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Positive interactions with caring adults make a difference in the lives of Minnesota youth. The Alliance’s AmeriCorps Promise Fellows and VISTAs help youth reach high school graduation success and make an impact on our state’s unacceptable graduation disparities.

We are currently accepting applications for our full-term (12 months) AmeriCorps VISTA positions to start August 2019 and full-term (11 months) AmeriCorps Promise Fellow positions to start September 2019.

AmeriCorps Promise Fellows directly serve youth in school and community settings and assist students in reaching their full potential by connecting them with caring adults, service opportunities and out of school support. Committed to providing the right support to the right youth at the right time, Promise Fellows are working to overcome the challenges facing Minnesota students.

Interested in serving as an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow, but not exactly sure where?  A member of the Alliance team can find the best service site for you!  Just apply for our sample 40 hour/week or 20 hour/week position and we will help!


Alliance AmeriCorps VISTA members give organizations the power to address educational inequities and alleviate poverty. AmeriCorps VISTAs coordinate efforts that integrate school and community support for youth, and actively engage youth as agents of change in their communities.

 

Available Service Locations:

  • VISTA Positions (Metro and Greater MN positions)

    Free Arts Program, of Big Brother Big Sister Twin Cities, works with youth in challenging circumstances to support artistic and personal development through a unique combination of mentorship and arts learning. We partner with over 20 social service agencies, community organizations, and local artists in the Twin Cities area; engage underserved youth with the arts and allow creativity to drive learning; and build positive relationships with these youth. The Free Arts Program Quality VISTA will work in partnership with agency and departmental leadership to increase the overall impact of Free Arts youth mentoring programs at Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities by facilitating programming, assessing needs and creating systems for program improvement.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE! 


    The Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board (YCB) is an intergovernmental agency that acts as a coordinating entity for policy and projects between our jurisdictional partners the City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis Public Schools, the Minneapolis Parks & Recreation Board, and Hennepin County. The YCB is looking for a VISTA who is detail oriented and a skilled communicator to support our comprehensive Youth Master Planning project. Our planning process needs someone ready to reach across communities and agencies to gather input from young people and stakeholders.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE! 


    Minnesota Alliance With Youth works in partnership with youth to ensure that ALL young people have equitable educational opportunities that foster their individual assets, honor their voices, and prepare them to reach their goals. The Youth Voice and Program VISTA will increase accessibility to training curriculum and resources for supporting youth led movements with the goal of closing the achievement gap and amplifying youth voice, particularly young people of color and low-income youth. The VISTA will create and update centralized systems for programmatic initiatives; develop curriculum, training, and documentation materials for use by Alliance programs.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE! 


    The City of St. Louis Park’s vision for racial equity is to commit to being a leader in racial equity and inclusion in order to create a  more just and inclusive community for all. The goal is to ensure all practices, programs and services of the city are fair,  inclusive and equitable to all. The 2019/2020 Youth Engagement VISTA will be working the Racial Equity, Inclusion and Community Engagement team to support our strategic priority of creating opportunities to build social capital through youth and community engagement.

    POSITION OPEN Apply HERE! 


    Search Institute has been a leader and partner for organizations around the world in discovering what kids need to succeed for over 60 years. Our research, resources, and expertise help our partners in organizations, schools, and community coalitions solve critical challenges in the lives of young people. Are you passionate about positive youth development? Would you like to be a part of a team that helps young people be and become their best selves? Consider joining Search Institute’s team as an AmeriCorps VISTA, working towards creating a world where all young people are valued and thrive.

    POSITIONS OPEN:


    Carlton County was established, with boundaries as they currently are, in 1857, and is home to over 35,000 citizens, including over 3,200 people of the Fond du Lac Reservation, the Lake Superior Band of Ojibway. Join a passionate team of professionals working on the decriminalization of juvenile behavior through Restorative Justice and Practices. You will be working on infrastructure and capacity building projects within the judicial and educational system in our community.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!


