APIA Elder Engagement VISTA
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 907-865-7275.