Northfield is fortunate to have been awarded three additional AmeriCorps positions for 2015-16! Please see the descriptions below.
If you are interested in any of thee positions below, please email a cover letter and resume to Marnie Thompson, Northfield High School Assistant Principal (Marnie.Thompson@nfld.k12.mn.us). Please specify in the cover letter which position(s) you are interested in. Application review is underway so apply TODAY!
The Northfield AmeriCorps positions work collaboratively to help support the Northfield Promise initiative, a collective impact effort striving to ensure all Northfield youth are supported from cradle to career.
This VISTA will serve with the Tackling Obstacles and Raising College Hopes (TORCH) graduation initiative. TORCH aims to improve the graduation and post-secondary attendance rates of Northfield’s low-income and minority students. The VISTA in this year-long position will help connect high school youth with internship and job opportunities. The VISTA will also help students explore college possibilities and secure post-secondary opportunities.
AmeriCorps Promise Fellow – Two positions available
(Greenvale Park Community School & Arcadia Charter School)
Promise Fellows work directly with cohorts of 25-30 youth. Promise Fellows provide academic support and also connect youth with after school programs, mentors, and community service opportunities. Promise Fellows form significant connections with the youth in their cohort and have the chance to help change their lives. Positions are available at the Greenvale Park Community School and Arcadia Charter School. For a full position description, please CLICK HERE.