Minnesota Opportunity Corps

Service Area

The 9-county Twin Cities metro area (Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, Isanti, Ramsey, Scott, Washington)

Contact Information


Minnesota Opportunity Corps

The Minnesota Opportunity Corps partners with several nonprofit organizations in the Twin Cities Metro Area to use the power of national service to assist Minnesotans with economic barriers to become more self-sufficient. Members serve economically disadvantaged adults by helping them gain employment and access the training they need to reach their career goals.

The program year is September through July.

Essential qualifications to serve with Minnesota Opportunity Corps:

  • Individuals must be 18 years of age or older (no upper age limit!)
  • A U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent resident
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must meet program eligibility criteria, which includes a satisfactory response to a criminal background check
  • Prefer experience in building collaborative relationships and working with people of different cultures and backgrounds

Visit the Minnesota Opportunity Corps website to apply.

Meet a Minnesota Opportunity Corps Member

Meet Ivy Love Mingate, an Opportunity Corps member who used AmeriCorps service as a mid-career pivot.
Ivy Love Mingate photo

How Minnesota Opportunity Corps Creates Change

Based in nonprofit organizations across the state, members help communities.