What’s your first thought when you read what’s below : (2 key takeaways follow in bold follow.)
Exciting opportunity to experience the beauty of southeast Alaska while leading life-changing mental health services for children and families!
The Children’s Mental Health Program Director leads a team of dedicated therapists, service coordinators, foster families and direct support paraprofessionals. We are committed to providing wrap-around, trauma-informed, and family-centered services to the island communities of southern southeast Alaska. Community Connections has been providing innovative care to our communities for 35 years. We value our team members, the people we serve and this incredible place we call home.
Life in Ketchikan, Alaska
This isn’t the frozen north the word “Alaska” normally invokes. We live in a temperate rainforest that is similar in climate to Seattle. Salmon, bears, bald eagles, and whales are our neighbors, and our communities have a rich culture of art and music. Ketchikan is a small island town (population: 13,856) but it’s only a two hour plane ride to Seattle.
Learn about the vibrant Ketchikan community thru this Emmy-winning video series: http://www.ketchikanstories.com/
How to Get Here, and things to Do >> http://www.visit-ketchikan.com/
See a live view of Ketchikan! >> https://webcamketchikan.com/
If your first thought is: if I was mobile, possessed the right skills & interested in Alaska, this ad would intrigue me. That’s the 1st takeaway.
The 2nd: This small human services agency with a big mission took to heart a recent post, https://workplacecoachblog.com/2021/03/attract-hire-outstanding-accountable-employees/.
I know their agency’s management took it to heart because they’re a client. The takeaway is that they used everything written in the post, from what makes their organization unique to information I gave them when they followed up to discuss a specific ad (suggestion: address an applicant’s potential concerns, in this case Ketchikan’s perceived remoteness). (p.s. if this ad grabbed your interest, https://comconnections.org/careers)
I’m excited by this blog’s ability to help you, in the way this earlier post helped Community Connections accomplish their goal.
So, the ball’s in your court: In what areas would you like to see a post?
© 2021, Lynne Curry
Lynne Curry, Ph.D., SPHR, is the author of “Beating the Workplace Bully” (AMACOM, 2016, https://amzn.to/30V5JO6) and “Solutions”, https://amzn.to/2GYlnAN (both books are rated 4.8 out of 5 stars on Amazon.com). Send your questions to her at https://workplacecoachblog.com/ask-a-coach/ or follow her on twitter @lynnecurry10. www.workplacecoachblog.com.
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