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Positive interactions with caring adults make a difference in the lives of Minnesota youth. The Alliance’s AmeriCorps Promise Fellows 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 (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!

Available Service Locations:

  • VISTA positions

    Minnesota Alliance With Youth currently has one AmeriCorps VISTA position available. The Alliance’s AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) program builds organizational capacity by strengthening and connecting existing resources and best practices to better serve youth, especially young people of color and young people living in poverty.


    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. We will strive for racial equity by building understanding of the issues in our organization  and intentionally and proactively take measures that break down barriers to a just and inclusive community.

    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.  Supporting opportunities to build social capital will focus around: (1) creating needs assessment of youth within our  community, (2) deepening youth voice and power within government, and (3) connecting with schools and community  partners. The overall goal is helping the city understand how we can support current youth and future generations.

    POSITION OPENAPPLY HERE!

  • Twin Cities Metro (Promise Fellow positions)

    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!


    Eden Prairie High School is a comprehensive 9-12 high school that has a laser focus on eliminating achievement disparities and inspiring each student. We have designed a school improvement plan with target focused areas to address the needs of each student through the work of teams. Our Promise Fellow will work alongside those teams to ensure the success of students academically and socially.

    POSITION OPENAPPLY HERE!


    Waconia Public Schools works tirelessly every day making sure our students are exploring their passions while creating their own success. Waconia Public Schools will deliver a student support program that will ensure all of our students are ready for life beyond graduation. Promise Fellows will be active members of our building staffs and will team with teachers, counselors, and administrators designing student specific support programs.

    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!


    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:


    Sandburg Middle School is committed to ensuring every student graduates career, articulated skilled trades and college ready. The mission of Robbinsdale Area Schools is to inspire and educate all learners to discover their potential and positively contribute to their community. If you are willing to implement policies and practices that open pathways to academic excellence for all students by utilizing culturally responsive practices and personalized learning for all students, engaging family and community members as partners and engaging and empowering students then we are the right school for you!

    POSITION OPENAPPLY HERE! 


    Plymouth Middle School is committed to ensuring every student graduates career, articulated skilled trades and college ready. The mission of Robbinsdale Area Schools is to inspire and educate all learners to discover their potential and positively contribute to their community. If you are willing to implement policies and practices that open pathways to academic excellence for all students by utilizing culturally responsive practices and personalized learning for all students, engaging family and community members as partners and engaging and empowering students then we are the right school for you!

    POSITION FILLED


    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 FILLED


    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! 


    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 FILLED


    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!

    POSITION FILLED


    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 FILLED


    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 FILLED


    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 FILLED


    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 FILLED


    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 FILLED


    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 FILLED


    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 FILLED


    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!


    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 FILLED


    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 FILLED


    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 FILLED


    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! 


    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 FILLED


    Minnesota Online High School (MNOHS) is a small, public online high school open to any Minnesota resident in grades 9 – 12. Our mission is to engage, inspire, and educate the whole student for an options-rich future through a challenging, flexible, teacher-developed curriculum; with the encouragement of responsive faculty and staff; within a creative and supportive learning community. MNOHS’ geographically dispersed faculty, staff, students and families use technology to build learning relationships. Promise Fellows will be active members of the MNOHS Student Success/Intervention Team (SIT) and will collaborate with the MNOHS faculty and staff to adapt best practices in student support to the online environment.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE!


    Gateway to College is a program for students who want to attend college while recovering high school credits to earn their high school diploma. In Gateway to College, students not only complete their high school graduation requirements; they also earn free college credits at Saint Paul College. By the end of the program, Gateway to College students can earn up to 20-30 college credits at no cost to them, and they are well on their way to college success! Gateway to College creates a caring community that supports broad college opportunities by developing relationships and personalizing education plans in a serious learning environment with high expectations for all learners.

    POSITION OPEN- APPLY HERE!


    Robbinsdale Middle School is one of three middle schools located in the Robbinsdale School District, a first ring suburb of North Minneapolis.  Robbinsdale Area Schools is committed to ensuring every student is exposed to rigorous learning to matriculate through high school.  If you believe in building and modeling positive relationships, are willing to implement policies and practices that open pathways to academic excellence for all students by utilizing culturally responsive practices and personalized learning for all students, can engage family and community members as partners while engaging and empowering students, then we welcome you to join our family of learners at RMS!

    Position Open Apply HERE! 


    West Junior High is located within the Hopkins School District, and serves students from all over the metro area. We are engaged in the enormous work of changing education to ensure the needs of ALL of our students are met. How? By ensuring students have the opportunity to pursue their passions, use their voices to influence school culture, collaborate with each other and adults, and do so within a Restorative Culture. Help us revolutionize education by supporting students’ academic and social emotional needs. We are a welcoming community. We embrace individuality, inclusivity, and kindness as empowered learners who create a better world.

