In addition to work experience, volunteer experience can also be included on your resume. Gaining key skills and experience through volunteer opportunities can optimize your resume and make it more effective. Volunteering can also expand your network, which is how the majority (80%) of people find employment!
Below are currently available volunteer opportunities:
Juneau-Douglas City Museum - Juneau Explorers (above)
Assist the Curator of Public Programs with afternoon camps for youth ages 8-11. Must be able to join the group in physical activities like hiking, ice skating, and swimming. Occurs twice yearly, during spring break week and in August, and activities vary each session. Experience working with children preferable.
Please contact Marjie Hamburger at 907-586-0966 ASAP if interested.
Juneau Economic Development Council's (JEDC) STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program will be hosting the Southeast Alaska regional Lego Robot competition where participants will join with more than 1,000 students across Alaska who have been designing, building, and testing robots in preparation for regional and statewide tournaments. Volunteers are needed for the event on December 12, 2015, from 8am - 5pm in Centennial Hall, downtown Juneau. To volunteer, go to www.fllalaska.com/volunteer or contact Courtney Weiss at 907-523-2329 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Juneau Convention and Visitor Bureau - JCVB volunteers are a team of Juneau residents who are trained to communicate with and assist visitors to our capital city. Our program includes four Visitor Information Centers (Cruise Ship Terminal, Marine Park Kiosk, Airport, and Ferry Terminal) as well as an onboard greeter program through Princess Cruises. Please view our Volunteer Program link, or contact Kara Tetley, Juneau Information Services Manager for more information.
Check out local opportunities here in Juneau through United Way.