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 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

Accounts Payable Clerk in PalmerResponsible for performing accounting functions, corresponding with vendors, inputting data, generating reports, insures the proper flow of fiscal paperwork to and from the accountant, and maintains fiscal records as required. Minimum Qualifications: High School Equivalency and successful experience as a bookkeeper to include specific knowledge of bookkeeping/accounting principles. Preferred Qualifications: Associate’s Degree in Accounting/Bookkeeping and one year experience as a full charge bookkeeper including experience with budget management, accounts payables and receivables.

Accounts Receivable Clerk in Palmer. Responsible for accounts receivables, bank deposits, collections and petty cash. Minimum Qualifications: High School equivalency and successful experience as a bookkeeper to include specific knowledge of bookkeeping/accounting principles and cost analysis. Preferred Qualifications: Associate’s Degree in Accounting/Bookkeeping and one year experience as a full charge bookkeeper including experience with budget management, accounts payables and receivables, billing and grants.

Administrative Assistant in Wasilla with the Families First Work Services Program. Full time position available to provide clerical support and excellent 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 with computer experience. Preferred Qualifications: Associate’s Degree or certification in office management and 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.

Behavioral Health Services Administrator in Wasilla. Responsible for providing leadership, direction, coordination, implementation and evaluation of clinical, operational and administrative activities of the Behavioral Health Program. Serves as a key leader in AFS’s strategic priority to integrate our behavioral health services with primary care. Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Management, Public Administration, Public Health or clinically related field. (i.e.) Psychology, Counseling, or Social Work and Three (3) years’ progressively responsible supervisory experience in clinic management or behavioral health. Preferred Qualifications: Five (5) years’ experience administering a Behavioral Health Clinic or working in an Administrative Service Organization setting.

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/Provider Specialist in Anchorage for the Child Care Assistance Program. Responsibilities: Evaluates applications and conducts orientations for child care providers to participate in the Child Care Assistance Program. Creates and maintains provider files. Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s Degree and/or certification in appropriate field and one year of successful work experience with computer experience. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and two years successful work experience in an office environment with social services experience preferred.

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.

Part Time Positions

DVSA Relief Advocate in Palmer. On call position available in the DVSA Shelter. Responsibilities: To provide 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.

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.

WIC Competent Professional Authority in Wasilla. Responsibilities: Provide WIC basic nutrition services and clerical support. Minimum Qualifications: High School Equivalency and additional training to include the successful completion of (or the ability to complete within 12 months) the State of Alaska WIC Competent Professional Authority (CPA) Certification Exam. One year successful work experience. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in health, nutrition or related field plus WIC CPA certification. One year successful work experience in a WIC program or other public health field.