Program Development Coordinator (CPAC)

(Full-time, Exempt)


Address family violence in the Japanese and Filipino communities by engaging meaningful collaborations with other community-based organizations working in service of these communities.  The Program Development Coordinator will be responsible to design and implement trauma-informed and culturally specific assessments and interventions that incorporate a focus on sexual violence by partners and impacts on child witnesses in Japanese and Filipino families on O’ahu.

Minimum Qualifications

MSW or equivalent is required with relevant experience with the client population and/or issue. Good knowledge and understanding of cultural grounded interventions, practices and ethnic-sensitive approaches facing our Pacific, Indigenous, and Asian populations in Hawaii.

Experience working in non-profit sector, understanding of delivery of direct services, knowledge of existing community resources and system practices, good written and verbal communication skills to accomplish outreach and program evaluation needs of organization. Ability to assess primary aggressor, ability to assess readiness for change, willingness to learn, develop and train on language access issues.

Desired Qualifications

Knowledge of domestic violence and experience working with Asian clients in trauma. Strong leader able to perform and lead under pressure. Emphasize the importance of accountability of program services. Experience providing training and public speaking.


  1. Convene the Advance Hui with Filipino and Japanese community members, who are cultural agents, content experts, community allies to provide insight, guidance, and expertise on the direction of the project.
  2. Coordinate Advance Hui member meetings, 20 meetings annually in Phase I.
  3. Identify specific research tools and other evidence-informed methods and conduct outreach and engagement planning with culturally specific communities, particularly Filipino and Japanese communities.
  4. Participate in fairs, workshops, and other community events to raise awareness of our culturally specific programs and services.
  5. Develop appropriate culturally relevant interventions, tools, and programming for support group facilitation and community outreach and education.
  6. Convene and conduct listening sessions with participating members of the two culturally specific communities identified in this project, for participants to offer insight, share needs and provide input in the development of the program.
  7. Gather input from DVAC staff, the advance hui, and other project partners to ensure that offered programming is culturally relevant, trauma-informed, and client-centered.
  8. Compile program progress data for inclusion in monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual reports for management and funder.
  9. Manage and develop the administrative assistant. 
  10. Conduct performance review for administrative assistant.  Assist in recruitment, hiring, counseling, and termination of administrative assistant.
  11. Serve as agency representative on relevant committees and community initiatives under development for target populations.
  12. Maintain commitment to meeting contract obligations and meeting measures of effectiveness through quarterly Quality Assurance Reports.
  1. Participate in relevant CPAC Meetings.
  1. Keep updated and current by attending four relevant substantive training courses per year for the position and agency.

Interested? Submit your cover letter, resume and 3 references to: