IHS is seeking qualified caring individuals to assist the homeless of Oahu. If you want to make a difference in Hawaii’s community, IHS is the employer for you. IHS offers competitive wages and benefits including paid vacations and 401(k).
We currently have openings for:
- Employment Specialist
- Director of Development
- Housing Specialist/Case Manager
- Housing Program Associate
- Program Assistant (Urban Agricultural Program)
- Financial Analyst
- Guest Services Assistant
All candidates: As a condition of employment, all applicants must meet requirements of the particular position and agree to a pre-employment drug test, TB test, criminal background check, reference check, credentialing process, and medical assessment if it is job applicable.
Applicants may apply in person, or send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to:
Attn: Workforce Excellence/HR
350 Sumner St
Honolulu, HI 96817
E-mail: email@example.com (Microsoft Word or PDF only) or Fax: (808) 537-2697
Fillable Employment Application
Fillable Voluntary Self Identification
IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Employer of National Service, and maintains a Drug & Alcohol-free Workplace.
Duties listed are not all inclusive.
Responsibilities: Manages and coordinates community service activities with assigned team of volunteers. Manages and coordinates Landscape Vocational Training activities with assigned team of students. Responsible for the team’s performance and assures that the team functions in accordance to the goals of the activity and the program’s outcomes. Provides ongoing coaching, evaluation and post-employment support to clients and supports the Employment Program Manager.
Requirements: 1-2 years experience working with homeless and/or other disenfranchised individuals. Posses valid Hawaii Driver’s License with clean traffic abstract that meets current agency standards. Able to work at least 40 hours per week, generally, M-F during regular business hours with some evenings and/or weekends dependent upon volunteer/event activities scheduled. Hours and days may vary depending on the needs of the program. Possess good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Ability to relate and communicate effectively and professionally to a diverse population of guests, staff and the general community. Demonstrate computer proficiency and able to work with maintenance equipment, gardening/hand tools, fertilizer, etc. and/or able to understand and work within tool or product specifications. Able to lift/ push/pull up to 50 lbs. and move objects or equipment in fluctuating temperatures. CPI/CPR/First Aid/AED certified.
Responsibilities: Leads effectively and work collaboratively with Development team to create and implement a comprehensive development plan and cohesive strategies to ensure the organization’s stability and growth. Grow major donor gifts through one-on-one cultivation, solicitation, creating comprehensive online giving strategies, ensuring existing revenue generating infrastructures are in place including some grant writing and oversight of grants calendar. Will work with the Board of Directors to develop and sustain effective donor recognition strategies and explore relevant marketing avenues. Partners with Executive Director to develop and execute short and long-term strategic revenue plans to identify, locate and secure funding from partnerships, corporate sponsors, major donors/individuals, foundation donors and earned income activities that support the mission of IHS.
Requirements: Masters Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or related field. 4-6 years of executive management experience including development and marketing, grant management/grant proposal writing, developing and implementing revenue plans. Experience supervising and coordinating efforts of a 3-5 person team. Advanced knowledge of development processes and marking tools/plans coupled with an understanding of homeless awareness issues. Knowledge of local philanthropic community, government and foundation funding sources. Excellent leadership and motivational skills, and strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to multitask, organize multiple efforts to maximize revenue, and work professionally under pressure to meet established deadlines. Computer proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Publisher. Must have knowledge of desktop publishing programs including but not limited to PageMaker 6.5, Photoshop 5.0, and the use of scanners and PC peripherals. Raiser’s Edge database management systems, Group Wise inter and intra office email system. Able to work with a diverse population of individuals.
Responsibilities: Creates permanent housing opportunities by developing an inventory of available housing units for eligible clients with varying price ranges. Maintains landlord/rental management relations and is responsible for on-going assessment, service plan development, short-term counseling and referrals for program-eligible clients. Performs housing assessment and intakes to qualify clients per program specifications. Inspects rental units and assists in conducting on-site behavior training including tenant safety education. Provides life skills training where necessary as well as on-going assessment, service plan development, counseling and referrals for program eligible clients. Create and maintain individualized residential plans that set goals, interventions and performance measures. Will refer clients to community resources and assist them in meeting tenancy requirements and ensure mainstream benefits are applied for successfully. Ensure that all documentation is timely and accurate to meet funding/program requirements and IHS standards of documentation.
