AMERICORPS OPPORTUNITIES (ages 18-25)
We are accepting applications for Field Crew Members/Leaders and Youth Outdoors Members/Leaders. Apply today!
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Positions currently open:
Water Trails Field Crew Leader Deadline May 17
The Water Trails Field Crew Leader leads crews of projects such as water trails obstruction clearing, exotic species management, trail construction, stream bank stabilization, and emergency response.
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Positions currently closed:
These positions are no longer accepting applications for the 2019 season at this time.
FULL-TERM (JANUARY/FEBRUARY-DECEMBER) POSITIONS
Field Crew Members
Seasonal Field Crew Members receive on-the-job training and put those skills into practice on natural resource projects across the Midwest.
Youth Outdoors Crew Members
Seasonal Youth Outdoors Members learn natural resources management skills and engage Twin Cities youth in after-school service projects and environmental education.
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 provide training, education and leadership to corpsmembers, ensuring projects are done in an efficient, safe and consistent manner.
SUMMER (MAY-AUGUST) POSITIONS
I Can Paddle! Crew Members and Leaders
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.
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 skills and educating the public about local ecology and natural resources.
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.
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 Individual Placements
Summer Individual Placements serve with the U.S. Forest Service at the Chippewa National Forest doing visitor and outreach services projects.
Soil and Water Corpsmembers
Soil and Water Corpsmembers serve with Minnesota Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) learning hands-on skills and completing management 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.
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.
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