AMERICORPS OPPORTUNITIES (ages 18-25)
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FULL-TERM (FEBRUARY-DECEMBER) POSITIONS
Field Specialists: Deadline October 14
Field Specialists provide training, education and leadership, ensuring projects are done in an efficient, safe and consistent manner. The Specialist maintains equipment, conducts repairs and assists with habitat restoration projects.
Water Trails Specialist: Deadline October 14
The Water Trails Specialist assists the Iowa DNR with site reviews, project planning for river restoration and water trails projects, field data and GIS. The Specialist will also provide corpsmembers with training, leadership and project management.
Community Outreach Corpsmember: Deadline October 14
The Community Outreach Corpsmember will serve with a partner of the Corps to increase community engagement with nature and public lands. Activities may include providing educational programming, organizing service projects and outdoor recreation opportunities, and coordinating local events.
Mapping and Outreach Corpsmember: Deadline October 14
The Mapping and Outreach Corpsmember will serve with the International Water Institute, assisting with GIS mapping projects, designing education, outreach and promotional materials, and assisting with watershed education programs in the Red River of the North Basin.
Minnesota DNR Specialists: Deadline October 14
Minnesota DNR Specialists work alongside natural resource professionals at the Department of Natural Resources in Saint Paul. Specialists will work in one of the following areas: Website and Social Media, Planning or Youth Outreach.
Positions currently closed:
These positions are no longer accepting applications for the 2016 season, but will begin accepting applications for the 2017 season in late 2016 or early 2017.
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FULL-TERM (FEBRUARY-DECEMBER) POSITIONS
Field Crew Members and Leaders
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
Youth Outdoors Members receive on-the-job training to learn natural resources management skills and engage Twin Cities youth in after-school service projects and environmental education.
SUMMER (MAY-AUGUST) POSITIONS
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.
Summer Youth Corps Leaders
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.
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.
I Can Paddle! and I Can Camp! Youth Outdoors Crews
I Can! Youth Outdoors Members and Leaders serve alongside the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources teaching families canoe/kayak paddling or camping skills and educating the public about local ecology and natural resources.
Ancestral Lands Corpsmember
The Ancestral Lands Corpsmember serves with Apostle Islands National Lakeshore to complete conservation projects and build connections between the park and the local Native American community.