Neighbors helping Neighbors

Helping you find where you are needed

Posted: Friday, December 30, 2005

Alaska Legal Services Corp.

Volunteer coordinator: Kate Burkhart, Supervising Attorney

Contact information: 586-6425

Web site:

Organization description: Providing meaningful access to justice in resolving civil legal problems for low-income clients, thus promoting family stability and reducing the legal consequences of poverty.

Volunteer positions available: Part-time file clerk/receptionist; senior outreach volunteer, to help organize and provide community education to elders and senior citizens; and a medical records reviewer/interpreter, for disability related cases.

Hours: Three to eight hours a week. Regular and one-time volunteers are needed.

Special requirements: Alaska criminal background checks will be conducted prior to accepting volunteers.

In-kind donations needed: Bus tokens (not passes) and taxi vouchers for clients, who are without personal transportation.

• Neighbors Helping Neighbors is a new weekly feature on the Neighbors page and is in collaboration with the United Way of Southeast Alaska. More volunteer opportunities can be found at To offer volunteer opportunities for your nonprofit organization, call 463-5530.

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