Summer Field Crew Member

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Deadline to Apply:

Monday, May 9, 2016, 5:15pm

Address:

Brainerd, MN
United States

Job Category:

Internship

Job Type:

Full-time

Other

Job Description:

AmeriCorps Summer 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 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.

JOB DETAILS:

  • AmeriCorps service position (ages 18-25)
  • Term dates: May 23-August 19, 2016
  • Schedule: Full-time, hours vary. Overnight camping often required 4-12 days at a time.
  • Stipend: $1255/mo
  • Education award: $1515.55 upon successful completion of term
  • Locations: Brainerd, MN
  • Relocation assistance available for those moving to the area.

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
  • 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.

Position Start Date:

Friday, May 13, 2016

Job Duration:

Temporary

How to Apply:

APPLY ONLINE: conservationcorps.org/apply

DEADLINE: May 9, 2016

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please apply early!

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

Job Compensation:

Other

Stipend

Compensation Information:

  • Stipend: $1255/mo
  • Education award: $1515.55 upon successful completion of term

Contact Name:

Kelly Lager

Contact Phone:

(651) 209-9900 x. 31

Contact Email:

recruit@conservationcorps.org