AMERICORPS OPPORTUNITIES (ages 18-25)
We are currently accepting applications for Youth Outdoors Members, and will begin accepting applications for the 2018 season in September/October 2017.
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Youth Outdoors Members
Youth Outdoors Members learn natural resources management skills and engage Twin Cities youth in after-school service projects and environmental education. Deadline: Friday, August 18
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.
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. Locations across Minnesota & Iowa.
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.
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.
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 serve with the USFWS or the USFS doing outreach, maintenance, biological systems or road monitoring projects.
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.
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.
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! Crew Members and Leader
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.
Wildlife Studies Team Members
Wildlife Studies Team Members participate in on-the-job training and put those skills into practice assisting northern long-eared bat and white-tailed deer monitoring projects in partnership with Iowa Department of Natural Resources.
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