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Working For Koba
As an employee of Koba Institute, you will join a vibrant, energetic staff committed to making a difference in the lives of disturbed children. Here, your talents and skills will be utilized so that you can reach your fullest potential in a challenging, rewarding work environment. Koba Institute also offers a comprehensive benefits package to all employees, which includes:
We are also committed to developing our employees’ skills and knowledge base, and as such we offer a tuition reimbursement program to those employees who wish to get a more advanced degree in an area relating to their work specialty.
Who We're Looking For
In general, Koba Institute prefers to hire those who have at least an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution. Prospective candidates must have good work habits—being punctual, conscientious, and responsible are musts for working in a demanding, at times stressful environment.
Beyond the basics, we love to find people who are energetic self-starters with the ability to juggle multiple tasks and think on their feet. Koba Institute is a high-pressure environment that has the potential to yield high rewards to the right candidate. Most importantly, we are eager to hire those individuals who are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of disturbed children.
Below are profiles of the types of positions we generally have available at Koba. Please study the descriptions of qualifications and desired skills before you applying.
Also, as staff members who will be in constant contact with at-risk youth, successful applicants are required by law to have a criminal history records investigation. The minimum required qualifications for being a youth counselor are a college degree with an emphasis on human services or a high school degree with at least two years experience working with youths, parents, and families with special needs. Responsibilities include:
Residential House Manager and Assistant Manager
Responsibilities for this position include supervising and evaluating all youth counselors, providing coverage in emergency staff shortage situations, conducting individual and group counseling sessions, and providing support to parents and agency workers.
They should also prepare financial estimates and administer budgets, develop organization policies and draft operational handbooks, implement quality control and manage personnel. The candidates should be able to make recommendations to senior management for policy change by using statistical data policies and analysis.
How to Apply
Unless noted otherwise in the job description, please send a cover letter and resume via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or via fax to 240-241-5556 (e-mail preferred). We will contact you within a few days if we wish to request an interview.