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.  No phone calls, please.  All successful applicants must be able to pass a criminal history background check.  EOE


Full Time Positions

Behavioral Health Counselor/Clinician in Wasilla. The position applies addiction/mental health counseling knowledge, skills, and abilities to conduct substance abuse/mental health screening, assessment and treatment services to clients within various treatment modalities. 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.  One year substance abuse counseling experience. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree in the behavioral health field with LPC/LCSW licensure.  Two years mental health/substance abuse clinical experience with children, youth and adults required.

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.

Children’s Advocate in Palmer at the DVSA Shelter, 30 hours/week opening.  Responsibilities: Support and assist women and children in shelter. Plan and implement education and support groups for women and children who are affected by domestic violence. Minimum Qualifications:  High School equivalency with six (6) months successful work experience.  One (1) year successful experience with children’s issues; child development, abuse, neglect, and crisis situations preferred.

Legal Advocate in Palmer.  Responsibilities: Legal advocacy with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and other violent crimes on a walk-in basis.  Provide assistance with filling out protective orders and other court-related paperwork.  Provide legal information, options and supportive courtroom advocacy to individuals who have been victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field or equivalent experience with one year experience in the field of domestic violence/sexual assault.  Additional experience in crisis intervention and working with the public.

Tobacco Prevention & Control Coordinator in Palmer. Responsibilities include: Facilitation of the local tobacco prevention coalition and the implementation of tobacco control policy initiatives within the Anchorage/Mat-Su region and providing oversight of grant subcontractors and supervision of program staff. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in health, education, communications or related field with a minimum of two years successful work experience managing a health/social service program and/or grant. Must be tobacco free, including e-cigarettes.

Part Time Positions

Driver in Wasilla. Part time position available to operate a vehicle to assure safe transportation of clients to and from various destinations and to assist clients with safe entry and exit of vehicles. Minimum Qualifications:  High School Diploma or equivalent and one year of successful work experience.  Must have a valid Alaska Driver’s license, be at least 21 years of age and be able to maintain insurability as a driver with Alaska Family Services.  Must take and pass a pre-employment drug test.  Six months of successful experience in the operation of multi-passenger vehicles preferred.

Office Clerk in Wasilla. This is a part time position in our Behavioral Health Treatment Center.  Responsibilities: Maintain statistics for quarterly reporting, provide clerical support including filing, scheduling, correspondence, general client records and provide UA screenings.  Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent and one year of successful work experience. Additional computer training education and data entry experience preferred.