AMERICORPS OPPORTUNITIES (ages 18-25)

We are accepting applications for Individual Placement and Field Specialist positions. Applications for Field Crew Members/Leaders and Youth Outdoors Members/Leaders will open again mid-October 2018.

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Positions currently open:

Individual Placements Deadline: October 26
Individual Placement members serve in a single-placement setting with various government and nonprofit partners of the Corps. Partners include Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Center for Energy and Environment, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, International Water Institute, Monarch Joint Venture Initiative and National Park Service.

Field Specialists Deadline: October 26
Field Specialists provide training, education and leadership to corpsmembers, ensuring projects are done in an efficient, safe and consistent manner.

Field Crew Members and Leaders Deadline December 31
Field Crew Members and Leaders receive on-the-job training and put those skills into practice on natural resource projects across the Midwest.

Youth Outdoors Members and Leaders Deadline December 31
Youth Outdoors Members and Leaders learn natural resources management skills and engage Twin Cities youth in after-school service projects and environmental education. 

Youth Outdoors School and Community Forest Members and Leaders Deadline December 31
Youth Outdoors School and Community Forest Members and Leaders will learn natural resource management and forestry skills and complete work at School and Community Forest sites.

Interested in a position, but worried about finding housing? Join our Housing Facebook group!


Positions currently closed:

These positions are no longer accepting applications for the 2018 season, but will begin accepting applications for the 2019 season on December 17, 2018.


HALF-TERM (MAY-DECEMBER) POSITIONS

Field Crew Members
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.

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


SUMMER (MAY-AUGUST) POSITIONS

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

Field Operations Corpsmembers
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.

Iowa Trails Corps Crew Member/Leader
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.

I Can Paddle! and I Can Camp! Crew Members and Leaders
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.

Restoring Relations Youth Corps Leaders
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.

Summer Field Crew Members/Leaders
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.

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

Superior National Forest "Faces of Tomorrow" Crews
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.

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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!