Part-Time Mana Mele Project & Office Assistant Position Now Available

A recent grant award has resulted in this opportunity to bring on a new team member in the capacity of Program/Office Assistant, as part of our Mana Mele Project. Mana Mele teaches youth ‘ABC’s’ – Academics, Business, & Culture – through music and multimedia. For more about Mana Mele, see the ʻAboutʻ section of and follow Mana Maoli on Facebook and Instagram.


Position: Program/Office Assistant

Start Date: ASAP

Compensation: Starting at $10-15/hr, depending on relevant skills and experiences

Hours: Part-time (15-25 hours per week), flexible

Location: Palolo (some work can be done remote)

Kuleana: This position focuses on admin duties in support of our Mana Mele Project. Examples of tasks and responsibilities for this position include:

* Communication, Scheduling & other logistics

* Pricing, Negotiation, Purchasing

* Inventory, Database, Filing

* Data Collection & Analysis

* Website & Social Media Updates

* Process check requests/invoices

* Assist w/ preparing Grant Proposals

* Event Coordination

* Assist w/ developing & utilizing outreach tools

* Systems Improvement & Maintenance

* Assist w/ drafting contracts and reports

* Donor Development


Minimum qualifications:

* High School Diploma

* Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

* Excellent writing, communication and organization skills

*Able to work with a wide range of people and learning styles

* Strong desire to serve the Hawaiian community

*Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure


Preferred qualifications:

* Bachelor’s Degree or higher

* 5+ years experience with office administration and/or project coordination

* Experience working for organizations serving Hawaiian communities and/or low-income youth

* Experience with fundraising, grant-writing, grant reporting, PR/outreach, donor development, marketing and/or event coordination


How to apply: Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter ASAP via email to Please name your resume and cover letter files as shown below.

  • FirstName LastName Resume.docx
  • FirstName LastName Cover Letter.docx

The email subject heading should read as follows, personalized with your name: Mana Mele Instructor Application – FirstName LastName

Also, please help us spread the word by passing this announcement along to your `ohana and friends.

Mahalo nui loa!