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Information on new Community Connections building in Ketchikan

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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.


  • 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. Position 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.


  • Do you want to spend a year or more in ALASKA for an adventure of your lifetime? If you are in a bachelors program or a recent graduate of social work, psychology, therapy, sociology or a similar field, or just have a passion for helping children we want to hear from you! Children’s Mental Health Support Specialist Positions are being offered an Airline ticket or $500.00 for one way travel to Alaska if the qualified applicant is willing to commit to a year of employment. Full time positions, 40 hours a week includes paid training and meeting hours. Positions require a vehicle for transporting customers with reimbursement for mileage included.

    For more information call Lori Hudson (907) 225-7825 in Ketchikan or Deborah Blair on Prince of Wales (907) 826-3891 with questions.

  • 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.

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

    This position is responsible for coordinating individualized, multi-support services for children experiencing severe emotional disturbance and their families. Responsibilities include supervising direct service staff, facilitating team meetings, completing and assuring required documentation is submitted on time, and managing implementation of service plans.

    Requires Two years of post secondary training in the human service field and two 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. One year of experience in creating professional and compliant documentation. Preferred experience includes supervisory experience, Bachelors degree in one of the following areas: psychology, social work and counseling, education or other human service area, and one year working in community-based children’s mental health services.

    Pay DOE. Competitive benefits package. Interested applicants must submit a resume, cover letter and application packet. Open until filled. For questions contact Deborah Blair at (907) 826-3891.

  • 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.


  • Do you want to spend a year or more in ALASKA for an adventure of your lifetime? If you are in a bachelors program or a recent graduate of social work, psychology, therapy, sociology or a similar field, or just have a passion for helping children we want to hear from you! Children’s Mental Health Support Specialist Positions are being offered an Airline ticket or $500.00 for one way travel to Alaska if the qualified applicant is willing to commit to a year of employment. Full time positions, 40 hours a week includes paid training and meeting hours. Positions require a vehicle for transporting customers with reimbursement for mileage included.

    For more information call Lori Hudson (907) 225-7825 in Ketchikan or Deborah Blair on Prince of Wales (907) 826-3891 with questions.

  • 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.