Michael Dinneen

Volunteering at Visit Anchorage

If you love Anchorage and Alaska and want to share your knowledge with our visitors this may be the opportunity for you. Visit Anchorage operates the community's Visitor Information Centers and is seeking residents interested in sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm for Alaska with our visitors. As a volunteer in the visitor centers you will meet and greet visitors and provide details on area activities, accommodations, events, and other information of interest to our visitors.


  • Good people skills: be enthusiastic, friendly, and have a pleasant personality
  • Sound knowledge of Anchorage and Alaska
  • Customer service and sales skills
  • Basic internet search abilities
  • Comfort volunteering in a fun but busy environment
  • Commitment to volunteering four hours per week for at least one year
  • Comfort standing for lengthy periods of time


  • Meet people from around the country and world
  • Meet other volunteers and make new friends
  • Familiarization trips to member businesses
  • Industry and appreciation events
  • Ongoing training

The volunteer recruiting process is selective. All candidates must fill out an application followed by an interview to determine their level of knowledge, enthusiasm, commitment, and passion for promoting the communities of the municipality and everything the local tourism industry has to offer. To apply fill out the application and fax, mail, or email back. Please call 257-2319 with questions.

Visit Anchorage Volunteer Application

Current Volunteers - Click Here to access the Volunteer Portal