Work at HOBY



HOBY is Hiring



HOBY staff is a small, passionate, collaborative team, driven by the idea that YOUTH CAN BE EFFECTIVE LEADERS IN THEIR SCHOOLS, COMMUNITIES AND THE WORLD.

Since beginning in 1958, our programs have inspired youth to recognize their leadership talents and apply them to become effective, ethical leaders in their home, school, and community.

Our International Office is located in beautiful Westlake Village, California.

Some of the Perks of Being a HOBY Employee:

• Meaningful work; turn your passion into action.
• 10 paid holidays, accrued vacation and sick days, 2 personal days and a break over the winter holidays.
• Employer paid health insurance for our employees.
• A % match on 403(b) contributions.

 Westlake Village, CA    Westlake Village, CA

Beautiful Westlake Village, CA



HOBY seeks a Program Associate that will be reporting directly to the Registration and Outreach Manager, the Program Associate is responsible for providing administrative support to HOBY staff and assisting with the registration and payment of HOBY students across the country. This position does NOT work directly with students but is an integral part of the Program Team in ensuring the success of HOBY programs.

The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic, well-organized self-starter with a strong work ethic and meticulous attention to detail. She/he is a flexible problem-solver with the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and thrive in a fast-paced work environment with changing priorities. Further, the candidate must be willing to actively participate and contribute to a small, committed team, has office/administrative experience, and proven customer service experience.


  • Serve as the frontline for program-related inquiries via phone, email, and fax
  • Process registration payments in HOBY’s proprietary database
  • Perform outreach and recruitment calls to engage schools and parents for HOBY programs
  • Assist HOBY volunteers with seminar requests and inquiries
  • Work with the Bookkeeper to ensure registration payments and program financial reports are current and accurate
  • Perform online research of schools and program Alumni
  • Coordinate travel for staff members
  • Assist in event coordination for the Development Department
  • Prepare and edit documents for various audiences
  • Other administrative duties, as needed


  • Customer service (resolve issues with minimal supervision and maintain a positive attitude while addressing different audiences)
  • Verbal and written communication (a strong phone presence and ability to create and edit documents)
    Time management (meet deadlines and multitask)
  • Organizational (fulfill tasks/projects in a timely manner, self-manage, and possess an eye for detail)
  • Teamwork (contribute to a small, effective Program Team dedicated to delivering outstanding programs)
  • Minimum one year’s experience in an office setting and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Desire for continuous growth and learning with the ability to accept and provide constructive feedback
  • An outgoing, friendly demeanor with a sense of humor
  • Bachelor’s degree



  • Interest in non-profit work
  • A HOBY alumnus or volunteer
  • Working knowledge of databases
  • Spanish language fluency 


For full description, salary and benefits: Click Here 




Please send a thoughtful cover letter specifically for HOBY and this position, your résumé, and list of three references by May 21 to Sunshine Navarro Shively at Use the subject line “Program Associate – [Your Name].” This position is available to be filled ASAP and applications may close prior to the deadline should we find the ideal candidate. No phone calls please.



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