HCA Now Recruiting: Community Program Coordinator at Kula no na Po`e Hawai’i

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Local nonprofits, Hawaiian Community Assets (HCA) & Kula no na Po’e Hawai’i (KNNPH), has opened an opportunity for a AmeriCorps Vista position to support the expansion of its services and products.

HCA is a 501c3 nonprofit HUD-certified housing counseling agency and Native community development financial institution that builds the capacity of low- and moderate-income communities to achieve and sustain economic self-sufficiency with a particular focus on Native Hawaiians. The organization fulfills its mission by providing training/technical assistance, group workshops, individualized counseling, and financial products to assist low and moderate-income Hawaii residents to secure and sustain affordable housing and financial or economic goals. All HCA staff are certified through Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Neighbor Works America, the premier training institute for HUD-certified trainers and counselors.

Kula no na Po’e Hawai’i (KNNPH) is also a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides educational activities for members of the Hawaiian Homestead communities of Papakolea, Kewalo, and Kalawahine Streamside. KNNPH was formed in 1992 by a group of concerned community women who wanted to improve the educational skills of area children and strengthen relationships between parents and the school system. Over the years, the educational vision of KNNPH has broadened to offer trainings and activities that focus not only on the education of the community, but also on the importance of good health. Selected examples of these programs include wellness clinics, education and social programs for youth, nutrition, exercise, traditional Hawaiian healing classes, literacy fairs, and family strengthening workshops. 

About AmeriCorps VISTA Programs – AmeriCorps VISTA supports a wide range of local service programs that engage thousands of Americans in intensive community service each year. AmeriCorps members are committed to using national service to address critical community needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment.
AmeriCorps VISTA programs are open to U.S. citizens, nationals, or lawful permanent resident aliens age 18 and older. Members may serve full-time over a period not to exceed 365 days in every state, U.S. territory, and on tribal reservations.

Opportunity Available

HCA is accepting resumes and cover letters from qualified individuals for the following position (Community Program Coordinator at Kula no na Po`e Hawai’i). Cover letters should identify the position for which the individual is interested in applying. Resumes and cover letters will be reviewed by a Hiring Committee and those considered for hire will be contacted to participate in interviews beginning December 1, 2016.

All resumes and cover letters may be sent via email to lei@hawaiiancommunity.net

Community Program Coordinator at Kula no na Po`e Hawai’i

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Hawaiian Community Assets, 200 N Vineyard Boulevard, Suite A300, HONOLULU, HI 96817

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