Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association Elder Engagement VISTA

About the Organization

The Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association (APIA) is an organization that is committed to improving the lives of Alaskans in the Unagan/Unagas communities.  APIA’s mission is

  • To provide self-sufficiency and independence of the Unangan/Unangas by advocacy, training, technical assistance and economic enhancement

  • To assist in meeting the health, safety and well-being needs of each Unangan/Unangas community

  • To promote, strengthen and ensure the unity of the Unangan

  • To strengthen and preserve Unangax cultural heritage

Your Role

During the year of service the VISTA member will

  • Create and asses programs using the input from the APIA staff and local communities

  • Work closely with Unangan communities in the region and  community members who have relocated to the urban areas

  • Aid in the development of APIA’s Elder congregate and delivered meal programs, Elder transportation programs and a variety of health promotion and disease prevention efforts to improve the delivery of health care services and health care education to the Elders and stakeholders in the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands communities we serve

Life in Anchorage

In one word, life in Anchorage is exciting. There are always adventures to be had wherever you go. Anchorage is home to some of the best hiking, skiing, canoeing, fishing and biking in America. At the same time, Anchorage also has a thriving restaurant scene and all the amenities you would typically find in a big city. You will rarely ever be bored during your stay in Anchorage.

If you have any questions or need help sending in an application, please contact Neil Gallagher at ngallagher@ruralcap.org or call 907-865-7275. 

Apply Today!

By | 2019-02-04T22:38:28+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Openings|
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