Who We Are
AmeriCorps, a federal agency, brings people together to tackle the country’s most pressing challenges, through national service and volunteering. AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve with organizations dedicated to the improvement of communities. AmeriCorps helps make service to others a cornerstone of our national culture. Learn more at AmeriCorps.gov.
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"I like that Sitka has such a supportive, inclusive community and I appreciate how it takes care of its community members - whether they have just arrived or have lived here their entire lives."
"It's important to me to know that I am helping prepare kids for a better future with the skills to make good choices. Sitka is a small, isolated community that places an emphasis on the community which makes it an interesting place to live."
"I've had an amazing time in Sitka. The community has made me feel very welcome and through my service I have learned so much more about myself"
"This has been amazing I give my service and I have been allowed to do such amazing work. I've been paid in experience and learning new skills."
Sitka AmeriCorps Program host site partners:
Alaska Marine Safety Education Association
Brave Heart Volunteers
Fortress of the Bear
Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum
Greater Sitka Arts Council
Hames Wellness Center
Mt. Edgecumbe High School
Raven's Way of Sitka
Sitka School District
Baranof Elementary School
Blatchley Middle School
Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary School
Pacific High School
Sitka High School
Sitka Tribe of Alaska
Sitkans Against Family Violence
University of Alaska Southeast
Youth Advocates of Sitka