    Ignite Afterschool is a statewide network of organizations committed to closing access gaps to high quality afterschool and summer learning opportunities experienced by young people across Minnesota.  Join Minnesota’s Statewide Afterschool Network, committed to closing access gaps to high-quality afterschool and summer learning opportunities experienced by young people across Minnesota.  Serve as the Ignite Afterschool Membership and Quality Coordinator VISTA!

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!

  • Twin Cities Metro (Promise Fellow positions)

    Minneapolis Public Schools‘ Promise Fellows are active members of the district’s Check & Connect team and serve at-risk middle and high school youth. Promise Fellows implement intense, targeted interventions aimed at increasing attendance, decreasing behavior referrals and putting students on track to graduate with their class. 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.

    POSITIONS OPENApply HERE! 


    Minnesota Internship Center Charter School is a place for second chances and growth for Minneapolis and St. Paul students. If you have a passion for supporting youth in meeting their goals and interests, please consider being a Promise Fellow at one of our sites! We are looking for Enthusiastic, Committed, Collaborative, and Organized individuals to serve on the team with our 9-12 graders.

    POSITIONS OPEN:


    Highland Park Middle School promotes a positive school climate that ensures all staff, students and families feel welcome, safe and valued. 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 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!

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!


    Bloomington Jefferson High School is a high performing, high expectations high school located in the heart of the Twin Cities. We need your assistance in creating effective relationships with Bloomington Jefferson High School students, to identify areas of growth, and to assist them in reaching their full potential. It is the core of our mission to reach every student and guide them to achieve their goals, and we could use your assistance in this worthy endeavor.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE! 


    Eastern Carver County Schools provides a successful educational experience for the majority of students that attend our schools.  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.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!


    The Office of Black Male Student Achievement was created to specifically address the needs of the largest demographic group within Minneapolis Public Schools. It represents an equitable approach to tackling the challenges that exist for the school district’s black male students. To this end, the development and creation of the course, B.L.A.C.K. (Building Lives Acquiring Cultural Knowledge), was created by the office’s director, Michael Walker. The office seeks to engage students, families, teachers and community members in authentic and innovative ways.

    POSITION OPEN Apply HERE!


    Apple Valley High School is part of the award-winning Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Public Schools, which provides boundless opportunities and infinite possibilities for students to learn and grow. AVHS works to incorporate a “STEM for all” philosophy across its curriculum by developing and implementing coursework which encourages students to develop an inquiry mindset. Join the team at Apple Valley High School to provide exciting learning opportunities for our students!

    POSITION OPEN Apply HERE! 


    Intermediate 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!

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!


    The White Bear Lake Area Schools enjoy the atmosphere of a close-knit community with the learning opportunities of a major metropolitan center.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.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!


    Loring Nicollet Alternative School is a state-approved Alternative Program contracting with the Minneapolis Public School District and managed by Project for Pride in Living. The high school is located in the Stevens Square Neighborhood in south Minneapolis. Our vision is to empower high school students to become more aware of who they are and what they need to reach their academic and life goals. re you interested in serving at a Minneapolis alternative high school where your day-to-date interactions create life-changing impact for youth at risk? If you have an interest in contributing to positive youth development, education equity, and social justice in a multicultural, informal atmosphere, consider becoming a Promise Fellow at Loring Nicollet Alternative School (LNAS).

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!


    Park High School in Cottage Grove is looking for an individual interested in interested in improving educational equity, advocating for others, or supporting youth development. Promise Fellows will be active members of the district’s Check & Connect team and serve at-risk high school youth. Students will receive intense, targeted interventions aimed at increasing attendance, decreasing behavior referrals and putting students on track to graduate with their class.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!


    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.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!


    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.

    POSITION OPEN Apply HERE!


    Murray Middle School (St. Paul Public Schools) will deliver programming for students through data based decision making that best meets the needs of our highly diverse learning community. 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!

