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

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.

Administrative Assistant in Wasilla for the WIC Program. Full time position available to provide exceptional customer service and accurate and timely staff support. Welcome clients, answer and direct communications, input client data, provide staff support and general office duties. Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. Knowledge of general office practices and one (1) year successful work experience to include computer experience. Preferred Qualifications: Associate’s of Arts Degree and/or Certification in office management. Two years successful work experience in an office environment.

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 or closely related field and two (2) years successful experience in Social Services or closely related field specifically working with at-risk families.

Case Manager 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.

Program Technician in Palmer for the Alcohol Safety Action Program (ASAP). Responsibilities: To provide technical support to the ASAP Program, research, evaluate, and compile criminal justice info to determine client eligibility for ASAP services including client intake, screening, referral and monitoring. Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma and three years successful work experience in either a social service agency or in a program related field. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in related academic area.

Visitation Facilitator in Wasilla or Palmer 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 Position

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.

Office Clerk in Wasilla with the Behavioral Health Treatment Center. Responsibilities include maintaining statistics for quarterly reporting, providing clerical support including filing, scheduling, correspondence, and providing UA screenings. Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent and one year of successful work experience. Additional computer training education and data entry experience preferred.