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Rite of Passage PROGRAM DIRECTOR in Honolulu, Hawaii


Ho`ōla Nā Pua is opening the first gender-specific residential treatment program in Hawaii specifically designed to provide services to commercially sexually exploited girls. Our vision is to provide youth who have been victims of sexual exploitation with a path to restoration and healing from their trauma, an increased sense of self-worth, and the confidence and ability to successfully reintegrate into their families and community. Currently, we are looking for a Program Director to assist in the start-up and implementation of this program. We are seeking a highly motivated and dedicated individual who is committed to providing the highest quality of care to the youth that we serve.

Job Description:

The Program Director is responsible for the quality delivery and oversight of the treatment, educational, vocational and health and welfare services in accordance with all agency policies and procedures as-well-as federal, state, and local rules, regulations, licensing, practices and laws. The Program Director is responsible for the day-to-day site operations including budgeting, financial stewardship, administration, program elements, promotions and marketing, and staff development and training. This position provides administrative oversight for the site, serves as a Senior Manager to the Executive Board, is the leader of the site management team and ensures that the program’s Mission and Values are represented in every facet under his/her organizational control.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in related field (Master’s Degree preferred).

  • Four years of related experience in residential facility management.

  • Experience working with traumatized youth (experience working with trafficked and exploited youth preferred).

Essential Functions:

  • Key member of the program development, start-up and implementation team

  • Develops, implements, manages and modifies the program.

  • Responsible for:

  • Site operations, policies and procedures.

  • Educational/vocational departments.

  • Safety, health and welfare of staff and students.

  • Clinical services, education, vocation and health and welfare.

  • Chairperson for site Management Meeting.

  • Oversees delivery of the daily program.

  • Ensures program facilities are safe, clean and well maintained.

  • Maintains contact and open communication with youth.

  • Oversight of medical and food services and administration.

Rite of Passage is a leading national provider of programs and opportunities for troubled and at-risk youth from social services, welfare agencies and juvenile courts. For 35 years, we have developed and operated a continuum of programs based on the needs of youth and our placing agencies. With an emphasis on evidence-based practices and positive skill development, combined with our supportive and therapeutic approach, our organization is respected by industry experts as a highly effective solution for our youth. Since 1984, over 25,000 youths have entered and completed our programs. Rite of Passage has built its reputation on running life-changing educational treatment programs that positively contribute to the community.

Our employees are dedicated, passionate individuals that are committed to inspiring positive change in the lives of youth. Becoming a member of the Rite of Passage team is more than just a job, it’s an opportunity to build a meaningful career with a company driven by its powerful mission to make a difference.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)