Resilient Alaska Youth AmeriCorps Program

RurAL CAP’s Resilient Alaska Youth (RAY) AmeriCorps Program supports youth through in-school, afterschool, and out-of-school activities in rural Alaskan schools, tribal governments, city governments or youth serving non-profits.


Wraparound Support

Engage Youth

Facilitate youth learning, growth and resilience through robust youth programming utilizing the Project Venture model

In School

Engage youth in positive activities in the classroom environment in order to build skills and recruit them in to After-School Programming


Support youth outside of the school environment by providing a safe, challenging, and enriching environment for youth to thrive


With training and support, host multi- day overnight trips with youth and community volunteers (culture camps, fish camp. etc.)

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Youth Served
Youth Events

Improve Rural Youth Access To Afterschool Activities!

Host an AmeriCorps Member

If your organization is a Tribal Government, School, City Government or Non-Profit located in rural Alaska you are eligible to host our program! RurAL CAP will work with your organization to identify a local candidate. RurAL CAP asks that partner organizations provide office space and youth meeting space locally, while RurAL CAP bears all employment and training related expenses for your local AmeriCorps member. 

For further details and information, please see the
Partner Recruitment Packet, which contains:

– Program overview and cover letter

– Recruitment flyer for local AmeriCorps Members that you can post in your community

– Position descriptions for RAY AmeriCorps Members and Senior RAY AmeriCorps Members

– Sample MOA


Serve Your Community! Improve Youth Outcomes! Build Your Skills!

Apply to Serve as an AmeriCorps Member!

As a RAY AmeriCorps Member, you will deliver high quality youth programming in your community to help build youth resilience. You will have an opportunity to make a difference in a young person’s life and drive change. In addition to an opportunity to improve your community, RAY AmeriCorps Members receive:

-Paid Training
-$1,650 / mo living allowance (first year), $1,925/mo for senior members. 
-$6,195 for educational expenses after completion of your year of service.

If you are interested in learning more about the program, check out this packet which contains a position description and more information about program staff and your peers. 

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