Popular Places to Apply

You can find volunteer work throughout the state in places like:

Popular places to apply include:

  • Anchorage
  • Juneau
  • Fairbanks
  • Eagle River
  • Badger
  • Knik-Fairview
  • College
  • Wasilla
  • Sitka
  • Lakes  

You will find a lot of programs with animals in rural areas.


Types of Programs

There are flexible part time positions where you can give a few hours per week/month and also more fixed term positions. You can help in a wide range of areas including:

  • Community Projects
  • Elderly Care
  • Wildlife & Conservation


Summer Volunteer Work in Alaska

Got your summer break free? Keen to give back? Make the decision to apply for summer volunteering positions in Alaska. There are flexible short term projects which recruit volunteers to help make a difference. These placements are very popular with students on summer breaks from studying.



You will usually need to be aged 16+ unless participating with your family or as part of a structured group e.g. with your school. You will find a lot of general positions will require no previous experience. Most positions are open to United States citizens and also internationals applying from overseas. 

Some organisations offer accommodation, meals and a stipend salary if the position requires you to live in the location. You will find some organisations especially those helping animals might require you to pay a fee to participate - this is like a donation which goes to the charity work.


Alaska Volunteer Organization Reviews

Do you volunteer in Alaska? Or have you participated in the past? Would you like to share your experience or recommend an organization? Contact us today.


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