Current Employment Opportunities

Do you want to help teens?

At CHA, our sole purpose is to be available to help youth in crisis 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Through our continuum of care of services we meet the basic needs of youth in crisis, while providing them with the support to become healthy, self-sufficient, contributing members of our community. Our continuum of care includes: street outreach, 24 hour emergency shelter, day drop-in services, housing services, health care services, youth engagement, pastoral ministry, employment /education assistance, counseling, life skill development, and transitional living programs. 

JAG Specialist

The JAG (Jobs For America’s Graduates) Specialist reports to the Director of Education & Employment and identifies, recruits, and instructs students deemed to have a high degree of difficulty of being promoted into the next grade level, achieving graduation, and/or making a successful transition from school to a career with advancement opportunities. The JAG Specialists primary functions include but are not limited to; providing appropriate curriculum and ensuring students achieve specific JAG competencies through classroom instruction; teaches through a variety of methods including lecture, hands-on activities, and team teaching; tailors the program and teaching methods for the needs of each specific student, and implements an intervention strategy for each individual. A High School Diploma is required; Bachelors degree in social service, counseling, business, education, or a related discipline is preferred. Equivalent combination of training, education, and experience may be considered. Experience working with youth accompanied by knowledge of child development issues. Skills in human relations, leadership, supervision, and motivational techniques preferred.

Youth Engagement Specialist III / IV – Morning

The Youth Engagement Specialist (YES) III/IV is a full-time position and will join our morning shift team. This position reports to the Associate Program Coordinator and provides and ensures a high quality trauma informed service delivery in case work and all aspects of youth care at the Youth Engagement Center through direct supervision, management, and program development on the morning shift. The YES will build intentional relationships with youth, engage them in a variety of programming and work through their stages of change in order to drive toward long term positive outcomes. The YES may serve as the on-site supervisor and therefore must exercise independent and sound judgment at all times particularly in regards to youth, staff and facility safety. The YES may supervise the morning shift’s primary functions; provide crisis intervention, advocacy, intakes, discharges, case management support, engagement opportunities and supervision of youth ages 13-21.  A Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology or a related field is required. Minimum of two (2) to three (3) years of experience working with adolescent population, preferably in a residential setting including case work preparation; life, volunteer, internship will be considered. One (1) to Two (2) years of experience in supervisory capacity is preferred.

Youth Engagement Specialist I / II - Morning

The Youth Engagement Specialist (YES) I/II is a full-time position and will join our morning shift team. This position reports to the shift supervisor and provides and ensures a high quality trauma informed service delivery in case work and all aspects of youth care at the Youth Engagement Center through direct supervision, management, and program development. The YES will build intentional relationships with youth, engage them in a variety of programming and work through their stages of change in order to drive toward long term positive outcomes. The YES provides crisis intervention, advocacy, intakes, discharges, case management support, engagement opportunities and supervision of youth ages 13-21. A High School Diploma is required, with an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology or a related field preferred. Minimum of one (1) to two (2) years of experience working with adolescent population, preferably in a residential setting including case work preparation; life, volunteer, internship will be considered. 

Youth Engagement Specialist I / II – Evening (Part-Time)

The Youth Engagement Specialist (YES) is a part-time position and will join our evening shift team. This position reports to the shift supervisor and provides and ensures a high quality trauma informed service delivery in case work and all aspects of youth care at the Youth Engagement Center through direct supervision, management, and program development. The YES will build intentional relationships with youth, engage them in a variety of programming and work through their stages of change in order to drive toward long term positive outcomes. The YES provides crisis intervention, advocacy, intakes, discharges, case management support, engagement opportunities and supervision of youth ages 13-21. This position will work 16-20 hours a week, not to exceed more than two shifts weekly, (Preferred availability is Sunday and Monday.) A High School Diploma is required, with an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology or a related field preferred. Minimum of one (1) to two (2) years of experience working with adolescent population, preferably in a residential setting including case work preparation; life, volunteer, internship will be considered. 

Youth Engagement Specialist I / II – Overnight

The Youth Engagement Specialist (YES) I/II is a full-time position and will join our overnight shift team. This position reports to the shift supervisor and provides and ensures a high quality trauma informed service delivery in case work and all aspects of youth care at the Youth Engagement Center through direct supervision, management, and program development. The YES provides crisis intervention, advocacy, intakes, discharges, case management support, engagement opportunities and supervision of youth ages 13-21. The overnight shift’s primary functions include, data entry into ETO and RHYMIS, file audits, maintaining the clothing room and sorting donations, making copies of important documents for other shifts, keeping a stock of ready file folders for new intakes and filing and maintenance of archived youth files.  The overnight shift audit the files for quality assurance and update and distribute the Resident Information Roster (RIR) and census paper.  A high school diploma is required, with an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology or a related field preferred. Minimum of one (1) to two (2) years of experience working with adolescent population, preferably in a residential setting including case work preparation; life, volunteer, internship will be considered. (This position operates as a 4 day a week, 10 hr shift.)

Youth Engagement Specialist I / II – Passage House (Part-Time)

The Youth Engagement Specialist (YES) I/II is a part-time position on the evening shift at Passage House. This position reports to the Program Director and provides and ensures a high quality trauma informed service delivery in case work and all aspects of youth care at Passage House through direct supervision, management, and program development. The YES provides advocacy, case management support, engagement opportunities and supervision of youth and their children. The YES will build intentional relationships with youth, engage them in a variety of programming and work through their stages of change in order to drive toward long term positive outcomes.  A High School Diploma is required, with an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology or a related field preferred. Minimum of one (1) to two (2) years of experience working with adolescent population in youth development, preferably in a residential setting including case work preparation; life, volunteer, internship will be considered. Weekend availability preferred.

On-Call Case Worker

Covenant House Alaska is looking for dedicated individuals who have a desire to assist youth, ages 13-21, in crisis. In the absence of regular shift and program staff on the morning, evening or overnight shifts, the On-Call Case Worker provides direct supervision and supportive services to any youth receiving services at Covenant House Alaska. This per diem positions duties include intakes, discharges, crisis intervention and data entry. A High School Diploma is required; Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology or a related field is preferred. Minimum of one (1) to two (2) years of experience working with adolescent population, preferably in a residential setting including case work preparation; life, volunteer, internship will be considered.

Pastoral Minister

The Pastoral Minister is a full-time position and reports to and works in conjunction with the Youth Engagement Center Program Director. The Pastoral Minister position will provide spiritual guidance and pastoral counseling for youth who access services throughout Covenant House.  This individual will act as liaison between youth and local religious organizations and prepare and lead liturgical non-denominational services.  Will be an active role in facilitating orientation, providing mission oriented information to new hires, mentors and volunteers. Will provide residential crisis intervention and counseling as required. This individual must possess a bachelor’s degree; academic preparation in theology, spirituality, ministry and/or pastoral counseling is required. Experience with adolescents in a professional or volunteer capacity, arranging/coordinating group meetings, presentations and liturgical services and residential crisis intervention and counseling experience desirable.

 

Covenant House Alaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Covenant House offers a competitive benefits package as well as a flexible vacation plan for full-time employees. All applicants must possess a clean driving record and pass a state and federal background check.

If you are interested in helping teens and are dedicated to the welfare of children, submit your application, cover letter and resume to: Covenant House Alaska, PO BOX 100620, ATTN: Human Resources, Anchorage, AK 99510-0620

Secure Fax: (907) 339-4252 or Email them to employment@covenanthouseak.org or Call (907) 339-4207 for further information.

You can download an application here.