Hina Mauka is a growing, dynamic organization looking for passionate, talented individuals with a desire to make a positive difference in the lives of those seeking recovery. We take great pride in helping our clients heal in a safe and supportive environment, using the very best evidence-based practices. As a team, we support, inspire and constantly learn from one another.


Hina Mauka offers a robust benefits package to our regular, full-time employees.
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  • Paid Time Off. Hina Mauka offers very generous Paid Time Off (PTO) benefits to employees that increases over their length of employment.
  • Holidays. Hina Mauka provides paid time off for 16 annual holidays plus Election Day. Holidays include New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas, Election Day, state holidays, and most federal holidays.
  • Health Insurance. Hina Mauka provides the option of health insurance to employees who work 20 or more hours a week through HMSA or Kaiser. Prescription drug coverage and vision is included in these plans. Additionally, dental insurance is provided through HDS.
  • ALFAC. Supplemental insurance plans are available through AFLAC.
  • Employee Assistance Program. Hina Mauka utilizes an Employee Assistance Program through Work Life Hawaii at no cost to the employee.
  • Training. Support is available for work-related workshops.
  • Retirement Plan. Hina Mauka has a 403(b) plan that allows for pre-tax contributions by the employee for deferred tax saving.
  • Life Insurance. Group life insurance is offered at no cost to the employee.
  • Other benefits. Family and medical leave, worker’s compensation, TDI, bereavement leave, and supplemental pay for jury duty are also available.


The mission of Hina Mauka is to foster hope and healing for people recovering from alcohol and substance use disorders and related behavioral health challenges. We work as a team to provide the support needed to help those we serve to change their lives for the better. Our administrative services are based at our Kaneohe office


Teen CARE provides substance abuse prevention treatment services to youth and their families. Services are provided in community and school-based settings. Teen CARE’s prevention programs serve youth ages 10 – 19, as well as providing education and outreach to the general public. Teen CARE’s treatment programs provide services to youth ages 12 – 18.


Hina Mauka’s adult substance abuse treatment programs offer Intensive Outpatient Services, Day Treatment, Residential Treatment, and Case Management. Our team of physicians, nurses and counselors work in collaboration with our clients to help them imagine and create a life free of addictions and the hardships that accompany them.

Hina Mauka is expanding to include 16 new beds.  We will be hiring and training staff t prepare for our new addition.

This is an exiting opportunity to work in a fast paced and challenging environment.  Hina Mauka brings hope, compassion, and care through prevention, treatment and recovery oriented services to individuals, families, and communities adversely affected by alcohol, or substance use disorders, co-occurring mental health issues, and recovery challenges.

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Position Summary

Under the supervision of the designated Supervisor or Manager of Adult Services, carries out the direct therapeutic interaction with clients, in accordance with the Hina Mauka policies and procedures.

Essential Functions

1. Serves as primary counselor for each client assigned to his/her caseload.

2. Evaluate clients in the screening process utilizing a bio-psycho-social screening instrument to determine a client’s need for treatment and level of motivation, and makes recommendations for appropriate level of care.

3. Assist with health insurance representatives for approval of care and reimbursement by providing necessary and timely documentation to the utilization counselor.

4. Communicates with referral source regarding prospective client to ascertain treatment history/goals. Coordinates additional requests for payment authorization as necessary.

5. Bases on comprehensive assessment and interpretive summary, develops treatment plans in collaboration with each client and their respective collaborates.

6. Conducts substance abuse, dual diagnosis and recovery oriented services in a group setting utilizing evidence-based curriculums approved by Hina Mauka.

7. Conduct individual counseling for clients using a cognitive/motivational approach that empower clients to make necessary self-manage changes that support a recovery-oriented life style

8. Maintains client records in accordance with Hina Mauka policies and procedures and in compliance with all state and federal laws, licensing and accreditation standards and contract stipulations.

9. Completes fiscal and statistical reporting tasks as required. Offer family services to the clients and their family 11. Consults with and reports to Registered Nurse and/or Associate Medical Director regarding client conditions and need for medical attention.

