Kupuna Wellness Center Instructor

Oct 10 2018
Lanakila Pacific |Honolulu|Part Time
Job Description




The Kupuna Wellness Center Instructor provides direct instruction and mentorship to program participants in accordance with Lanakila Pacific’s values and program standards; plans and implements daily program activities which will enable each participate to be active and engaged.  This position is responsible for program operations and related activities for one or more sites and rotates to different sites for training and development and provides coverage to sites as needed.  The Kupuna Wellness Center Instructor assures the quality of service provided consistent with Lanakila Pacific’s mission and values.






  1. Conduct intake and initial assessment of new participants; conduct nutritional risk assessments; calculate Body Mass Index.
  2. Conduct reassessments and update nutritional risk assessments on annual basis for all continuing participants.
  3. Assists in the development, implementation, and maintenance of the Kupuna Wellness Center site activity curriculum.
  4. Provides feedback to the Kupuna Wellness Center Manager for the purpose of resolving program issues and/or improving the program.
  5. Implements and maintains program activities to support a healthful and respectful environment for all participants.
  6. Schedule, coordinate, and conduct social/recreational and exercise activities and ensure monthly provision of nutrition education, educational classes or activities (to include community speakers, service projects and public awareness).
  7. Ensures all activities are age appropriate, meaningful and based on the participants needs and abilities.
  8. Responsible for maintaining a professional relationship with participants.






  1. Assist with the training and supervision of volunteers on program requirements.
  2. Review annually and ensure that Lanakila Pacific and LMOW Kupuna Wellness Center policies and procedures are implemented and followed.






  1. Complete the NAPIS assessment/reassessment forms for all new participants and for enrolled participants annually and as needed.
  2. Compile daily, weekly and monthly meal counts, recreational, educational, outreach, and volunteer activities for monthly, quarterly, and annual reports. 
  3. Gather information for annual surveys.
  4. Ensure accurate and timely completion of all reports.






  1. High school diploma or equivalency.
  2. One year’s experience in a community-based program working or volunteering with the elderly.
  3. Experience in leading and managing large group of adults preferred.
  4. One year’s experience in leading group activities preferred.
  5. Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid Certifications required.
  6. Attendance and/or participation in at least twenty (20) hours of education and/or training, including six (6) hours in aging and senior-related issues annually.




  1. Planning and organizational skills.
  2. Excellent listening skills.
  3. Demonstrate basic computer skills in Word, Excel or other comparable programs preferred.
  4. Knowledgeable and effective use of community resources.
  5. Must meet physical demand of the position.
  6. Must have current TB Clearance (valid within one year).
  7. Must be able to pass criminal background check.
  8. Must have a valid driver's license and clean driver's abstract


If you are interested in the position, please complete an appliation on our website (http://www.lanakilapacific.org/employmen​t).


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.