Intensive Mentor - Town & Central Oahu - Retention Bonus

Location: Honolulu, HI

Mission & About Us

Hale Kipa provides opportunities and environments that strengthen and encourage youth, their families and communities to actualize their potential and social responsibility.

Since 1970, Hale Kipa has championed Hawai'i's youth and children. We provide youth outreach, independent living facilities, therapeutic foster care, a haven for runaways, and more. Our founders recognized a need for a nonprofit to step in to assist this deserving population and we are still doing that critical work today, on O'ahu, Kaua'i, and the Island of Hawai'i. Learn more about Hale Kipa's programs.

Role Overview

As an Intensive Mentor at Hale Kipa, your role will center around supporting youth between the ages of 12-17 primarily in Town and Central area, who are on probation status with Family Court. Your primary responsibility will be to offer individualized, wraparound prevention and intervention services to these youth and their families. The range of services you provide will include support, counseling, social skills teaching, academic assistance, and coordination with other team members involved in the youth's services. You will also aid the youth in adhering to the conditions of their probation.

A significant part of your role will involve working towards strengthening families and preventing further criminal/status offenses from occurring, activities which will be incorporated into the youth's service plan. Additionally, you will be responsible for providing transportation to the youth for appointments and various activities.

Your knowledge of Hawaii's System of Care, an encompassing network of entities providing services to youth, will be vital in this role. You should also be aware of educational/vocational programs and alternative education. Regular communication with referral sources and collateral involved with the youth is a key aspect of this position.


  • High School Diploma or GED is mandatory
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience working with youth is required
  • Ability to connect with youth and understanding of family and youth dynamics
  • Knowledge about Hawaii's System of Care and educational/vocational programs


  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in navigating electronic health record systems
  • Consistent and timely documentation
  • A valid driver's license
  • Current auto insurance & safety check
  • Access to a vehicle for the purpose of transporting youth


  • Medical/Drug/Vision/Dental
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) / 6 Paid Holidays
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Access to voluntary insurance plans


  • $15.00 per hour
  • Retention Bonus: $500 after 1 year of employment

An EEO Employer

Contact Information

Contact: Raylene Nakandakare, Hale Kipa, Inc.
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 808-589-1829

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