Volunteer and Practicum

Hina Mauka’s volunteers are integral to our success in helping those who are recovering from alcohol and drug addiction. Our volunteers assist our clients and staff in many important and equally appreciated ways, from acting as mentors to providing clerical and facilities support to participating in our internship program.

Hiki Ni‘o Mentoring Program
Hina Mauka’s Hiki Ni‘o mentors are volunteers who act as good role models for individuals recovering from addiction. They set an example of the life skills, attitudes and work ethic needed to be a productive citizen. We provide all the necessary training and support. Mentors meet once per week with an individual in our residential or outpatient treatment program to:

• Serve as friend, listener, reflector, connector and guide to program participants
• Encourage self-confidence
• Support career aspirations
• Promote a positive focus towards the future
• Offer caring support and direction
• Assist program participants in accessing community resources
• Share your knowledge and life experiences to help a client in recovery

If you are interested in joining our mentoring team and are age 21 or older, motivated to help others and have good interpersonal skills, please contact Kristal Brown our Peer Mentor Coordinator @  kbrown@hinamauka.org or (808) 447-5282

Clerical and Facilities Support
Help Hina Mauka continue to run smoothly, reach out to our community and donors and provide a safe and comfortable environment for our clients. Duties, based on the individual’s skills, may include:

• Typing, copying, filing, data entry, faxing
• Assist with mailings and compiling marketing materials
• Technical assistance with computers and mobile devices
• Painting, light house cleaning and moving office equipment and furniture


Hina Mauka accepts practicum students applications. Please send your complete resume and a cover letter indicating your interest becoming a practicum student here at Hina Mauka to: hr@hinamauka.org

Requirements for Volunteers
Individuals who are recovering from substance abuse or a mental health disorder may also be eligible to apply to become a volunteer at Hina Mauka. Please send your complete volunteer application, resume and a cover letter indicating your volunteering interest to: hr@hinamauka.org

Practicums and Volunteers must also:
• Provide current two-step TB test or X-ray (done within last year)
• Provide medical infectious disease clearance and physical from a physician (forms will be provided)
• Provide copy of Medical Insurance Card
• Complete orientation
• Miscellaneous forms (forms will be provided)
• Abide by Hina Mauka’s Code of Ethics and Dress Attire Requirements


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