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Current Openings

Youth Arts Program Manager (Honolulu)

POSITION SUMMARY: The Youth Arts Program Manager oversees LTʻs arts program initiatives and directs creative youth development activities, including exploratory arts programs, artist residencies, summer arts programs, special arts projects, and related public arts programs and publications. As a senior program member, the Program Manager champions creativity and the arts as a youth development pathway by leading programs that enthuse and engage kamali`i, families, and the community. The three main areas of focus are: 1) articulating and positioning the unique role of LT in supporting creative arts pathways for Native Hawaiian youth; 2) designing, planning, and directing LT arts programs; 3) overseeing the institutional infrastructure for the arts, which includes informing the development of creative spaces for youth and family programming. Working with LT leadership, the program committee, national advisors, and key external partners, the Program Manager is responsible for advancing creative youth development programs to foster creativity, self-efficacy, positive self-image, and self-expression of LT kamali`i through the arts.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Arts Administration, or a related creative arts field.
  • MA/MFA, Arts Management or an equivalent combination of education and work experience preferred, with a minimum of five years experience in arts education, art productions, or arts administration.

Accounting Analyst (Honolulu)

POSITION SUMMARY: The position designs and prepares all financial reports, budget templates and adhoc financial analyses.  This position also maintains and processes all transactions that interface between the various financial systems used by the Trust (Concur, Ceridian, Community Building Information System and Sage), and will maintain the Property Management accounting module and assist with other recurring accounting duties.  While this position formally reports to the Controller, it will also take direct instructions from the Assistant Controller, Vice President/Chief Financial Officer (VP/CFO) and other executives.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in accounting and/or management information systems--or equivalent experience required.  At least three years of financial reporting experience and two years of budgeting, forecasting or financial analyst experience required.  Intermediate level Excel and PowerPoint skills are also required.  Familiarity with SQL databases and reporting also preferred.  Candidate should be self-motivated, extremely well-organized and detail-oriented, collegial and able to function under pressure and handle numerous tasks simultaneously. The position would be well-suited to a candidate who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is both quick and meticulous and puts an emphasis on accuracy and quality.   The candidate must be able to take initiative, prioritize with minimal supervision and work independently as well as part of a team.

Direct Services Specialist / Social Worker (Windward, Waiʻanae, Kauaʻi, Kailua-Kona, and Hilo locations)

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides professional casework/case management, as well as group work or direct development services. Collaborates and partners with community to facilitate and coordinate the organization’s efforts to fulfill the Queen’s mission to care for and ensure the wellbeing of the most vulnerable Native Hawaiian children and their ‘ohana. Reports to ʻOhana Services Team Lead. Exempt/full-time.


Education and Relevant Experience (minimum)

  • Master’s degree in social work, human/social services, sociology or psychology, or other relevant social services field. Or, an undergraduate in related field with at least five years of relevant experience will be considered.  
  • At least one year of experience in casework/management, group work or direct service related work. 
  • Ability to make accurate assessments, communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and interact effectively with clients/beneficiaries and other professionals.
  • Ability to work with the most vulnerable population.
  • Knowledge of community resources and services.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams. 

Licenses or Certifications (preferred)

  • Valid driver license, clean traffic abstract, and access to a privately owned automobile with valid no-fault insurance (minimum).
  • Licensed: Social Worker, Marriage Family Therapist (MFT), Professional Counselor, Mental Health or Psychologist.  
  • First Aid and CPR/AED Certification.

To apply for these positions, submit cover letter and resume to jobs@onipaa.org.


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