
Kokua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Family Services - as a non-profit community health center, we offer an enjoyable work environment with competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a great workplace culture.
Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited dental school and have or be eligible for the Hawaii State Dental License. J1 and H1B visa candidates are welcome to apply. EEO.
Accountant (Full Time)
The Accountant will be responsible for the administration of government and private grants; analyzes fiscal data; maintaining accounting records; preparing budgets. Performs other related duties as required include all aspects of accounting tasks as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field required.
Minimum 2 years of experience in Accounting including reconciling of accounts and preparing budgets and financial reports. Well organized with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail and able to multi-task various duties. Must be able to manage multiple deadlines and prioritize assignments. Knowledge of SAGE accounting software preferred.
Medical Assistant Position (Behavioral Health)
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.
Job Title: Dental Assistant (F/T) Immediate Opening. Assists dentist during examination and treatment of patients by performing various duties. Knowledge of Dentrix software & Digital X-rays is a plus. Two years of dental assistant and / or pediatrics experiences preferred. Works well in group problem solving situations; Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Works with integrity and ethically; Adapts to changes in the work environment; Is consistently at work and on time; Follows instructions.
Medical Assistant (Front & Back Office)
Comprehensive Community Health Center is seeking self-motivated & sociable Medical Assistant for our Front and back office.
Responsibilities include greeting patients, checking them in, assisting providers, carrying out orders, cleaning treatment rooms and office, assisting with small procedures, telephones, making appointments, referrals and gathering information from patients.
Medical Assistant or equivalent training in the medical field required.
One year experience in the medical field required.
Bilingual language skills preferred. Position is available ASAP.
We are seeking F/T Medical Assistant, work hours are from 7.30am to 6pm, 4 days per week.
Job Summary: Will perform a variety of technical, clerical and patient care activities both front and back office. Works cooperatively with providers, other staff,clients and other departments.
Education: Technical/Specialized Training
Minimum Qualifications: Completion of a medical assistant program and extenship program.
Mahi `Aina Coordinator
Full-time experienced Mahi`Aina Coordinator. Must have a solid background in organic farming/gardening and deep commitment to perpetuating the health of the land and people. Will be responsible for overall development and management of KKV's growing community food production, Grow, Prepare, Share programming.
Kind and respectful, able to work with all age community members, through hands-on educational experiences at KKV's Nature Preserve, Hooulu Aina. Responsible for hands-on operations, management, and strategic thinking, including: organic food crop propagation and harvesting; assurance of food quality and supply; operational planning, training and evaluation. Required communication and facilitation skills, ability to manage a budget, as well as working knowledge of framing tools and machinery.
Part time position available at Hoʻoulu ʻĀina (HĀ), Kōkua Kalihi Valleyʻs 100 acre nature preserve. Responsible for coordination and implementation of evaluation activities related to the HĀ to ensure that the data/story gathering promotes HĀ as a welcoming place of refuge for the Kalihi community and beyond.
Optometry Intake Position
We are currently searching for a friendly, enthusiastic person with an exceptional attention to detail and a can-do attitude to assist with front office and receptionist duties. Duties include but not limited to: answering multi-line phone system, greeting patients, scheduling appointments, checking patients in, accurately entering patient information, verifying and explaining insurance benefits to patients, etc. Duties may also include checking patients out, collecting payment, and assisting our optical specialist in the dispensary as needed (frame selection, repairs, adjustments, etc.)
The ideal candidate must be polished, professional, and possess outstanding people skills. We need someone with a true desire to help others, a neat and clean appearance, and the ability to handle a fast-paced environment with calmness, maturity, a positive attitude, and a smile! We are a very strong team – so understanding what it means to be a team player, working well with others, and a willingness to assist co-workers with whatever is necessary to ensure the office continues to run smoothly and efficiently to maximize patient care are an absolute must. Previous experience in an optometric or medical office preferred.
Mahalo for your interest in joining our team and sharing your Aloha and Kōkua with Kalihi Valley!