We're excited that you're interested in serving with the MCN AmeriCorps VISTA Program! Our VISTA positions are listed below and grouped by primary focus area: program and organizational development, community engagement, marketing and communications, and service leadership.
If you are interested in applying to one of the positions below, please create a profile and application on the my.americorps.gov website. You can then use the AmeriCorps profile to apply to the position(s) that interest you.
Please refer any questions regarding the application process to Jesse Chang, VISTA Program Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-757-3083.
Program and Organizational Development
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
Inclusion and Engagement Coordinator
The I&E Coordinator will play a critical role in developing and implementing a racial and equity framework across MCN’s programs, cultivating a community of experts with shared language and community practices, and developing and supporting MCN’s inclusion and engagement committees. This work will be shared with MCN’s members to ensure MCN is engaging in anti-racist work to ensure the sector can bring its best foot forward in eliminating poverty and ending disparities for strong, thriving communities.
Nonprofit Sustainability Specialist
The Program Specialist will advance Ka Joog’s mission through a variety of capacity-building activities including: student-parent engagement, fundraising and development, and evaluation. The VISTA member will learn a variety of valuable skills necessary for running a nonprofit while providing critical support that will result in a long-term positive impact on the organization.
Lao Assistance Center of Minnesota
Northside Residents Redevelopment Council
NRRC Headquarters Sustainability Coordinator
Women's Initiative for Self-Empowerment
Volunteer Program Coordinator
All Parks Alliance for Change
Coalition & Community Outreach Coordinator
Council on American-Islamic Relations, MN
Community Training Coordinator
Casa de Esperanza
Community Capacity Building Specialist
Casa de Esperanza provides comprehensive services and resources for Latin@ individuals, families, community members, and organizations. The organization's work is grounded in efforts that advance effective responses to eliminate violence and promote healthy relationships that resonate in Latin@ communities. Effectively engaging volunteers and sharing our work with external audiences, the VISTA will help build our capacity to address these issues by supporting our work to make ending domestic violence everyone’s work.
International Institute of Minnesota
Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator
Neighborhood Development Alliance
Sewa-Aifw (Asian Indian Family Wellness)
The Project Planner will improve Sewa volunteer management capabilities by building a comprehensive volunteer management and reporting system. This will increase our ability to recruit, select, screen, train, track, and recognize volunteers and evaluate the implementation and results of new volunteer management system and training.
Marketing and Communications
Communications and Fundraising Specialist
Our VISTA will share information about our program via MailChimp, Facebook, Twitter, and newsletters because, although successful in our work, Exodus Lending remains fairly unknown in the community. The VISTA will help us communicate with current, new, and potential stakeholders to raise awareness of the problem of payday loans and how Exodus Lending helps individuals who are trapped by these loans to break free and start to save for the future. The VISTA will also work with staff to set up a yearly fundraising plan and help carry out specific fundraising activities.
Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center
Volunteer and Communications Coordinator
The mission of the MIWRC is to empower American Indian women and families to exercise their cultural values and integrity, and to achieve sustainable life ways while advocating for justice and equity. The VISTA will increase the MIWRC’s capacity to engage extra-agency financial and human capital support for our mission. Specific activities include, but are not limited to, the following: Increase public awareness, community engagement, and agency fundraising capacity by planning and implementing agency events; increase agency capacity by recruiting, screening, training, coordinating, and rewarding/recognizing volunteers; and increase visibility of MIWRC’s mission and programs by creating and implementing a successful communications & social media marketing plan.
Power of People Leadership Institute
Volunteer Outreach Coordinator
Communications and Sustainability Specialist
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits