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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Program Coordinator

(Substance Use Prevention, Education & Treatment) (F/T)

Job Summary: Looking for a full time Program Coordinator for Substance Abuse Services focusing on treatment, prevention and awareness of opioid abuse at a Community Health center in Kalihi serving culturally diverse populations. Responsible for coordinating services for substance abuse screening including opioid use in a Primary Care setting, and brief intervention, education and treatment referral for addiction services; Coordination of  Education programs for Primary Care Providers and education of community for awareness for opioid abuse; developing data tracking system for substance and opioid use.  

Qualifications: Program management experience with clinical backgrounds in working with individuals with Behavioral Health and/or Substance Use Disorders. Data tracking and management skills preferred.

Education: Masters of Social Work (MSW) with Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Masters in Counselling Psychology, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).

Licensed to practice in the State of Hawaii, required.

Certified in Substance Abuse Counselling (CSAC), preferred


Dental Assistant (F/T)

Job Summary:  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



Intake Specialist (F/T)

Job summary : The team is responsible for greeting and checking in patients. Assist patients with registration, scheduling of appointments and making sure they are seen in a timely manner.  Verify insurance status and eligibility.  Data entry of patient and insurance information.  Adhere to all billing requirements, collecting copays and account balances. 

Qualification & Experience: Must possess excellent people and communication skills. One year of medical office experience in the community health setting is desired.  Proficiency in the electronic health record system is also preferred.  Basic computer skills is essential. 

Education: High school diploma is required. 


Medical Assistant (Behavioral Health) (F/T)

Job Summary:  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.

Qualifications: Medical Assistant training required. One year experience in working in a health setting preferred.  Bilingual language skills preferred.


Project Coordinator(Trauma Informed Care)(F/T)

Job Summary: Responsible for coordinating an innovative Trauma Informed Care (TIC) Initiative in an urban community health center with a focus on improving services for victims of crime, esp. domestic violence, sexual abuse and human trafficking. Responsible for (1) Convening a multi-disciplinary clinical and community TIC team;   (2) Coordinating  needs assessment,  planning, training,  program services & activities, documentation & evaluation; and (3) Grants management for the 2-year grant funded by the Victims of Crime Act, administered by the Hawaii Dept. of the Attorney General.  

Qualifications: Project management experience. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Experience working in community health/human services.  Understanding of and experience with domestic violence and human trafficking, preferred

Education: Masters Degree in Public Health, Social Work, or equivalent experience and training, preferred. Undergraduate degree in human services required.


Helper (P/T)

Roots Cafe is looking for a part-time dishwasher and prep person.  Must be dependable and available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 - 3:00 pm.  Opportunities for additional hours vary weekly. 

Experience working in food industry preferred.  Desirable candidate would be one who enjoys working with people and appreciates local and organic food programs.

Mahalo for your interest in joining our team and sharing your Aloha and Kōkua with Kalihi Valley!