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) 746-1177

Resumes submitted without applications will not be considered. All successful applicants must be able to pass a criminal history background check.  EOE.


Full Time Positions

Administrative Assistant in Palmer. Full time position available to 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 of Arts Degree and/or Certification in office management. Two years successful work experience in an office environment.

Administrative Assistant in Wasilla 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.

Case Technician in Wasilla for the Families First Work Services Program. Provide comprehensive assessment and planning services to ATAP clients utilizing established policies and procedures under the direction of the Case Manager I. Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s Degree in Human Services or closely related field or equivalent experience and two (2) years’ experience in Social Services. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree plus additional related training. Four (4) years’ experience providing direct client services.

Eligibility Technician in Anchorage with the Child Care Assistance Program. Responsibilities include scheduling and conducting parent interviews for program eligibility, determining subsidy level and eligible/available funds. Create and maintain accurate and timely files for clients. 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

Eligibility Technician in Wasilla with the Child Care Assistance Program. Responsibilities include scheduling and conducting parent interviews for program eligibility, determining subsidy level and eligible/available funds. Create and maintain accurate and timely files for clients. 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

Substance Abuse Counselor in Wasilla. Full time or part time position available at our Behavioral Health Treatment Center. Responsible for providing substance abuse treatment services in an outpatient program. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field, or equivalent years of experience in substance abuse/mental health field and a Level I Chemical Dependency Counselor certification or the ability to obtain within one year. Preferred Qualifications: One year substance abuse counseling experience. Experience working with youth strongly preferred.

Visitation Facilitator in Wasilla. Full time position available with the Family Support and Preservation Program. Responsibilities: Provide family support, preservation and time-limited reunification services to client families. Minimum Qualifications: Associates 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

Behavioral Health Services Program Specialist in Wasilla for the Behavioral Health Treatment Center. Responsibilities include auditing files, enrolling clients in database, monitoring monthly billing releases and assisting the Program Administrator with administrative functions of Behavioral Health Services. Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s degree or High School Diploma with at least 2 years office management experience in the behavioral health field. 3 years progressively responsible administrative experience in the health care field including records maintenance. Preferred Qualifications: Current chemical dependency certification.

Case Manager in Wasilla 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 or closely related field and two (2) years successful experience in Social Services or closely related field specifically working with at-risk families.

Store Associate in Palmer. This is a part time position at Families First Treasures thrift store. Responsibilities: Assist the store manager in the daily operations of the second-hand store including working as a retail sales person, operating and balancing cash register, assisting customers, handling, washing, sorting, displaying and pricing all donated articles and clothing. Keep store clean and secure. Qualifications: High School/GED and successful work experience. Two (2) years retail sales experience and/or secondhand store experience preferred.