Community Food Projects Coordinator

Want to improve our food system and increase Kaua‘i’s sustainability? 
Don’t just make a living, make a difference!

About Us:

Founded in 2006, Mālama Kauaʻi is a community-based, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that focuses on increasing local food production and access for Kaua‘i. We do this through a lens of resilience and sustainability, which leverages workforce and economic development efforts, partnerships and innovative programs to grow community capacity. We’ve run the Kaua‘i School Garden Network since 2010, and are looking to grow our support for school gardens and farm to school procurement utilizing our food hub.

The Job:

Wear lots of hats in this dynamic and diverse part-time (16-18 hours per week) role supporting school orchards during the school year, and our summertime Kaukau 4 Keiki meal box program for 8 weeks each summer. Training will be provided in these specialty service areas. Duties include:

  • Supporting schools in planning and funding school orchard projects 
  • Helping to plan and bring in resources to execute orchard installation and maintenance plans
  • Leading our 8-week summer meal box program for in-need keiki

We’re looking for someone with:

  • A true love for food, helping farmers, growing food, and creating food security for our keiki
  • Some basic food/meal preparation, gardening, and administrative experience is preferred
  • Working knowledge of Google Drive/Docs/Sheets and strong computer skills
  • Strong ability to (and excited to) manage multiple projects, deadlines, and details
  • Cultural competency to build strong relationships in the community, demonstrated by years living in Hawai’i (will not consider relocations)

Pay & Benefits: Starting pay is $22/hr and discounts on local food.

If you’re looking for something full-time with a comprehensive benefits package, check out our Farm to School Coordinator role!

To Apply: Send us a resume, professional references, and a brief note to [email protected]