Support Specialist – Summer positions

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Support Specialist – Summer positions


Do you enjoy helping people grow into their best selves? Do you like seeing the smile on someone’s face when they have finally achieved a difficult goal?

Don’t get a boring, ho-hum summer job — come work with Community Connections, and make a difference in the lives of people in your community.

We are seeking creative and dedicated individuals to join our Children’s Mental Health team and Senior & Disability Services team as Support Specialists, working with children, people who experience disabilities, and seniors, to provide support and training in the home and community.

Part-time and full-time shifts are available during the week, nights and weekends. Must be at least 18 and have a HS diploma or GED and reliable transportation. Pay up to $16.46 starting DOE. Positions open until filled.


  • Works in partnership with families, team members and customers served to effectively implement the plan of care;
  • Provides one on one, family and group support including implementing and maintaining services; coaching and skill teaching through school activities, after school group work, meal preparation, daily hygiene tasks, employment sites, social and recreational activities;
  • Accesses resources necessary to implement the service plan in a manner sensitive to the customer, family and community. Makes adaptations according to specific developmental, mental health and medical needs;
  • Accurately completes daily service notes documenting services and progress toward achieving the individual’s plan goals;
  • Communicates with family members and supervisors regarding the effectiveness of services and assists customer and family in identifying the strengths and needs of individuals served;
  • Provides demonstration and cross training for peers of skills to be used with specific customers, when requested by supervisor.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
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Location: Ketchikan, Prince of Wales

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