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

Case Manager I in Wasilla for the Families First Work Services Program. Responsibilities: Provide comprehensive case management services to ATAP clients and training/ oversight for Case Technician positions. Able to make decisions based on established DPA Policies and Procedures. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services and two years of experience in Social Services or closely related fields. Preferred Qualifications: Additional related training with 2 years’ experience administering, supervising or performing professional level social work, residential treatment case work and case management in a closely related field.

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.

Intake Technician in Anchorage. 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 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.

Part Time Positions

Breastfeeding Peer Counselor: Part time openings available in Homer and Kenai. This is a paraprofessional support person who gives basic breastfeeding information and encouragement to WIC pregnant and breastfeeding mothers by telephone, in the office or at hospital visits and is available outside the usual 8 to 5 working schedule. Attends/assists with prenatal classes and breastfeeding support groups. Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent and six months of successful work experience. Must have recent experience breastfeeding.

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.

Group Facilitator in Wasilla with the Family Violence Intervention/Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Program. Responsibilities: To facilitate groups in accordance with current CDVSA and DOC program standards. Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent and completion of approved forty (40) hour training on domestic violence, sexual assault and batterers’ intervention. Background in the behavioral health/ social services field and thorough knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence required. Experience working with victims or perpetrators of domestic violence. One (1) year successful work or volunteer experience in group facilitation.

Store Associate in Palmer. This is a temporary 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.