Category Archives: Promise Fellows

Zumbathon raises nearly $900 for Northfield Youth Sports Collaborative

Nine Zumba instructors and around 60 community members filled the Northfield High School cafeteria on Saturday, May 11, for a Northfield Zumbathon! A Zumbathon is an extended Zumba class, Latin dance-based fitness, that serves as a fundraiser for a cause. For this event, the instructors chose to have all donations benefit the Northfield Youth Sports […]

Looking for a job that makes a difference?

More than 10 full-time AmeriCorps positions are available in Northfield for next school year working with youth and/or families. CLICK HERE to see the descriptions and application processes for positions that are currently accepting applications. Application review for many of the positions is underway so APPLY TODAY! Positions are available with the Northfield Public Schools, […]

Two AmeriCorps Promise Fellow positions currently accepting applications to start immediately

There are currently two openings for part-time AmeriCorps Promise Fellow positions working in Rice County.  These positions will provide additional academic support and community connections for youth in grades 6-10 who are at-risk of not succeeding academically. The Promise Fellows will also assist with the expansion of the Rice County Dollars and $ense financial literacy […]

Northfield’s Promise Fellows named “Making a Difference” award winners

Four AmeriCorps Promise Fellows who devoted the past year to serving youth in Northfield are the July/August recipients of the Healthy Community Initiative’s “Making a Difference” Award.  The award celebrates those groups and individuals in the community who have a positive influence on Northfield youth. Through a partnership with the Minnesota Alliance With Youth, the […]

Youth Serve America awards Northfield youth “Global Youth Service Day” grants

The article below was submitted by Alyssa Jilek, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow at Northfield High School.  Many thanks to Northfield’s outstanding Promise  Fellows — Alyssa Jilek, Jason Hallen, and  Kevin Krein — for their work with these projects.  The Promise Fellow positions are supported by the Minnesota Alliance With Youth. On Tuesday, May 19, 2009, 15 […]