Facilitator Position with Project Success, Full Time Job Opportunity

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We are looking for classroom Facilitators to join our growing team at Project Success. Project Success is a youth development nonprofit organization that helps students connect their purpose. We work with more than 15,000 6th-12th grade students and their families in the Minneapolis School District and have more than 100,000 alumni around the world. Learn more at projectsuccess.org.  


Our team of classroom Facilitators work directly with 6th-12th grade students in Minneapolis public schools facilitating workshops throughout the school year that help students prepare and plan for their futures. Utilizing our proven curriculum, our highly trained facilitators build long-term relationships with students and help them develop skills that will assist them in school and beyond. From September to May, facilitators lead PS workshops in English classrooms and participate in additional Project Success programming outside the classroom (such as field trips, college tours, and outdoor adventures). From June to August, facilitators collaborate with each other, build lessons plans, train for the next school year, and support PS programming outside the classroom.  


This role will require strong communication skills, excitement to engage with students, families and teachers, and the ability to use our curriculum to deliver engaging lessons that inspire young people. Our ideal candidate has strong experience working with young people, is detail-oriented and organized, and is excited to work collaboratively to innovate and meet student, teacher, and school needs. Facilitators undergo continuous training on culturally responsive and inclusive teaching methods and the ideal candidate for this role must be willing to continuously learn and incorporate those learnings. This role will report to a Workshops Manager and will consistently interact with students, partner teachers, and their facilitator colleagues. 

Core Responsibilities 



  • Create and implement lesson plans using our proven PS curriculum 

  • Deliver workshops in the classrooms at MPS schools from September-May each year 

  • Assist all students from a variety of backgrounds in PS workshops to discover who they are, what they want, and how to make informed decisions for their future 

  • Utilize a variety of educational pedagogy as tools for students to gain SEL competencies, such as self/social awareness, relationship building, & responsible decision making 

  • Coordinate with partner English teachers to schedule and plan for workshops  


Programming & Events 

  • Develop and maintain supportive, collaborative, and genuine relationships with students and school staff during PS programming, including in-class workshops, college tours, field trips, outdoor adventure days, etc. 

  • Participate in and/or execute school and community functions, as well as other PS programming across all PS partner schools 

  • Participate in ongoing collaboration and support for other facilitators in incorporating curriculum into PS programming outside the classroom 


Partners & Community 

  • Build relationships with students, teachers, and school communities 

  • Continuously learn and incorporate culturally responsive teaching practices 

  • Stay informed on events and trends impacting young people in our community and incorporate that information into the work  


Mission, Vision, and Values


We are looking for individuals that are passionate about the success of our students and share the mission, vision, and values of PS. 



Project Success motivates and inspires young people to dream about the future, helps them take steps to get there and gives them the tools they need to achieve their goals.  



Every child entering middle school will graduate high school with a plan for their future and have the skills and confidence that will take them through the rest of their lives. 



  • Kids First! 

  • A Non-Judgmental Environmental 

  • Love is the Key 

  • Clear and Open Communication 

  • Dependability, Reliability, and Trust 

  • Willingness to Grow and Change 

  • Develop Healthy Relationships 

  • Sustain Excellence 

Commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (I.D.E.A.) 

Project Success strives to connect students to their purpose by creating programming that truly serves our students and families. We envision a Project Success where inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility are fully integrated into everything we do. We aim to hire individuals that care deeply about students, families, and community, share our values, and are committed to practicing ongoing anti-racism work and I.D.E.A. principles.  

For more details on our mission, vision, and values – please visit: https://www.projectsuccess.org/about_us/mission_vision__values/ 


Education, Experience, and Skills


Please note that while the below qualifications are preferred for this position, we do not expect any one person to necessarily have all the items listed. We highly encourage people with a wide range of education, experience, and skill levels to apply for this position.  


  • Bachelor’s degree or 4+ years of similar experience or a combination of training, education, and experiences that provides the required knowledge and abilities  

  • Experience working with young people from a variety of backgrounds 

  • Believes in the potential of all young people and has a genuine desire to help them succeed  

  • Understands the importance of equity, inclusion, and cultural competency and has a strong commitment to continuous learning and incorporation of new information  

  • Strong communication, listening, and organizational skills 

  • Tech-savvy and proficient with Microsoft applications, including Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook 

  • Ability to speak conversationally with students and family in Spanish, Somali, or Hmong 

  • Have a driver’s license, auto insurance, and reliable vehicle to use for transportation 

Position Details

This position is a full-time, salaried exempt position, primarily M-F daytime, with occasional nights, weekends, and overnights with advance notice. This role will be primarily in-person work at our partner schools, with some ability to do lesson-planning and meetings remotely. Start date is August 2022. 


The compensation package includes the following: 

  • $42,000 starting annual salary  

  • Generous paid time off, including 13 PTO days, 10 sick days, and 9 paid holidays  

  • Excellent Health Insurance with a low deductible (PS pays 100% of the monthly premium rate) 

  • Excellent Dental and Vision Insurance (PS pays 100% of the monthly premium rate) 

  • Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance (PS pays 100% of the monthly premium rate) 

  • SIMPLE IRA retirement plan with up to a 3% match  

  • Free parking at the PS office 

To Apply


Please email the following to apply@projectsuccess.org with a subject line including the name of the position.  

  • Resume 

  • Cover Letter 

  • References 

  • Where you heard about us and/or found the job posting 


To learn more, visit: https://www.projectsuccess.org/news_events/job_openings/ 


Project Success is dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive team. We strongly encourage candidates from a wide variety of backgrounds and experience levels to apply! 

Contact information

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Sunday, July 31
Posted May 5