Sr. Food Hub Coordinator (Moloa‘a)

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. 

Our food hub programs support commercial, institutional, and consumer buyers all over Kaua‘i in purchasing local food through We also focus on increasing healthy food access through SNAP/EBT, DA BUX, and free food distributions to those in need. MK currently purchases from over 140 farmers, ranchers, and food producers across the island to support the growth and sustainability of our island’s local food system.

The Job:

Support our Moloa‘a food hub operations through a combination of in-kitchen cooking and food preparation and packing/driving operations for delivery of products. Schedule is 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday days, with longer days on Wednesday and Thursday and a short day on Friday to kick off the weekend. This in-person position is located at our beautiful brand-new food hub facility in Moloa‘a! The role includes:

  • Assist with intaking, packing, storing, and delivering local food products across Kaua‘i in our refrigerated van, while following basic food safety protocols
  • Keep packing hub(s) clean and in good operations including taking out recycling and trash, sanitizing surfaces, cleaning/refueling vehicles, etc.
  • Follow food safety procedures and ensure that others do as well
  • Provide friendly customer service and interaction with customers and volunteers  in person and over the phone
  • Produce prepared foods in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and food safety plans 
  • Special duties and projects as needed


  • Previous cooking experience and familiarity with local produce (kalo preferred)
  • Clean driving record and ability to pass a background check
  • Ability to repeatedly lift boxes of 25lbs
  • Follow instructions and put in hustle with a great work ethic! 
  • Must be able to obtain a Food Handlers Card
  • A passionate and results-oriented work style, with an internal desire for ongoing improvement
  • A flexible and positive attitude committed to improving our food system and having fun while doing it

Pay & Benefits: Pay is $22-24/hr, and benefits include discounts on local food and commercial kitchen use, office drinks/snacks/coffee, 10 paid holidays, 2 weeks paid time off in the first year, 401k w/matching, and a no-cost medical insurance plan that includes health, dental, vision and massage/chiropractic.

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