Minnesota Opportunity Corps
About the organization
AmeriCorps Members, serving as Opportunity Navigators, serve one year making a difference in the lives of others with multiple barriers to employment and economic self-sufficiency. Our goal is to ensure all Minnesotans are earning a living wage and become economically sustainable. With your help, we can make this goal a reality. Opportunity Navigators are placed in nonprofit sites throughout the Twin Cities metro area.
Help program participants one-on-one and in group settings reach their education and career goals
Receive training in the nationally recognized Global Career Development Facilitator curriculum
Make meaningful connections with businesses, social service agencies, and post-secondary educational institutions
Get hands-on experience
Must be 18 years of age, a US citizen, national, or legal permanent resident alien, and a high school graduate or equivalent
Willingness to commit to a full year of service (1700 hours for full-time members). Hours must be completed within 11 months of start date.
Demonstrated English proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking.
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated experience with intermediate computer skills (word processing, internet, data entry, e-mail, comfort with database and software use, etc.).
Desire to affect systems change at the ground level; ability to connect the small details to the bigger picture.
Ability to build relationships and work with people of different cultures and backgrounds.
Access to regular, reliable transportation.
Contact email: [email protected]
Equal Opportunity Employment
The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:
The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.
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