    POSITION OPENApply HERE! 


    Laura Jeffrey Academy (LJA) is one of a few gender focused charter schools in the United States. Our goal is to provide a unique year round educational option for girls at a critical academic and developmental phase in their lives. LJA offers girls in grades five through eight the experiences and skills that produce personal and academic success. Ten years ago, Laura Jeffrey Academy was founded to help address the systematic decline of interest and skill for middle school girls in the areas of math, science and physical education. We are a public, girl-focused, STEM-focused school that strives to provide an empowering education for all our students. Come join our team of passionate educators!

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!


    Inver Grove Heights Community Schools is a relatively small school district with 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school and 1 high school. Our site offers a unique opportunity to support students in grades 7-12 on 1 campus. We are close to the downtown metropolitan area and are major bus lines. Come join the team at Inver Grove Heights Community Schools and be a part of a growing community in support of its increasingly diverse student body!

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!


    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.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!


    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. Why serve at Fridley Public Schools?  Numerous professional growth, staff development, and collaboration opportunities for staff. Fridley enjoys strong community support for students and schools. District-wide cultural responsive teaching and learning. Diverse student population, high quality academics, positive school climate, and personalized attention to learning for each student.

    POSITIONS OPENApply HERE!


    Centennial Middle School, located in the north metro, believes in taking a team approach to helping our struggling youth find success in and out of the classroom. Our Promise Fellows are an integral part of our Student Assistance Team. Do you want to love your job and make a difference in kids’ lives? Do you want to know that you will be supported along the way and will have other Promise Fellows on your team? Watch this video to learn more about Centennial Middle School’s Promise Fellow program and how you can join the team!

    POSITION OPENApply HERE! 


    FIT Academy, a free public charter school serving students in grades Kindergarten through 9th grade in Apple Valley. We believes children must have a healthy foundation in order to achieve academic excellence. We are looking for candidates who embrace this mission and will bring a positive energy to guiding middle school aged students.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE! 


    Augsburg Fairview Academy is a passionate learning community dedicated to serving the academic, social and emotional needs of high school students in a safe and welcoming environment. Join the team at Augsburg Fairview Academy through the AmeriCorps Promise Fellow program. Augsburg Fairview Academy offers a teen-friendly, and family-friendly, atmosphere in which students are deeply respected and everyone is held to a high standard of personal honor. Students find their place among people who care a great deal about them and their future.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE! 


    Battle Creek Middle School fosters change in St. Paul by connecting with our vibrant middle schools students. BCMS kids are readers and questioners navigating adolescence and prepping for independence. Help our kids achieve the academic success and individual integrity that creates leaders prepared to make a change in their world!

    POSITION OPENApply HERE! 


    Best Academy is a K-8 Charter School located in North Minneapolis. Best Academy’s Mission is to instruct, empower, enable, and guide children to achieve superior academic, social, and moral development. We are an Afrocentric school, with 99% of our students identifying as African American or Black. Through a loving, academically rigorous, and culturally affirming environment, our diverse team of staff is here to help develop emerging leaders who have a sense of duty to transform our community.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE! 


    The Sanneh Foundation‘s Dreamline program is a holistic approach to improving academic achievement which is based on evidence that students who develop powerful relationships with caring and trusted adults begin to change attitudes toward school, their self, and their future. Do you enjoy interacting and working with youth? If so, this is your chance to inspire and engage youth, show them a world of possibilities in and outside of the classroom and help them prepare for their future one day at a time. Come join the highly skilled team at the Sanneh Foundation!

    POSITIONS OPEN in the Twin Cities (Apply HERE!)


    Youth First Community of Promise is a free community resource for youth in Anoka, Andover, Ramsey, and Coon Rapids that serves youth in grades 6-12. Our mission is to ensure that all youth have opportunities to access the five promises and they know they have the community supporting them. Are you interested in being a part of community change for young people? Do you believe that all youth deserve an opportunity to have safe spaces, caring adults, a healthy start, effective education, and opportunities to serve others? If so, then Youth First is the right place for you.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!


