Employment Opportunities

Alaska Family Services, Inc. is a diverse and growing 501(c)(3) nonprofit social service agency.   To apply, please submit an AFS_employment_application, cover letter and resume to Human Resources in one of the following manners:

  • E-mail: hr@akafs.org
  • Mail: 1825 S. Chugach Street, Palmer, AK 99645
  • Fax: (907) 746-4081

Resumes submitted without an AFS employment application will not be considered.  No phone calls, please.  All successful applicants must be able to pass a criminal history background check.  EOE


Full Time Positions

Administrative Assistant in Anchorage with the Child Care Assistance Program.  Full time position available to provide clerical support and world class customer service.  Minimum Qualifications:  Must be a positive person with the ability to multitask.   High school diploma or equivalent and one year successful work experience.  Preferred Qualifications:  High school diploma and additional computer training and one year successful work experience in data entry.

 Administrative Assistant in Wasilla with the WIC program.  Full time positions available to provide exceptional customer service and accurate and timely staff support. Welcome clients, answer and direct communications, input client data, provide staff support and general office duties.  Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent.  Knowledge of general office practices and one (1) year successful work experience to include computer experience.  Preferred Qualifications:  Associate’s Degree and/or Certification in office management.  Two years successful work experience in an office environment.

 Administrative Assistant in Wasilla with the Work Services Program.  Full time position available to provide exceptional customer service and accurate and timely staff support.  Responsibilities include welcoming clients, answer and direct communications, input client data, providing staff support and general office duties.  Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and one (1) year successful work experience including proficiency with computers.  Preferred Qualifications:  Associate’s degree and two years’ successful work experience in an administrative position.

Intake Technician in Anchorage for the Child Care Assistance Program.  Responsibilities include determining status of application upon receipt, sending appropriate notices, scheduling interviews for clients to meet timeliness standards.  Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and two years of successful work experience in a related field.  Preferred Qualifications: Associate’s degree with one year successful work experience in a related field.

Supervising Mental Health Clinician in Wasilla at the Behavioral Health Treatment Center. Responsibilities: Applies mental health/addiction counseling knowledge, skills, and abilities to conduct mental health/substance abuse screening, assessment and treatment services to clients within various treatment modalities in addition to clinical supervision responsibilities. Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in the behavioral health field (counseling, psychology, social work, etc.) and current Alaska state licensure and four years mental health/substance abuse clinical experience with children, youth and adults.  Two years supervisory experience.  LCSW or LPC-S preferred.

Visitation Facilitator in Wasilla/Palmer for the Family Support & Preservation Program. This position provides family support, preservation, and time-limited reunification services to client families. Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s degree in education, social work, sociology or related field. One (1) year successful experience in family issues including; parenting support, parent education, child development, child management, child abuse including sexual abuse and neglect, crisis intervention and domestic violence.  Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and one year additional experience in family mediation, proven parenting support services and a clear understanding of high-risk family dynamics.

Part Time Positions

Advocate in Palmer for the DVSA Shelter. Responsibilities include providing support, assistance and advocacy to the women and their children residing at the shelter. Minimum Qualifications:  Associate’s degree in appropriate area, or high school equivalency with one year successful work experience. Preferred Experience: Two years’ work experience or extensive volunteer experience with crisis intervention, domestic violence and sexual assault.

Case Manager in Palmer for the Family Support and Preservation Program.  Responsibilities:  Provide family support, preservation and/or family contact services to client families.  Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Education, Social Work, Sociology or closely related field and one (1) year successful experience in family issues including; parenting support, parent education, child development, child management, child abuse including sexual abuse and neglect, crisis intervention and domestic violence. Preferred Qualifications: One (1) year additional experience background in family mediation, working with families in a home-based setting, and a clear understanding of high-risk family dynamics.