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Youth Outdoors Crew Leader

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Openings

5 currently recruiting

Service Dates

February 4, 2019 - December 13, 2019

Application Window

October 17, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Locations

  • Minneapolis, MN
  • St Paul, MN

Contact Information

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

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Description

AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors Leaders (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: $1690/mo
-- Education award: $5920 upon successful completion of term
-- Location: Twin Cities, MN

TERM AND SCHEDULE:
-- February 4-December 13, 2019
-- 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
-- Prior leadership experience with peers
-- Experience coordinating project tasks and logistics
-- Experience and/or education in natural resource management, environmental education, youth development or outdoor recreation

REQUIREMENTS:
-- 18-25 years old.
-- Full term of service must be completed in order to receive the education award.
-- Crew Leaders only: Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

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.

APPLY ONLINE: conservationcorps.org/apply

DEADLINE: December 31, 2018

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

AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors Leaders (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: $1690/mo
-- Education award: $5920 upon successful completion of term
-- Location: Twin Cities, MN

TERM AND SCHEDULE:
-- February 4-December 13, 2019
-- 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
-- Prior leadership experience with peers
-- Experience coordinating project tasks and logistics
-- Experience and/or education in natural resource management, environmental education, youth development or outdoor recreation

REQUIREMENTS:
-- 18-25 years old.
-- Full term of service must be completed in order to receive the education award.
-- Crew Leaders only: Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

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.

APPLY ONLINE: conservationcorps.org/apply

DEADLINE: December 31, 2018

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

$1690 - $1690 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, Economic Security, Education & Youth, Environment

Location Type

Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Outdoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Museum or Nature Center, Park, Recreation or Youth Center, Social Enterprise (nonprofit)

Activity Types

Hands On Activities

Contact Information

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

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