I have not only learned about the barriers some face when it comes to finding employment, but I have also learned a lot about myself. This experience will be something I will remember and use for the rest of my life.
— Ryan Bennett, Sales & Marketing Specialist AmeriCorps VISTA, 2014-2015

Are you passionate about creating economic opportunity for underemployed and unemployed individuals in Minneapolis?

Are you an effective communicator with an entrepreneurial spirit?

Combine your interests with your skills and become an integral member of the EMERGEWORKS team as a Sales & Marketing Specialist AmeriCorps VISTA.

This position gives you the opportunity to learn: 

  • invaluable networking & communication skills
  • how to conduct market research and lead industry discussion to promote employment opportunity for individuals with criminal backgrounds
  • how to effectively generate (and close!) business development leads
  • how to create opportunities for ex-offenders and at-risk young men in North Minneapolis
  • how to utilize data to measure results and tell a compelling story
  • hands-on experience in the non-profit world plus an effective community based approach.

Learn more about AmeriCorps, the VISTA program, and why it could be a great fit for you

Check out more AmeriCorps VISTA opportunities with EMERGE