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Fairbanks Youth Advocates

Counselor/Social Worker

Fairbanks Youth Advocates
Fairbanks, Alaska, United States

Date Posted: 06/16/2017
Categories: Counseling - Social Services
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Who we are:

We are a growing, faith-based nonprofit organization in Fairbanks, Alaska.  We currently have one therapist on staff who is a LPC and is licensed to supervise LPCs. Our current therapist averages between 22-25 clients per week and serves the general public including many who serve in the military. We also provide emergency shelter services for youth ages 12 through 18 at The Door. We desire to make a difference by strengthening the lives of youth, individuals, and families in Fairbanks.


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Position Description:

 We are looking for a licensed counselor or social worker to

  • Support this ministry in providing a variety of treatment services including individual, group, family, and marital therapy,
  • Maintain clinical records in accordance with insurance regulations and established policies and procedures,
  • Participate as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team and team member,
  • Participate in liaison work with other agencies as needed,
  • Share responsibilities for after-hours telephone contact for clients in crisis,
  • Work towards licensure or maintain current license with the State of Alaska,
  • Follow all state and federal laws to maintain licensure including maintaining liability insurance.


  • Office space, receptionist & billing services provided

  • Pay is 50% of income generated.

  • Supervision: Up to 50 hours of free supervision if candidate is working toward their LPC.

  • Training:  $1200.00 be provided every 2 years for training

  • Professional Liability Insurance is self paid

  • Licensure is self paid

  • Position starts with small number of clients and grows as fast as you're willing.