    POSITIONS OPEN:


    Career Pathways has an opening for a Full Time Promise Fellow for the 2019-20 school year.  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

    POSITION OPEN Apply HERE! 


    FAIR School (Crystal) 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.  If you are willing to implement policies and practices that open pathways to academic excellence for all students by utilizing culturally responsive practices and personalized learning for all students, engaging family and community members as partners and engaging and empowering students then we are the right school for you.

    POSITION OPEN Apply HERE!


    North Junior High is located within the Hopkins School District, and serves students from all over the metro area. We are engaged in the work of disrupting our current model of education, creating an environment centered on student voice, choice, and inquiry based instruction.  Our central why is helping our students realize their awesome possibilities and we cannot do that if we have inequitable student success outcomes. At NJH, students have the opportunity to pursue their passions, use their voices to influence school culture, collaborate with each other and adults, and do so within a Restorative Culture. Please help us meet the academic and social emotional needs of our students as a part of our innovative, and collaborative community.  Our students will change the world!

    POSITIONS OPEN:


    Robbinsdale Area Schools and the American Indian Education Department 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.  If you are willing to implement policies and practices that open pathways to academic excellence for all students by utilizing culturally responsive practices and personalized learning for all students, engaging family and community members as partners and engaging and empowering students then we are the right school for you!

    Position Open APPLY HERE! 


    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 FILLED

  • 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!


    TrekNorth is a place where all students pursue a rigorous course of study and challenging wilderness experiences designed to prepare them for college and life beyond. Students are nourished by a supportive, healthy, and safe learning community of engaged peers, teachers and families. Students develop strong academic and life skills that give to them a positive self- identity and a strong connection to their community and to the world at large. TrekNorth is a community and graduates are capable of deliberately creating other communities similarly characterized by compassion, sustainability, challenge, and global thinking.

    POSITIONS OPEN:


    wRight Choice is an alternative to out of school suspension for students in grades 6-12. wRight Choice is located in the lower-level of the Wright County Government Center. The program is staffed with a licensed teacher, educational support paraprofessional and auxiliary services from the county. The program services a maximum of 10 students per day to ensure proper academic support.  Students who attend wRight Choice will focus on academic work, restorative measures, intervention and reinstatement back to school.  As part of the student’s day at wRight Choice, they will meet with the instructional leader to discuss how their behavior affected not only the student and the victim, but also others as well. Students may realize the impact their behavior has on the school, their family, and the community; an opportunity for guided reflection optimizes individual growth.

    POSITION OPENApply HERE! 


    Northern Lights Community School is an innovative school that focuses on authentic project-based learning, positive connections with the surrounding community, and stewardship toward the environment. Northern Lights Community School (NLCS) is a tuition free public charter school for grades 6-12 that is open to any student in the state. Students at NLCS are treated as unique individuals with tremendous talent. Student voice and interest is at the center of all educational decisions. The goal of the school is to provide learning opportunities for students working at all levels of academic achievement, who are looking for a smaller, more personalized atmosphere. Northern Lights Community School is located in Warba, MN and serves about 105 students. The education at NLCS is innovative, authentic, and creates a real passion for learning!

    POSITION FILLED


    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. STRIDE Academy offers individualized learning through focused and collaborative differentiation processes, including dyslexia programming, English language services, and social emotional learning initiatives.

    POSITION FILLED


    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 FILLED


    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 FILLED


    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!


    The Cannon River STEM School is a K-8 public charter school located in Faribault.  At CRSS, adults and children alike aspire to become excellent questioners, able to investigate the world with confidence and character. Our education focuses on being place-based, project-based, and inquiry-based, and we operate on a beautiful 55 acre campus with wooded ravines and meadows.

    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 FILLED


    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 FILLED


    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 FILLED


    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 FILLED


    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 FILLED


    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 FILLED


    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 FILLED


    Courageous heARTS illuminates youth as leaders while inspiring creativity, courage, and collaboration throughout the whole community. Help address stress during the school day! We’re building the RestART Room – a student-led initiative at Roosevelt High School that fosters self-care and resilience as protective measures for school success. In this role, you’ll work with our student leadership team and community partners to promote healing practices – from expressive arts to mindfulness – throughout the school and coach a targeted group of students who are in need of additional support. Turn your passion into action – join our team today!

    POSITION FILLED

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 applications are accepted on a rolling basis. We recommend submitting your application as soon as possible to ensure host site availability.

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