Community Corps AmeriCorps VISTA

Hennepin Technical College

About the organization

OUR MISSION To provide excellence in career and technical education for employment and advancement in an ever-changing global environment. OUR VISION Embracing quality and innovation in career and technical education, workforce development, and lifelong learning. OUR VALUES Trust, Integrity, Pride, Passion, Respect. Collaboration, Innovation, Continuous Improvement, and Diversity that Foster Quality Service, Employee Engagement, Student Success. By joining Hennepin Technical College (HTC), the largest technical college in MN, you become part of a network of caring professionals committed to your success. More than one in four (25.5%) Hennepin Tech students report worrying about whether their food would run out before they had money to buy more. One in five (20.0%) report experiencing a food shortage and lacking money to buy more within the past 12 month. Many students at Hennepin Technical College who experience basic needs insecurity do not receive public assistance.


Member Duties: Increase low-income and underrepresented students’ access to food resources and wrap around support to increase persistence and completion by assessing student needs and creating an implementation plan for a SNAP E&T program and sustainable food resources.


High school diploma/GED
Minimum Age: 18


Approximately $12,500 per year

Application instructions

This position is a part of the Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact Community Corps VISTA Program.

Program Benefits: Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Health Coverage* , Training , Relocation Allowance , Living Allowance , Childcare assistance if eligible , Education award upon successful completion of service .

Terms: Car recommended .

Service Areas: Education , Hunger , Health .

Skills: Counseling , Communications , General Skills , Team Work , Computers/Technology , Public Health , Writing/Editing , Social Services , Community Organization .

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