Current Opportunities

Kanu Hawaii
Position: Community Outreach Coordinator 

As Kanu Hawaii’s next Community Outreach Coordinator, you would be joining one of Hawaii’s leading nonprofits working across all of the islands to help organize annual community engagement events like Volunteer Week Hawaii – Hawaii’s leading event celebrating National Volunteer Week and involving over 5,000 plus volunteers and hundreds of community organizations. Work directly with our upcoming Pledge to our Keiki Youth Programs and the opportunity to work with the Department of Education and over 180,000 students across Hawaii. Engage business leaders and companies who want to be involved in sponsoring long term programs.

You will need to have experience scheduling, attending and hosting meetings in person and via Zoom
You will need to have confidence and solid people skills
This job requires constant contact with the team and our partners and experience in working with teams and delegating tasks
You will be expected to create partnerships and develop relationships that lead to fundraising and grants
Experience with bookkeeping and managing financial reports and budgets
You will need to work proficiently in Google, Docs, Excel, Social Media Platforms, and have a general understanding of marketing
Eager to provide tools and resources to improve the lives of those in your community
A skilled and confident communicator
Open to working remotely
Self-motivated and self-directed
Capable of managing your own workload to meet strict deadlines

As Community Outreach Coordinator, you will have the critical role of sharing with vulnerable communities (including those impacted by Covid-19) the tools, resources, and events that are available to them. Through this role, you will engage in direct communication and relationship-building with community members and organizations. You will direct teams of volunteers in conducting outreach activities and providing resources to community members. You will use Kanu Hawai’i’s online tools and platforms to engage the community. You will participate in the planning and execution of community events. You will share Kanu Hawaii’s resources and events with communities through social media, email, and traditional media. You will design and format promotional materials, graphics, and social media posts.

How to get hired:
Send your application and cover letter to us by email

In your cover letter please include:
Why you are interested in this position
A brief explanation of whether or not your employment was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic*

*Because this position is funded through the Dislocated Worker Grant Program, eligible applicants will be required to provide proof of work dislocation after initial interview. Such proof includes: Verification of Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), Verification of Unemployment Insurance (UI), Letter of Separation from Employer, with the reason being the COVID-19 Pandemic, or Self-Employed Attestation (form provided at the American Jobs Center). Please do not send any of the above documents at this time.

Contact us at or by phone at (808) 206-8446.

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Honolulu, HI

Preferred Qualifications
High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience in content management, website development, and graphic design preferred
Must be a current resident of Hawaii
Must be able to provide proof of work dislocation due to COVID-19 pandemic*

Pay rate of $18/hour
Medical benefits
Opportunity for long-term, full-time employment