Position SummaryEmergency Response Members serve at a nonprofit or public agency that needs additional support in responding to the community’s relief efforts for COVID-19. Members serve in a full-time capacity (35 hours per week) beginning June 7 and ending August 13, 2021. This is an AmeriCorps service member position and is part of the AmeriCorps Emergency Response Initiative.Essential FunctionsFulfill the duties and tasks outlined by the assigned service site in its COVID-19 AmeriCorps Project Plan; this service expands service site’s capacity to respond to significant needs in their community related to COVID-19. COVID-19-related service could include a combination of several response tasks such as emergency food distribution, distance learning, support to help older adults cope with social isolation, and more. Service will not include any prohibited or unallowable activities.Follow protocols in reporting on duties and/or tasks completed, including impact to the greater community.Follow all required safety procedures at service site.Submit timesheets once every two weeks.Demonstrate regular, timely attendance at service site. Adhere to a regular schedule of in-person service, determined by the service site.Communicate regularly and effectively with Minnesota Alliance With Youth staff, Site Supervisor, and other service site personnel.Commit to serve the full-service term, serving the total commitment of 300 hours between June 8 and Aug. 15.Attend all required training sessions and meetings; travel as necessary.Minimum Qualifications Must be 18 years of age or older by your start date. Must have at least a high school diploma or recognized equivalent by your start date. Must be either a citizen, national or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States. Must pass mandatory pre-service background checks. Must not have served 4 or more prior terms of service with AmeriCorps State or National. Please note:This program is available to all, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, genetic information, and military service. Reasonable accommodations are provided upon request for interviews and service activities. This document is available in alternative formatsAbout Minnesota Alliance With YouthMinnesota Alliance With Youth works to ignite the spark in all young people to become actively engaged, develop strong voices, and acquire skills needed for success in school, work, and life.Since 1997, Minnesota Alliance With Youth has been working with young people, their schools and communities to ensure that innovative approaches inspire academic and civic engagement. The Alliance is an affiliate of the America’s Promise Alliance and is the statewide host and coordinator of the AmeriCorps Promise Fellow program. The Alliance additionally hosts the Minnesota Youth Council, a collaboration of youth and adults working together to empower and mobilize youth across the state to exercise their voices, opinions and ideas to take action on youth issues.