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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Education & Training Specialist (F/T)

Job Summary: Responsible 1) for helping develop,  coordinate, improve, evaluate, resource and report on staff, student and volunteer education and training programs and infrastructure across more than 15 community and clinical programs employing more than 200 staff and engaging more than 1,000 students at Kokua Kalihi Valley, a Federally Qualified Community Health Center; 2) for helping align KKV educational partnerships, programs and curriculum for students, volunteers and staff with community priorities and the mission, values, service framework, and strategic plan of KKV; 3) for assisting with developing and delivering curriculum and training specific to particular projects and grants, as assigned; and 4) for strengthening the network of students and student alumni in ways that encourage reciprocity and participation in the mission of KKV and the health and life of the Kalihi community. 


Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, required; Ability to work with a multi-cultural staff and stakeholder population, required; demonstrated problem-solving skills, required; ability to work in a team setting, required; service focus, flexibility, strong presentation skills, required; organizational and management skills, required.

 Education & Experience

Masters Degree or PHD equivalent, required; at least three years experience coordinating health-workforce related training, education and curriculum, required; at least three years experience in community-based nonprofit environment, required; experience with developing and delivering curriculum and training, preferred.


Accountant (F/T)

Job Summary

Kokua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Family Services is seeking an Accountant to join our team. The ideal candidate will have in-depth knowledge of the entire finance function, a passion for detail, as well as excellent computer and communication skills.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties of the Accountant

  • Monitors Federal, State and Local grant expenditures in the most efficient manner.
  • Produce timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Analyzed and reconcile monthly transactions to ensure that the funds are expended properly and in compliance with contract requirements and budgets 

Preferred Qualifications and Skills of Accountant Applicants

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, or related field.

At least three years working experiences as accountant.


Interpreter-Chuukese (F/T)

This position provides accurate interpreting services from English into Chuukese and vice versa in a variety of education and community setting including medical, mental health, social services, etc. We are seeking a candidate with strong communication skills, well versed in customer service and cultural competence. Medical Interpreters training provided. Experiences preferred.


Program Coordinator - Substance Use Prevention, Education and Treatment (F/T)

 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. 


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.


Medical Assistant (Medical) (F/T)

Multi Practice clinic seeking Medical Assistant. 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 enjoys helping others.  Basic Computer skills essential.


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.


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.


Breastfeeding Peer Counselor (P/T)

Job Summary:  Primary function of this position is to provide basic breastfeeding information, encouragement, follow-up and referrals to WIC pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.

Qualifications:  Required:  Has breastfed at least one baby (does not have to be currently breastfeeding).  Possess effective verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to work with multi-cultural staff and client populations.  Demonstrate problem-solving skills.  Ability to work in a team setting.  High school graduate.  One year experience working in community health setting. 

Experience in breastfeeding management preferred.  Bilingual/ bicultural skills.  Proficient in computer office software including Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.  One year experience working as a health educator or counselor.


Temp Helper (P/T) Ehuola Kako'o

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.




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