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Current Openings

  • Manager, Risk & Compliance (Honolulu)
  • Executive Assistant (Honolulu)
  • Manager, Talent Acquisition (Honolulu)
  • Direct Services Specialist / Social Worker (Molokaʻi)
  • Camp Direct Services Specialist / Social Worker (Kroc Center Kapolei - summer position)
  • Youth Development, Senior Director (Honolulu)
  • Youth Development specialist (Maui)

Manager, Risk & Compliance (Honolulu)

POSITION SUMMARY: The Risk and Compliance Manager is responsible for organizational risk management including: (1) planning, consulting, and coordinating risk, insurance programs and youth programs of Liliʻuokalani Trust (“LT”); (2) managing insurance relationships and procuring insurance coverage for all operations; (3) oversight of the overall risk management functions including claims administration and insurance renewals; and (4) developing and managing the compliance and safety program. Manages and participates with management in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned risk and compliance related programs; oversees and coordinates safety/compliance program for all teammates, as well as beneficiaries.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in risk management, business administration or equivalent experience required. OHSA, Compliance or Safety certification preferred. At least six years of safety and risk management responsibilities. At least 2 years of management experience preferred. Working knowledge of risk management, compliance, safety, incident, insurance, loss control practices. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Executive Assistant (Honolulu)

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Executive Assistant provides a wide range of complex and confidential administrative support to the executive team. This individual must be highly self-motivated, professional, flexible, and capable of managing his/her own workload and prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced work environment. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree and three years of administrative experience in the highest level of the organization or Associate’s degree and five years of the same experience; or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training.  Thorough working knowledge and proficiency of Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other related software required

Manager, Talent Acquisition (Honolulu)

POSITION SUMMARY:  The TA manager will design and lead Liliʻuokalani Trust's (“LT”) talent acquisition and employer brand strategy to focus on outcomes, effectively manage resources, and never lose sight of the experience we provide to all parties. The TA team supports LT's organizational approach to leading people by building culture, engagement, and capacity through integrated talent acquisition, development, and deployment processes that are aligned to LT's goals. LT is targeted to grow substantially over the next two years and this position will collaborate with leaders to identify strategic talent acquisition goals for each area that will help achieve short and long-term talent goals. This position is managed within the People Operations Department of Team Services.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in human resources, marketing, business management or equivalent degree. Master’s Degree, PHR/SPHR or SHRM Certification preferred. At least eight years of human resources experience with demonstrated progressive Generalist/Business Partner responsibilities with at least two years focused on recruiting. At least 2 years’ management experience preferred. Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including talent acquisition, employee relations, and employment laws. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office application: Word, Excel and PowerPoint and experience with Ceridian preferred.

Direct Services Specialist / Social Worker (Molokaʻi)

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides professional casework, group work, and community building services. Works with the community to facilitate and coordinate the kīpuka effort to benefit Hawaiian orphan and destitute children within a cultural and assets-based philosophy.  Directly responsible for the implementation of management and operating policies.  

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in Social Work or Psychology; or related social services degree with minimum two years post-master’s experience in casework/permanency planning and minimum one year community or macro level experience.

Youth Development, Senior Director (Honolulu)

POSITION SUMMARY: The Senior Director of Youth Development is responsible for the overall leadership, development and management of youth development programs designed to create pathways to help Native Hawaiian kamaliʻi (beneficiaries) thrive in an exponential world.  


  • Masterʻs degree from an accredited college or university in education, social services, or related field.
  • A minimum of 8-10 years’ experience in a management or leadership position in an educational or youth development organization.
  • Relevant experience including: managing youth programming or pathway programs for youth, program development and evaluation.

Camp Direct Services Specialist / Social Worker (Kroc Center, Kapolei)

(Temporary position, July 2018)

POSITION SUMMARY: The camp social worker, in tandem with the youth arts program manager and summer camp leadership team, is responsible for empowering youth and ensuring the positive resolution for camper issues that may arise during camp. The social worker will encourage campers to make healthy, responsible, and respectful choices. The social worker will foster positive social interactions, manage challenging camper behaviors and interpersonal disputes, identify and support campers with special needs, homesickness, and self-care. The social worker embodies the core competencies of Lili`uokalani Trust and is expected to create strong relationships with campers and staff. The ideal candidate has agility to transition from one situation to another intuitively, while also showing compassion and empathy for campers and staff.


  • Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Mental Health or Similar Fields.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of a myriad of treatment techniques.
  • Previous experience in a camp setting, school setting, or similar environment.
  • Experience in working with children and teenagers in need of psychological, social, and/or emotional support.
  • Must be able to think critically and act swiftly in high stress situations.
  • Attention to detail in documentation and maintaining records.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communcation skills and comfort in communicating with children, young adults, and parents.
  • Must be caring, empathetic, patient, hard working, and diligent professional who takes initiative and is creative, enthusiastic, open-minded and high-energy.
  • Must have ability to function both independently and as part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Licensed: Social Worker, Marriage Family Therapist (MFT), Professional Counselor, Mental Health or Psychologist.
  • Clinical experience
  • Valid driver license, clean traffic abstract, and access to a privately owned automobile with valid no-fault insurance.
  • First Aid and CPR/AED Certification.

Youth Development Specialist (Maui)

POSITION SUMMARY: The Youth Development Specialist will plan, arrange, and organize programs. Facilitate group work and youth development services. Collaborate and partner with the community to coordinate the organization's effort to fulfill the Queen's mission to care for and ensure the wellbeing of the most vulnerable Native Hawaiian children and their families.


Education and Relevant Experience (minimum): 

  • Bachelor's degree in education, human/social services, or other relevant field. Or have at least 6 years of relevant experience.
  • At least 2 years experience in planning and implementing youth programs. Knowledge of youth development and the ability to work with the most vulnerable population.

Licenses or Certifications (perferred):

  • Valid driver license, clean traffic abstract, and access to a privately owned automobile with valid no-fault insurance.
  • Required to have a TB clearance.
  • First Aid and CPR/AED Certification, perferred.

To apply or ask questions, feel free to contact us at jobs@onipaa.org.

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