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Parent Partner (Part-Time, 32 hrs./wk., Honolulu)

Job Description:
Department: Family Wrap Hawaii
Location: Honolulu Office
Job Summary:
A Parent Partner is an individual who has been involved with child welfare, child in need of protection or services, juvenile courts and alcohol and other drugs’ systems. They have been successful at navigating those systems, have come to terms with their past involvement and continue to be successful in their recovery. The Parent Partner is responsible for mentoring parents currently involved with child welfare and/or other systems. The Parent Partner will provide neutral parent support to parents in our Family Wrap program. Provide advocacy, support and referral services to participants. Parent Partners have a willingness and genuine interest in sharing their experiences, expertise and wisdom to help other parents succeed and to educate the parents, those working in the systems and members of the community. Parent Partners are committed to help keep the youth safe.

Minimum Requirements:
Personal experience as a parent with a child who has been in the Child Welfare System preferred. Prepared to use that lived experience in helping other parents currently navigating the system(s). First-hand experience dealing with child welfare, including behavioral mental health, special education, and/or recovery system is required. Must have a high school diploma. A minimum of one (1) year related experience and/or training. Ability to manage time well and work independently. Prior parent advocacy experience desirable. Must have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook. Must maintain an ethical, responsible and professional attitude and demeanor under all circumstances at all times. Team player with a positive attitude and the ability to interact with all levels of the organization. Committed to quality and performance improvement. Successful criminal and child abuse and neglect background clearance as required by state regulations for those who work with children and families in the Child Welfare System; or successful waiver of these requirements by Child Welfare System. Valid driver’s license, no-fault automobile insurance, acceptable motor vehicle abstract, and access to an insured, reliable vehicle is needed.

Deadline to Apply: Open until filled.