Volunteer

‘Ōlelo Community Media welcomes skilled and committed volunteers and interested interns to support our mission: To strengthen our island voices and advance community engagement through innovative media, and realize our vision whereby: ‘Ōlelo is a catalyst for positive change in the community, where every voice matters.

Volunteers who embrace and exhibit our core values—Teamwork, Integrity, and Aloha—are central to our operations and essential to empowering the voices of our diverse communities.

Volunteers benefit from their service to ‘Ōlelo Community Media.  Here is a list of several benefits:

  • Acquire new skills and tools.
  • Gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for Community (PEG) Access resources, services, and programs.
  • Exposure to diverse clients, non-profit organizations, community based organizations, government agencies, educators, youth, and industry partners and experts.

Be part of our ohana, as a volunteer
Volunteers may assist with back office support, Media Center operations, studio and field productions, and special events. Certain opportunities require skilled individuals. However, most are made available to individuals who are at least 15 years of age, with parent consent and supervision, and enjoy learning and growing. Please see the steps below if you are interested in becoming part of our ‘Ōlelo Community Media ohana!

Step 1: View our volunteer opportunities below.
Step 2: Follow the links for full opportunity description.
Step 3: Apply via the link if you are interested in the opportunity.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Community Relations Greeter REQ # 1018
Age: 16 years of age or older.
Location:  Māpunapuna

Dates: September 14, 15, 17, 18, 19 and 21st
Purpose: This individual will help to greet candidates and making sure their teleprompter script is good to go.  We will help train the individual with that specific task.

Prerequisites: Customer service skills, people person, basic computer skills, organizational skills (keep track of information on spreadsheets)

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

 

‘Ōlelo Community Media Greeter REQ # 1017

Age: 16 years of age or older.
Location: 
Māpunapuna

Dates: Monday – Friday

Times: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Purpose: To Greet incoming guest and notify staff of guest arrival.

Prerequisites: Customer service skills

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

 

Admin. /Clerical Tasks
Age: Must be 15 years of age or older.
Location:  Multiple locations
Purpose: This volunteer position will assist with office duties including, but not limited to filing, assisting with mailing projects, data entry, project assistance and more.
Prerequisites: Proficient in Microsoft Office

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

 

Digital Archivist Volunteer
Age: Must be 16 years of age or older.
Location:  Multiple locations
Purpose: Digital Archivist works cross-departmentally to manage efforts to preserve, describe and make accessible digitized and born-digital archival materials.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with cataloging, various computer applications

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

 

Inventory Volunteer
Age: Must be 16 years of age or older.
Location:  Multiple locations
Purpose: The primary responsibilities of this role will be to help manage inventory, rectify miscalculations, report findings.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with cataloging, various computer applications and scan gun

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

 

Community Relations Volunteer
Age: 14 years of age or older.
Location:  Māpunapuna
Purpose: Provide volunteer support in key Community Relations areas: outreach for special events and/or company productions, data collection and input, special attention focused on Vote! Candidates In Focus Outreach effort starting June 6 through July 13.
Prerequisites: Customer service skills (can train), people person, basic computer skills, organizational skills (keep track of information on spreadsheets)

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

 

Please contact the Volunteer Program Manager if you need further assistance.

EMAIL: volunteer@olelo.org
PHONE: 808-237-2129
CELL: 808-445-5699
FAX: 808-836-2546
MAIL:  ‘Ōlelo Community Media
Attn.: Volunteer Program Manager
1122 Māpunapuna Street
Honolulu, HI 96819

 

Camryn Tabiolo, a graduate of Moanalua High School and a current film student of Columbia College Chicago, shares her experiences as an volunteer at Ōlelo.