AmeriCorps Promise Fellows
Nearly 200 Corps members statewide devote a year of service to narrowing the opportunity and achievement gaps — one young person at a time — in urban, suburban, and rural communities.
Promise Fellows increase the capacity of the schools and community-based organizations by connecting youth to caring adults, service-learning, and high quality academic supports. Using an array of of research-based approaches, they track attendance, monitor behaviors, and support academic growth.
Promise Fellows also provide a powerful and cost-effective solution for school districts and community-based organizations striving to meet the needs of youth, grades 6-10.
Recruitment for 2013-2014 still open! Apply here.
2014-2015 Application coming soon:
Full-Time AmeriCorps Promise Fellow Position Description
These strategies aim to:
- Increase youth engagement;
- Foster youth voice; and
- Help students acquire the skills needed to be successful in school, work, and life.
Over the past seven years, Promise Fellows have helped more than 160,000 Minnesota youth significantly improve their academic outcomes.
Become a Promise Fellow
The application to become a full-time AmeriCorps Promise Fellow for 2013-2014 is now available. Check out the Host Sites Recruiting you can contact to serve!
View the Promise Fellow Applicant Checklist – a guide for filling out the application.
Learn more about becoming an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow here.
Host Promise Fellows
Interested in hosting AmeriCorps Promise Fellows at your school or organization? Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.