Join the MHP Team!

Narrative Change VISTA Tenant Organizer:

MHP is seeking a Narrative Change VISTA Tenant Organizer to build tenant power and influence through storytelling, organizing, convening, and leadership development activities. Join us to develop housing narratives directed by the intentions and leadership of tenants.

Program Description: MHP is leading a statewide project to develop and disseminate a housing narrative that moves people to action and commitment. The Narrative Change VISTA Tenant Organizer will support tenant capacity and leadership through storytelling, and support sharing housing stories
through multiple mediums and approaches. This position will facilitate and support virtual and in-person dialogues about housing challenges, the Minnesota housing system, and housing solutions and successes.

Compensation: VISTA positions include a biweekly stipend ($877.66 every two weeks), choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ($6,495 or $1,800), health coverage (healthcare allowance of $7,900), relocation allowance, training, and childcare assistance if eligible. Additional benefits include a $500 monthly housing or general assistance, and transportation costs including mileage reimbursement.

Qualifications: Candidates are desired to have strong communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work on multiple tasks and manage time, the ability to work as part of a team, and basic computer word processing skills. Access to a car is recommended but not required.

To apply: Full job description here. This position is open to applications through July 14, 2023. Applications are accepted through the AmeriCorp website.

Summer Research Intern:

The summer intern will support the work of the Research Manager on a select project, performing tasks that may include: data analysis, policy analysis, performing interviews, and contributing to written reports. The summer intern will participate in team meetings that include research and policy staff and partners to MHP. 

Project Description: Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) property exits. We are looking to expand upon a previous research report examining LIHTC exits in Minnesota. You can review the 2021 publication here

Compensation: $22.41 per hour, at approximately 20 hours per week for 10 weeks over the summer. Hours may vary from week to week. We are flexible as to how those hours are scheduled. 

Qualifications: Preference for a graduate student in public policy, urban affairs, public affairs, or related field, with experience working with data sets and conducting quantitative analysis. 

To apply: Full job description here. Send a letter of interest and resume/CV to MHP’s Research Manager Gabriela Norton, Applications accepted starting May 12, 2023; position open until filled.