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Posts Tagged ‘East Hawaii’

Job Openings: Community Outreach Workers

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Aloha Friends, Neighborhood Place of Puna is seeking to fill two full-time positions. We are seeking a full-time Community Outreach Worker – Home Visitor to deliver Strength based support services families with children and living in East Hawaii. This is a full time position with benefits. The starting salary range is $34,000 to $38,000 dependent on…

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Supporting East Hawaii Families

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2014 has been a hard year for Puna families.  In addition to the usual challenges of poverty, isolation, and transportation, Hurricane Iselle came ashore over Puna early in the morning of August 9th, felling trees, closing roads, and forcing many in Puna to live without power for days or weeks. Many of the families Neighborhood…

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Helping Pregnant and Parenting Teens

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Neighborhood Place of Puna is now providing intensive, ongoing, in-home, services to pregnant and parenting teens thanks to a grant from the Hawaii Children’s Trust Fund.  NPP will help these teens connect to essential services, learn about pregnancy and parenting, and try to help the teen create a safe and nurturing environment for the baby.…

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How Can I Help?

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Yesterday I heard the heart breaking story of elementary school children filling their pockets with food from lunch at school on Fridays. This is at a school where over 90% of the children qualify for free or reduced lunch, which means that the vast majority of the students attending the school are living in poverty.…

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