AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) members bring passion and perseverance where the need is greatest: to organizations that help eradicate poverty. AmeriCorps VISTA members serve as a catalyst for change, living and working alongside community members to meet our nation’s most pressing challenges and advance local solutions.
Alaska Conservation Internships
The Alaska Conservation Foundation offers paid internships to undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent grads who plan a career path in conservation and are willing to make a long-term commitment to preserving and protecting the pristine environment and diverse cultures of Alaska.
Early experiences with the wonder and intricacy of the natural world lead to a lifelong relationship with our wildest places. Alaska Geographic works alongside our many agency and community partners to connect youth to the outdoors through a variety of programs that encourage exploration, understanding, empathy, and stewardship.
Alaska Youth Conservation Corps
Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) was established in 1971 to introduce conservation and preservation to youth in public lands. The YCC program is administered by the following: The National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, Forest Service, and Bureau of Land Management.
The Student Conservation Association
SCA’s mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders and inspire lifelong stewardship of the environment and communities by engaging young people in hands-on service to the land.