Position Overview: The AmeriCorps Community Technology Empowerment Project (CTEP) bridges the “digital divide” for new Immigrants and low-income communities in Minneapolis and St. Paul. CTEP AmeriCorps members teach technology literacy skills to adults or youth as they relate to obtaining employment and improving civic and social opportunities. Members serve in community technology centers which are located within nonprofit organizations, public housing facilities, and libraries. They teach specific software skills, such as how to use the internet, word processing, email, and teach workforce readiness classes geared towards English language learners using interactive software.
Upcoming Terms of Service:
Starts September 2, 2023 and completes August 31, 2024. All positions are full-time towards completing 1700 hours. Members serve an average of 35 hours a week, mostly Monday through Friday although some positions may require weekend or evening hours. See site listings for specific requirements.
Starts January 1, 2024 and completes August 31, 2024. All positions are full-time towards completing 900 or 1200 hours. Members serve an average of 35 hours a week, mostly Monday through Friday although some positions may require weekend or evening hours. See site listings for specific requirements.
If you are ready to apply, go to my.americorps.gov and search listings in Minnesota. You can also use Program Name: "community technology empowerment project" in your search.
Host sites for the 2023-24 service year will be posted by March 2023. In the meantime, check out our previous host sites:
- Adult Options in Education
- COPAL MN
- Guadalupe Alternative Programs High School
- Harmony Learning Center (Maplewood)
- Hired Eastside
- Hired North Loop
- Hired Minneapolis
- Hired Youth
- Listen Up! Youth Radio (Youth Media)
- Literacy Minnesota
- Metro South Adult Basic Education
- Metro State Library
- Minneapolis Central Library
- Neighborhood House
- PCs for People
- Ramsey County Library- Roseville (Adult)
- Ramsey County Library- Roseville (Youth)
- Ramsey County Library- Shoreview
- Saint Paul Neighborhood Network (Community Media)
- Saint Paul Public Library - Dayton's Bluff/Rondo
- Sanneh Foundation