Historic Resources Specialist

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Deadline to Apply:

Sunday, October 30, 2016, 5:00pm


Grand Rapids, MN
United States

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Job Description:

The AmeriCorps Historic Resources Specialist (ages 18-25) will assist the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Parks and Trails (PAT) staff in organizing, arranging, preserving, and cataloging the extensive collection of historic documents and materials at Croft Mine Historical Park and Hill Annex Mine State Park. This may include assisting the Itasca County Historical Society in cultivating relationships with the community, providing education and outreach to community groups, and preparing environmental review documents, internet content, press releases and newsletter articles.


-- Location: Grand Rapids, MN
-- AmeriCorps service position (ages 18-25 preferred)
-- Term dates: January 17 – December 15, 2017
-- Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. typical. Some evening and weekend hours may be required.
-- Stipend: $1990/mo
-- Education award: $5775 upon successful completion of term


-- Bachelor’s degree in planning, outdoor recreation/parks planning/administration, landscape architecture, archeology, museum studies, archives management, geography, natural resources management or relevant field; or a combination of college-level coursework and professional experience in related fields.
-- Strong written and oral communication skills.
-- Strong planning, organizational and creative thinking skills.
-- Desire and ability to work with diverse youth, adults and other volunteers in conservation, education and recreation settings.


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


-- 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 qualifications and requirements, please visit our application page.

How to Apply:

APPLY ONLINE: conservationcorps.org/apply

DEADLINE: October 30, 2016

Questions? Contact Kellie Lager, Recruitment Coordinator
recruit@conservationcorps.org or 651-209-9900 x31