AMERICORPS OPPORTUNITIES (ages 18-25)
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Full-term (March-December) Field Crew Positions
Summer (May-August) Positions
Half-term (May-October/November/December) Positions
Full-term (May 2017-May 2018) Individual Placement Positions

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Open positions:

FULL-TERM (MARCH-DECEMBER) POSITIONS

Please note: Early application is highly encouraged for full-term (March-December) positions. Applications considered as received. If spots fill up, we may close applications prior to deadline. Term starts March 12; those applying close to the deadline will be expected to start immediately.

Field Crew Members: Deadline Extended March 8
Field Crew Members receive on-the-job training and put those skills into practice on natural resource projects across the Midwest. Based in Rochester or Mankato, MN.


SUMMER (MAY-AUGUST) POSITIONS

Conservation Apprentices: Deadline March 3
Conservation Apprentices spend the summer serving alongside natural resource professionals in a Minnesota Soil and Water Conservation District, learning hands-on skills in managing water and soil resources.

Conservation Interns: Deadline March 26
Conservation Interns serve with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge or the U.S. Forest Service at the Chippewa National Forest.

Field Operations Corpsmembers: Deadline March 3
Field Operations Corpsmembers work with the Summer Youth Corps to make sure that the community runs smoothly, supporting the Assistant Directors.

I Can Camp! Crew Members and Leader: Deadline March 3
I Can Camp! Youth Outdoors Members and Leaders serve alongside the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources teaching families camping skills and educating the public about local ecology and natural resources.

I Can Paddle! Crew Members and Leader: Deadline March 3
I Can! Youth Outdoors Members and Leaders serve alongside the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources teaching families canoe/kayak paddling skills and educating the public about local ecology and natural resources.

Restoring Relations Youth Corps Leaders: Deadline March 3
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.

Seasonal Field Crew Members and Leaders: Deadline March 3
Field Crew Members and Leaders in Brainerd, Bemidji and Fergus Falls receive on-the-job training and put those skills into practice on natural resource projects across the Midwest.

Summer Youth Corps Leaders: Deadline March 3
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: Deadline March 3
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.


HALF-TERM (MAY-OCTOBER/NOVEMBER) POSITIONS

Lake County Forestry Crew Members and Leader: Deadline March 3
Forestry Crew Members and Leader will learn natural resource skills and put those skills into practice alongside Lake Soil and Water Conservation District staff.

Seasonal Field Crew Members and Leaders: Deadline March 3
Field Crew Members and Leaders in Brainerd, Bemidji and Fergus Falls receive on-the-job training and put those skills into practice on natural resource projects across the Midwest.

Half-term Field Crew positions in Des Moines and Council Bluffs, IA will open in mid-March.

Superior National Forest "Faces of Tomorrow" Crews: Deadline March 3
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.


FULL-TERM (MAY 2017-MAY 2018) POSITIONS

YMCA Community Connections Corpsmember: Deadline March 3
The YMCA Community Connections Corpsmember will work with the YMCA in Omaha, Neb. to support the Youth Initiative, Let's Move! Outside.


Positions currently closed:

These positions are no longer accepting applications for the 2017 season, but will begin accepting applications for the 2018 season in September/October 2017.

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.

Youth Outdoors Members and Leaders
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
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.

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

 

 

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