Jobs at Full Life

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS (Island Wide – based in Hilo)

Full Life is seeking a Director of Programs to oversee and bring leadership to the development, implementation, operation and administration of all programs and services that support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other disabilities throughout Hawai’i Island.  The Director of Programs is responsible for staffing, training, programming, maintaining operating budget, and leading a professional team.

We are looking for a Director of Programs to provide energy, excitement, and leadership during a period of transition in the State of Hawaii’s Medicaid Waiver Program and related employment services.

Minimum Qualifications include:

Must have a minimum of two years of supervisory experience, a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in social sciences or education and one (1) year of experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities; or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in another field with two (2) years verifiable experience working directly with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities or the elderly; or RN licensed in the State of Hawaii.  Master’s degree preferred.

The ideal candidate will have a history of progressively responsible management and supervision experience in providing services to people with disabilities. A working understanding of the Hawaii Medicaid Waiver Program and Employment First initiates is helpful.

Salary is competitive and based on previous work experience.Excellent Benefits including Medical and Dental, Holiday and paid time off, mileage reimbursement, and retirement plan.

Please review the job description by clicking on the link below:

Program Director Job Description 

To apply for the Director of Programs please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to

Please put DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS in the subject line of your email.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Mahalo for your interest and we look forward to hearing from you!




Full Life is always looking for dedicated, self-motivated and skilled Direct Support Workers for both our East and West Hawaii locations.

Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, pass a criminal and traffic clearance, drug screen, two-step TB test, CPR, First Aid and have a valid driver’s license, clean driving record, safety inspection certificate, and auto insurance.

Full Life pays full Medical and Dental Insurance for employees who work over 20 hours a week. All employees, full and part time, receive paid time off benefits.  Direct Support Workers also receive reimbursement for mileage and costs associated with providing services. 

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Please let us know in advance if you require any accommodation.

If you think you’d like to join the Full Life ‘ohana as a Direct Support Worker,  stop into one of our offices,  complete the online application or email, fax, mail, or hand deliver your resume to:

Full Life / West Hawai’i
75-5995 Kuakini Highway, Suite 432
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Attn: Dayna

Tel: (808) 322-9333
Fax: (808) 322-9334

Full Life / East Hawai‘i
120 Keawe Street, Suite 202
Hilo, HI 96720
Attn: Emily


Tel: (808) 935-7699
Fax: (808) 935-7666