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Music or Video Production Instructors/Mentor – 4-8hrs/wk

Do you have a passion for, or experience in music or multimedia, and working with youth? Here’s a way to channel that passion into action! We are adding the following year-long classes at partner charter schools, starting January, with Professional Development sessions mid-November and December:

  • Oahu Video Production Instructor
  • Jarret Middle School – Music, 4:15-5:30p, any 2 days weekly afterschool

Starting $25/hr for instructional and prep time, as well as trainings and meetings.


INSTRUCTORS of year-long classes focus on teaching the Mana Mele ABC’s – Academics, Business and Culture – through music or multimedia. Deliverables include a course syllabusREAD MORE!

Program Specialist, Coordinator and/or Assistant (PS, PC, PA)

Mana Maoli is open to full or part-time hours for 2 of these 3 positions, to join our existing Program Leadership Team in collectively handling all program related kuleana for 20 partner schools across 3 islands, including administrative, programmatic and professional development support for our kumu/mentors, planning school and program wide services and events, data collection/reporting, and more.


  • Planning, coordination, management and support of program aspects of MM projects, including:
    • Year-long and short-term music & multimedia mentorships
    • Artist & Mobile Studio School Visits 
    • Off-Campus Internships in the Creative Industries
  • Data collection, documentation, analysis
  • Plan/implement Professional Development for kumu/mentors
  • Serve

Executive Assistant (EA) – Full Time

The Executive Assistantʻs primary kuleana is to support and assist the Executive Director as needed, which often means helping with a wide array of tasks, and supporting other staff who need it most on any given day.  


  • Assist the Executive Director with administrative tasks as needed, including:
    • Communication/Coordination – i.e. Drafting/sending correspondence via email, text message, etc. to partners, funders and staff on behalf of the ED
    • Organization/Filing – i.e. Documenting and tracking status of own and EDʻs tasks and key correspondence (using Asana task management software)
    • Manage and oversee various google calendars
    • Assist with budgets, spreadsheets, and google

Community Outreach Manager & Mentor (COMM) – Full Time, or Part Time with an Assistant

The COMM will take lead on social media management and other forms of outreach, and provide training and oversight to both high school interns producing and managing content for their own schoolsʻ pages, and to college interns helping with Mana Maoliʻs and over a dozen artistsʻ and partnersʻ pages, to provide broader reach for student products, and content promoting Hawaiian values, culture, language, and other content aligned with MM and partnersʻ missions.

Kuleana (Job Duties):

– Social Media Management

  • Prepare/Schedule/Publish content to be shared across MM’s and partners’ social media outlets
  • Oversee a social media team to manage social media

Mana Maoli Seeks Music & Multimedia Instructors

Do you have a passion for, or experience in music or multimedia, and working with youth?

Here’s a way to channel that passion into action! Please help spread the word about these job openings for Mana Mele music and multimedia kumu (instructors and mentors), and guest kumu – mahalo!

Organizational Background: Mana Maoli is a nonprofit, serving primarily Native Hawaiian youth and communities via community, culture, and environment-based education. Our #ManaMele Project does this via a Music/Multimedia Academy, a solar 4-in-1 mobile studio, and a collective of over 200 ʻcreative industriesʻ professionals (music, audio engineering, video, communications). All open positions READ MORE!