NORTHWEST FIELD CREW MEMBER: 35 Temporary, Full-time Positions. Pay:
$1255/mo stipend, $5730 ed. Award. Dates: 2/15/16-12/15/16.
Location: Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa, Bemidji, Brainerd & Fergus Falls, Minnesota.
Qual: 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 the full term of AmeriCorps service. REQUIREMENTS: -- 18-25 years old -- Flexible schedule to accommodate weeklong 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.
Duties: Looking for an exciting way to spend your year? Apply for a field crew! AmeriCorps Northwest Minnesota Field Crew Members (ages 18-25) work outdoors and gain valuable field skills. Crew members receive on-the-job training in natural resource management, fire control and conservation methods, and then put those skills into practice on natural resource projects across the Midwest. Typical projects include 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. -- 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. For more details and a complete list of qualifications and requirements, please visit our application page.
Appl: Apply online at www.conservationcorps.org/apply.
Contact: Kellie Lager, Recruitment Coordinator email@example.com or 651-209-9900 x31.
Filing Date: 2/12/16.