Career Opportunities

Join our team!

Our Vision: Thriving people and abundant land.
Theory of change: Inspire and empower the people of Molokai to restore ʻāina momona by demonstrating pilina-focused sustainable solutions to ensure relevance and comfort of the staff and board.

Sustʻāinable Molokai is a 501c3 non-profit community development organization and an equal opportunity employer.

Open Positions

Specialist - Farm Business

Location: Molokai
Position Status:
Full-Time (40 hours)
Food Sovereignty
Reports To: Food Sovereignty Director
$20-$25/hour (dependent on experience) with benefits package

Job Summary:
The Specialist - Farm Business will also work closely with the Director of Finance & Development and provide direct support to farmers on the creation and filling of business-related documents as part of Sustʻāinable Molokaiʻs technical assistance program. This includes helping program participants with drafting their business filing documents, business plans, financial tracking, tax and accounting issues, grants, and other related documents, as well as assisting program participants with USDA and non-USDA opportunities. This position requires excellent communication and organization skills, the ability to understand and convey complex processes, and the desire to work closely with and be an advocate for the Molokai community.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Desired Qualifications & Skills:

  • 2- or 4-year degree in business administration, accounting, public administration, writing, or other related field; relevant work experience may be substituted.
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with colleagues and clients.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent communication, writing, and organizational skills; attention to detail.
  • A Molokai community-minded outlook and vested in our vision of ʻāina momona.
  • Creative, adaptive problem-solving ability.
  • High energy, positive, "can-do" attitude, flexibility, teamwork, and a high degree of initiative.
  • Advanced computer and software skills, such as Mac Computer, Microsoft Office, Zoom, etc.
  • Proficient in business startup & regulations in the State of Hawaii.
  • Familiarity with USDA agricultural programs.
  • Experience in grant writing.

Please email your resume and cover letter to Jamie Ronzello at

Coordinator - Food Sovereignty Sales & Marketing

Location: Molokai
Position Status:
Part-Time (20 hours)
Program: Food Sovereignty
Reports To: Food Sovereignty Director
Classification: Non-Exempt ($20/Hourly with monthly and quarterly bonuses based on meeting monthly and quarterly KPIs)

Job Summary:
Coordinator - Food Sovereignty Sales & Marketing will also work closely with the Manager - Marketing & Communications. This position will support the marketing and outreach of Food Sovereignty Programs. This also includes the development and growth of the Food Hub outreach and sales to gain more customers and farmers/producers for the market. This position is a temporary 1-year position with the potential to renew.

About our Food Sovereignty Programs:
We work to increase local food production and access to Molokai residents. We do this through a lens of resilience and sustainability, which leverages workforce and economic development efforts, partnerships, and innovative programs to grow community capacity. Our food hub programs support commercial and residential buyers all over Molokai in purchasing local food through Our Mobile Market focuses on increasing healthy food access through SNAP/EBT, DA BUX, and free food distributions to those in need.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Required Qualifications & Skills:

  • Previous sales experience preferred.
  • Marketing and social media experience are desirable.
  • Demonstrates ability to build and maintain relationships within the Molokai community.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, highly organized, and reliable.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks while completing deadlines.
  • Comfortable working alone and in teams (in-person & online).
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously while remaining attentive to details.
  • Comfort with online collaboration tools such as Gmail, Dropbox, Google Drive, Google Apps, etc.
  • A passionate and solution-oriented work style with an internal desire for ongoing improvement.
  • A flexible and positive attitude committed to improving our food system.
  • A standard driver’s license in good standing, as well as a clean driving record.
  • Strong communication skills and an ability to develop good relationships with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Ability to work effectively with a minimum amount of supervision.
  • Ability to problem solve and course correct when operations could be more efficient.
  • High energy, positive, “can-do” attitude, flexibility, teamwork.

Please email your resume and cover letter to Jamie Ronzello at