    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. Are you interested in impacting change in the lives of system involved youth in the Twin Cities? Join this group of passionate and community minded professionals as we help youth to re-engage with their families, and communities; and navigate the journey to accomplishing their full potential!

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!


    The Ginew/Golden Eagle Program of the Minneapolis American Indian Center has been changing the lives of American Indian youth for 25 years. If you are committed to addressing the historical trauma impacting Indian youth, and the resultant social, economic and health disparities, and you want to meet some great kids facing big challenges, join our team for 2018-19. Make a difference.

    POSITIONS OPEN:


    YMCA (various locations): Are you interested in working with a diverse population of young people and building meaningful relationships? If you are looking into youth development, motivating cause driven leaders, and creating equity among students, then this is the site for you! The YMCA needs you to play an important role in after school programming in local middle schools, in branch teen nights and adventure club, and in service learning outreach in the community.  Tasks involve student and family engagement, curricula building and delivery, after school programming, in branch teen nights, community outreach and field trips, data management, research, administration, etc.

    POSITIONS OPEN:


    Keystone Community Kids 21st Century Community Learning Center provides a safe place where youth build successful futures after school. If you believe in the power of community, Keystone’s Community Kids is the program for you! Our students attend public, private, and charter schools; then they all come to our Community Center after school. They receive daily homework help and tutoring, and connect with youth and neighbors from their community. Our students love coming here and you will too! You will have the opportunity to mentor youth in a highly diverse, collaborative environment. Coach them to develop their talents, face challenges, solve problems, and achieve success in school and life.

    POSITION OPEN Apply HERE!


    Breakthrough Twin Cities is a rigorous, tuition-free, six-year college preparatory program designed for motivated, committed students.  Want to make an impact in educational equity? At Breakthrough Twin Cities we empower students and families on the college path through high expectations and individualized support. You could be the “breakthrough” in a student’s life, connecting students with school & community resources and opportunities to inspire success.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE! 


    Banyan Community is a Christian Community Development Organization that builds relationships and improves the lives of both youth and adults living in the Phillips neighborhood of South Minneapolis. Are you interested in serving at an organization that has REAL impact on youth? Banyan’s after-school programs have a proven track record of not just helping youth get through middle school and high school, but also helping youth with college acceptance and eventual success. We love having individuals with passion and energy for youth on our team!

    POSITION OPENApply HERE! 


    Amherst H Wilder Foundation’s Youth Leadership Initiative (YLI) is a multi-cultural leadership program for high school teens across St. Paul. YLI works with approximately 60 teens in growing as leaders, increasing civic engagement and cultural competency, and developing Social Emotional Learning skills. s a Promise Fellow you will get the opportunity to expand your comfort zone and gain skills in mentorship, coaching, curriculum design and facilitation.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!

  • Greater Minnesota (Promise Fellow positions)

    Northfield, MN: Join a dynamic cohort of 10+ Promise Fellows serving in Northfield 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. Promise Fellows will serve at Northfield High School, Northfield Middle School, Northfield Alternative Learning Center, Arcadia and the Northfield Union of Youth (the Key).

    POSITIONS OPENApply HERE!


    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!

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!


    The Sanneh Foundation‘s Dreamline program is a holistic approach to improving academic achievement which is based on evidence that students who develop powerful relationships with caring and trusted adults begin to change attitudes toward school, their self, and their future. Do you enjoy interacting and working with youth? If so, this is your chance to inspire and engage youth, show them a world of possibilities in and outside of the classroom and help them prepare for their future one day at a time. Come join the highly skilled team at the Sanneh Foundation!

