Employment Opportunities

 

If you want to make a difference in a young person's life, AK Child & Family is the place for you.

 

We employ 200 professional staff members, most of whom work directly with the students. AK Child & Family offers a friendly, supportive environment. In addition to competitive wages, there are many benefits offered to employees including an affordable healthcare plan, generous paid leave, higher education support, flexible scheduling and more.

 

If interested, you may apply online or print an application. If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources by phone (907) 348-9294 or through our contact page.

 

 

Positions Available

  • Residential Summer Temporary Support: Psychiatric Treatment Counselor

    Supervise children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral problems in collaborating with directing clinicians. Structure schedule for students, supervise daily activities, and meal preparation. Assist with group and individual therapeutic interactions with residents.

    Scheduling: Daytime (7am to 3pm OR 8am to 4pm OR 9am to 5pm). This is a seasonal position running Late May to Early September!!

    Pay Range: $13.05 to $13.45 DOE per hour plus benefits.

    Click here for the full job description document. (PDF)


  • Community Programs Coordinator

    Hiring, training scheduling, and supervising the Activity Therapists.
    Developing dynamic and versatile group and individual programming designed to meet the needs of community-based children with emotional and behavioral difficulties.
    Ensuring Activity Therapists are applying treatment principles and models with the youth served.

    Salary: $2,700 to $2,952 per month plus benefits

    Scheduling: Monday through Friday daytime and various as needed

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  • Associate Director of Community Programs

    The Associate Director of Community Programs (ADCP) has the primary responsibility for clinical programming and oversight of community base service delivery . The ADCP works collaboratively with the Director of Community Programs (DCP) to ensure that high quality, trauma informed, effective treatment programs are provided in all Community Program services in a fiscally responsible manner and that desirable outcomes are attained. The ADCP is responsible for the Activity Therapy (AT) Department and the Case Managment Department, along with oversight of Clinical service delivery. The ADCP also works in conjunction with the DCP, in the development, implementation and evaluation of ongoing training for CP staff. The ADCP is responsible, together with the DCP for immediate clinical oversight of direct care services and participates in providing on-call support. The ADCP in collaboration with the DCP assists in determining eligibility for all CP referrals. The ADCP participates in agency committees and work groups as necessary to support the continual improvement of CP and the agency as a whole. The ADCP works as assigned with DCP to develop and oversee the policies governing community program services, ensuring that these policies and procedures, as well as all practices, are consistent with state licensing, grantee requirements, foster treatment home regulations and The Joint Commission standards. The ADCP participates in performance improvement activities and with the DCP develops measures to improve and monitor quality of care issues identified by these activities. The ADCP assumes the leadership role and responsibilities of the DCP in his/her absence and assists as needed, the DCP in state grant writing and reporting as well as annual budget preparation.

    Salary: D.O.E plus excellent benefits package

    Scheduling: Monday through Friday Daytime and Various as needed

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  • Community Programs Clinical Case Management Supervisor

    The Community Programs Clinical Case Management Supervisor provides individual, family and group therapies for an assigned caseload. Provides clinical and administrative supervision to Case Managers. Assists in the development of treatment plans and provide related clinical consultation to ensure that all compliance standards are met in the provision of treatment. Provides crisis intervention and on-call services. Works collaboratively with the Director of Community Programs to ensure that high quality, effective treatment programs are provided in all Community Program services. Participates in agency committees and work groups as necessary to support the continual improvement of CP and the agency as a whole.

    Salary: $3,458 to $4,009 D.O.E per month plus benefits

    Schedule: Monday through Friday; daytime and various as needed

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  • Chief Financial Officer

    The Chief Financial Officer of AK Child & Family is responsible for planning, directing and controlling all accounting and financial functions of the agency. The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for administration of all aspects of the daily functions of the agency’s Finance Department to include payroll, accounts payable, medical billing and accounts receivable, and for all banking activities and transactions. The Chief Finance Officer is responsible for timely payment and filling of all local, state and federal taxes and forms and completion of all corporate taxes and tax forms, to include state and federal payroll taxes and forms, applicable to non-profit 501c(3) entities.

    Scheduling: Daytime Monday through Friday

    Salary: D.O.E plus excellent benefits

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  • Training Support Specialist

    The Training Support Specialist works with the Training Manager to assess, develop, design, implement, and evaluate agency training needs. Support with all agency training initiatives with particular emphasis on programmatic training needs to sustain operations is provided. This position requires working collaboratively with supervisory staff to help facilitate growth and development; the TSS works collaboratively with the Training Manager, Training Specialist II, and HR Development Manager to promote core competencies of all staff to include participation in orientation, on-the-job skill development, supervisory skill development, Leadership programming development, and ad hoc training needs developed in cooperation with Program Directors. The TSS is responsible for maintaining training database and record keeping, thereby ensuring timely and accurate records are in place; this includes keeping track of and reporting on compliance related training standards. The TSS assists in scheduling and coordinating external speakers (e.g. all-staff presenters), and supports staff in coordinating conference registration and travel arrangements as requested.

