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Volunteer Coordinator Position Description

Volunteer Coordinator - The KIRC is seeking an out-going, detail oriented, self-starter that wants to join our team and help restore Kaho`olawe through their strong administration skills and community engagement. We are seeking a Volunteer Coordinator candidate that can help the KIRC recruit and manage volunteers for our Kahoʻolawe restoration programs.

Strong oral and written communication skills and analytical thinking are necessary, ability to organize, plan, coordinate and execute projects are key skill sets. Comfortable speaking to and recruiting volunteers from community organizations, educational groups and the scientific community. Must have an eye for detail and able to coordinate multiple volunteer groups as the KIRC facilitates at least two volunteer work trips to Kahoʻolawe monthly and coordinates the documents required for monthly steward organization access to Kahoʻolawe.

The position is located at the KIRC office in Maui, but occasionally may require trips to Kaho`olawe to help assist the team. This is a temporary exempt appointment subject to extensions based on funding and authorization by the KIRC.

An undergraduate degree is required and at least five years of experience in communication work, including writing, teaching, interpretation, public information, media relations or other demonstrable professional activities including at least two-years supervisory experience.

Qualified candidates may submit a resume with a cover letter stating interest via e-mail to matthew.hatakeyama@hawaii.gov or mail to:

Kahoʻolawe Island Reserve Commission
Attn: Matthew Hatakeyama – CONFIDENTIAL
811 Kolu Street, Suite 201
Wailuku, Hawaii 96793

Submittals will be accepted until vacancy is filled.


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