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Career Opportunities

Grow your career while empowering students

To meet our commitments to students and our community, we believe it is crucial to invest in the professional growth and well-being of our staff. Our team members’ skills, insights, and creativity play an essential role in giving today’s students the tools to become tomorrow’s leaders. Apply to join us as we change students’ lives and build thriving communities throughout our region!

We encourage candidates with diverse experiences and backgrounds, Black, Indigenous and People of Color, LGBTQIA2S individuals, and unemployed persons to apply. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Junior Achievement North we are most interested finding the best candidate for the job and someone who is committed to our mission and values. We encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.

Development Operations Associate

Do you love writing, have an eye for detail, process-oriented, and enjoy working with data? The Development Operations Associate will be responsible for:

  • Grant and report writing and management
  • Gift processing and Acknowledgements
  • Database management
  • Prospecting and cultivation

Learn more about this position and apply!

AmeriCorps VISTA Opportunities

We are thrilled to annouce we have four 2023-24 AmeriCorps VISTA opportunities in partnership with Minnesota Alliance with Youth. As a VISTA member at Junior Achievement North, you will help serve young people through capacity building, strengthening and connecting resources, and developing programs and processes. With your help, we will continue to empower students across our entire region and ensuring equitable access to opportunities. 

In addition the benefits under the Americorps VISTA program explained under each opportunity, JA North is also committed to providing an additional $3,000 living stipend during the term of service

Interested in nonprofit fundraising? The Events VISTA will:

  • Provide planning and assistance with event implementation timelines for annual events
  • Create successful procedures for event follow-up
  • Research sustainable best practices for events hosted by nonprofits and help develop event resources for the JA offices across the state of Minnesota
  • Research and identify how JA can best engage our corporate partners on an individual level

Apply for the Events VISTA position 

Interested in playing a pivotal role in building the long-term infrastructure for JA’s goal of becoming a more engaged organization? This Engagement VISTA will:

  • Work closely with the Engagement & Equity team, cross-functionally, and externally to build-out longstanding processes, presentation, marketing, and external engagement materials
  • Have the opportunity to make a direct impact on the students we serve, the staff, the organization, and the community

Apply for the Engagement VISTA Position 

Interested in building or have skills related to researching and process improvement? The Greater Minnesota VISTA will:

  • Build the operational capacity of JA North’s Greater Minnesota footprint
  • Identify best practices and partnerships and train staff and partners
  • Impact more rural students and communities

Note: this role will reside in St. Paul and not Greater MN

Apply for the Greater MN VISTA Position 

Interested in research, exploration, and innovation? The Innovations VISTA will:

  • Research expansion opportunities and explore new partnerships for JA North 
  • Analyze the current landscape, perform outreach to schools and community organizations, and develop priority target lists for partnerships
  • Build the capacity of JA as we seek to expand our impact 

Apply for the Innovations VISTA Position 

Summary of Employee Benefits 

  • 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 Volunteer Time Off (VTO)
► 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