Positions available working with local youth!
Faribault and Northfield AmeriCorps Promise Fellows (4 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. Potential Promise Fellow openings include the Northfield High School, the Northfield Area Learning Center, Faribault Middle School, and Faribault’s Jefferson Elementary School.
Northfield Public Schools- Reading Corps (1 position available)
Reading Corps members will work directly with preschool or elementary students to build reading skills. Training will be provided and there are multiple options for work location and the number of hours and ages of students. The experience will lend well to those interested in careers in education. Potential openings include: Sibley Elementary, Bridgewater Elementary, Greenvale Park Elementary, Hand in Hand Preschool, Early Ventures and several other preschool age settings.
Northfield Public Schools – Hand in Hand Preschool (1 position available)
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 AmeriCorps 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.
TO APPLY: If you are interested in one or more of the Northfield positions, please email a cover letter, resume, and the names/contact information for 3 references (non-family members) to the AmeriCorps Selection Team (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.
TO APPLY: If you are interested in one or more of the Faribault positions, please click here to learn more. For more information, contact Becky Ford (email@example.com, 507-331-7836, ect. 3206)
The Faribault AmeriCorps positions work collaboratively to help support Faribault Youth Investment and the Faribault Community schools.