Resilient Alaska Youth
Serve Our State Locally

As an AmeriCorps State Member, you will complete hands on service. Service supporting community efforts at a local government organization or non-profit. The majority of your service year will be working directly with 10-18 year old Alaskans.

What is an Americorps RAY
Support Youth Programming

AmeriCorps RAY Members serve for 11 months at an Alaskan Non-Profit, Tribal Government, or City Government organization. RAY Members work directly with local leaders and youth school programs.

What is an Americorps RAY
Support Youth Programming

AmeriCorps RAY Members serve for 11 months at an Alaskan Non-Profit, Tribal Government, or City Government organization. RAY Members work directly with local leaders and youth school programs.

Benefits of Serving as a RAY

RAY Members attend a ten day training in Anchorage and an in service training to build their skill set to serve young people. Former members note the connection that they build with youth, and youth growth as the primary program benefit. Financial benefits include:

  • $1,725 /Month Living Allowance
  • $6,095 Education Award Upon Completion of Service
  • Health Insurance at no Cost
  • Paid travel to training (Anchorage)

Benefits of Serving as a RAY

RAY Members attend a ten day training in Anchorage and an in service training to build their skill set to serve young people. Former members note the connection that they build with youth, and youth growth as the primary program benefit. Financial benefits include:

  • $1,725 /Month Living Allowance
  • $6,095 Education Award Upon Completion of Service
  • Health Insurance at no Cost
  • Paid travel to training (Anchorage)

Interested in Hosting a RAY?
Government, Tribal, or Non-Profits

Click below to learn more and complete our host application. Urban partners are asked to contribute matching funds, while this program is provided free of charge to remote rural communities.

Interested in Hosting a RAY?
Government, Tribal, or Non-Profits

Click below to learn more and complete our host application. Urban partners are asked to contribute matching funds, while this program is provided free of charge to remote rural communities.

Why Serve In Alaska?
Limitless Opportunities

We have members engaged in service from all regions of our country. Alaska is a great place to explore, be of service, and build your professional skills.

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