    POSITIONS OPEN in: 


    Hastings Public Schools needs passionate, student-centered Fellows to engage students of color and our academic middle in making positive connections and engaging in THEIR school! Hastings Schools are committed to academics, arts, athletics and clubs and believe we are large enough to offer a wide variety of experiences and small enough to create a place where all students can belong.

    POSITIONS OPEN:


    Greenway High School 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.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!


    Tri-City United Le Center Public Schools will deliver evidence-based programming in effort to reduce dropout rates. Interventions will be guided by our school counselors through a student engagement model. Promise Fellows will be active members of the school community and serve at-risk middle school youth. Students will receive intense, targeted interventions aimed at increasing attendance, decreasing behavior referrals and putting students on track to attend HS.

    POSITION OPENApply Today!


     

    Kerkhoven-Murdock Sunburg 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.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!


    Faribault Youth Investment and the Faribault Public Schools will deliver evidence-based programming in efforts to empower identified students in grades 6-8 in their learning achievement. Are you passionate about helping youth become happy, healthy and successful? If you are interested in youth development, social-emotional learning, creating a welcoming school environment or leading service-learning opportunities, this is the position for you. Join the energetic and innovative team at Faribault Youth Investment and the Faribault Community School!

    POSITION OPEN Apply HERE! 


    The Northwest Indian Community Development Center has an exciting opportunity within our Anishinaabe Anokiiwin initiative as an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow! Promise Fellows will spend six months serving full time to make a difference in the lives of our adult learners in your community. This is a unique chance to guide others to achieving their educational goals while gaining on the job experience in the classroom!

    POSITION OPEN Apply HERE!


    The REACH Mentoring Program serves youth (ages 8-18) of Carlton County. Are you interested in serving where your day-to-day interactions with youth make a direct impact? If you have an interest in mentoring, restorative practices, social justice, or youth development; and are looking to bring positive role models into the lives of young people: to build self-esteem, meaningful relationships and a sense of belonging within themselves, their families, their school, and our community. Then work with REACH Mentoring Program in meeting its organizational goals of building protective factors in youth that will lead them to thrive in their community.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!


    Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northland, in partnership with AmeriCorps Promise Fellows hosted by Minnesota Alliance With Youth, will deliver evidence-based programming at our two Duluth sites in effort to reduce dropout rates. Do you want to make a difference in the life of a young person? Do you want to help these young people with real world issues in preparation of a life of responsibility and leadership? Consider serving at the Boys & Girls Club of the Northland.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE! 

  • Community-Based Sites (Promise Fellow positions)

    Youth First Community of Promise is a free community resource for youth in Anoka, Andover, Ramsey, and Coon Rapids that serves youth in grades 6-12. Our mission is to ensure that all youth have opportunities to access the five promises and they know they have the community supporting them. Are you interested in being a part of community change for young people? Do you believe that all youth deserve an opportunity to have safe spaces, caring adults, a healthy start, effective education, and opportunities to serve others? If so, then Youth First is the right place for you.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE! 


    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. Are you interested in impacting change in the lives of system involved youth in the Twin Cities? Join this group of passionate and community minded professionals as we help youth to re-engage with their families, and communities; and navigate the journey to accomplishing their full potential!

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!


    The Ginew/Golden Eagle Program of the Minneapolis American Indian Center has been changing the lives of American Indian youth for 25 years. If you are committed to addressing the historical trauma impacting Indian youth, and the resultant social, economic and health disparities, and you want to meet some great kids facing big challenges, join our team for 2018-19. Make a difference.

    POSITIONS OPEN:


    The Northwest Indian Community Development Center has an exciting opportunity within our Anishinaabe Anokiiwin initiative as an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow! Promise Fellows will spend six months serving full time to make a difference in the lives of our adult learners in your community. This is a unique chance to guide others to achieving their educational goals while gaining on the job experience in the classroom!

    POSITION OPEN Apply HERE!


