Youth Outdoors Crew Member

Conservation Corps Minnesota and Iowa

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Job Type AmeriCorps
Salary Details See Job Description

AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors Members (ages 18-25) perform natural resource restoration projects with a crew of their adult peers and engage Twin Cities youth in after-school service projects and environmental education. In spring and fall, corpsmembers lead crews of Twin Cities’ youth participants (ages 15-18) in environmental education and community service projects after school and on Saturdays. In summer, crews complete natural resource restoration projects. Corpsmembers inspire youth, conduct community outreach and restore habitat in partnership with resource management agencies, working alongside conservation professionals.

JOB DETAILS:
-- AmeriCorps service position (ages 18-25)
-- Stipend: $1355/mo
-- Education award: $6095 upon successful completion of term
-- Location: Twin Cities, MN

TERM:
-- Start date: February 17, 2020
-- End date: December 11, 2020

SCHEDULE:
-- Full-time, at least 40 hours/week
---- Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. typical during training and in summer
---- Tuesday – Saturday, varied hours, typical during spring and fall youth programming

QUALIFICATIONS:
-- Ability to work hard in an outdoor setting in adverse conditions for a minimum of 40 hrs/week
-- Commitment to foster strong work habits, environmental ethics, youth leadership and team unity
-- Ability to present to large groups in an outdoor setting, sometimes consisting of over 60 people of all ages
-- Positive attitude, interest in service and community work and desire to make a difference

REQUIREMENTS:
-- 18-25 years old.
-- Full term of service must be completed in order to receive the education award.

PERKS:
-- Gain valuable job skills applicable to any career
-- Earn an AmeriCorps education award for school expenses or to pay off qualified student loans
-- Learn about current environmental issues and network with natural resource professionals
-- Get field experience and gain natural resource management skills

For more details and a complete list of locations, qualifications and requirements, please visit our application page.

HOW TO APPLY

APPLY ONLINE: conservationcorps.org/apply 

Apply soon! Applications reviewed on an ongoing basis

Questions? Contact Hollis Emery, Program Director
recruit@conservationcorps.org or 651-209-9900 x23

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