    Pay Range: DOE plus excellent benefits

    Scheduling: Monday through Friday daytime with various nights and weekends as needed to fit training needs

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  • Community Programs Licensing Coordinator

    The Community Programs Licensing Coordinator (LC) is responsible for the supervision of Treatment Foster Homes which are licensed foster homes with the State of Alaska Office of Children’s Services (OCS) contracted specifically with AK Child & Family to provide care for youth served by the agency. The LC is responsible for providing pre-service training to potential treatment foster parents as well as ongoing trainings for working with youth having a variety of behavioral presentations. The LC ensures Treatment Foster Homes are in compliance with state foster care regulations and agency policy and procedure. The LC will address non-compliance with treatment foster parents if needed. The LC is responsible for yearly performance appraisals for treatment foster parents and matching foster youth to an appropriate treatment foster home for placement. The LC will also monitor timely documentation of daily progress notes written by treatment foster parents and will ensure they meet Medicaid standards.

    Pay Range: $2,700 to $2,952/month DOE plus benefits

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  • Treatment Program Supervisor

    The Treatment Program Supervisor (TPS) is responsible for oversight of the residential treatment unit. The primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: fiscal, personnel, physical plant and therapeutic environment management of the residential unit. In addition, TPSs are responsible for skill development and training of Psychiatric Treatment Counselors.

    Salary: D.O.E. plus benefits

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  • Community Programs Clinical Therapist

    The Community Programs Clinical Therapist (CPCT) is responsible for the provision of wraparound, comprehensive clinical service to youth and their families. The CPCT will have a caseload that will include family, individual, and group therapy for youth in Community Programs and maintain a productivity average set by the DCP to be reviewed annually. This includes provision of multifamily group, individual, family, group therapies, crisis intervention, discharge planning, interdisciplinary teamwork, case managment, and community liaison. The CPCT is the directing clinician for treatment which includes assisting in the development of treatment plan and implementation of appropriate treatment strategies for students and their families. The CPCT provides related clinical consultation to ensure that all compliance standards are met in the provision of treatment. On-call services are also a part of this position.

    Salary: $3,458 to $4,009/monthly D.O.E plus benefits package

    Scheduling: Monday through Friday daytime and Various as needed

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  • Intake Clinical Therapist

    The Intake Clinical Therapist is responsible for conducting admission assessments on students for consideration to AK Child & Family programs. This includes meeting with referral sources, collection of psychological/psychiatric/ bio-psychosocial and family histories. The Intake Clinical Therapist is responsible for performing mental status evaluations, completing the admission assessment form(s) and providing a written recommendation based on the results of the admission assessment. The Intake Clinical Therapist is responsible for presenting the results of the admission assessment to the director of admissions and to the program director or his/her designee(s) for the final decision.

    Salary: $3,458 to $4,009 /month plus benefits

    Schedule: Monday through Friday; daytime and various as needed

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  • Case Manager

    Providing home-based services and case management services to the students and their families and/or treatment parents.
    Application of crisis intervention, advocacy, assessment, discharge planning, interdisciplinary teamwork and acting as a community liaison. Implementing appropriate treatment strategies in order to effectively assist students and families with progress towards treatment goals.

    Salary: $2,671-$3,591/month plus benefits

    Schedule: Monday through Friday; daytime and various as needed

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  • Activity Therapist

    Work directly with young people in our Community Programs division.
    Plan, supervise, and work with youth on goals utilizing community resources.
    Plan and organize group activities.

    Scheduling and hours: Full-time and part-time (20 hours a week flexible scheduling, typically afternoons . )

    Pay Range: $13.45 - $13.85 /hour plus benefits

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  • Psychiatric Treatment Counselor

    Supervise children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral problems.
    Structure schedule for students, supervise daily activities, and meal preparation.
    Group and individual therapeutic interactions with residents.

    Full time shifts available: Monday through Friday mid day OR Sunday through Wednesday afternoons and evenings OR Sunday daytime and Monday through Wednesday afternoons and evenings OR Wednesday through Saturday afternoons and evenings.

    Part time shifts available: Monday through Friday mid day

    Pay Range: $13.05-13.45 per hour plus benefits.

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  • Night Psychiatric Treatment Counselor

    Responsible for security and supervision of children and adolescents at night.
    Oversee sanitation of living unit and completion of unit paperwork.

    Scheduling: Friday-Sunday nights (32.5 hours per week)

    Starting Pay: $13.05 per hour plus benefits

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  • Weekend Psychiatric Treatment Counselor

    Supervise children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral problems in collaborating with directing clinicians. Structure schedule for students, supervise daily activities, and meal preparation. Assist with group and individual therapeutic interactions with residents.

    Scheduling: Weekend days and Wednesday Afternoon for staff meeting

    Pay Range: $13.05 per hour plus benefits.

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