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or Human Services. At least 1-2 years experience in human service field assisting clients to obtain housing, provide counseling and life skill resource’s. Experience working with Property Management is preferred. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of people with individualized needs in a counseling setting. Ability to work under pressure while in stressful situations and handle a high volume of cases. Possess strong written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Computer proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel, and database applications. Able to work independently, prioritize, multitask and document daily activities thoroughly. Knowledge of local and community resources that offer assistance to eligible families. Valid driver’s license with clean driving record and proof of No-Fault Insurance.
Responsibilities: Provides administrative support to Housing & Employment Director and other Housing Staff as needed to include creating and maintaining client databases. Professionally receives, screens, directs and/or takes messages for all incoming calls for clients and manages daily appointment calendars, especially supporting the Housing program by pre-screening calls, following up on appointments and assisting with client paperwork. Ensures efficiency of the Housing program and confidentiality of records and documentation of services. Creates permanent housing opportunities by developing an inventory of available housing units for program eligible clients with varying price ranges. Will counsel and chart according to the service plan/community resources and refers clients to community resources and assists them in meeting tenancy requirements. Meets the outcomes and documentation requirements as directed by funding sources and IHS policy.
Requirements: Minimum HS diploma/GED equivalent. Preferred Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in the field of Human Services. Minimum 1 year of office and/or administrative experience supporting multiple staff. Must be highly organized and detail-oriented. Must be able to communicate effectively with a diverse population both verbally and in written form in a clear and concise manner. Must have excellent command of the English language. Ability to work under pressure while in stressful situations. Knowledge or training in mental health/substance abuse issues preferred. Has excellent people and problem-solving skills. Proficiency in Microsoft and related software applications. Able to work independently, prioritize, multitask and document daily activities thoroughly. Knowledge of local and community resources that offer assistance to eligible families.
Responsibilities: Provides administrative support to the Agricultural Specialist and other Housing Staff as needed to include creating and maintaining client databases. Professionally receives, screens, directs and/or takes messages for all incoming calls for clients and manages daily appointment calendars, especially supporting the program by pre-screening calls, following up on appointments and assisting with client paperwork. Ensures efficiency of the Urban Agriculture program and confidentiality of records and documentation of services.
Requirements: Minimum HS diploma/GED equivalent. Preferred Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in the field of Human Services. Minimum 1 year of office and/or administrative experience supporting multiple staff. Must be highly organized and detail-oriented. Must be able to communicate with a diverse population both verbally and in written form in a clear and concise manner. Must have excellent command of the English language. Knowledge or training in mental health/substance abuse issues preferred. Has excellent people and problem-solving skills. Proficiency in Microsoft and related software applications.
Responsibilities: Under general supervision, performs complex budgeting and accounting functions; conducts financial and analytical studies of cost projects, variances and prepares and assists in the preparation of budgets based on funding requirements. The Financial Analyst will monitor expenditures and ensure accuracy of government contracts and foundation information that needs to be reported. Will work collaboratively with and guide department managers in monitoring the department budgets and ensure processes support efficiency and accuracy.
Requirements: Possess working knowledge of non-profit finances and fund development with emphasis on non-profit operations. Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other financial software. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, strong networking and team building skills. Able to problem solve, manage and facilitate change processes. Bachelors or Masters Degree from accredited university in Accounting, Business Administration or related field with at least 5 years of experience in accounting and financial analysis.
Responsibilities: Works collaboratively with our Outreach Team to identify and arrange scheduled pick-ups and drop-offs of potential guests from the Waikiki area. Ability to deliver exceptional customer service in the transporting of guests and assist them with educating about the many services of IHS and the orientation process.
Requirements: Must have CDL license and clean drivers abstract. Able to drive a 25 passenger van. Must be able to work various days and schedules. Ability to work and communicate with diverse populations of varying comprehension levels. Possess excellent customer service skills. Can multitask, work independently and exercise good judgment. Two years of prior driving/transportation experience.
Responsibilities: Will be responsible for facilitating the safety and welfare of IHS guests, visitors, volunteers and staff. Assistants will maintain the cleanliness of shelter will uphold policies, and provide assistance while treating guests with respect and dignity. Assistants will document daily, supervise in-house and community volunteers and provide support to other programs when needed.
Requirements: Available to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings, weekends, and/or overnight shifts. Able to multi-task, work independently and exercise good judgment. Can communicate with diverse populations of varying comprehension levels. Possess good written communication and basic computer skills to ensure accurate and timely documentation. Have at least 1 year experience in providing excellent customer relations, homeless services, conflict resolution and crisis prevention and response. Knowledge or training in Human Services, CPR/First Aid/AED preferred. High School diploma or equivalent required.