Short-Term Job Adventures Hawaii
Residential Volunteer Program
Pahoa (45 minutes from Hilo on the west side of Hawaii, the Big Island)
Kalani's residential volunteer program is an extraordinary way for people from all over the world to experience community life in Hawaii in an affordable way. Over 100 volunteers support the day-to-day activities and operations of this charitable retreat center and provide assistance in either the kitchen, housekeeping, maintenance or horticulture departments. Volunteer opportunities are available from 1-3 months or participate in the special 1-month Sabbatical Program with further benefits.
A Day in the Life: Volunteer Adventures at Kalani
For many new volunteers, Kalani held the promise of a new direction, a new adventure, and a new way of life. Learn more about one volunteer's exciting work adventure at Kalani »
Kalani Oceanside Retreat Village
RR 2, Box 4500
Pahao, HI 96778
(808) 965-0468 x117
(800) 800-6886 toll free
(808) 965-0527 fax
Program Guides (Leads, Health & Safety, Support and/or an Apprentice), Solo Facilitators, Field Supervisors, and Overnight Staff
Pahala (Kau district on the Big Island)
Come explore Hawaii in a different way! Blending a wilderness therapy model on an organic farm, Pacific Quest and the Program Guide team facilitate an environment for teens and young adults to recognize a want for change while learning about farming, sustainability, basic living and problem solving skills, health and nutrition, emotional growth and Hawaiian culture. Desired qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in psychology, farming/agroecology or outdoor education/leadership, or a minimum of 3 years relevant experience. Specific experience with “at-risk” youth or within wilderness therapy a plus.
P.O. Box 540
Naalehu, HI 96772
(855) 317-6304 fax
International Field Instructors, Co-Instructors & Interns
Hawaii (and throughout the American West, Alaska, California, Florida Keys, the Gulf Coast and places around the world)
As a Field Instructor for The Road Less Traveled, you'll have the opportunity to share your knowledge and love of the wilderness, service learning and cultural awareness with bright and enthusiastic young people; work with other highly motivated, qualified, committed professionals; and experience extraordinary lands and cultures around the world. RLT Instructors are genuine, spirited, friendly, athletic, educated and well-traveled. They are not just educators and counselors, they are mentors. They are responsible, committed to those around them, purposeful and bold. The hiring season runs from September through early May.
The Road Less Traveled
2331 N. Elston Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614-4009
(800) 939-9839 toll free
(773) 342-5703 fax
Summer Tour Leaders and Outdoor Adventure Tour Guides
Hawaii and Mainland USA
Do you want to hit the open road, have adventures of a lifetime and get paid? Join a team that is passionate about organizing and delivering high-quality tours for people from all over the world. As a Windigo Tour Leader, you'll travel to amazing places in the U.S. and create experiences of a lifetime! Positions are available from May through September for a partial or full season. If you have an adventurous spirit, strong leadership and organizational skills, and are looking for an exciting challenge, email your resume and cover letter to Jessica Harris.
5024 Canyon Dr.
Santa Rosa, CA 95409
(707) 544-8395 fax