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Job Opening: Technical Writer at Southcentral Foundation

Southcentral Foundation is seeking a Technical Writer who will develop, write, and edit materials for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals for funding, newsletters, and related technical and administrative publications in print or electronic media for the NUKA institute.


Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in healthcare industry or equivalent training and experience and five (5) years of documented experience writing proposals, policies, procedures or other substantial documents.


Salary DOE with excellent benefits including an employer matched 401K plan with 3 years to be vested, 3.9 weeks paid leave, 5.2 weeks leave after 2 years employee medical, dental, vision, hearing and more.

See full ‘TECHNICAL WRITER’ job description and submit an online application at or contact Beverly Willmon at .

Job Opening: 2014 Mat-Su Community Health Fellowship

As a Mat-Su Community Health Fellow you’ll work alongside public health professionals on a Behavioral Health Environmental Scan that will map the continuum of behavioral health services available to community members, identify gaps, and barriers, and assess the policy and regulatory environment in Alaska and the nation in terms of behavioral health. Both the treatment and prevention system will be assessed, with special attention to childhood trauma. This is a six month fellowship. (

Competencies sought include at least completion of course work for a Master’s Degree in one of the following fields: Public health, Social Work, Medicine, Nursing, or Public policy. We can accommodate meeting practicum or thesis needs. Professionals with completed degrees are welcome, as well.

Compensation will include: The Fellow will be paid a stipend of $20/30 per hour, up to 30 hours per week and a housing allowance is available.

How to apply: The Fellowship will begin in early 2014. To apply please submit the following electronically by 8 am on December 16, 2013. Send to Don Zoerb, Finance Director, at .

  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae.
  • An essay describing the reason you want to be a Mat-Su Community Health Fellow, including a discussion of your major strengths and qualifications for this program and how this fellowship experience will fit into your career plans.
  • The names of four references who can speak to your academic and/or work experience and skills.

Another Successful Alaska Health Summit – Thank You from ALPHA

Thank you to all the speakers, sponsors and participants who joined us for the 2014 Alaska Public Health Summit in Anchorage on January 27 to 29. It was a great event that we could not have pulled off without you. Next year’s summit will be at the end of January. Mark your calendars!

ALPHA Logo Gear

Please visit our Cafe Press site for mugs, hats, tees, totes and more, or order a fleece vest at next Health Summit.