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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.


  • Director – Children's Mental Health  - View Job Description

    Lead a great team making a difference in the lives of children and families. Join a vibrant, mission-focused organization that seeks to support provision of wrap-a-round, trauma informed, and family centered therapeutic practices for youth, adults and their families throughout the service area of Ketchikan and Prince of Wales Island.

    This position develops and oversees sixty to sixty-five staff with a 5.5 million annual budget requiring excellent abilities in leading a team, problem solving and managing complex situations to ensure the implementation of therapeutic practices consistent with the philosophy of Children’s Mental Health and CARF accreditation standards

    Requires a Master's Degree in: counseling, psychology, social work, or other related field; Two years administrative and supervisory experience; Two years experience as a professional counselor or therapist; and one year of experience in community-based children’s mental health services. Competitive pay, great benefits and relocation expenses paid. Open until filled.

  • Administrative Manager – Children's Mental Health   - View Job Description

    This position will support the Director – Children's Mental Health (CMH) in carrying out the administrative and financial responsibilities of the department and provides leadership and direction for the administrative staff.

    Responsibilities include the implementation of procedures, systems and training that are compliant with our department philosophy and the diverse sets of licensing, regulations and best practices that the program operates within. The position requires a systems thinker with excellent abilities in leading a team, problem solving and managing complex situations. This position will direct administrative activities to support the functioning of the entire department.

    Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a human service field, public administration or business, three years administrative and supervisory experience, two years experience in developing systems related to regulatory compliance. Documented medical billing a plus. Starting wage is $44,409 - $50,500 + DOE, great benefits and relocation expenses paid. Applications accepted through Monday, February 9, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.

  • Child and Family Therapist  - View Job Description

    Community Connections Children’s Mental Health program is currently recruiting for a full-time therapist position working with children and families. Responsibilities include completing comprehensive assessments, clinically supervising foster parents and direct service staff, and actively facilitating treatment planning with a multidisciplinary team. This position also requires the ability to conduct individual, family and group therapy. Applicants must be dedicated to highly individualized, intensive, family centered interventions.

    Applicants must have minimum of a master’s degree in counseling or a related field. Competitive salary and benefits, relocation expenses paid. 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.

  • Service Coordinator Children's Mental Health - Prince of Wales -   - View Job Description

    provides case management and coordination for complex behavioral health services to children and their families, supervises staff, and facilitates meetings. This position requires strong written/oral communication skills, two years of post-secondary education and two years' experience working with youth experiencing developmental disabilities.

    Competitive benefits package, Pay DOE, and relocation expenses paid. Applications available at 1800 Craig-Klawock Hwy, Suite 241, Craig, or visit www.comconnections.org Mail/drop off application and resume to Community Connections, PO Box 420, Craig, AK 99921 or fax to (907) 826-3892 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 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.