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HOK is looking to hire an Executive Director who has strong knowledge of Hawaiian culture, native ecosystems and natural resource management practices affecting the Ko`olaupoko region – from Makapu`u to Kualoa. Location: Kailua, O’ahu, Hawai’i
Summary: Hui o Ko`olaupoko (HOK) is a 501(c)3 non-profit watershed management group established in 2007 to work with communities to improve water quality through ecosystem restoration and storm water management, focusing specifically in the Ko`olaupoko region – from Makapu`u to Kualoa. HOK implements innovative, on-the-ground projects that effectively manage and protect water quality and natural resources in Hawai`i. HOK’s mission is to protect ocean health by restoring the 'āina: mauka to makai.
The Executive Director will be responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization and will oversee the general daily operations of current projects, HOK staff, manage and maintain current funding sources, identify and seek new sources of funding and project opportunities, and complete project proposal submissions.
The Executive Director will be supported by current the HOK Board of Directors and staff including the Project Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, and part-time accountant.
To Apply: Send a cover letter that details how your experience would allow you to further HOK’s mission as a non-profit organization in the Koʻolaupoko community. Detail the reasons for your interest in the position and how your background corresponds to the position requirements, include; resume and a list of references with contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org
Position will remain posted until filled. Review of applications and interviews will be conducted as applications are received.
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Each year, Kupu offers hundreds of internship opportunities that create positive environmental, cultural and community impact across Hawaiʻi and the Pacific region. Individuals looking to explore training, experience and skills in the growing green jobs sector can apply one of the various programs. Kupu offers various individual-based and team-based opportunities, ranging from short term positions to year long positions, where individuals work alongside and receive valuable mentorship from experts in an environmental related field.
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If you are interested in a paid, 11 month internship with HOK, please visit the KUPU website to apply and be sure to indicate your interest in working with us!
HOK is always looking for interested individuals to help us with our programs and projects, offering a wide range of opportunities for internships. If you are interested and feel as if you can contribute to our mission, contact us or check our Internships page for more information!