12. Arranges for client transportation for emergency medical care as directed by Associate Medical Director, R.N., and/or Manager of Adult Services.

13. Participates in shift change and treatment planning conferences as arranged by supervisor.

Education/Experience and Training:

1. Certification as a Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) or an Advance Degree in social work, Psychology or Behavioral Science preferred.

2. Must be licensed mental health counselor OR licensed marriage and family therapist OR licensed clinical social worker.

3. Valid driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Ability to work with and relate to clients with substance abuse disorders, including dually diagnosed and the criminal population.

2. Ability to respond calmly and efficiently to stressful situations with crisis management skills.

3. Well organized and able to maintain accurate and concise records. Able to work with a multidisciplinary team

4.. Efficient in Microsoft Programming and familiar with Electronic Health Record systems.

Pay commensurate with experience. Part-time hours.


Please email resume and cover letter to hr@hinamauka.org

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Purpose of the position

Treatment Associates are the front line staff who deal directly with our clients. Treatment Associates monitors client activities during non-structured program hours and is responsible for the security and physical conditions of the living environment, and for the safety and well-being of the residential clients. They are able to protect the confidentiality of clients and client records in accordance with all applicable federal regulations. Treatment Associates are expected to participate in job activities with a solution focused attitude that demonstrates respect and positive engagement.

Essential Functions

        1. Serves as the on-duty staff member during non-structured program hours.
        2. Responsible for managing crisis and other emergencies in the facility and consulting/notifying appropriate program staff.
        3. Responsible for the fire and safety watch, responding to any client problems and providing appropriate documentation according to companies policies and procedures.
        4. Provides support to clients during non-structured programming as needed.
        5. Interprets program handbook to clients. Maintains communication between clients and other staff.
        6. Maintains clients records, contributes to progress notes, and conducts chart audits.
        7. Escorts clients to 12 Step meetings, other program functions, and outside functions as needed.
        8. Coordinates and supervises client activities during non-structured program hours.
        9. Under the direction of the Medical Director, via R.N., monitors the condition of minor medical conditions. Consults with and reports to R.N. and/or Medical Director regarding client conditions and need for medical attention. Arranges for client transportation for emergency medical care.

Qualification Requirements

        1. One year experience in a substance abuse treatment setting or psychiatric treatment setting preferred.
        2. Eligible for certification in CPR and First Aid.
        3. Valid Hawaii State driver’s license and a current clean abstract.
        4. Ability to work with and relate to clients with substance abuse disorders, including dually diagnosed.
        5. Ability to respond calmly and efficiently to stressful situations with crisis management skills.
        6. Well organized and able to maintain accurate and concise records.
        7. Ability to be a team-player.
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Hina Mauka seeks a Substance Abuse Counselor to provide adult substance abuse treatment to those who may also have co-occurring disorders and/or intersect with the criminal justice system.

Job Responsibilities

        • Deliver care including treatment planning, group and individual counseling
        • Case management for immediate needs including housing
        • Communication with collaterals including probation officers and case managers
        • Engage family in discharge planning through family sessions when indicated
        • Crisis counseling and discharge planning
        • Timely and sufficient documentation including treatment plans, progress notes, transition summaries, discharge summaries, and reports to collaterals.

Job Requirements

        • Must pass a background check and be able to work with adults
        • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
        • Ability to take initiative and complete tasks
        • Ability to work with a various populations, flexible, and positive
        • Experience with adults, mental health, and/or substance abuse
        • Experience and/or comfort in facilitating groups
        • Computer skills such as familiarity with MS office programs and internet required.
        • CSAC or Master’s Degree preferred. BA in related field with minimum 2 years of  experience as a Counselor may also apply.  


Please email resume and cover letter to hr@hinamauka.org


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Hina Mauka
Attention: Human Resources
45-845 Po’okela Street
Kāne‘ohe, Hawai‘i 96744
Tel: (808) 236-2600
Fax: (808) 236-0495
Email: hr@hinamauka.org

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