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) 746-4081

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


Full Time Positions

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 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.

Part Time Positions

Case Manager in Palmer 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, Education, Social Work, Sociology or closely related field and one (1) year successful experience in 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: One (1) year additional experience background in family mediation, working with families in a home-based setting, and a clear understanding of high-risk family dynamics.

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 an 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.One (1) year successful work or volunteer experience in group facilitation. Preferred Qualifications: Associate’s Degree in Human Services or related field and two (2) years experience in group facilitation.

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.