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Below are our open AmeriCorps Promise Fellow positions. Positions are available statewide, in schools and community organizations!

AVAILABLE FULL-TERM AMERICORPS PROMISE FELLOW POSITIONS (SEPT 2020 START):
  • Promise Fellow- Metro Schools

    Paul Public Schools- Highland Park Middle School Are you interested in working in an urban, middle-years program, where small teams of students and staff make school a place where middle school students experience a strong sense of belonging and connection? Where staff provide students with a sense of community and global perception in a nurturing and caring learning environment? Where students acquire the skills necessary to value themselves, and take pride in their accomplishment? And where students develop respect and understanding of other people and their cultures? Join our team-oriented and collaborative staff to work with our incredible and diverse student population at Highland Park Middle School!

    Fridley Public Schools: As a world class community of learners, Fridley Public Schools aims to develop internationally minded students. We challenge ourselves, our students, and our community to become caring and knowledgeable life-long learners who inquire and take action to create a better world.

    North Branch Area Public Schools: Are you interested in working in a growing community with a public school system dedicated to the success of each and every student?  Come help us shape the future of education in the North Branch Area Public Schools! Join our team-oriented staff as we strive to empower each student to be the primary agent of their learning.

    White Bear Lake Area Schools: Join a team of leaders in innovative education at White Bear Lake Area Schools! Utilize your passion and experience to develop personal relationships and provide one-on-one supports that reengage and advance youth who are experiencing at-risk situations. We at White Bear Lake Area Schools believe that the unique experiences, talents, and personality that you possess will have a positive and profound impact on our students’ success.

    Hopkins Public Schools: Join the revolution! Hopkins schools is engaged in the enormous work of changing education to ensure the needs of ALL of our students are met. We are a welcoming community. We embrace individuality, inclusivity, and kindness as empowered learners who create a better world.

    Intermediate District 287: District 287 serves students with higher needs. Our Promise Fellows work with students in Alternative Learning Centers and also contribute to our Diploma On! project to re-engage students who drop from high school. Our team is wildly passionate and supportive, and we look forward to working together with you to combat the achievement gap!

    High School for Recording Arts: High School for Recording Arts has been working with opportunity youth for 20 years, engaging them by first asking, ‘what are you passionate about?’ It is from here, this exploration of interest and creativity, that we construct credit learning opportunities for our young people. Every day, Promise Fellows at High School for Recording Arts will have the opportunity to develop nurturing relationships with young people and help motivate them towards success through their creative pursuits.

    Orono Public Schools: Orono Public Schools mission: Our students will maximize their potential in life because of their experiences in Orono Schools. Our commitment to fulfilling that mission is stronger than ever, and we’re excited to blaze new trails on the roadmap to the future. Orono’s three goals are scholarship, character, and relationships.

    Eastern Carver County School District: We are passionate about helping students achieve their personal best. If you are interested in mentoring students to set goals, problem solve through challenges and leverage their strengths to find success, we want you on our team! Join the dedicated staff in Eastern Carver County Schools and experience a year of service that makes a real impact on students and can be customized to highlight your interests and aspirations.

    Waconia Public Schools: Interested in making a real, life-long difference in a young adults life? Join the Waconia Public School’s unbelievable team that works tirelessly every day making sure our students are exploring their passions while creating their own success.

    Minnesota Online High School (MNOHS): What do connection, commitment and caring look like at an online high school? Every student has a story, a reason for choosing Minnesota Online High School (MNOHS). Join our student success team in our quest to make online learning a rewarding community based experience for all.

    Career Pathways:  Career Pathways works to include underserved and disenfranchised students who do not achieve well in traditional settings, but who will flourish in this unique multi-age/multi-graded environment which promotes application of learning. Research shows that all students learn better when they experience the real-life responsibilities of the job. To learn more about our school and our goals, please visit our website: www.cpathmn.org

    Paladin Career and Technical High School: Paladin Career and Technical High School envisions an education system where adverse childhood experiences, childhood trauma and other hardships are mitigated by knowledgeable, caring, trauma-informed communities that build resiliency for all. Our mission is to empower students in their pursuit of social, emotional, and academic growth, creating a foundation for a successful future after high school. If you are passionate about working with young adults, come be a part of our innovative team at Paladin.

    Murray Middle School: Are you interested in serving a diverse community of learners where your support can have a direct impact on the academic experience of today’s youth? If you have a passion for building positive relationships with students and colleagues, seeing students grow and succeed and being a part of a strong supportive community then this position is for you. Join our Murray community and help to prepare our youth for success in middle school, high school and beyond!

    Minneapolis Public Schools: If you are interested in serving in a diverse urban district, implementing an evidence-based program which is recognized around the country, join our Minneapolis Public Schools Check & Connect team. You will be surrounded by a dynamic team of smart, persistent, and professional individuals who not only do great work, but love what they are doing.

    Roseville Area Schools: Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of youth? Roseville Area Schools is seeking AmeriCorps Promise Fellows at the Middle and High School levels to provide mentorship and tutoring to students who need a caring adult to help put them on the right life trajectory. Consider joining us as we unlock the limitless potential of each and every student and help them succeed academically, socially and emotionally.

    Osseo Senior High is an award-winning health sciences magnet school in Osseo Area Schools. Being part of a large district is an advantage, allowing Osseo to offer outstanding academic and extra-cirricular opportuniteis for children to thrive. The Promise Fellow will engage with Osseo scholars to build meaninful relationships toward success in the classroom, life and the community.

