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Become a Volunteer Instructor

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Do you enjoy mentoring children and others in firearms safety? If so, the HIT Program is looking for interested men, women, and apprentices (ages 14–17) to become Volunteer Instructors. Instructors teach Hunter Education, Bowhunter Education, and Muzzleloader Education certification courses across the state. It is a volunteer position that provides many rewards. HIT volunteer instructors assist in developing safe Alaskan hunters, improving hunter ethics and responsibility, and passing on a valuable tradition to thousands of new outdoor enthusiasts.

See the documents below for details and application materials to become a HIT Program Volunteer Instructor or contact the HIT Administrative Office at (907) 267-2187.

New Volunteer Instructor Training Courses

Hunter Education Instructor Training:

  • To be determined

Bowhunter Education Instructor Training:

  • Fairbanks:
    November 18 & 19, Friday from 6–9pm and Saturday from 9am–5pm

Muzzleloader Education Instructor Training:

  • To be determined

Submit your application information and contact your area’s HIT staff to sign up for these trainings. Southcentral: Kirk Lingofelt 267-2373. Northern: Bob Hunter 459-7375. Southeast: Jeff Jemison 586-4101.

Active Volunteer Instructors

Hunter mentors young bowhunter

Current instructors: Please check this section for all the new information and news that you may need in order to stay current with changes within the HIT Program.

Click here to log in to the instructor page with all the forms needed for teaching.

HIT Program Newsletters

2015 Volunteer Instructors of the Year

  • Somerset Jones, Chugiak
    Basic Hunter Education Instructor of the Year
  • Mike Robbins, Anchorage
    Bowhunter Education Instructor of the Year
  • Alexandra Brown, Anchorage
    HIT Outstanding Educator of the Year
  • Wesley Erickson, Anchorage
    Lifetime Achievement Award

Annual Volunteer Instructor Planning Meetings

  • Anchorage:
    Tuesday, December 6th from 6pm–9pm
  • Fairbanks:
    Sunday, October 30th from 5pm–9pm
  • Juneau:
    Thursday, November 10th
  • Kenai:
    Wednesday, December 7th from 6pm–9pm
  • Mat-Su:
    Thursday, December 8th from 6pm–9pm