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Information on new Community Connections building in Ketchikan

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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.


  • Accounting Manager  - View Job Description

    The Accounting Manager oversees and supports the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable staff ensuring timely, complete, and accurate financial transactions. He/she will monitor collections, and postings of Accounts Receivable third-party payors. Support accurate and timely Financial Statement preparation, including documenting and testing existing controls and processes, assisting with month-end and year-end general and supporting ledger closing procedures and preparing bank reconciliations. Maintains accurate fixed asset records and depreciation expense; and oversees the residential aspects of Housing and Urban Development Section 811 housing project. Knowledge of General Ledger structure and entry, experience performing bank and account reconciliations and two years supervisory experience required.

    A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or minimum four year’s work experience required. Sage-MIP software and advanced Excel software experience preferred. Competitive salary and strong benefit package; relocation expense paid. Application packet accepted through Friday, December 5, 2014.

  • Accounts Receivable Assistant  - View Job Description

    This position performs clerical duties including assisting with data entry, filing, organizing and preparing billing documents. Individual will create adjustments and voids for Medicaid billings and preparing backup documentation as necessary. Inputs weekly Medicaid payments, creates and reformats payment spreadsheets; transfers codes to spreadsheets and ensures payments to specific invoices are accurate. Works with insurance companies to maintain organization’s preferred provider status. Matches payments recorded into the billing software with cash payments. Willing to learn computer applications related to the work, including but not limited to database, spreadsheets and word processing programs.

    Attention to detail and a willingness to learn are the two most important requirements for this position. This is part-time, permanent employment with flexible work hours. A high school diploma or equivalent required. An application, resume, and three references required. Closing date is Friday, November 21, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

  • Payroll & Employee Benefits Manager  - View Job Description

    The Payroll and Benefits Manager is responsible for developing, monitoring, and overseeing all necessary functions to accomplish the organization’s payroll processing objectives. Administers and manages all aspects of the payroll system including analyzing, preparing and inputting payroll data to produce accurate and timely payrolls; responsible for resolving payroll issues and concerns with employees, supervisors and directors; Prepare and reconcile payroll associated reports, process health insurance invoices, court-ordered or tax levied wage garnishments, make accurate and timely tax deposits and benefit payments. Responsible for the agency benefit program by being the resource for all benefits related questions. Administers Family Medical Leave Act and other types of leave acts; and supervises the Payroll Specialist.

    Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field or direct work history may be substituted for education on a year for year basis. Two years supervisory experience required. Competitive salary, benefit package and relocation expenses included. Apply by Friday, November 28, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

  • Clinical Director  - View Job Description

    Successful applicant provides leadership and direction for the application of wrap-a-round, trauma informed, and family centered therapeutic practices. The position provides supervision for therapists, support and crisis consultation for all members of the service team. The position works in close collaboration with the Community Based Services Director to ensure the implementation of therapeutic practices consistent with the programs philosophy. The position requires excellent abilities in leading a team, problem solving and managing complex situations.

    Applicant must have a Masters degree in: counseling, social work, psychology, marriage and family therapy or a field directly related to children’s mental health counseling; Must be able to implement the DSM IV and the Multi—Axis diagnostic system; Licensed or license eligible and have two years community mental health and/or professional experience working with children; and ability to become a State of Alaska approved Supervisor within one year. Two years supervisor experience preferred.

    This staff position qualifies under the NHSC Student Loan Repayment Program. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume. For questions about this job contact Abbie Blackshire at (907)225-7825. Open until filled

  • Child and Family Therapist  - View Job Description

    Community Connections Children’s Mental Health program is 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 requires the ability to conduct individual, family and group therapy. Applicants must be dedicated to highly individualized, intensive, family centered interventions.

    Applicants must possess a master’s degree in counseling or a related field. Competitive salary, benefits, and relocation expenses included. 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.


  • 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.

  • 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.