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Join AmeriCorps Alaska!

Embark on Your Alaskan Adventure with AmeriCorps!

Calling all young Alaskans, public servants, wanderers, idealists, and military retirees and families! AmeriCorps Alaska wants YOU to join our ranks and make a difference in this magnificent state.

No matter the season, we're always on the lookout for passionate individuals to fill positions throughout Alaska. Ready to begin your life-changing journey? Click HERE to take the first step and become an AmeriCorps member 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
Student Conservation Association Members provide conservation stewardship to publicly accessible lands in Alaska. Jason Croft
Partnership Director, Alaska and Pacific Islands
(907) 771-8491
Alaska Afterschool Network Members support students in after-school programing. Providing structured activities to meet their social emotional needs. Lily Tegner
AmeriCorps Program Specialist
RurAL CAP, Resilient Alaska Youth Members engage Alaska Native youth using experiential-based learning and cultural activities in 15 rural communities across Alaska. Tim McCleary
Community Development Manager
(907) 865-7396

Mary Gianotti
RAY Program Coordinator
(907) 865-7356
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

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. 

Discover Your Purpose and Reach YOUR peak with AmeriCorps in Alaska! 

Join the ranks of passionate individuals from all walks of life who are transforming communities and embarking on life-changing journeys with AmeriCorps. As an AmeriCorps member, you'll find a place where young Alaskans, public servants, wanderers, idealists, and military retirees and families come together to create positive impact.

Why Choose AmeriCorps?
  1. Unlock Your Education: Take advantage of the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award, a valuable resource that can help fund your dreams of college or trade school. Whether it's paying off student loans or covering future tuition, this award empowers you to pursue your educational goals.
  2. Embrace Adventure: Receive a modest living allowance during your service term, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the unique experiences that come with being an AmeriCorps member.
  3. Financial Freedom: Eligible individuals in approved AmeriCorps positions can benefit from loan deferment and interest forbearance on most federally guaranteed student loans, easing your financial burdens.
  4. Network of Leaders: Join a thriving alumni network united by a shared passion for bettering communities. Gain access to exclusive benefits and resources, including AmeriCorps scholarships and matching Education Award offers from various colleges and universities.
  5. Propel Your Career: Develop sought-after skills like leadership, teamwork, and problem-solving that employers highly value. After your service, tap into the Employers of National Service network, connecting you with hundreds of employers eager to hire AmeriCorps alumni.
  6. Fulfilling Service: As an AmeriCorps member, you'll give your time, skills, and unwavering commitment to create positive change and improve lives. 
  7. A Rewarding Journey: Experience the deep satisfaction of making a difference and gain invaluable skills and experiences that will shape your future. 
  8. Comprehensive Benefits: Beyond the educational award, AmeriCorps offers a living stipend, health insurance, student loan deferral, and childcare assistance, providing support and peace of mind.
* $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 Ready for the Challenge?

Embark on an inspiring journey with AmeriCorps and become part of a diverse and dedicated community that believes in making the world a better place. Discover your purpose, make lifelong connections, and leave a lasting impact on the lives of others and yourself.


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Revised 08/07/2023