Life Skills

Programs are designed to equip students with practical skills to lead a productive life in their future. While part-time jobs are typically available, they are not guaranteed. Here are a few program options.

  • Individual student assessment of desired career path
  • Part-time jobs may be available during program
  • Prepare for college
  • Take online classes during the program

Carpentry Program

Have you wanted to learn how to build a house?

  • Gain hands-on experience with residential carpentry
  • Learn the ground-up construction process
  • Earn income while earning experience
  • Work alongside carpentry professionals
  • Gain a Carpentry Certificate upon completion

Aviation Program

Have you wanted to become a pilot or airplane mechanic?

Become A Pilot

  • Partnership with True North Aviation flight school
  • Take ground school classes
  • Begin building flying hours

Become an Airplane Mechanic

  • Partnership with Lake Clark Air
  • On the job training as an mechanic apprentice
  • Work toward a Mechanic Assistance Certificate

Health Aid Program

Have you wanted to be a Community Health Aid or enter the medical field?

  • Partner with the Southcentral Foundation – Port Alsworth Clinic
  • On the job training to becoming a certified Health Aid
  • Be mentored by two local health professionals

Other Job or Volunteer Opportunities

  • Custom sewing business apprenticeship
  • Positions at the local Tanalian School
  • Dispatch at a local air taxi
  • Volunteer to provide child care weekly
  • Housekeeping jobs