AMERICORPS POSITIONS (ages 18-25) Northwest Field Crew Member (Term: May 18 - November 12) 10 positions in Brainerd, Bemidji and Fergus Falls. Field Crew Member (Term: May 26 - December 11) 5 positions in Minnesota and Iowa. Website and Social Media Corps member 1 position in Saint Paul. SUMMER AMERICORPS POSITIONS (ages 18-25) Superior National Forest Diversity Crews 12 positions based in  Tofte or Ely. YOUTH POSITIONS  (ages 15-18) Youth Crew Member Spring positions in greater Ramsey County and Summer positions.

AMERICORPS POSITIONS
(ages 18-25)

Northwest Field Crew Member
(Term: May 18 - November 12)
10 positions in Brainerd, Bemidji and Fergus Falls.

Field Crew Member
(Term: May 26 - December 11)
5 positions in Minnesota
and Iowa.

Website and Social Media Corps member
1 position in Saint Paul.

SUMMER AMERICORPS POSITIONS (ages 18-25)
Superior National Forest Diversity Crews
12 positions based in 
Tofte or Ely.

YOUTH POSITIONS 
(ages 15-18)

Youth Crew Member
Spring positions in greater Ramsey County and Summer positions.

Celebrate Earth Day with the Corps by cleaning up trash & planting trees! Help clean up Saint Paul as part of the Saint Paul Citywide Cleanup on April 18. Plant trees in Rochester during the city's Spring Community Tree Planting on May 2.

Celebrate Earth Day with the Corps by cleaning up trash & planting trees!

Help clean up Saint Paul as part of the Saint Paul Citywide Cleanup on April 18.

Plant trees in Rochester during the city's Spring Community Tree Planting on May 2.

Blog
Buckthorn busters

What started out as an ornamental hedgerow material brought over from Europe in the 1800s, common or European buckthorn can now be found in just about every county in Minnesota. Buckthorn is one of the first plants to leaf out in the spring and last to lose its leaves in the fall, allowing it to do a spectacular job at outcompeting and preventing the growth of native species.

Pine Bend Elementary: Bridging education

Picture yourself as a Conservation Corps crew member coming into work at good ole’ Hamm’s, not fully knowing what your project for the day will be. You’re anticipating some heavy sawing of green ash or additional removal of your best friend, Buckthorn (Rhamnus Cathartica). To your surprise, your crew was assigned to do trail maintenance at Pine Bend Elementary, a School Forest institution.

Corps News
Volunteers make record-setting number of seed bombs

With the sun warming REI's outdoor patio in Bloomington, more than 50 volunteers gathered to make 147 dozen seed bombs. Hands worked fast to make this record-setting amount, which will be distributed by Conservation Corps youth and young adults in natural restoration areas. 

Change lives and get a free shirt to boot

Want a free Corps Tools of the Trade t-shirt (and who doesn’t)? Get yours by signing up for recurring donations (monthly, quarterly, weekly or bi-weekly) to Conservation Corps.