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.

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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!  

 To apply, please send your Cover letter and Resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or (fax) 848-0979. No phone calls, please.


Administrative Assistant (FT)

KKV is looking for a Full Time Administrative Assistant who is able to work independently and who enjoys a variety of duties in a fast paced environment providing meaningful services.   

Essential duties:

This position supports the Clinical Director and the COO. Takes responsibility for a variety of tasks including:  general office duties and communications; credentialing of medical providers with insurance companies; organization and maintenance of administrative, facility and operations files; assists with monitoring of the KKV transportation program (getting abstracts, logging reports, making schedules, etc.).  Assists with purchasing, grant tracking and KKV facility maintenance program. Assists Clinical Director with taking Meeting Minutes, provider scheduling and filing.

Qualifications:  Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy. Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, email. Ability to work with multi-cultural staff and client populations.  excellent communication skills. 

Education/Training: High school graduate, required – business college preferred.  Possess valid and current State of Hawaii driver’s license

Experience: One year experience working in administrative setting in similar position. At least three years of word processing and spreadsheet experience

Lives in or familiar with the Kalihi Valley area, preferred.



Essential Duties:  Assists dentist during examination and treatment of patients by performing various duties.

Qualifications:  Skills / Knowledge - Required:  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.

Education / Training - Required:  High School Graduate or higher. Computer literate with Proficiency in (or ability to learn) Dentrix Enterprise or other dental practice management software

Experience - Preferred:  Two years of dental assistant experience.


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  (FT)

Our friendly team seeks an enthusiastic, self motivated team member to provide excellent service to our patients.  A successful candidate will have outstanding communication skills, detail oriented and excellent customer services. Medical Assistant Certificate  & High school diploma are required.   One year of experience working in a community health setting is preferred. Basic Computer skills is essential.

Medical Intake Specialist(FT)

Our friendly team oversee reception area with responsibility for: providing friendly and professional & excellent customer service, appointment scheduling, intake procedures, answering telephone, client relations, client flow, checking and inputting insurance eligibility, adhering to all billing requirements, minimizing client waiting time, follow-up on missed appointments for KKV and communicating with medical assistants and doctor on staff. High school diploma is required. One year of medical receptionist experiences in a community health setting is preferred. Proficiency in Electronic Health record is preferred. Basic computer skills is essential.


Medical Assistant (Behavioral Health) (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.


 Chef (P/T <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!