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.  

Development Associate

The Development Associate is a full-time 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. 

Street Outreach Worker

The Street Outreach Worker is a full-time position and will join our Street Outreach team. This position reports to the YEC Program Coordinator and will build intentional relationships with youth who are on in the streets or in risky situations, and will engage them in a variety of programming and work through their stages of change in order to drive toward long term positive outcomes. The Street Outreach Worker will coordinate with community efforts to help conduct and coordinate street outreach and provide referral and case management services to at-risk youth. 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; life, volunteer, internship will be considered.

Rapid Re-Housing Case Manager

The Rapid-Re-Housing (RRH) Case Manager is a full-time position and reports to the Housing Coordinator. The RRH Case Manager is responsible for provision of program development, implementation and individual case management within the CHA Rapid Re-Housing Program.  Essential functions of the position are to provide support in program development, housing navigation and client case management. The RRH Case Manager will work in partnership and collaboration with multiple agencies to help rapidly rehouse homeless youth who qualify through the Coordinated Entry System. The RRH Case Manager will maintain a case load of 10-15 homeless transitional age youth, who may have multiple barriers (i.e. Serious Mental Illness, Substance Use Disorders, Chronic Health Conditions, frequent contact with law enforcement, etc). The RRH Case Manager will assist with housing search and placement within the private market, and with youth’s consent rally supportive services that will assist the household to maintain permanent housing.  The position is responsible for providing these services within the framework of the Mission Statement, Five Principles, and the Policies and Procedures of Covenant House Alaska. 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.

Permanency Navigator

The Permanency Navigator (PN) is a full-time 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 Center Case Manager

The Youth Engagement Center Case Manager (YEC CM) is a full-time position and will join our shelter services team. This position reports to the YEC 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 YEC CM will build intentional relationships with youth, provide case management services and work through their stages of change in order to drive toward long term positive outcomes. The YEC CM must exercise independent and sound judgment at all times particularly in regards to youth, staff and facility safety. The YEC CM may assist in providing; crisis intervention, advocacy, intakes, discharges, 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.

Youth Engagement Specialist I / II – Overnight

The Youth Engagement Specialist (YES) I/II is a full-time 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.)

Youth Engagement Specialist I / II – Passage House

The Youth Engagement Specialist (YES) I/II is a full-time position (split shift) at Passage House. This position reports to the Passage House Associate Program Coordinator 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 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.

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.