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
  • Employer-paid retirement contributions up to 9% of salary/wages
  • 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.


Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition – Teen Health Center Administrative Assistant

Posted: June 27, 2017

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position provides administrative support to the Teen Health Centers located at Thunder Mountain High School and Yaakoosge Daakahidi Alternative High School. This position performs a series of interrelated administrative and clerical duties directly concerned with the work of the supervisor and the image of the Teen Health Center. This position ensures the Health Center’s compliance with state and agency rules and regulations for access to health care. These responsibilities carry a heavy consequence of error. This position also coordinates the schedules of the providers and patients for efficient use of the facilities. Typical responsibilities include the following: Coordinates schedules of providers, patients, and clients. Issues permission for their attendance with school staff. Directs the activities of student aides throughout the day. Coordinates with other agencies for health care outside the scope of the THC. Maintains and updates student consent status lists and confidentiality i n accordance with state and agency rules/regulations. Maintains courtesy and professional image through example and informs the supervisor of areas in need of improvement. The point of contact for admitting students; performs basic triage. Receives and screens phone calls and visitors; inquires about nature and urgency of their business. Prepares and maintains medical records and charts. Inventories supplies. Uses a wide variety of office equipment/machines. Implements office procedures, technical filing and indexing systems and forms for own and outside use and implements changes when necessary. Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or the equivalent. Twelve months of clerical work experience. A valid AK Driver’s License at time of appointment and for continued employment. Offer of employment is contingent upon a review of the applicant’s driving log. Post-secondary or business college training may be substituted for the required experience on the basis of 2.5 semester hours (3.75-quarter hours) for one (1) month of experience up to a maximum of six (6) months. Clearance of state and federal background checks required. Completion of required training according to established timelines and per job class and program assignment.


Transitional Living Program (TLP)  Case Manager

Posted: April 20, 2017

This position is responsible to coordinate the service process and skill development activities for youth in the JYS TLP. This position serves as a Transition to Independence (TIP) Transition Facilitator and implements TIP core practices with TLP youth. This position works with TLP leadership to ensure TLP services are comprehensive and integrated, utilize best practices, and comply with regulatory and grant requirements. Provides youth skill-development activities for life planning, goal setting, budgeting, household management, nutrition/health, and interpersonal skills that foster positive permanent connections. Directly assists TLP youth to develop a job readiness plan and pursuit of appropriate educational opportunities. Coordinates and facilitates access to community services for TLP youth including health, social services, legal assistance, education, and employment. Ability to act as a positive role model for youth and to provide appropriate, respectful care, support, structure and guidance for youth development. Ability to use cultural differences to enhance treatment. Ability to support positive youth and family contact, visitation, and involvement in community activities. Ability to contribute positively as a team member and work effectively with other internal and external stakeholders.

Minimum qualifications: High School diploma or the equivalent. Prefer one year experience working with emotionally and/or behaviorally disturbed youth or experience in another human service field.  Current Alaska drivers license and auto insurance per agency standards. Clearance of state and federal background checks.


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.