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Narrative Change VISTA Tenant Organizer

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Job Posting: Narrative Change VISTA Tenant Organizer with MHP


Minnesota Housing Partnership (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 connected to the intentions, directly, 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. The position will also work with tenant organizers in partner organizers, supporting canvassing, organizing, and housing events. The Narrative Change VISTA tenant organizer will cultivate skills and approaches to support storytelling and capture stories at housing events.

In-person activities such as canvassing and event support may take place in Minneapolis, St Paul, and the western suburbs.

MHP (is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit that advois a 501(c) (3) nonprofit that advocates for equitable housing policy, produces data-informed research to inform solutions, and delivers community development services across the US. MHP’s efforts are rooted in the tenet that everyone should have a safe, stable place to call home. You can find out more about MHP at  Learn more about our narrative change project here.

MHP’s physical offices are located at 2446 University Ave W, Ste 106, St Paul, MN 55114. MHP is a fully remote workplace, although staff have the option of working at MHP’s physical office.


Narrative Change VISTA Tenant Organizer duties may include:

·      Develop relationships with current tenant organizers, and communities and leaders within tenant spaces, including participation in canvassing, organizing, and event support related to housing needs and affordable housing.

·      Identify individuals to establish a cohort for “Tell Me Your Housing Story” by conducting outreach to identify and establish narrative change designers and leaders, including current organizational partners, leaders within the tenant community, VISTA organizers, and others.

·      Develop a process, templates and training materials, for hosting a conversation with renters about storytelling and for capturing stories.

·      Develop a template for capacity building training for tenants, leading to impactful and enhanced storytelling that builds tenant power and publicly highlights the needs and concerns of renters.

·      Develop skills in capturing and editing stories, including through written, audio and video media.

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.

Additional information:

·      VISTA service year runs from 8/28/2023 - 8/27/2024

·      Work schedule is generally weekday/daytime. There is the potential or an evening or weekend community event.

·      Some work can be performed remotely or in MHP’s office, some work will be performed in person, such as meeting with community groups.


Benefits: 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.

Application details:

This position is open to applications through July 14, 2023. Applications are accepted through the AmeriCorp website.




Direct link to apply:


Job Posting: Narrative Change VISTA Tenant Organizer with MHP


Minnesota Housing Partnership (MHP) is seeking a Narrative Change VISTA Tenant Organizer to build tenant power and influence through storytelling, organizing, convening, and…

Resumo dos Detalhes

Data de Início
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28 de agosto de 2023
Data de término
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23 de agosto de 2024
Prazo para Inscrições
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14 de julho de 2023
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Salário / Remuneração
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Approx $27,000 for the year
Horas Por Semana
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40 hours per week


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2446 University Ave. W, Suite 140, St. Paul, MN 55114, United States

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