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.
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.
Youth Engagement Specialist I/II - Part-Time
The Youth Engagement Specialist (YES) is a part-time position and will join our morning or evening shift team on weekends. This position reports to the Shelter 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. 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. 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. Weekend availability required.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Call (907) 339-4207 for further information.
You can download an application here.