    YMCA (various locations): Are you interested in working with a diverse population of young people and building meaningful relationships? If you are looking into youth development, motivating cause driven leaders, and creating equity among students, then this is the site for you! The YMCA needs you to play an important role in after school programming in local middle schools, in branch teen nights and adventure club, and in service learning outreach in the community.  Tasks involve student and family engagement, curricula building and delivery, after school programming, in branch teen nights, community outreach and field trips, data management, research, administration, etc.

    POSITIONS OPEN:


    The REACH Mentoring Program serves youth (ages 8-18) of Carlton County. Are you interested in serving where your day-to-day interactions with youth make a direct impact? If you have an interest in mentoring, restorative practices, social justice, or youth development; and are looking to bring positive role models into the lives of young people: to build self-esteem, meaningful relationships and a sense of belonging within themselves, their families, their school, and our community. Then work with REACH Mentoring Program in meeting its organizational goals of building protective factors in youth that will lead them to thrive in their community.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!


    Keystone Community Kids 21st Century Community Learning Center provides a safe place where youth build successful futures after school. If you believe in the power of community, Keystone’s Community Kids is the program for you! Our students attend public, private, and charter schools; then they all come to our Community Center after school. They receive daily homework help and tutoring, and connect with youth and neighbors from their community. Our students love coming here and you will too! You will have the opportunity to mentor youth in a highly diverse, collaborative environment. Coach them to develop their talents, face challenges, solve problems, and achieve success in school and life.

    POSITION OPEN Apply HERE!


    Breakthrough Twin Cities is a rigorous, tuition-free, six-year college preparatory program designed for motivated, committed students.  Want to make an impact in educational equity? At Breakthrough Twin Cities we empower students and families on the college path through high expectations and individualized support. You could be the “breakthrough” in a student’s life, connecting students with school & community resources and opportunities to inspire success.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE! 


    Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northland, in partnership with AmeriCorps Promise Fellows hosted by Minnesota Alliance With Youth, will deliver evidence-based programming at our two Duluth sites in effort to reduce dropout rates. Do you want to make a difference in the life of a young person? Do you want to help these young people with real world issues in preparation of a life of responsibility and leadership? Consider serving at the Boys & Girls Club of the Northland.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE! 


    Banyan Community is a Christian Community Development Organization that builds relationships and improves the lives of both youth and adults living in the Phillips neighborhood of South Minneapolis. Are you interested in serving at an organization that has REAL impact on youth? Banyan’s after-school programs have a proven track record of not just helping youth get through middle school and high school, but also helping youth with college acceptance and eventual success. We love having individuals with passion and energy for youth on our team!

    POSITION OPENApply HERE! 


    Amherst H Wilder Foundation’s Youth Leadership Initiative (YLI) is a multi-cultural leadership program for high school teens across St. Paul. YLI works with approximately 60 teens in growing as leaders, increasing civic engagement and cultural competency, and developing Social Emotional Learning skills. s a Promise Fellow you will get the opportunity to expand your comfort zone and gain skills in mentorship, coaching, curriculum design and facilitation.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!

2019-20 VISTA Position Details:

Service Dates – August 5, 2019 – August 3, 2020

Full Time – 40 hours per week,  Education Award of $6,095, Living Stipend of $472 (pre-tax amount) biweekly

2019-20 Promise Fellow Position Details:

Service Dates – September 1, 2019 – July 31, 2020 (staggered start dates following September 1st)

Full Time – 40 hours per week*, Education Award – $6,095, Living Stipend – $636 (pre-tax amount) twice per month

*30 and 20 hours per week positions available at some sites.

Application Deadlines:
Promise Fellow and VISTA applications are accepted on a rolling basis. We recommend submitting your application as soon as possible to ensure host site availability. The final recommended deadline for our VISTA positions is June 21st. The final recommended deadline for our Promise Fellow positions is August 1st.

Questions? Contact our Recruitment Team! 
recruitment@mnyouth.net or 651-587-0531