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Field Crew Member

Actively Recruiting

Openings

140 currently recruiting

Service Dates

February 18, 2019 - December 13, 2019

Application Window

October 15, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Locations

  • Ames, IA
  • Council Bluffs, IA
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Andover, MN
  • Anoka, MN
  • Bemidji, MN
  • Brainerd, MN
  • Carver, MN
  • Duluth, MN
  • Fergus Falls, MN
  • Grand Rapids, MN
  • Mankato, MN
  • Moose Lake, MN
  • Plymouth, MN
  • Rochester, MN
  • Shakopee, MN
  • St Paul, MN
  • Springfield, MO

Contact Information

Kellie Lager
(651) 209-9900
recruit@conservationcorps.org

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AmeriCorps Field Crew Member

AmeriCorps Field Crew Members (ages 18-25) 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.

TERM:
-- Minnesota: February 20-December 13, 2019
-- Iowa/Missouri: January 21-December 13, 2019

JOB DETAILS:
-- AmeriCorps service position (ages 18-25)
-- 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.
-- Stipend: $1355/mo
-- Education award: $5920 upon successful completion of term

LOCATIONS:
-- Northwest Minnesota: Brainerd, Bemidji, Fergus Falls
-- Northeast Minnesota: Grand Rapids, Moose Lake, Gooseberry Falls State Park, Duluth
-- Central Minnesota: St. Paul, Hanover, Shakopee, Andover, Jordan, Plymouth
-- Southern Minnesota: Rochester, Mankato
-- Iowa: Ames, Des Moines, Council Bluffs
-- Missouri: Springfield

QUALIFICATIONS:
-- Ability to work well with others in a team setting.
-- Strong desire to learn new skills.
-- Positive attitude and interest in service and community work.
-- Dedication to complete full term of AmeriCorps service.

REQUIREMENTS:
-- 18-25 years old.
-- Able to complete an arduous Work Capacity Test. The arduous level requires individuals to walk 3 miles in 45 minutes while carrying a 45-pound pack on level terrain.
-- Able to perform the Essential Service Functions 40 hours/week
-- Flexible schedule to accommodate week-long out of town assignments.
-- Flexible schedule to accommodate up to 30 days of out of town emergency response.
-- Full term of service must be completed in order to receive the education award.

BENEFITS:
-- Monthly stipend
-- Education award upon successful completion of term
-- Health insurance
-- Student loan forbearance during service term
-- Skills training and job experience

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

APPLY ONLINE: conservationcorps.org/apply

DEADLINE: December 31, 2018

AmeriCorps Field Crew Members and Leaders (ages 18-25) 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 prairie restoration, exotic species management, fencing and lakeshore restoration. Crew Members also get the chance to work alongside conservation professionals and explore career options within the environmental field.

TERMS:

Crew leaders
-- Minnesota: February 4-December 13, 2019
-- Iowa: January 7-December 13, 2019

Crew members:
-- Minnesota: February 20-December 13, 2019
-- Iowa: January 21-December 13, 2019

JOB DETAILS:
-- AmeriCorps service position (ages 18-25)
-- 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.
-- Stipend: $1690/mo
-- Education award: $5920 upon successful completion of term

LOCATIONS:
-- Northwest Minnesota: Brainerd, Bemidji, Fergus Falls
-- Northeast Minnesota: Grand Rapids, Moose Lake, Gooseberry Falls State Park, Duluth
-- Central Minnesota: St. Paul, Hanover, Shakopee, Andover, Jordan, Plymouth
-- Southern Minnesota: Rochester, Mankato
-- Iowa: Ames, Des Moines, Council Bluffs

QUALIFICATIONS: Crew Member
-- Ability to work well with others in a team setting.
-- Strong desire to learn new skills.
-- Positive attitude and interest in service and community work.
-- Dedication to complete full term of AmeriCorps service.

QUALIFICATIONS: Crew Leader (in addition to above Crew Member qualifications)
-- Previous experience in a leadership role and ability to lead a crew of 4 or 5 members (ages 18-25).
-- Effective communication skills.
-- Experience or education in natural resource management, habitat restoration work and/or related fields.
-- Experience in hand and power tool safety and small engine repair is preferred.

REQUIREMENTS:
-- 18-25 years old
-- Flexible schedule to accommodate week-long out-of-town assignments and emergency response.
-- Ability to perform the Essential Service Functions 40 hours per week, including long (10 hr) days of difficult outdoor work.
-- Full term of service must be completed in order to receive the education award.

PERKS:
-- Learn 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
-- Job-specific training, including Red Cross First Aid/CPR certification

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

APPLY ONLINE: conservationcorps.org/apply

DEADLINE: December 31, 2018

PLEASE NOTE: Positions based in Iowa start in January. Applications for these locations may close prior to the December 31 deadline. Please submit application materials as soon as possible.

