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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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Responding to Disaster 2018

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The Puna volcanic eruption began in people’s backyards on May 3rd. Over the next days and weeks more than 20 fissure opened and erupted. Rivers of lava spread across lower Puna claiming homes and eventually whole subdivisions. Hundreds of homes have been destroyed. Thousands of people have been displaced Neighborhood Place of Puna is working…

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A Willingness to Help

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Neighborhood Place of Puna tries not to turn anyone away. We primarily help families with underage children as well as pregnant and parenting teens. We run an emergency food pantry to help the hungry in our community. And we try to provide resources, referrals, and advocacy to those we cannot help directly. In March, we…

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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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