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


President/Chief Executive Officer: Currently seeking a dynamic, visionary leader to serve as its next President/CEO. The President/CEO is the public face of AFS, manages the financial health of the organization, and is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with staff, clients, funders and the community. Please see the attached position announcement for more information and application instructions.  CEO Job Announcement 5-16-2019

Full Time Positions

Administrative Assistant in Anchorage 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.

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 – Youth Behavioral Health 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.

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.

Part Time Position

Store Associate in Palmer. This is a part time position at Family 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 cash register, assisting customers, handling, washing, sorting, displaying and pricing all donated articles and clothing.  Keep store clean and secure. Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and successful work experience.  Two (2) years retail sales experience and/or secondhand store experience preferred.

Temporary Position

Behavioral Health Clinical Associate in Wasilla. Temporary position available for our Summer Camp Program.  Responsibilities include working with at risk youth from ages 8-12 years to teach life and communication skills while encouraging and role modeling healthy choices.  Co-facilitate and participate in activities with the youth while providing emotional and behavioral support. This 36 hour/week position will begin approx. May 15, 2019 and end on August 10, 2019. Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and one year of successful experience working with children with severe emotional disturbance.  Must have a valid Alaska driver’s license and be insurable. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in counseling and two years’ experience with children with severe emotional disturbance.