Hina Mauka is a growing, dynamic organization looking for passionate, talented individuals with a desire to make a positive difference in the lives of those seeking recovery. We take great pride in helping our clients heal in a safe and supportive environment, using the very best evidence-based practices. As a team, we support, inspire and constantly learn from one another.


Hina Mauka offers a robust benefits package to our regular, full-time employees.
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  • Paid Time Off. Hina Mauka offers very generous Paid Time Off (PTO) benefits to employees that increases over their length of employment.
  • Holidays. Hina Mauka provides paid time off for 16 annual holidays plus Election Day. Holidays include New Years Eve, New Year’s Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas, Election Day, state holidays, and most federal holidays.
  • Health Insurance. Hina Mauka provides the option of health insurance to employees who work 20 or more hours a week through HMSA or Kaiser. Prescription drug coverage and vision is included in these plans. Additionally, dental insurance is provided through HDS.
  • ALFAC. Supplemental insurance plans are available through AFLAC.
  • Employee Assistance Program. Hina Mauka utilizes an Employee Assistance Program through Work Life Hawaii at no cost to the employee.
  • Education and Training. Support is available for work-related workshops and classes.
  • Retirement Plan. Hina Mauka has a 403(b) plan that allows for pre-tax contributions by the employee for a deferred tax savings.
  • Life Insurance. Group life insurance is offered at no cost to the employee.
  • Other benefits. Family and medical leave, worker’s compensation, TDI, bereavement leave, and supplemental pay for jury duty are also available.


The mission of Hina Mauka is to foster hope and healing for people recovering from alcohol and substance use disorders and related behavioral health challenges. We work as a team to provide the support needed to help those we serve change their lives for the better. Our administrative service are based at our Kaneohe office.


Hina Mauka’s adult substance abuse treatment programs offer Intensive Outpatient Services, Day Treatment, Residential Treatment, and Case Management. Our team of physicians, nurses and counselors work in collaboration with our clients to help them imagine and create a life free of addictions and the hardships that accompany them.

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Hina Mauka has per diem openings for Substance Abuse Counselors at our Kaneohe, Waipahu  and WCCC locations, in a per diem capacity. Candidate must have team-oriented practices and experience working with the Mental Health and substance abuse populations. Master’s degree and/or CSAC preferred.

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Hina Mauka has per diem openings for a cook for its residential facility in Kaneohe.  Excellent benefits, free parking.  Must have prior experience, preferably in healthcare/institutional setting.

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Purpose of the position

Treatment Associates are the front line staff that deal directly with our clients. Treatment Associates monitors client activities during non-structured program hours and is responsible for the security and physical conditions of the living environment, and for the safety and well-being of the residential clients. They are able to protect confidentiality of clients and client records in accordance with all applicable federal regulations. Treatment Associates are expected to participate in job activities with a solution focused attitude that demonstrates respect and positive engagement.

Essential Functions

  1. Serves as the on duty staff member during non-structured program hours.
  2. Responsible for managing crisis and other emergencies in the facility and consulting/notifying appropriate program staff.
  3. Responsible for the fire and safety watch, responding to any client problems and providing appropriate documentation according to companies policies and procedures.
  4. Provides support to clients during non-structured programming as needed.
  5. Interprets program handbook to clients. Maintains communication between clients and other staff.
  6. Maintains clients records, contributes to progress notes, and conducts chart audits.
  7. Escorts clients to 12 Step meetings, other program functions, and outside functions as needed.
  8. Coordinates and supervises client activities during non-structured program hours.
  9. Under the direction of the Medical Director, via R.N., monitors the condition of minor medical conditions. Consults with and reports to R.N. and/or Medical Director regarding client conditions and need for medical attention. Arranges for client transportation for emergency medical care.

Qualification Requirements

  1. One year experience in a substance abuse treatment setting or psychiatric treatment setting preferred.
  2. Eligible for certification in CPR and First Aid.
  3. Valid Hawaii State driver’s license and a current clean abstract.
  4. Ability to work with and relate to clients with substance abuse disorders, including dually diagnosed.
  5. Ability to respond calmly and efficiently to stressful situation with crisis management skills.
  6. Well organized and able to maintain accurate and concise records.
  7. Ability to be a team-player.

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The Substance Abuse Counselor carries out the direct therapeutic interaction with clients, in accordance with Hina Mauka policies and procedures.  Ideal candidate is able to implement treatment planning, facilitate individual and group counselling, evaluate client progress, complete documentation within time requirements, and discharge planning.  The candidate must have master’s degree in behavioral health science or CSAC, ability to work with and relate to clients with substance abuse disorders, have good computer skills, and be a good team player.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast paced and challenging environment at WCCC.  Hina Mauka brings hope, compassion and care through prevention, treatment, and recovery oriented services to individuals, families, and communities adversely affected by alcohol, or substance use disorders, co-occurring mental health issues and recovery challenges.  Excellent pay & benefits including PTO, 16 paid holidays, medical, dental, life insurance, and 403B.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume with a cover letter to hr@hinamauka.org with the title of the position you are applying for in the subject heading.  Feel free to refer any of your friends or relatives with related qualifications and expertise.

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please send your resume with a cover letter to hr@hinamauka.org, with the title of the position you are applying for in the subject heading.

Hina Mauka
Attention: Human Resources
45-845 Po’okela Street
Kāne‘ohe, Hawai‘i 96744
Tel: (808) 236-2600
Fax: (808) 236-0495
Email: hr@hinamauka.org

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