Project Description

Shelter Supervisor

AFS, Palmer |

Job type: Full-time

Alaska Family Services is a mission-driven organization with a long history of service and excellence supporting families and building healthy communities. At AFS, we live and breathe our mission to be in service to Alaskans, families, and communities to collectively create a better tomorrow. Created in 1979 as a safe shelter for women and their children in Palmer, AFS now offers over 20 programs serving more than 10,000 individuals in multiple communities in South Central Alaska.

We take pride in our ability to offer staff a comprehensive benefits package that includes; 401k with employer match, 12 paid holidays, health insurance, competitive paid time off schedule with accrual increases for every two years of service, and options for flexible work schedules. Alaska Family Services is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion and we actively seek to work with and serve individuals of all genders, races, ethnicities, and backgrounds.

We are currently recruiting for a Shelter Supervisor, located in Palmer at our DVSA Shelter. This is a full-time position with benefits to assist with the supervision of emergency shelter staff and ensuring the effective execution of domestic violence and sexual assault services to shelter residents and nonresidents, including the 24-hour crisis line. Develop, implement, and supervise life skills and support groups. Create and manage case plans that are responsive to the needs of all shelter participants.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field and one-year successful work experience in a residential setting and one-year case management experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Two years successful work experience in a residential setting and one-year successful experience in case management as a shift supervisor.

If you have a passion to be of service to others and would like to join our agency, please submit a letter of interest and a current resume to the attention of Human Resources, at or fax to (907)746-4081, or mail to Alaska Family Services, 1825 South Chugach Street, Palmer AK 99645. Upon receipt, we will send you an AFS Employment Application to complete and return. To move forward in the hiring process and receive an interview, a completed application must be returned. All successful applicants must be able to pass a criminal history background check.