Koby House is a privately funded, family directed intensive outpatient treatment home for a 16-year-old female with complex developmental and mental health needs, who exhibits challenging behaviors.
Koby House, the family’s home, is situated on Salt Spring Island with the staff residence 4 km off site. Salt Spring Island is truly a nature lovers’ paradise! With spectacular coastal and pastoral scenery and the moderate climate, a variety of activities can be comfortably pursued all months of the year. From leisurely walks along, pristine beaches to challenging uphill hikes, the vistas, flora and fauna are always inspiring.
The primary goal of the program is to successfully support this individual in her return to the community and her family home through; increasing functional skills and abilities, reducing the positive and negative symptoms of psychiatric illness, increasing coping strategies to mitigate treatment resistant psychiatric symptoms, minimizing challenging behaviours, increasing social interconnections, strengthening familial ties, improving physical health and wellness.
Our employees love the close-knit team environment and the commitment to work-life balance, which includes a 40-hour work week, three weeks of vacation to start, and half-days off before each long weekend. We offer leading starting salary and benefits plan, which includes either housing or housing credit, educational reimbursements and leadership development support for those interested in furthering their professional growth. To top it off, each employee receives an additional $100 each year towards their RRSP in recognition of their birthday and anniversary.