After an eventful day of service at Nome’s Food Bank, Jenn understands why volunteers are advised to respond in the affirmative when opportunities arise.
Volunteer Kristin reflects on her adjustment to Nome—an abundance of discoveries, with much still left to learn.
Living in Alaska without a cellphone is a paradigm shift, newly-arrived volunteer Caitlin says. “I started to experience things fuller. I went out with nothing in my hands to distract me.”
With all the newbies now arrived at KNOM, volunteer Jenn explains what they’ve been up to around town: from family dinners to exploring the Last Train to Nowhere.
Her volunteer year has “gone so many places I can’t recount them all,” Tara says. “Every day has been an adventure… suddenly, I’m on the other side: transformed, changed.”
Upon his departure, Zach reflects on how a year in Alaska has changed (and surprised) him: “No part of me expected to like it so much, to be cajoled into new ways of thinking.”
New volunteer Caitlin reflects on being 24 years old — and taking her first plane ride. Ever.
“This is a land of plenty,” says volunteer Jenn, joyfully reflecting on growth amid seasonal and life changes.
Volunteer news reporter Zach finds himself in an airplane on a journey north, along with a few other news representatives from the state and the Department of Energy.
Reflecting on her years of service at KNOM as a volunteer, Dayneé writes a letter to… you!