The Micronesia Red Cross Society (MRCS) based in Pohnpei envisions a world of empowered communities, better prepared and able to address human suffering and improve quality of life, respect for dignity and a concern for equity. Our mission is to develop and promote Humanitarian activities and services through voluntary actions and collaborations, with a view of preventing and alleviating human sufferings, and improve the quality of life in our islands. MRCS is seeking a HELPer to assist the Health Program Office with community outreach efforts and other day-to-day operations of the organization as assigned by the Executive Director.
Pohnpei State Lab. Services provides 12-14,000 tests per month, ranging from Hematology, serology, urinalysis, chemistry, blood cross matching, immunology, and processing of tissues for a population of 38,000 people in Pohnpei. Located at the Pohnpei State Hospital, the HELPer will be taught the ethics, and procedures in the lab to provide quality data for clinicians to make decision for the adequate care of patients in the hospital and in the community. There will be hands on practice for the student, supervised by trained technicians at all the time.
The Conservation Society of Pohnpei (CSP) works to preserve and enhance the natural heritage of Pohnpei State by promoting community-led resource management and compatible economic development. CSP needs a HELPer to assist the CSP terrestrial team on their ongoing projects to preserve the traditional plant knowledge of Pohnpei with an enhanced Watershed Forest Reserve (WFR) protects biodiversity, species and habitat loss, with community support and compliance.
The Micronesian Legal Services Corporation (MLSC) in Koror, Palau is seeking a HELPer to support MLSC’s attorneys and staff with clerical, legal, and linguistic projects. MLSC promotes equal access to justice and to provide high quality civil legal assistance to low income people. MLSC improves the lives of the people of Micronesia by helping them solve important legal problems; and strengthens communities through advocacy. The Palau office of MLSC implements MLSC’s mission in Palau for the benefit of the people of Palau.
Oahu-based Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL), an independent nonprofit organization that serves the Pacific community with educational programs and services, is seeking 3 qualified Pacific Islander students for the following HELP positions. Please click on each position to view the full job description.
While PREL has offices in Hawaii, Guam, Kosrae, Pohnpei, Palau, Majuro, and Yap, these internships are all based at the main office at 900 Fort Street Mall, Suite 1300, Honolulu, HI 96813.
The Marine Ecology Division of the National Parks Services in American Samoa is looking for a qualified UH Hilo Pacific Islander student to serve as a Marine Ecology Trainee whose role will be to help “investigate the movement patterns and home range of reef fish species that are caught for local consumption (approximately 12 species) in American Samoa. These species range from the endangered humphead wrasse to commonly fished parrotfish, groupers, and snappers.”
The Minority Access & Achievement Program (MAAP) is hiring a qualified HELPer to serve as Communication / Data Specialist. MAAP’s mission is “to empower underrepresented ethnic groups to access and successfully navigate their college experience and personally develop as they strive towards their goal at the University and beyond.” The HELPer will be part of the team “to maintain student records which will help to monitor retention data, develop and manage website in order to provide better resources and outreach to students, prepare flyers and program documents to better inform students of events and activities, etc.”
The Instructional Technology and User Services (ITUS) is looking to hire 1 – 2 qualified Pacific Islander students to support classroom learning at UH Hilo through technology. Position includes on the job training in many different areas including, installation & troubleshooting of computer/audio/video equipment in classrooms, video/audio production, video conferencing, distance learning, online learning & more.
The Pacific Islander Student Center (PISC) is looking to hire a total 6 student staff (4 Program Assistants & 2 Resident Assistants) for this summer’s Pacific Islander Summer Bridge Program (PISB) at UH Hilo. The PISB is a 13-day intensive college preparation program to introduce first-year students to college-level expectations. Specifically designed for Pacific islanders, the program includes a variety of learning activities, workshops, lectures, tours, and fun social events all designed to help a high school graduate or community college transfer student make the appropriate transition to college life at UH Hilo. Read more
The UH Hilo Student Medical Services, which is a medical clinic serving UH Hilo, HawCC, faculty and community members, is looking for 2-3 qualified Pacific Islander students at UH Hilo to work as Student Nursing Assistant. This HELP position is best suited for students interested in the nursing, pharmacy, medical, and healthcare fields.