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Farm fresh AND made in Hawaii! Support IHS by purchasing Taking Root greens at Down to Earth and Kokua Market grocery stores.Our Taking Root Urban Agriculture Program grows delicious crops in Earth-conscious ways - through hrydoponics and aquaponics. Our roof-top garden serves as an active urban agriculture farm, but also an classroom for IHS clients and community members to gain hands-on learning experience. ihshawaii.org/services/employment-services/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Prepare, deliver and serve meals to guests and residents in safe, efficient and sanitary manner. Maintain cleanliness of kitchen and food storage areas. Work collaboratively with guest services to ensure meals are timely and healthy. ... See MoreSee Less
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HELP US CHANGE LIVES.Responsible for facilitating the safety and welfare of IHS guests. Ensures visitors and volunteers are warmly welcomed while treating guest with respect and dignity. Provides assistance with cleaning and explaining policies/procedures and support to programs as needed. ... See MoreSee Less
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From COVID-19 testing to hair cuts for lice and everything in between, our Sumner Health Clinic provides essential health services to IHS guests and community members in need. ihshawaii.org/services/health-services/ ... See MoreSee Less
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From the moment they are in our care, all IHS clients are assigned a case manager. These members of our team are essential to clients finding success, but what does a case manager do? They assist individuals in obtaining and/or maintaining financial assistance, medical insurance, and government documents, like state IDs and birth certificates, and much more. We are there from start to finish, helping clients until they find a permanent home. ihshawaii.org/services/case-management/ ... See MoreSee Less
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