Juneau AmeriCorps

Americorps Alaska

Thank you for your interest in becoming an AmeriCorps Service Member. Currently the 2020-2021 Juneau cohort is full. Please see the link below for possible openings for next year's cohort.

Check out possible openings for next year's cohort

Search for positions in Juneau.  If you have any questions, or want more information about what it’s like to be a member, contact Shari at 907-463-1293

AmeriCorps is your moment to take the path less traveled, to break the status quo, to stop talking about the problem and be the solution. Join United Way of Southeast AmeriCorps Program and you can mentor and tutor kids, work with adults who are striving to get degrees or certificates,  work in pre-school programs and at a STEM education program.  Choose one that fits you!

2020-2021 Sites

  • Juneau’s five elementary schools – Early Literacy Support Assistant
  • Association for the Education of Young Children – Early Literacy Outreach Coordinator
  • Zach Gordon Youth Center – Family & Youth Engagement Coordinator
  • Southeast Regional Resource Center–Learning Connection : Recruitment & Retention Specialist
  • Southeast Regional Resource Center – Health Education Program Coordinator
  • Eagle Raven Childcare - Early Childhood Literacy Support Assistant
  • Alaska Housing Development Corporation – Community Connections Coordinator
  • Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition – Outreach and Training Coordinator
  • Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association (ASHNHA) - Health Literacy Coordinator

Thank you to our host sites for your partnership!

What is AmeriCorps?

AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs that improve lives and fosters civic engagement. More than 75,000 Americans across the country participate in AmeriCorps each year. All of them tackle different community needs in different ways. Members commit their time to address critical community needs like increasing academic achievement, mentoring youth, fighting poverty, sustaining national parks, preparing for disasters, and more. No matter what you're passionate about, where you're from, or why you choose to serve, AmeriCorps is your chance to be the greater good.

Benefits of the program:

  • Student loan deferment
  • Skills and training
  • Living allowance - $1350 a month, before taxes
  • Health benefit options
  • Childcare Assistance
  • Annual Bus Pass
  • Education Award upon completion of service to help pay for college, graduate school, or vocational training, or to repay student loans
  • Gain valuable professional experience


  • 11-month program with a minimum of 1700 hours
  • Start Date – August 03, 2020 - July 10, 2021 (optional start dates available).

For more information contact:

If  you would like more information about our AmeriCorps program, give me a call or email:

Shari Paul, AmeriCorps Program Director
United Way of Southeast Alaska

To apply, click here and search for positions in Juneau.  If you have any questions, or want more information about what it’s like to be a member, contact Shari at 907-463-1293

Why AmeriCorps?

To make our people safer, stronger and healthier; to strengthen our communities; and to Get Things Done for America.


 Links about Juneau and United Way of Southeast Alaska AmeriCorps Program