Open Positions

Behavior Health Associate I, II, III


Behavioral Health Associate

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for providing strength-based treatment and behavioral interventions according to the Teaching Family Model and implementing the clinical individualized treatment plan for youth experiencing significant emotional and behavioral difficulties. This position includes direct work with youth in residential facilities and interaction with families and stakeholders as needed.


Minimum Qualifications:



Full time regular 40 hours per week (1.0 FTE) includes day, swing, grave and weekends shifts. Starting pay is $21.00 per hour, based upon experience.



JYS provides a great benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and retirement along with paid leave and other benefits.




Submit the application, resume and a cover letter indicating why you are interesting in working with children to the JYS Human Resource Office at 2075 Jordan Avenue or email Contact 907-789-7610 or 907-523-6502 for the completed job description and more information.


JYS is an AA/EOE.

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Valid driver’s license and maintain clean driving record in accordance with agency auto insurance standards

  • First Aid, CPR and Food Safety Worker Card

  • Clearance of state and federal criminal background checks; must be 21 years or older

  • Teaching Family Model Certification training will be provided throughout the first year of employment.