Employment and Open Positions

District Program Coordinator-Greater Mankato Area
The ideal candidate will have a passion for furthering our educational mission along with strong organizational and communication skills. The position will support JA North Educational Programs within the business and education communities. Due to the connections built with community personnel, the candidate needs to live in the Mankato MN region with some regional daytime travel required and occasional evening or weekend hours. This position allows for a flexible work schedule with a minimum 25 hours per week. Actual hours per week and schedule will be determined based on candidate qualifications and needs along with potential for flexible summer scheduling (i.e., minimal hours per week June through August). Learn more about joining the JA Team.

Capstone Coordinator
Gain experience while working with 5th -12th grade students in a FUN academic environment. At Junior Achievement North’s hands-on experiential learning labs, you will support students as they have the best day ever becoming young entrepreneurs, customers, business leaders and learn about personal finances. As a Capstone Coordinator in JA BizTown and JA Finance Park, you get paid to help kids play grown-up for the day!  This position is located at our James R. and Patricia Hemak Experiential Learning Center in the Midway Area of St. Paul MN.  Growth opportunities available to shift positions into development, educational program management, events, and outreach.  This is more than a part-time position. This is a career starting point! This position is located at our James R. and Patricia Hemak Experiential Learning Center in the Midway Area of St. Paul MN. Learn more about joining the JA Team.

AmeriCorps VISTA Positions:
The Minnesota Alliance With Youth VISTA program places members in nonprofits, government, and schools in the Twin Cities to create, connect, and leverage resources to address education inequities such as the opportunity and achievement gaps. We build capacity, coordinate efforts that bridge and build the integration of school and community-wide support for youth, and actively engage youth as agents of change in closing these gaps. Our 20 person cohort meets regularly for professional development, team building, and peer support. The VISTA position placed at Junior Achievement North (JA North) is Special Events VISTA – The Special Events VISTA will be both externally and internally facing, engaging a variety of constituents. This position will collaborate with event vendors and engage community members to increase the number of event attendees and visibility of the events. The Events VISTA will engage nonprofit partners who have developed successful materials and processes and will selectively incorporate their practices into JA North’s event implementation. Learn more here.

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    YOUR EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PACKAGE
    Junior Achievement North offers a comprehensive & competitive benefit package for eligible staff members:

    Junior Achievement North provided COVERAGE
    The following benefits are offered with 100% cost being paid by Junior Achievement North:

    • Employee Life & Accidental Death Insurance
    • Short-term Disability

    COMBINATION COVERAGE
    The following benefits are offered to eligible staff members with Junior Achievement North contributing toward cost.

    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • 401k Retirement Plan with a generous Junior Achievement North contribution of 3%

    AVAILABLE COVERAGE
    The following benefits are offered to eligible staff members at their own cost.

    • Flexible Spending Account – Medical and Dependent Care
    • Supplemental Life Insurance
    • Dependent Life Insurance
    • Long-term Disability
    • 403b Retirement Plan

    THE IMPORTANCE OF WORK/LIFE BALANCE
    At Junior Achievement North, we recognize the importance of work/life balance for our staff members, and we offer the following programs to support your work/life balance.

    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Paid Holidays
    • Two Paid Breaks:
      • 1-week Fiscal Year End Break
      • 2-week Calendar Year End Break
    • Flexible Fridays during the Summer Months
    • Technology Cost reimbursements