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 AmeriCorps Promise Fellow Position - Open

The United Way of 1000 Lakes is currently seeking candidates to serve as a full-time Americorps Promise Fellow position in the Greenway schools for the remaining 2018-2019 school year. The Promise Fellow will work directly with students, teachers and parents in and out of school setting. 

AmeriCorps Promise Fellows help ensure at-risk middle and high school youth success by connecting young people to caring adults, service-learning opportunities, and high quality academic supports. Using an array of research-based approaches, they track attendance, monitor behaviors, and support academic growth. Through this evidence-based model, Promise Fellows are able to provide the right support to the right youth at the right time for the right intensity and duration.

Full-time AmeriCorps members serve at least 1,720 hours during their term of service between September 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019. Benefits include modest livingallowance (approx. $1,248/month); food support; transportation support; health and dental insurance offered at no cost to members; qualified childcare assistance; wualified federal student loan forbearance and Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligibility; $5,920 Education Award upon successful completion of service; ongoing, extensive support and training. All interested applicants should review the Minnesota Alliance with Youth website prior to applying.

Candidates must be:

  • At least 18 years old
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Be either a citizen, national, or permanent resident of the U.S. (Please review the eligibility requirements for more details.)
  • Successfully pass background checks
  • Interest in mentoring and working with youth, or past service experience

How to apply:
Apply on-line or send cover letter and resume to one of the following:


United Way of 1000 Lakes
Attn. Search Committee                                                            
350 NW 1st Ave., Suite A
Grand Rapids, MN 55744