Are you looking to get more involved in your local community? There are some outstanding community service organizations around Wasilla.
Volunteering for community organizations around Wasilla is a great way to do so. Not only can volunteering be a fulfilling experience, but it can also help you make a positive impact in your community.
Here are four community organizations around Wasilla where you can help as a volunteer.
Wasilla Parks and Recreation needs help with various city functions and projects, including the annual community picnic after the 4th of July Parade.
If you’re passionate about making a positive impact and enjoy working with others, they’d love to have you on board. Just let them know your interests, and they’ll find a volunteer opportunity that’s right for you!
Hope Community Resources, Inc. is a non-profit organization in Alaska established in 1968. They support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health challenges, and complex medical conditions. Volunteers are welcome to assist in various ways.
You can volunteer for special events, be part of the creative team at Hope Studios, or assist in the Art Gallery. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with customer service experience or interest.
Mat-Su Senior Services is the largest non-profit senior campus in the Mat-Su Valley. They are always looking for friendly and enthusiastic volunteers who want to support and encourage the senior community.
Opportunities include kitchen help, front desk and lunch desk support, and gift shop assistance. They’re also looking for those with expertise in Tai Chi instruction who can work with seniors and understand their physical limitations. Commodities also need volunteer drivers.
Other miscellaneous tasks include lawn care and area beautification. At the same time, volunteers with hobbies or skills they want to share can also teach classes and activities.
Volunteer with the MatSu Food Bank to help distribute food to needy people.
If you cannot volunteer but still want to support their cause, there are other ways to get involved. Consider donating, signing up for a recurring monthly donation, or giving a portion of your permanent fund dividend through Pick.Click.Give.
You can also help them by shopping on Amazon Smile or participating in the Fred Meyer Community Rewards program. Simply follow the prompts to make MatSu Food Bank your linked charity.
By supporting the MatSu Food Bank, you’re helping them feed over 30,000 community members annually.
So much good can come from giving your time and energy to helping at a local organization. You’ll meet fascinating people, be engaged in your community, and build relationships with those around you. Volunteering will add one more layer to the rich tapestry that makes Wasilla such a wonderful place to live.
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