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: pamb@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 and additional computer training and one year successful work experience in data entry.

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 2 years of successful work experience in a related field. Preferred Qualifications: Associate’s Degree with one year successful work experience in a related field.

Part Time Position

Breastfeeding Peer Counselor in Wasilla/Palmer for the WIC Program. This is a paraprofessional support person who gives basic breastfeeding information and encouragement to WIC pregnant and breastfeeding mothers by telephone, in the office or at hospital visits and is available outside the usual 8 to 5 working schedule.  Attends/assists with prenatal classes and breastfeeding support groups. Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent and six months of successful work experience.  Must have recent experience breastfeeding.

Temporary Position

Behavioral Health Clinical Associate in Wasilla. Temporary position available for our Summer Camp Program.  Responsibilities include working with at risk youth from ages 8-12 years to teach life and communication skills while encouraging and role modeling healthy choices.  Co-facilitate and participate in activities with the youth while providing emotional and behavioral support. This 36 hour/week position will begin approx. May 15, 2019 and end on August 10, 2019. Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent and one year of successful experience working with children with severe emotional disturbance.  Must have a valid Alaska Driver’s License and be insurable. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling and two years’ experience with children with severe emotional disturbance.