Field Crew Corps Member

Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Iowa

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Job Type AmeriCorps
Salary Details Living expenses and education award
Deadline Dec 01, 2020
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

AmeriCorps Field Crew Members receive on-the-job training to learn natural resources management skills and put those skills into practice completing habitat restoration projects throughout the Midwest. Crews complete natural resource conservation projects such as tree planting, exotic species management, trail construction, stream bank stabilization, prescribed burning, wildland fire fighting and emergency response. Crew Members also get the chance to work alongside conservation professionals and explore career options within the environmental field.
 
This is a full-time commitment for a year-long AmeriCorps service term. The Crew Member will receive a monthly stipend and an education award upon successful completion of the term that may be used for education expenses or to repay qualified student loans.
 
Term dates and schedule:

  • Term: February to December 2021
  • Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. typical. In some locations, hours vary significantly, and overnight camping is often required 4-12 days at a time.

Locations: Housing is not provided by the Corps. Member must secure their own housing near service location.

  • Northwest Minnesota: Brainerd, Bemidji, Fergus Falls
  • Northeast Minnesota: Grand Rapids, Gooseberry Falls State Park, Duluth
  • Central Minnesota: St. Paul, Hanover, Plymouth, Shakopee, Andover, Chaska
    • Positions in Chaska will work exclusively with the USFWS and have access to free, dorm-style housing. Please email recruit@conservationcorps.org with additional questions.
  • Southern Minnesota: Rochester, Mankato
  • Iowa: Des Moines 
HOW TO APPLY

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