To volunteer under the FNSBSD, you are required to fill out a Volunteer Interest Survey. 

    Survey Quick Tips:

    On page 2, you will be signing up as a VIP member

    On page 3, please mark: Track B: A volunteer that may have direct contact with students but ALWAYS be within sight and sound of a school district employee.

    On page 4, please mark: Field Trip Chaperone: supervises a group of students and monitor each student’s behavior during school-sponsored field trips.


    Honey Alexander at Honey.Alexander@k12northstar.org, (907) 456-7794 ex. 17532

    Alaska Pioneer Home: The Fairbanks Pioneer Home offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for individuals, families, school groups, civic organizations, churches local community businesses and other organizations. Community volunteers assist residents with reading, group programs, outings, social visits, providing musical entertainment, home improvement projects and much more! The home also has a visiting pet program. For more information contact them at: (907) 458-2224

    Fairbanks Police Explorers: The Police Explorer Program gives young adults an opportunity to learn about law enforcement and make a difference in the community. Explorers participate in activities such as, law enforcement training, teaching younger kids, community service, assisting police and social activities. Applicants must be 13-20 years old. Applications are available at the Fairbanks Police Department or online at: www.fairbanksalaska.us/fpd-volunteer-explorer. For more information contact Lorna Illingworh at 388-9696.

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska: Start something BIG by becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister today. Call 452-8110 today for more information on how to get started.

    Fairbanks Community Food Bank: Your volunteer work can make good things happen for many people in the Tanana Valley. People of all ages and all levels of ability are welcome.  Fairbanks Community Food Bank

    Interior Alaska Center for Non-Violent Living: IAC has many different volunteer opportunities available from direct services to event planning and fundraising. Internships are also available for students. Many positions have flexible hours. Training/certification is provided for all available volunteer positions. http://www.iacnvl.org/volunteer-program

    Fairbanks Rescue Mission: There are so many opportunities for individuals or groups to help. No matter what your skills, we can find a way for you to share love and hope with those in need. To learn more about volunteering, please email their Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@fairbanksrescuemission.org or contact them at 452-5343.

    North Star Youth Court: North Star Youth Court trains youth between the ages 12-18 to represent and judge their peers in actual criminal cases. Fairbanks area youth serve as judges, prosecuting and defense attorneys, jurors, and court clerks. Call 457-6792 for more information.

    Literacy Council of Alaska School Age Tutoring Program: The School Age Tutoring Program trains adult volunteer tutors and supports them throughout their commitment to individual students. Tutors work with students, grades K-12, one-on-one to increase proficiency in areas identified by teachers, as well as to help students increase "school" skills such as staying on task, social skill development, and completion of homework.  There are also opportunities to tutor in our other afterschool programs around town. Our School Age Program gives people the chance to positively impact a child’s life in tangible ways. For more information, contact Ashley Yeats with the Literacy Council of Alaska at (907) 456-6212. Or email her at ashley@literacycouncilofalaska.org www.literacycouncilofalaska.org

    Stone Soup Cafe
    Do you want to help:

    • Feed the hungry?
    • Enrich lives?
    • Be a part of something great?

    We welcome all types of volunteers! Come with your family, group or alone. Whether you’re looking to volunteer every week or as a one time experience...
    Want to help? Email us at: stonesoupvolunteer@gmail.com.

    United Way of the Tanana Valley: See their website for more information, www.unitedwaytv.com.

    UAF Cooperative Extension Program: The Cooperative Extension office offers many opportunities for volunteering. For more information on the opportunities and contact information visit their website.

    Boys and Girls Club of Alaska: A variety of opportunities exist at the Boys and Girls Club. Tutoring, leading activities, mentoring, etc there is something for everyone. Please contact Chrystle Tebo at ctebo@bgcalaska.org for more information on their service opportunities. All Boys & Girls Clubs volunteers who work directly with youth must pass a criminal records background check.

    Fairbanks North Star Borough Animal Shelter: Dedicated volunteers are always welcome and we have numerous volunteer opportunities available. Download a Volunteer application. Call them at 459-1451, option 4, for more information.

     Fairbanks Resource Agency:  Opportunities to get involved and share your time and talents are always available at the Fairbanks Reource Agency, give as little or as much time as you have. For more information about getting involved see their website: https://www.fra-alaska.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer/

    World Ice Art Championships: A variety of opportunities are available. For more information about the options and how to apply visit their website: http://www.icealaska.com/en/support/volunteer.html

Last Modified on February 8, 2022