Events & Opportunities

Ignite Afterschool connects communities across Minnesota in the shared effort to provide engaging, hands-on activities to all young people outside of the school day. This collective effort grows stronger whenever we have the opportunity to meet up and work together on the issues we face in our individual work, in our communities, and across Minnesota.

This page serves as the community board where those opportunities are posted. You’ll find the latest job opportunities, trainings, working meetings, and other events from Ignite Afterschool, its network partners, and youth-serving organizations that align with our network goals. Our staff will update the page with official network events, but we encourage network partners and community organizations to post any events or opportunities, provided they meet our submission guidelines. Of course, if you're just here to view the latest opportunities and events, keep scrolling!

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For networking and professional development opportunties

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Opportunities for afterschool and youth development professionals and organizations

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New Toolkits Page for Believe It. Build It.

Our vision for Believe It. Build It. – Minnesota’s Guide to Effective Afterschool Practices has always been that afterschool providers and youth workers across the state would truly use it in their programs. But we know it’s not that simple. The Believe It. Build It. (BiBi) guidebook has all the instructions for building quality programs, but programs also need the tools […]

Start Planning for Lights On Afterschool 2015!

Celebrate Afterschool in Minnesota! Click here for Minnesota’s 2015 Lights On Afterschool planning toolkit! Lights On Afterschool 2015 is on October 22nd Wondering how your community can celebrate Lights On Afterschool this October? This email should brighten the light bulb above your head! Ignite will be supporting afterschool programs across Minnesota to plan Lights On Afterschool […]

Use This Book! Contest for Believe It. Build It.

Click here to fill out the contest submission form. Believe It. Build It. was shaped by contributions from afterschool stakeholders all across Minnesota – it proves that our network can make great things happen when we work together. We’re calling on the power of our network again, and inviting you to participate in a statewide contest […]

Greater Twin Cities Metro

There is no formal Regional Igniter partner for the Greater Twin Cities metro area, but there are plenty of citywide systems connected to the Ignite Afterschool network. To get involved with the latest afterschool initiatives in the Greater Twin Cities area – including networking and professional development opportunities – contact: Saint Paul Erik Skold Associate Director Sprockets Phone: […]