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

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.

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.

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.

WIC Competent Professional Authority in Wasilla. Responsibilities: Provide WIC basic nutrition services and clerical support. Minimum Qualifications: High School Equivalency and additional training to include the successful completion of (or the ability to complete within 12 months) the State of Alaska WIC Competent Professional Authority (CPA) Certification Exam. One year successful work experience. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in health, nutrition or related field plus WIC CPA certification. One year successful work experience in a WIC program or other public health field.

Part Time Positions

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.

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.

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.