Mana Maoli Seeks Project Assistant ASAP

Published January 25, 2018

Mana Maoli is a nonprofit serving primarily Native Hawaiian youth and communities via community, culture and environment-based education. A recent grant award has resulted in this opportunity to bring on a new team member in the capacity of Project 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: Project Assistant

Start Date: ASAP

Compensation: Starting at $12-15/hr, depending on relevant skills and experiences

Hours: PT or FT, flexible

Location: Palolo (some work can be done remote)

Kuleana: This position focuses on administrative duties in support of our Mana Mele Project and Mana Maoli as an organization. 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 and/or Google Docs and Google Sheets
* 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 via email to Please title 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: Project Assistant Application – FirstName LastName

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

Mahalo nui loa!

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