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.

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.

School Based Services Counselor in Wasilla at the Behavioral Health Treatment Center. Responsibilities: Provides school based counseling to children with emotional/behavioral issues in a school setting to improve the child/youth’s ability to engage in the classroom and other educational settings. Plan, coordinate and implement day camps for Severely Emotionally Disturbed (SED) children/youth during school breaks. Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology, Human Services or related field and 2 years successful experience working directly with children/adolescents with mental health and behavioral issues.  Must be able to be licensed by the State of Alaska within two years.

Substance Abuse Counselor/Clinician  in Wasilla.  Full time position available at our Behavioral Health Treatment Center.  Responsible for providing substance abuse treatment 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: Master’s Degree in the behavioral health field with LPC/LCSW licensure.  Two years mental health/substance abuse clinical experience with children, youth and adults.

Part Time Position

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.