    Intermediate School District 917 serves students from nine school districts throughout Dakota County. With three Area Learning Sites we provide alternative education programming to meet the complex and unique needs of 200 students. We are looking for teammates to be strong advocates, empathetic coaches, and caring adults for the children who need us the most. You will work with students in grades 8 -12 to ensure that equitable access to education, career pathways, and community services are provided. This is a great opportunity for a person who is considering a career in education, social services, or community engagement. We take your success seriously too! Come join the team!

    Plymouth Middle School (Robbinsdale Area Schools) is committed to ensuring every student graduates career, articulated skilled trades and college ready. We believe each student has limitless possibilities and we strive to ignite the potential in every student. We expect high intellectual performance from all our students. We are committed to ensuring an equitable and respectful educational experience for every student, family and staff members. The mission of Robbinsdale Area Schools is to inspire and educate all learners to discover their potential and positively contribute to their community.

    FAIR School (Crystal) believes each student has limitless possibilities and strives to ignite the potential in every student.  Robbinsdale Area Schools is committed to ensuring an equitable and respectful educational experience for every student, family and staff member. The mission of Robbinsdale Area Schools is to inspire and educate all learners to discover their potential and positively contribute to their community.

    Robbinsdale Cooper High School focused on critical thinking skills and provide a global-minded education for jobs that do not yet exist.  Our International Baccalaureate Programme (IB) is one of the largest in the state of Minnesota.  Our Middle Years Programme (IBMYP), one of the oldest ones in the state, is school-wide to provide every learner with rigor and relevance through carefully constructed inquiry, and requires each student to reflect on learning from a world view. 

  • Promise Fellow- Greater Minnesota Schools

    Kerkhoven, Murdock, Sunburg Jr Sr High School is a small, rural high school with a family atmosphere and a strong commitment to serving youth. With the goal of 100% graduation the Promise Fellow will provide at risk students with interventions, guidance, and supports. KMS is in search of a passionate, caring person with a strong desire to become an integral part of our problem-solving team and make a difference in the lives of central Minnesota youth.

    United Way of 1000 Lakes/Greenway High School: Greenway HS is excited to have a full complement in the Student Services office this year including 2 counselors 5-12 and a full time social worker! Alongside the academic interventionist we are ramping up our student supports through our Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) training this summer and it is crucial that we have the additional personnel to provide for intervention work with students. This position will enjoy an opportunity to not only work with students in need, but with a dynamic team of passionate and committed support specialists and teachers.

    STRIDE Academy: STRIDE Academy is a public charter school that aims to be highly regarded for its approach to the whole child, its academic excellence, and for its contribution in actively serving and improving the community. STRIDE values effective community collaboration, building a sense of physical, social, and emotional well-being among students, and positive and culturally responsive practices that increase school connectedness. STRIDE strives to teach students effective critical thinking skills, in addition to compassionate responses, and high emotional intelligence in order to foster successful leaders of today and of the future.

    Northfield Schools and Community: Join a dynamic cohort of 10+ Promise Fellows serving in Northfield, MN, to support the positive trajectory of over 300 local youth! If you are interested in education, social justice, closing the achievement gap, homelessness, mental health, youth development, community collaboration, collective impact and most importantly, young people, we have the perfect service position for you.

    Watertown-Mayer Schools: Watertown-Mayer Middle School and High School are seeking individuals interested helping us work together to what’s best for kids! Our mission is to ensure all students grow through connections and opportunities. We are in need of dedicated individuals that are interested in providing their talents and resources to students in 6-12 grade. If you have a passion for mentoring and coaching young adults please consider joining our team!

    Tri-City United Le Center K-8 School: Are you interested in serving where your day-to-day interactions with youth make a direct impact? If you have an interest in youth development, this is the position for you. Join the passionate and dedicated team at TCU Le Center!

  • Promise Fellow- Community Organizations

    Legal Rights Center: Are you interested in serving with a team of highly committed youth advocates at a community driven non-profit law firm? Would you like to learn more about restorative practices and how they can help students repair harm, re-engage with their education and find meaningful solutions to challenges? If you are interested in educational equity, juvenile justice and youth advocacy, we would love to have you!

    Workforce Development Inc.: WDI has successfully assisted underserved youth for over 30 years. Through multiple programs and funding streams, we are able to work with young people from a wide variety of cultural, social and economic backgrounds. Our youth staff is dedicated, energetic, and professional. We assist students with anything involved in career-readiness, and take great pride in helping young people succeed. We also offer an unmatched team environment that is the backbone of our organization.

    Mediation and Restorative Services: Mediation and Restorative Services is a non-profit organization working with a variety of people to restore harm and create peaceful solutions. We work with youth, communities, families and people undergoing housing issues. Our mission is to restore harm by creating a neutral environment where people feel safe and overcome their hardship. Our staff is diverse, friendly and very willing to lend a hand.

    Rebound, Inc. is a community based non-profit with a vision to eliminate reliance on the juvenile justice systems to meet the needs of black youth.  Rebound, Inc. seeks to strengthen the community by creating opportunities for African American youth to receive culturally specific evidence based programs and services in North Minneapolis. In this way, Rebound, Inc. prevents youth of color from falling into the system, and decreases the recidivism rate among youth of color who are already systems involved; thus moving youth away from system involvement and toward their full potential.

Click here to learn more about the application process, AmeriCorps and our Promise Fellow and VISTA programs. Have more questions? Call, text or email our Recruitment Manager, Kyle Kline at kkline@mnyouth.net | 651-272-7959.