Volunteer & Job Opportunities
Pu'u O Hoku Ranch is always looking for dedicated people who bring energy and enthusiasm to help us achieve our goals.
Whether you have a passion for beekeeping, Biodynamic farming, agroforestry, landscaping with native plants, reforestation, conservation, livestock, slow-food kitchen, hospitality or renewable energy— the odds are we have a job you could do.
We welcome self-motivated applicants with new ideas infused with respect for local customs and traditions and the social skills to work well as part of a very diverse team.
We can offer you temporary position as an intern (6 months min), or the opportunity to do field research as part of your academic education— providing you with a simple, single-bed cabin with shared kitchen and bathroom, a shared vehicle for the weekends and a stipend that varies depending on your previous work experience.
Pu’u O Hoku is situated at the very remote and subtropical east end of Molokai. If you are looking for a party atmosphere, a place to chill out or somewhere to live while surfing in Hawaii, we are NOT the right place for you. The Pu’u O Hoku team works with untiring commitment to care for land that we are in charge of stewarding.
Pu’u O Hoku
Pu‘u O Hoku Ranch is a family owned conservation ranch on the east end of Molokai. Our central business is a Retreat Center, supported by a biodynamic farm and a livestock operation.
We are currently searching for a Head of Maintenance seeking long term employment.
This position is responsible for working with and supervising a small team to maintain ranch infrastructure which includes but is not limited to:
- Systems (domestic & agricultural water, wastewater, IT systems)
- Energy (utility power, photovoltaic, micro hydro, wind turbines, gasifier)
- Buildings (certified kitchens, retreat center, cottages, workshop, store, office)
- Ranch vehicles & heavy equipment.
Applicants must have strong all-around building and grounds maintenance skills with strength in electronics. Experience troubleshooting and running systems is a must.
We are looking for a proactive team player to work with a small but diverse maintenance team in a very remote location to achieve ambitious business development goals while meeting financial and safety objectives.