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 Palmer. Full time position 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 of Arts degree and/or certification in office management. Two years successful work experience in an office environment.

Case Technician in Wasilla for the 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 2 years’ experience in social services. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree plus additional related training.  Four years’ experience providing direct client services.

Clinician – School Based Services in Wasilla. Responsibilities will include providing therapeutic services to youth/adolescents clients. Conduct mental health/substance abuse screening, assessment and treatment services to clients within various treatment modalities. Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in a behavioral health field, ability to obtain licensure in Alaska and one year of behavioral health experience with youth/adolescents. Preferred Qualifications: LPC/ LCSW and CDC certification with two years of behavioral health experience.

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.

Job Development Specialist in Wasilla. Full time position available with the Work Services Program. Responsibilities: Supervisory position to provide program education and outreach to the Employment Community with a focus on creating and maintaining  professional relationships with businesses and securing applicable work placement sites for program participants. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in education, human services or related field.  Two years successful experience in job development, employment counseling, workshop facilitation and/or job seeking skill training and motivation. Preferred Qualifications: Two years of successful supervisory experience in job development, employment counseling, workshop facilitation and/or job seeking skill training and motivation.

Visitation Facilitator in Wasilla for the Family Support and 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.

Workshop Facilitator in Wasilla for the Work Services Job Development Program. Responsibilities:  Provide workshop facilitation, classroom instruction and other assistance for work service clients in accordance with self-sufficiency plans. Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s degree in human services or related field.  One (1) year successful experience in job development, employment counseling, workshop facilitation and/or job seeking skill training and motivation. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in education, human services or closely related field and two years of successful experience in job development, employment counseling, workshop facilitation and/or job seeking skill training and motivation.