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 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.

Assessment Counselor in Wasilla. Full time or part time position available at our Behavioral Health Treatment Center. Responsible for providing substance abuse assessment/evaluation 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/assessment experience.

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.

Tobacco Prevention & Control Coordinator in Wasilla. 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:

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.

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: Associates 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.

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

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.