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Community Connections is hiring!


To apply for a position, please download the application packet and follow the directions in the Application Instructions included under each location heading.

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Job Openings in Ketchikan

  • Application Instructions: For all Ketchikan job openings; applications can be picked up and dropped off at at our new building located at 721 Stedman Street.


  • Senior and Developmental Disabilities Program Director  - View Job Description

    Lead a great team of service coordinators and skilled direct service staff making a difference in the lives of elders and people with disabilities. Join a vibrant, mission-focused organization that seeks to support individuals’ life goals through maximizing their participation in home and community life.

    Responsibilities: The Program Director is responsible for position hiring, training and direct supervision of 12 office staff, with a program budget of 5 million. Strategic program planning, developing and overseeing systems, quality assurance that all aspects of the program are developed, implemented, coordinated, and monitored to support the highest quality services possible.

    Qualifications: Position requires experience working with individuals with disabilities and a master’s degree in the field of human services, psychology, special education, nursing or related field. Will consider a bachelor’s degree in combination with relevant experience as substitute.

    Experience: Developing and implementing individual programs, budget implementation and in supervising others is desired. Must have good decision-making, time-management and communication skills.

    Minimum starting wage is $67,000, DOE, with a competitive benefits package and paid relocation expenses. Position open until filled.


  • Speech Language Pathologist  - View Job Description

    This position is responsible for the provision of speech language services for children birth to five within in the Early Learning Program as well as children not enrolled in the program.

    Applicants must have a minimum of a Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology. Must be able to obtain State of Alaska Licensure. Must have 2 years experience working with children under five.

    Competitive salary, benefits and moving expenses. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and application packet. For questions about the job please contact Adrienne O’Brien at (907) 225-7825. Open until filled


  • Support Specialist Positions:

    These positions are responsible for participating as team members implementing individual service plans with children, adults or seniors. Work is primarily within one program: Children’s Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, or Older Alaskans and Adult Resource Service. Services may include teaching skills, providing guidance and structure, personal care, household chores, transportation, and providing respite for the primary caregiver. Individuals served include children and adults experiencing intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities or severe emotional disturbances, or seniors experiencing a level of a disability that causes them to be at risk of having to be institutionalized. Services occur in the home, community, employment and school environments. Work is performed within the context of the agency’s mission and core values.

  • Please contact the local office in Ketchikan for current openings and additional information.




Job Openings in Craig, Prince of Wales Island

  • Application Instructions: For all Prince of Wales job openings; please drop off applications (we are located at 1800 Craig-Klawock Hwy, Suite 241, Craig) or mail to Community Connections, PO Box 420, Craig, AK 99921 or fax to (907) 826-3892.


  • Child and Family Therapist  - View Job Description

    Under the supervision of the Children’s Mental Health Director, the Child and Family Therapist is responsible for the provision of therapeutic interventions for children, adults, and families who are experiencing emotional/behavioral disorders. The position operates within a wraparound, trauma-informed and family-centered perspective, providing direct therapeutic intervention, as well as extensive collaboration with a team of paraprofessionals serving the client and family.

    Applicants must have a Master degree in social work, psychology, marriage and family therapy or a field directly related to mental health counseling. Must be licensed or license eligible. Currently certified as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist preferred. Experience in teaching/training paraprofessionals in behavioral/cognitive interventions.

    Competitive salary, benefits, and relocation expenses available. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and application packet. For questions, please call Brandy Pass, Children’s Mental Health Director at 907-225-7825. Open Until Filled.

  • Children’s Mental Health – Service Coordinator   - View Job Description

    This position is responsible for supervising staff providing intensive community based services to children and families with severe emotional and behavioral concerns. Responsible for assuring the timely submittal of required documentation. Must be a team player skilled in multi-tasking and writing. Requires strong written/oral communication skills, 1 year experience creating professional and compliant documentation, 2 years post-secondary training in human services and 2 years experience working with youth and/or their families experiencing mental health conditions. Supervisory and/or work experience in mental health services may be substituted for post-secondary training.

    Closes August 24, 2015

  • Support Specialist Positions:

    These positions are responsible for participating as team members implementing individual service plans with children, adults or seniors. Work is primarily within one program: Children’s Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, or Older Alaskans and Adult Resource Service. Services may include teaching skills, providing guidance and structure, personal care, household chores, transportation, and providing respite for the primary caregiver. Individuals served include children and adults experiencing intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities or severe emotional disturbances, or seniors experiencing a level of a disability that causes them to be at risk of having to be institutionalized. Services occur in the home, community, employment and school environments. Work is performed within the context of the agency’s mission and core values.

  • Please contact the local office in Craig for current openings and additional information.




Contractor Positions


  • Treatment Parents for Therapeutic Foster Care Services:

    Positions are open in both Ketchikan and Prince of Wales.

    Treatment parents provide intensive oversight and facilitate behavioral interventions for youths experiencing a severe emotional disturbance, all within their family home. This position works closely with Community Connections staff to create a supportive and nurturing environment that encourages the growth of youths placed in their care.

    Ideal families include those with experience working with challenging behaviors, educators, families with one stay at home parent, those who can demonstrate commitment and persistence in the face of challenging situations and those interested in working with older elementary through teenagers, especially girls. Must be able to pass a background check, have a current driver’s license and insurance, provide family transportation and complete an extensive screening and home study.

    Parents are paid tax free stipends starting at 2600.00 per month to work intensively with therapeutic foster children to build skills, increase positive behaviors, and work on treatment goals. We will license and train qualified families who complete our extensive screening, licensing and training process. Contact Corey Layton at (907)826-3891 for more information.