Youth Advocates of Sitka

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Hiring: Skills Trainer

 
 

Overview:

ADVENTURE IN SOUTHEAST ALASKA!

Facing the open Pacific Ocean, with mile-high mountains and glaciers in our backyard, Sitka is an outdoors persons' dream, with kayaking, hiking, hunting, fishing and cultural activities galore!

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Position:

Under the general direction of the Program Coordinator, this position is responsible for meeting the treatment needs of YAS clients. This position must have the capability to provide behavioral interventions and to teach problem-solving. Job duties range from working with youth in community settings as well as our residential program.“Skills Training” means actively teaching youth to exhibit appropriate social and emotional behavior, develop healthy peer and family relationships, provide self-care, and engage in conflict resolution. Skills training includes: skill instruction, skill practice, redirection, feedback, positive praise, role modeling, promoting, encouraging, and coaching.

Applications can be submitted via email charlie.woodcock@sitkayouth.org or fax 907-747-3672