Position Summary

More than 1 in 3 Minnesota employees in the Metro area earn below-living wages. Together we can support this economically disadvantaged community, but we need your help. 


As a Member Mobilization Coordinator, you understand the importance of access to opportunity and national service. You will build community connections to recruit people to become Opportunity Navigators, and foster peer-to-peer connections that mobilize current/future AmeriCorps members to leverage their local networks to support program recruitment needs.

We are currently recruiting for the 2019-20 program year with opportunities beginning in November 2019 or January 2020. Your commitment to Opportunity Corps will be 40 hours per week. This is an AmeriCorps member position with the Minnesota Opportunity Corps. Although the earnings are modest, the rewards are great! You’ll join an amazing cohort of Opportunity Navigators from all backgrounds and experiences.

What To Expect

  • Recruit individuals to perform AmeriCorps service as Opportunity Navigators.

  • Support and coordinate a variety of projects; build professional experience in talent acquisition, volunteer coordination, and communications/ project management

  • Develop and lead trainings, events, service projects, and outreach initiatives

  • Develop and maintain tools, systems, webpages, and training resources

  • Evaluate new initiatives and strategies you develop to determine their effectiveness

  • Increase organizational capacity to capture and publicize on-the-ground stories

  • Assist Talent Acquisition/ Recruiter staff with ongoing applicant communication needs

  • Receive training, professional development, and ongoing support from staff

  • Be an ambassador of the program by sharing your experience with the wider community


  • Receive a paid stipend every two weeks

  • Earn education award of up to $6,095

  • Free health insurance and child care assistance (for those who qualify)

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Have successfully completed at least one (but no more than three) term(s) of AmeriCorps service, preferably with the MN Opportunity Corps or MN Recovery Corps

  • Are dependable and have a history of good attendance

  • Able to understand and follow instructions

  • Can set a pace and maintain a work schedule of 40 hours per week

  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills (like Microsoft Office Suite, database and software use, email, and internet)

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with English fluency

  • 18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or equivalent

  • A citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States*

  • Agree to and successfully complete a background check

*Applicants who have received deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are not eligible to serve as AmeriCorps members at this time.

Learn More and Apply

Opportunity Corps does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, political affiliation, marital or parental status, military service, or religious, community, or social affiliates.

Take a few minutes to watch the videos below for glimpse of a day in the life of a Minnesota Opportunity Corps member.