Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is known for providing more than 318 AmeriCorps service positions for young adults each year. Most people may not know that 78 percent of Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa's full-time staff served at least one term as an AmeriCorps member or Peace Corps volunteer before being hired on. Staff members served in various programs including: AmeriCorps NCCC, AmeriCorps VISTA, Peace Corps Malawi, Peace Corps Benin, EarthCorps, Southeast Alaska Guidance Association, Student Conservation Association, Montana Conservation Corps, Vermont Youth Conservation Corps, American Youthworks, and Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa. The Corps is proud employ staff with vast service experiences and to be part of President Obama's Employers of National Service.
This week, several of our staff members are attending The Corps Network national conference in Washington, D.C., an annual gathering of leaders in the fields of youth development, community service and the environment.