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OUR FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

BE THE CHANGE AMERICA NEEDS

ABOUT THE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

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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BENEFITS

  • Monthly living stipend and a stipend for moving, housing, and transportation costs

  • Expert training on critical professional and personal communication skills

  • Mentorship from Move for America staff and volunteers

  • Completion of a capstone project that can 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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SERVICE ACTIVITIES

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ELIGIBILITY

Checklist
  • Must be 18 years old by service start date.

  • Service positions must be in a community outside your hometown, with priority to applicants moving across the urban / rural divide.

  • 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 June 2023 - June 2024, 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 2023-24 term of service

    America needs leaders who can bridge divides.

Will you be part of the change?

APPLICATION PROCESS

  1. Complete & Submit Application

    • Applications may be submitted now and reviewed during the priority application period of October 1st to February 1st each year.

    Finalists participate in a virtual Interview

  2. Receive Decision and steps to move forward 

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THE APPLICATION IS NOW AVAILABLE