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VISTA Assignment Descriptions

Move for America Fellows, who are VISTA Members, build the capacity of
community-based organizations to bridge divides and strengthen civic dialogue by
elevating diverse community voices in decisions that affect their lives.


  • Must be 18 years old by 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 26, 2024 through August 24, 2025, with a full-time work week (30-40 hours per week daytime hours, Monday-Friday).

  • We welcome applicants from any location, but you must be willing to live and work in Minnesota near your host site location during your term of service.


Fellows are not required to have had previous job experience. This is an entry-level position designed to catalyze your career and leadership development. We look for candidates who demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Curiosity - genuine interest to learn with and from others

  • Growth - commitment to continuous learning about self and others

  • Teamwork - capable of using collaboration and teamwork to achieve goals

  • Community - desire to work in and with a community and in team environments

  • Accountability - take responsibility for actions and their impact on others

  • Leadership - take initiative and demonstrate leadership experience

Commitment to Inclusion & Equal Opportunity Employer


2024-2025 Host Site Projects

Service Site: Great MN Schools

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Lakes Country Service Cooperative

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Service Site: Initiative Foundation


Service Site: Bolder Options

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Service Site: Cultural Wellness Center

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Service Site: Project for Pride in Living

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Service Site: West Central Initiative

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2023-2024 Host Site Projects

Service Site:
Northside Achievement Zone     


Service Site: LeadMN     


Service Site:
Southwest Minnesota Arts Council     


Service Site:
Minnesota Humanities Center     


Service Site: Community Power MN


Service Site:
Foundation for Essential Needs

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