Questions? Contact Megan Zeiher, Recruitment Coordinator
recruit@conservationcorps.org or 651-209-9900 x35

AmeriCorps Field Crew Member

AmeriCorps Field Crew Members (ages 18-25) 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.

TERM:
-- Minnesota: February 20-December 13, 2019
-- Iowa/Missouri: January 21-December 13, 2019

JOB DETAILS:
-- AmeriCorps service position (ages 18-25)
-- 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.
-- Stipend: $1355/mo
-- Education award: $5920 upon successful completion of term

LOCATIONS:
-- Northwest Minnesota: Brainerd, Bemidji, Fergus Falls
-- Northeast Minnesota: Grand Rapids, Moose Lake, Gooseberry Falls State Park, Duluth
-- Central Minnesota: St. Paul, Hanover, Shakopee, Andover, Jordan, Plymouth
-- Southern Minnesota: Rochester, Mankato
-- Iowa: Ames, Des Moines, Council Bluffs
-- Missouri: Springfield

QUALIFICATIONS:
-- Ability to work well with others in a team setting.
-- Strong desire to learn new skills.
-- Positive attitude and interest in service and community work.
-- Dedication to complete full term of AmeriCorps service.

REQUIREMENTS:
-- 18-25 years old.
-- Able to complete an arduous Work Capacity Test. The arduous level requires individuals to walk 3 miles in 45 minutes while carrying a 45-pound pack on level terrain.
-- Able to perform the Essential Service Functions 40 hours/week
-- Flexible schedule to accommodate week-long out of town assignments.
-- Flexible schedule to accommodate up to 30 days of out of town emergency response.
-- Full term of service must be completed in order to receive the education award.

BENEFITS:
-- Monthly stipend
-- Education award upon successful completion of term
-- Health insurance
-- Student loan forbearance during service term
-- Skills training and job experience

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

APPLY ONLINE: conservationcorps.org/apply

DEADLINE: December 31, 2018

AmeriCorps Field Crew Members and Leaders (ages 18-25) 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 prairie restoration, exotic species management, fencing and lakeshore restoration. Crew Members also get the chance to work alongside conservation professionals and explore career options within the environmental field.

TERMS:

Crew leaders
-- Minnesota: February 4-December 13, 2019
-- Iowa: January 7-December 13, 2019

Crew members:
-- Minnesota: February 20-December 13, 2019
-- Iowa: January 21-December 13, 2019

JOB DETAILS:
-- AmeriCorps service position (ages 18-25)
-- 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.
-- Stipend: $1690/mo
-- Education award: $5920 upon successful completion of term

LOCATIONS:
-- Northwest Minnesota: Brainerd, Bemidji, Fergus Falls
-- Northeast Minnesota: Grand Rapids, Moose Lake, Gooseberry Falls State Park, Duluth
-- Central Minnesota: St. Paul, Hanover, Shakopee, Andover, Jordan, Plymouth
-- Southern Minnesota: Rochester, Mankato
-- Iowa: Ames, Des Moines, Council Bluffs

QUALIFICATIONS: Crew Member
-- Ability to work well with others in a team setting.
-- Strong desire to learn new skills.
-- Positive attitude and interest in service and community work.
-- Dedication to complete full term of AmeriCorps service.

QUALIFICATIONS: Crew Leader (in addition to above Crew Member qualifications)
-- Previous experience in a leadership role and ability to lead a crew of 4 or 5 members (ages 18-25).
-- Effective communication skills.
-- Experience or education in natural resource management, habitat restoration work and/or related fields.
-- Experience in hand and power tool safety and small engine repair is preferred.

REQUIREMENTS:
-- 18-25 years old
-- Flexible schedule to accommodate week-long out-of-town assignments and emergency response.
-- Ability to perform the Essential Service Functions 40 hours per week, including long (10 hr) days of difficult outdoor work.
-- Full term of service must be completed in order to receive the education award.

PERKS:
-- Learn 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
-- Job-specific training, including Red Cross First Aid/CPR certification

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

APPLY ONLINE: conservationcorps.org/apply

DEADLINE: December 31, 2018

PLEASE NOTE: Positions based in Iowa start in January. Applications for these locations may close prior to the December 31 deadline. Please submit application materials as soon as possible.

Questions? Contact Megan Zeiher, Recruitment Coordinator
recruit@conservationcorps.org or 651-209-9900 x35
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Living Allowance

$1355 - $1355 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 25

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Disaster, Economic Security, Education & Youth, Environment

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural, Suburban, Urban, Wilderness

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Outdoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Federal Government Agency, Park, Recreation or Youth Center

Activity Types

Hands On Activities

Contact Information

Kellie Lager
(651) 209-9900
recruit@conservationcorps.org

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