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.  

Human Resources Generalist

The Human Resources Generalist is a full-time, exempt position and will join the management team. Under the direction of the Chief Operating Officer, the HR Generalist is responsible for directing the recruitment, screening, onboarding and training of all employees, partners and volunteers. This position will also provide human resources support to all departments within the agency including but not limited to maintaining all personnel records, supporting performance management and employee development processes, policy and procedure development and revisions, and ensuring compliance with all applicable employment laws and regulations. A Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field is required, certified professional in Human Resources (PHR or SPHR) preferred. Minimum of 5 to 7 years progressive human resource experience with demonstrated professional experience in one or more of the following: organizational management, personnel or business services, and/or human resources. 

Youth Engagement Specialist – Morning

The Youth Engagement Specialist (YES) is a full-time, non-exempt position and will join our morning shift shelter 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 – Evening

The Youth Engagement Specialist (YES) is a full-time, non-exempt position and will join our evening shift shelter 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 – ROP (Evening)

The Youth Engagement Specialist (YES) is a full-time, non-exempt position and will join the evening shift team at Rights of Passage. This position reports to the ROP Program Coordinator and provides and ensures a high quality trauma informed service delivery in case work and all aspects of youth care at Rights of Passage 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. 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.

Permanency Navigator

The Permanency Navigator (PN) is a full-time, non-exempt position and reports to the Housing Coordinator. The PNs will work as a team to provide mobile navigation services focused on supporting homeless youth and young adults by helping them find resources to end their homelessness experience and become safely and stably house.  PNs will relentlessly engage and build relationships with youth as they navigate different systems, programs and challenges until the youth has achieved stability. PNs will maintain relationships with youth at all phases of permanency, including successes and setbacks, until a youth chooses to no longer engage (up until the age of 24). PNs will have a strong working knowledge of available resources to link youth and young adults to needed programs, and will make warm handoffs to needed services/providers whenever possible. PNs will then work closely with youth to help develop the skills required to utilize the necessary resources to support their permanent housing. Navigators have many roles often working as advocates, referral agents, and/or facilitators with landlords, other government agencies, and community partners’ systems on behalf of the youth. A Bachelor’s degree is required. A major in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology or a related field is preferred. Previous experience working with at-risk youth or other disadvantaged populations is preferred. Demonstrated familiarity with homeless systems and resources for housing, education and employment and methods of access is preferred.

Youth Engagement Specialist – Overnight

The Youth Engagement Specialist (YES) is a full-time, non-exempt position and will join our overnight shift shelter 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.)

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.

Development Associate

The Development Associate is a full-time, non-exempt position and will join our Development team. This position reports to the Chief Development Officer and is responsible for accurate and timely entry of donations and other development related information in Raiser’s Edge database (or any future database management systems procured by Covenant House Alaska). This position works closely with the Development and Administration teams to provide timely reports and data inputs thus supporting the Agency’s ability to continue its mission. Actively participates and assists in all development department events. A High School Diploma is required, with a Bachelor’s degree preferred. Preference will be given to individuals that can demonstrate professional experience in: database management and Microsoft Office suite experience, strong writing and telephone skills. Previous database and/or fundraising experience in a nonprofit development environment strongly preferred. 

  

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 valid driver's license, 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.