Thank you for your interest in becoming part of the JYS team. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and we support workforce diversity. Women, minorities and other protected classes are encouraged to apply.

JYS provides generous and comprehensive benefits to employees including:

  • On the job training
  • Employee health and dental insurance
  • Paid personal leave
  • Nine (9) paid holidays
  • Retirement program
  • No cost Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

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“I have the opportunity to help amazing kids overcome obstacles in their lives and teach them skills that they need to succeed.”

-JYS Case Manager

Our current job openings are listed below. The positions may be full-time, part-time or temporary positions, and may be located in any of our community, school-based, residential or administrative programs. You are encouraged to apply if you are interested in any of these areas.


Youth Care Worker

Are you a caring individual searching for a rewarding and challenging position guiding youth to learn, grow and create a bright future? Juneau Youth Services is seeking energetic and flexible individuals to work in our community-based and residential programs with youth experiencing serious emotional/behavioral difficulties. Youth Care Workers provide direct and continuous youth supervision to promote a safe, secure, and positive environment for youth and staff. Workers will guide and teach youth appropriate skills and behaviors, and complete daily notes on youth progress. Applicants must have the ability to interact professionally with youth, families, co-workers and the public.

Minimum qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience working with emotionally and/or behaviorally disturbed youth, or other human services field. Clearance of state and federal background check, valid Alaska driver’s license and 3 years clean driving record.

Behavioral Health Clinician

Posted: Ongoing Recruitment

Juneau Youth Services is a comprehensive behavioral health provider for children and youth, and their families. We began operations in 1961 and currently provide a full array of emergency, residential, and community-based programs, including both mental health and chemical dependency services.

We are seeking experienced clinicians to provide behavioral health assessments and treatment to youth with mental health and substance use disorders in our Residential programs and School-Based Services.

The position ensures that services in the client treatment plan are implemented in accordance with best practices and in compliance with documentation requirements. The position coordinates with multiple staff as well as external agencies. Candidates must demonstrate awareness and application of: developmental theory, family dynamics, mental illness/substance abuse, and behavioral principles.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in psychology, social work, or closely related field. Preference will be given to licensed and license-eligible candidates.