AMERICORPS OPPORTUNITIES (ages 18-25)

We are currently accepting applications for full-term and summer positions.

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Full-term positions currently open:

Youth Outdoors Crew Members- Deadline March 2
Youth Outdoors Members learn natural resources management skills and engage Twin Cities youth in after-school service projects and environmental education.

Youth Outdoors School and Community Forest Crew Members-- Deadline March 2
Youth Outdoors School and Community Forest Members and Leaders learn natural resource management and forestry skills and complete work at School and Community Forest sites.

Field Crew Members-- Deadline March 2
Field Crew Members receive on-the-job training and put those skills into practice on natural resource projects across the Midwest. Locations across Minnesota & Iowa.

Field Specialist-- Deadline March 2
This member provides training, education and leadership to corpsmembers, ensuring projects are done in an efficient, safe and consistent manner. The Specialist maintains equipment, conducts repairs, and assists with habitat restoration projects such as trail building, carpentry, wildland firefighting and prescribed burning.

Summer positions currently open:

Conservation Apprentices-- Deadline March 2
Conservation Apprentices serve alongside natural resource professionals in a Minnesota Soil and Water Conservation District, learning hands-on skills in managing soil and water resources.

Conservation Interns-- Deadline March 2
Conservation Interns serve with the USFWS or the USFS doing outreach, archaeology and historic resources or road monitoring projects.

Superior National Forest "Faces of Tomorrow" Crews-- Deadline March 2
Superior National Forest "Faces of Tomorrow" Crew Members and Leaders receive intensive training and on-the-job experience as part of the Superior National Forest’s “Faces of Tomorrow” initiative, an effort to improve the diversity of their future workforce.

Summer Youth Corps Leaders and Leaders/Interpreters-- Deadline March 2
Summer Youth Corps Leaders live outdoors and lead youth in service projects that restore natural habitats and improve public access to outdoor recreation.

Restoring Relations Youth Corps Leaders-- Deadline March 2
Restoring Relations Youth Corps Leaders engage youth of Native American Tribes and/or heritage in natural resource conservation work such as trail construction and maintenance, boardwalk building, planting, campsite development and invasive species removal.

I Can Paddle! and I Can Camp! Crew Members and Leaders-- Deadline March 2
I Can! Youth Outdoors Members and Leaders serve alongside the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources teaching families camping or canoe/kayak paddling skills and educating the public about local ecology and natural resources.

Summer Field Crew Members/Leaders-- Deadline March 2
Summer Field Crew Members and Leaders receive on-the-job training and put those skills into practice on natural resource projects across the Midwest. Locations in Northwest Minnesota.

Field Operations Corpsmembers-- Deadline March 2
The Field Operations Corpsmembers work with the Summer Youth Corps to make sure the community runs smoothly. This includes supporting the Assistant Directors in cleaning and maintaining camp buildings, ensuring tools are ready for crews and maintaining vehicles and gardens.

Agriculture and Water Outreach Corpsmember-- Deadline March 2
This member serves alongside natural resource professionals with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture supporting the work of the Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program (MAWQCP), learning hands-on skills in assessing and managing soil and water resources.

Iowa Trails Corps Crew Member/Leader-- Deadline March 30
These members participate in on-the-job training to learn natural resources management skills and put those skills into practice enhancing, restoring and improving Iowa’s regional destination trails.

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Positions currently closed:

These positions are no longer accepting applications for the 2018 season, but will begin accepting applications for the 2019 season in September/October 2018.

Individual Placements
Individual Placement members serve in a single-placement setting with various government and nonprofit partners of the Corps. Past partners include the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the University of Minnesota Extension, the Monarch Joint Venture Initiative and the YMCA.

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Looking for a staff position? Visit our employment page for current staff openings.

Please contact recruit@conservationcorps.org if you have any questions!