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How to Apply

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Application

The application will take around 15 minutes to complete, and will ask you for contact info, information about your education and work experiences, AmeriCorps eligibility confirmation, and site preferences. Our application does not require a resume, cover letter, or references, however host sites may request these during the site placement process (more info on site placement below). 

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Student and AmeriCorps member work on laptop togetherInterview

If you meet the qualifications to serve, the next step is an interview with staff at Minnesota Alliance With Youth.  One of our passionate staff members will contact you to schedule your interview. The interview is an opportunity for us to get to know you and for you to get to know us!  Be prepared, and take a look at our interview questions ahead of time! 

invitation to Serve

If you are selected to serve, you will receive an email with the good news following your interview. (This offer will be conditional on placement.) Congrats!  Respond to this email and start preparing for host site interviews. 

Site Placement

Within a month of receiving the invitation to serve, you will have the opportunity to interview with host sites of your choosing. Placement will be confirmed upon mutual agreement from member and host site. 

Onboarding

Once you have been matched with host site school or organization, you’ll begin the AmeriCorps onboarding process. The onboarding processes and timelines are different for Promise Fellows and VISTAs. Please follow these links to learn more. (Coming Soon!) 

Promise Fellow Onboarding Process

VISTA Onboarding Process

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