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The Move for America Fellowship Program is a paid, immersive learning experience for emerging leaders to move across America's cultural, political, and geographic fault lines to live, learn, and serve. Fellows will serve in community-based organizations, build relationships, and learn about their host town. They will participate in professional development sessions, peer mentorship, and complete a capstone project designed to build the skills and habits to bridge divides through youth engagement.

Read the full job description here.

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  • Bi-weekly living stipend   

  • Relocation reimbursement assistance

  • Expert training on critical professional and personal communication skills

  • Mentorship from Move for America staff and volunteers

  • Completion of a capstone project that will be featured on Move for America's website

  • Direct experience working in a community-based nonprofit

  • Connections with fellow cohort members and community leaders

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Community Engagement Activities listed out: Listen, Plan, Implement, and Deliver


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  • Must be 18 years old by service start date.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident, refugee, asylee, or DACA recipient. 

  • Must be able to commit to a year-long program from August 2024 - August 2025, with a full-time work week (35 hours per week daytime hours, Monday-Friday).

  • We welcome applicants from any location, but you must be willing to live and work in Minnesota during the 2024-25 term of service

    America needs leaders who can bridge divides.

Will you be part of the change?


  1. Complete & Submit Application

  2. We will first review all applications received by the priority deadline, February 1st. If positions in the Fellowship are still available after that, we will review another round of applications by March 13th.

  3. Finalists participate in a virtual Interview
  4. Receive decision and steps to move forward for service project matching

An image of a classroom wall that has a clock in the left corner, and two papers hanging up. One paper says, "Say his name. Daunte Wright. He was killed by police." The other image says, "If they have peace why cant we."
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