Job Opportunities (Hawaii): Interpreters

We are currently looking for a Yap "Proper" speaker. We recruit for all languages, including but not limited to Marshallese, Pohnpeian, Chuukese, Ulithian, and Woleaian. The formal process of getting listed on the online registry of interpreters includes attending a two-day orientation workshop (only offered once-a-year in the spring) and taking and passing the written English and Hawaii basic ethics exams (offered in the spring and fall). Program events are at cost to the interpreter. Listing on the registry allows anyone with internet connection to contact the interpreters for assignments. 

We recently have had the need for Yapese "Proper" and Chuuk lagoon.

Application form: Court interpreter application form.

Job Opportunity: Department of the Interior, Student Trainee

  1. Job Title: Student Trainee
  2. Department: Department Of The Interior
  3. Agency: Office of the Secretary of the Interior
  4. Salary: $31,069.00 to $40,393.00 / Per Year
  5. Open period: Thursday, January 8, 2015 to Friday, January 23, 2015

"Are you looking for a unique internship opportunity to gain valuable work experience in the public sector?  The Department of the Interior is devoted to protecting and preserving the natural resources of this great nation, including National Parks, landmarks, and the well-being of communities, including those of Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and affiliated Islanders."

Follow link for details: Student Trainee Opportunity.

Job Opportunities: "Country Mobilizer" (RMI, FSM, & ROP)

DAI or Development Alternatives Inc. is looking for a local "Country Mobilizer" for the RMI, the FSM and the ROP.

Country Mobilizer:
The appointee will plan, implement and report on all community engagement activities—overseeing a portfolio working in up to 10 communities in the country. S/he will have day-to-day decision-making authority and oversight responsibilities for his/her portfolio of approved activities. S/he will be in regular communications with the Deputy Chief of Party and Senior Technical Adviser. Each country office will tailor C-CAP’s technical approaches to community conditions; establish and manage a network of Social Mobilizers (one per community); manage the country portfolios of activities; liaise and manage relations with the provincial/ district government offices and national/local partners; and ensure timely data collection.

The Person We Seek:
To be considered for appointment you must have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experience designing and leading successful community development programs, awareness campaigns, and community-based capacity building activities
  • Strong interpersonal, writing and presentation skills in English is required and additional fluency in at least one of the regional languages is highly preferred
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and be an effective team player.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office and work experience in project implementation and administration.


  • The position is available for 12 months and maybe renewed by mutual agreement. Salary will be based on skills and experience.

How To Apply:

  • Candidates should send a cover letter and resume clearly addressing key selection criteria, and names of three references, one of which must be your current or most recent direct work supervisor.

For more information please visit their Facebook page.

 View links to see applications:

  1. The Republic of the Marshall Islands.
  2. The Federated States of Micronesia.
  3. The Republic of Palau.


Employment Opportunities at the College of Micronesia

Employment opportunities at the College of Micronesia.

Use links to download application forms (.doc format) to view and apply. Application forms include detailed descripitons of each job oppurtinity, including qualifications, salary and contact information.

1. Aquaculture Agent (Yap Campus).

2. Social Science Instructor (Chuuk Campus).

3. Social Science Instructor (Yap Campus).

4. Student Services Coordinator (Chuuk Campus).

5. Instructor in Mathematics (Pohnpei, National Campus).

6. Instructor in Marine Science (Pohnpei, National Campus).

Pacific Islands Women in Leadership Program (WIL)

The East-West Center is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Pacific Islands Women in Leadership program (WIL), which is the first step in launching the Rarotonga Partnership for the Advancement of Pacific Island Women. Up to 10 participants will be selected for the first cohort, which will take place at the East-West Center in Honolulu from November 3 - 26, 2013.


The Pacific Islands Women in Leadership program (WIL) is designed to create a vibrant network of women leaders across the Pacific region who will learn from each other and provide mutual support as they seek to bring about positive changes in their island societies.

The WIL has two main outcomes:

  • The development of a network of women leaders working on Pacific women's empowerment issues and connected to supportive institutions; and
  • The development of applied leadership projects designed within and for specific communities.

Please visit the East West Center website for more details and to apply. Applications must be completed by July 8, 2013.

Paid Internship Opportunity, Office of Hawaiian Affairs


                The Office of Hawaiian Affairs’ Public Policy Program is seeking students to assist with various projects during the Summer of 2013.  Student assistants play a large role in helping our team prepare for the upcoming legislative session, monitor and participate in administrative decision-making, write and edit testimony, conduct research to facilitate our advocacy efforts, etc.

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