AmeriCorps members serve at both rural and urban Public Defender offices throughout the state of Alaska. They work one-on-one with clients referred by attorneys, helping them to access resources, apply for benefits, and enroll in substance use disorder treatment. These interventions have the long-term objective of decreasing recidivism and increasing clients’ day-to-day stability and ease of community re-integration.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
Member Assistance Program
High School Graduate
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check
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