5 positions available working with local youth!
Below are Northfield-based AmeriCorps positions currently accepting applications for the 2017-18 year.
If you are interested in one or more of the positions below, please email a cover letter and resume to Marnie Thompson, Northfield High School Assistant Principal (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please specify in the cover letter which position(s) you are interested in. Application review begins soon, 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.
AmeriCorps Promise Fellows – 3 positions available
Promise Fellows work directly with cohorts of 25-30 youth who are at-risk of not succeeding in school. 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. Current Promise Fellow openings include the Northfield Union of Youth/The Key and Faribault Youth Investment. See complete position description.
Northfield Public Schools – Hand in Hand Preschool
AmeriCorps LEAP Initiative member will build school readiness and lifelong learning skills by supporting preschool children and their parents and by building capacity through community outreach. The AmeriCorp LEAP member will build early childhood assets and social/emotional school readiness competencies, provide parent education and connections to community resources that strengthen families and support social-emotional development and recruit citizen volunteers to support and strengthen early childhood movement in southern Minnesota.
Greenvale Park Community School VISTA (July 2017 – July 2018)
Sponsored by the Minnesota Literacy Council, this VISTA will help lead the continued development of the Greenvale Park Community School initiative. The VISTA will help grow literacy programming for elementary-age students at the community school, as well as family engagement and early childhood programming options. Learn more.