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KALAELOA HERITAGE AND LEGACY FOUNDATION

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 6 people are interested
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Do you have a passion for preserving and protecting the historical, cultural, and archaeological landscape of Kalaeloa? Love working outdoors and enjoy yard work?

The Kalaeloa Heritage and Legacy Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit, offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience a vast ancient cultural landscape spread across 11 acres through site tours and community workdays and is seeking an Outdoor volunteer.

POSITION OVERVIEW

  • Commit to at least one, preferably two, shifts per week from 8:30 to 11:30am
  • Park maintenance includes: Litter removal, Non-native plant species removal, maintenance of walkways and trails, and other Park maintenance projects
  • Represent the Kalaeloa Heritage Park in a professional and courteous manner to members and the visiting public
  • This is an outdoor position that will require being on one’s feet for most of the shift, and walking around the Kalaeloa Heritage Park

Preferred candidates will have:

Experience working outdoors, interest in native Hawaiian history and culture, self-motivated with ability to "think on one’s feet", work well with others and enjoy being outdoors.

Benefits

  • Attend training sessions and meetings as scheduled
  • Complimentary Park membership
  • Annual social events, including the annual Appreciation Dinner
  • Quarterly newsletter for Park volunteers and staff

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter describing your experience and how it applies to this role along with your resume to volunteer@khlfoundation.org. Please send both in a single pdf, named: your name CV.

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About KALAELOA HERITAGE AND LEGACY FOUNDATION

Location:

PO BOX 75447, KAPOLEI, HI 96707, US

Mission Statement

Through partnership, planning, advocacy, and stewardship the kupaʻaina of Honouliuli accept the kuleana to preserve and protect our kupuna, historical sites, and moʻolelo of Kalaeloa. We are committed to ensuring that cultural traditions and practices of nā ʻoiwi ʻo Kalaeloa are perpetuated.

Description

About Us Established in 2011, the Kalaeloa Heritage and Legacy Foundation (KHLF) is a 501(c)3 community based organization dedicated to preserving and protecting Native Hawaiian cultural and historical sites of Kalaeloa via a 40-year lease to 77 acres on which it will establish and operate the Kalaeloa Heritage Park. Our Vision As Kalaeloa is the wahi hoʻokela, the Kalaeloa Heritage Park is the piko and wahi pana of Kalaeloa, where nā ʻoiwi mau loa - our ancestors and us - shall live forever.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Kalaeloa Heritage ParkO‘ahuKapolei, HI 96707

(21.3462,-158.07899)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Environmental Education
  • Botany
  • Gardening

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Commit to at least one, preferably two, shifts per week from 8:30 to 11:30am
  • This is an outdoor position that will require being on one’s feet for most of the shift, and walking around the Kalaeloa Heritage Park

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