Help us create promising futures for Alaska’s youth!
Juneau Youth Services has been providing residential and other treatment services for Alaska’s youth since 1961. Our JYS mission is to empower youth, engage families and encourage communities to create healthy futures for Alaska’s youth and families. Join us as a Behavioral Health Associate.
Behavioral Health Associate is an entry level position and appropriate for people with little to no experience in the field of behavioral health. At JYS, you will learn to provide a strengths-based approach to helping youth cope with trauma, manage their behavior and live successfully in their communities.
Behavioral Health Associates earn a starting salary of $30,000.00 – $32,000.00 annually with paid time off, medical, dental and vision insurance benefits. After three years, BHAs are eligible to earn retirement benefits. Behavioral Health Associates often become case managers and supervisors. BHA is also a good opportunity for anyone considering a degree program in psychology, counseling or social work. Experience as a BHA is highly applicable for those degree programs and careers.
Behavioral Health Associates must have a high school diploma or GED, basic knowledge of how to use a computer and Microsoft office software, and be able to pass a criminal background check.
Behavioral Health Associates need to have a flexible full time schedule at first, in order to help us help you find the best schedule. And you need to be able to drive, including having a clean Motor Vehicle Report for the past three years.
If this sounds like an opportunity you’d like to learn more about, please apply today!
Juneau, AK / Permanent / Full-time / Pay $14.00 to $17.40 P/Hr. DOE
Large behavioral health non-profit seeking a behavioral health associate. This is an entry level position and appropriate for people with little to no experience in the field of behavioral health. The associate will create and maintain a safe and secure treatment environment while providing strength-based behavioral interventions to youth recovering from traumatic experiences.
Desired Qualifications and Skills:
The ideal candidate will possess effective problem solving skills and have the ability to be an active listener. He/she must demonstrate sensitivity to youth and families from diverse cultures, backgrounds and socioeconomic circumstances. Must have the ability to support positive youth and family contact, visitation and involvement in community activities. The candidate will follow written protocols from medical supervisory and clinical personnel and shall have the ability to respond appropriately to crisis, emergency and disaster situations. Will exhibit the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
How to Apply:
Like to quickly know about new job listings? Sign up below for our mailing list and get notices emailed to you.