AMERICORPS OPPORTUNITIES (ages 18-25)

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

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Half-term positions currently open:

Seasonal Field Crew Members- Deadline May 11
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.

Seasonal Youth Outdoors Crew Members- Deadline May 10
Youth Outdoors Crew Members perform natural resource restoration projects with a crew of their adult peers and put those skills into practice engaging Twin Cities youth in after-school service projects and environmental education or completing work at School Forest and Community Forest sites in Minnesota.

Summer positions currently open:

Superior National Forest "Faces of Tomorrow" Crews-- Deadline April 20
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 April 20
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 May 10
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 May 10
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.

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 in September/October 2018.

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.

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.

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.

Conservation Apprentices
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.

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.

Youth Outdoors School and Community Forest Crew Members
Youth Outdoors School and Community Forest Members learn natural resource management and forestry skills and complete work at School and Community Forest s

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

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!