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Join AmeriCorps Alaska!

We recruit year-round for positions across Alaska, click HERE and start your journey today.

Program Service Description Contact Information
Alaska Public Defenders Agency's SAME Justice Program Members provide direct assistance to low-income, justice-involved Alaskans to address non-legal barriers to success and access to services in their communities.
Amanda Hillberry
AmeriCorps Program Coordinator
(907) 322-6638
Email: amanda.hillberry@alaska.gov
Residential Youth Care INC. Ketchikan Afterschool Program Members serve to reduce youth substance misuse and increase access to care. They provide structured out-of-school time activities, skill-based workshops, and social emotional learning among other services. Andrew Eisenberg
AmeriCorps Program Supervisor
(907) 202-5404
Email: andrewe@rycalaska.com
Student Conservation Association Members provide conservation stewardship to publicly accessible lands in Alaska. Christopher Eversman
Partnership Director, Alaska and Pacific Islands
(907) 771-8491
Email: ceversman@thesca.org
Alaska Children's Trust, Alaska Afterschool Network Members support students in after-school programing. Providing structured activities to meet their social emotional needs. Lily Tegner
AmeriCorps Program Specialist
(907)248-7379
Email: ltegner@alaskachildrenstrust.org
RurAL CAP, Resilient Alaska Youth Members engage Alaska Native youth using experiential-based learning and cultural activities in 15 rural communities across Alaska. Maddy Stokes
RAY Program Coordinator
(907) 764-4983
Email: mstokes@ruralcap.org
Sitka AmeriCorps Members serve to increase children’s resilience to both the effects of COVID-19 and to reduce it's impact on high Adverse Childhood Experience scores in Sitka. Sarah Joan Lawrie, MFA
Sitka AmeriCorps Program
Program Director
(907) 966-6340
Email: lawries@sitkaschools.org
United Way of Southeast Alaska Members provide targeted support to PreK to 12th grade students, youth residing in domestic violence shelters, or adults accessing services at an Adult Education Center. Lisa Bogert
AmeriCorps Program Director
(907) 463-1293
Email: americorps@unitedwayseak.org

Serve Alaska Service Locations

Check Out Where AmeriCorps Members are Serving! 

Click HERE to see the Web Map showing Serve Alaska program locations where AmeriCorps members are currently serving. 

Why Should I Become an AmeriCorps Member?

Every day, tens of thousands of AmeriCorps members across the country change their communities, and change their lives, by doing good. Whatever your interest, there's an AmeriCorps program that needs you; your skills, your heart, your hands!

Benefits:

  • *Money for College and Trade School - The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award is offered to individuals who complete a term of service and can be used to pay for a range of educational expenses, like repaying qualified student loans or future tuition payments. You can earn up to two full Education Awards with multiple service terms.
  • Living Allowance - Receive a modest living allowance to cover basic expenses during your service term.
  • Loan Deferment and Interest Forbearance - Individuals in approved AmeriCorps positions are eligible for forbearance for most federally guaranteed student loans. In addition, interest payments that accrue during service may be eligible for repayment by AmeriCorps.
  • Alumni Network Join a network of like-minded leaders who are passionate about improving communities. AmeriCorps alumni receive access to special benefits and resources. For example, many colleges and universities match the Education Award and offer additional AmeriCorps scholarships. 
  • Professional Development - Jump-start your career and gain transferable skills employers value including leadership, teamwork, and problem-solving. Once you complete your service, leverage the Employers of National Service network, which connects you with hundreds of employers from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors who are committed to hiring alumni.

* $5,775.00 for a year of full-time service. The amount of a full-time education award is equivalent to the maximum value of the Pell Grant for the award year in which the term of national service is approved.

Are You Up to the Challenge?

You Give:

  • Your time and skills.
  • Your commitment to helping change lives.
  • Your courage and determination to make your world a better place.

You Gain:

  • The satisfaction of knowing you are making a difference skills and experience.
  • An education award to be used for future education or to repay student loans.*
  • Other benefits. A living stipend, health insurance, student loan deferral, and child care expenses may also be available to you. Look here for more details.

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Revised 09/15/2022