RAY 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.


Apply to be an AmeriCorps Member

Apply to host an AmeriCorps Member


April 25th, 2024

AmeriCorps Positions Available!

We are actively recruiting for new partner organizations to host a locally recruited RAY AmeriCorps member. Partner organizations can be rural schools, tribal governments, rural city governments, or youth-serving non-profits that are interested in providing youth programs in their community. At no cost to the partner organization we provide a RAY AmeriCorps position which will coordinate youth activities in the community. The partner organization is responsible for recruiting in the community to fill the full-time position, provide a space to host youth activities, and support the position through regular check-ins, and provide office space/internet. See below for more information about the AmeriCorps position and how to apply.



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Engage Youth

Wrap-around Support

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.)

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. 

Partner Recruitment Packet

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. Additionally, your service will make a positive impact in your community.

What will RAY AmeriCorps Members receive?

Position Description Packet

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

AmeriCorps, a federal agency, brings people together to tackle the country’s most pressing challenges, through national service and volunteering. AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve with organizations dedicated to the improvement of communities. AmeriCorps helps make service to others a cornerstone of our national culture. Learn more at AmeriCorps.gov >>>

This is a RurAL CAP affiliated program.

For more information, visit www.ruralcap.org

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