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LMS Alaska Kits
Alaska Native Culture Kits Library Media Services now offers Alaska Native Culture Kits. Contact Library Media by calling 452-2000 ext. 243 to learn more or visit www.destiny.k12northstar.org.
Local Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteering benefits students with further developed social conscience, work-related experience, community appreciation, and increased scholarship opportunities. In the Fairbanks North Star Borough, volunteer opportunities include:
- Literacy Council of Alaska; volunteer in the bookstore, as a tutor, or in general at www.literacycouncilofalaska.org/getinvolved.html. The Literacy Council is specifically looking for Jr/Sr students to complete 10 hours of community service teaching grade K-6 children about how and why to be drug free. Jr/Sr high student volunteers receive a personal letter of recommendation from the council's school age coordinator for volunteering in the drug free program.
- Fairbanks Community Food Bank; visit www.fairbanksfoodbank.org. Volunteer to learn the many perks of volunteering and to apply for volunteering at the food bank.
- Fairbanks Memorial Hospital; apply to volunteer your time and skills with Banner Health at www.bannerhealth.com. Learn Ways.to Give and be a volunteer.
- Fairbanks Drama Association; (FDA) needs folks of all talents and ability levels". To volunteer, call the drama association at 456-PLAY or learn more about this organization at fairbanksdrama.org/index.htm.
- Fairbanks Shakespeare Theater; FST is always looking for people to help as ushers or crew-members in and outside the theater. Volunteers can be added to the volunteers email list by following the directions at www.fstalaska.org.