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Current Openings

  • Direct Services Specialist/Social Worker (Hilo, Kona, Kauaʻi, Molokaʻi, Maui, Koʻolau Poko)
  • Facilities Maintenance Technician (Hauʻula)
  • IT Systems Trainer (Honolulu)
  • Office Manager (Kailua-Kona)
  • Practice Development Advisor (Honolulu)
  • Senior Accountant (Honolulu)
  • Youth Development Lead (Honolulu, Kauaʻi, Maui)
  • Youth Development Specialist (Kailua-Kona, Hilo, Maui, Kauaʻi)

Facilities Maintenance Technician

POSITION SUMMARY: The role of the Facility Maintenance Technician (FMT) is to maintain a clean, safe and overall efficient operation of the kīpuka grounds while promoting a child-centered environment for kamaliʻi, families, staff, and guests. The FMT often works with outside contractors, and thus plays a vital role in communicating with others and demonstrating our organizational values. The position is also responsible for directing and coordinating ground maintenance functions of the kīpuka, including scheduling repairs and services to the facilities, grounds, and agency vehicles.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • At least six years of related experience.
  • Skill in using standard and industrial equipment.
  • Knowledge of basic gardening, landscape, carpentry, plumbing, electrical and mechanical procedures necessary.
  • Formal training in the safe use of hand tools power equipment, cleaning compounds and herbicides preferred.
  • Knowledge of OSHA requirements, occupational hazards, and safety precautions of the trades required.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and under pressure in demanding times.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

IT Systems Trainer

POSITION SUMMARY:  Reflecting the broadening success and priorities of Liliʻuokalani Trust (LT) the IT Systems Trainer (ITST) will help support the information technology group to provide reliable systems training and services and to encourage the adoption of innovative technologies. This position is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of the IT Systems Training programs, including leading efforts that maintain and enhance ongoing learning and development within LT, utilizing LTU. The position is distinguished by the requirement to demonstrate a learning and innovation for all employees by creating a supportive environment that provides access to ongoing activities. In addition, this position will work closely with the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the Information Technology Steering Committee (ITSC) to lead technology training and change initiatives as they relate to the “user experience” on the desktop and in workflow and process management. The ITST role provides support to carry out the strategic vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives by aligning the technology vision with LT strategy. The ITST supports the overall enterprise technology planning, bringing a current knowledge and future vision of technology and systems to the product, operations, help desk, and administrative processes.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or related field; or equivalent work experience.
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office 365, MAC OS, HR-Ceridian, Finance-Timberline, and Document Management Systems, and troubleshooting Mac hardware issues.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills. Proven presentation/platform skills. Acute listening skills and ability to give directions in a clearly stated manner.
  • Knowledge of relevant security, privacy, and acceptable use policies.
  • Understanding of current and emerging technologies.
  • Ability to provide effective and timely solutions to internal customers while managing costs and risks.
  • Ability to communicate technology solutions in business terms.
  • Ability to work independently, as part of a team and as a team leader.
  • Ability to remain flexible in a constantly changing work environment and under difficult deadlines.
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent objectives or activities, and effectively make judgments in prioritizing and time allocation in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to understand customer needs and expectations and provide excellent client service.
  • Ability to successfully interface with personnel at all levels within the organization.

Office Manager (Kailua-Kona)

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Office Manager position is responsible for the overall administrative operations of the kīpuka, including managing the front office reception area; coordinating facilities use; and repairs and maintenance of the facilities. The position is also responsible for directing and coordinating business functions of the facilities, including developing and supervising processes for the maximum utilization of work spaces, administrative services, and equipment. The position also works closely with other kīpuka leads to optimize efficiency and may oversee an office administrative assistant.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience;
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in managing an office;
  • Strong management, administrative, organizational, interpersonal, verbal communication, and writing and presentation skills;
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Practice Development Advisor

POSITION SUMMARY: The Practice Development Advisor supports ongoing learning and development efforts to identify and implement best practices in clinical and cultural interventions and to ensure achievement of positive outcomes for kamali`i and `ohana served by the Trust. These efforts will support Social Services, Youth Development and Kipuka Services to ensure cultural, social and emotional well-being in the context of best practice as defined by the mission and values of the Trust.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in social work, public administration, knowledge of child welfare and youth development and at least 10 years of relevant experience.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Project management experience taking initiatives from ideation to implementation.
  • At least 2 years' experience designing and facilitating learning interventions in a professional setting.

Senior Accountant

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Senior Accountant position assists in maintaining the financial records of the organization and ensuring that financial transactions are properly recorded.  Ensures the accuracy of entries to general ledger accounts and reconciles subsidiary records to the general ledger.  Assists in compiling financial data and preparing financial reports.  The position reports to the Assistant Controller, and will also take direct instructions from the Controller or the Vice President/Chief Financial Officer and other executives.


  • Bachelor’s degree, with major or area of study in accounting or finance. 
  • Minimum three years of accounting experience in the general ledger area. 
  • Solid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, accounting operations, and prior financial analysis or reporting experience. 
  • Strong working knowledge of EXCEL (intermediate level or higher) is also required. 

Social Worker/Direct Services Specialist

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POSITION SUMMARY: Provides professional casework and group services. Works with community to facilitate and coordinate the kīpuka’s 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.


  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology (or related social services degree and minimum two years post-Master’s experience in casework/permanency planning and minimum one year community or macro level experience). 
  • Ability to work with the most vulnerable population. 
  • Knowledge of community resources and services. 

Youth Development Lead 

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POSITION SUMMARY: The Youth Development Lead (“Lead”) serves as the leader of a Youth Development (YD) team in the implementation of culturally-competent and trauma-informed YD programming. The Lead provides direct supervision to the team members providing youth program services to the beneficiaries of Lili'uokalani Trust (LT). The Lead encourages the achievement of personal and organizational performance goals, and drives positive change through critical thinking and innovation. The Lead also provides counsel and direction on how to best approach Positive Youth Development (PYD), mentorship, facilitative leadership and individualized action plans. In support of fostering a learning organization culture, the Lead facilitates a positive work environment through team-building and reinforcing LT values, fosters learning and development and is committed to continuous improvement in the delivery of direct services to LT beneficiaries.


  • Bachelor's degree in education, social work, or related human science and/or social services degree.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in YD organizations.
  • Extensive experience in PYD leadership/development programming and working with diverse populations.
  • 1-2 years experience leading a team or similar supervisory capacity.
  • Commitment to PYD principles and strengths-based approach.

Youth Development Specialist 

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POSITION SUMMARY: The Youth Development (YD) Specialist will plan, arrange, and organize programs. Facilitates group work and YD services. Collaborates and partners 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.


  • 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.


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

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