Behavioral Health Aide Trainee

JOB TITLE: Behavioral Health Aide Trainee


LOCATION: Unalaska, Atka


OPENING DATE: March 19, 2019


CLOSES: Open Until Filled


SALARY: Depending on Experience


WORK HOURS: 7.5 per day



Job Summary: This is an entry level community based counseling position that provides community residents (individuals and families) with basic education about mental health, substance abuse, tobacco, and addiction issues.  With direct assistance and oversight from the supervisor, the BHA will screen and/or assess individuals for mental health and substance abuse concerns. Interacts and coordinates professional activities with other community-based providers, helping to provide early intervention, case management, aftercare and follow-up for individuals and families impacted. Willing to pursue education through on-the-job training, and specific training opportunities.


Qualifications: High school diploma, GED, or equivalent. Must be able to maintain a personal and professional code of ethics that establishes BHA as a role model.  Must have a willingness to work within diverse cultures.  Must have a demonstrated commitment to a drug-free lifestyle. Ability to work independently and follow verbal and written directions. The ability to complete tasks and written work in a timely fashion. Must be willing to learn how to use various computer software programs independently, ie: email, and word processing.  Flexibility to leave one’s home village for educational training (i.e., Continuing Care, Aftercare, etc.), in-services, and workshops to enhance job performance and knowledge. Willingness and means to travel and have a valid Alaska Driver’s License.


The online method is preferred; however, you can also send/fax resume and application to:
Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, Inc.
Human Resources Director
1131 East International Airport Road.
Anchorage, AK 99518 Fax 907-279-4351

Native preference will be given to qualified applicant pursuant to P.L. 93-638.


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