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Americorps Positions Available -- Gain Experience in Natural Resources, Conservation, and the Environment

Summer Youth Corps Leaders/Interpreters
Interested in making a difference in the lives of Minnesota youth?  Conservation Corps is hiring 26 Crew Leaders to lead youth in our Summer Youth Corps.  Crew leaders are 19+ years old and lead 15-18 year old youth on outdoor work projects throughout Minnesota. Leaders receive $1210 per month living stipend plus free housing, food and transportation throughout the program.  Leaders of all different backgrounds and experience are encouraged to apply.  For more information visit: http://conservationcorps.org/americorps-summer-youth-corps. Apply online by March 22, 2013

Northwest Minnesota Field Crew Members
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is accepting applications for Northwest Field Crew members (located in Brainerd, Bemidji, and Fergus Falls, MN, with travel). Corpsmembers participate in on the job training to learn natural resource management skills and put those skills into practice working on conservation projects across the upper Midwest.  Crew Members will work on a crew of 4 members, with two co-leaders.  Crew Members will receive training and complete various conservation projects such as tree planting, prairie restoration, exotic species management, streambank stabilization, GPS/GIS mapping, wildlife surveys, carpentry/construction, timber stand improvement, lakeshore restoration, erosion control, prescribed burning, environmental education, trail construction & maintenance, wildlife habitat improvement, wildland fire fighting and emergency response.   Those with all different experience and professional and personal background are encouraged to apply!  For more information, please click here or navigate here: http://conservationcorps.catsone.com/careers/index.php

Conservation Apprentice Academy
Academy Apprentices serve alongside professionals at Soil and Water Conservation Districts across the state of Minnesota.  This is an excellent summer opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and learn about the field of conservation!  Apprentices earn a stipend and  receivean AmeriCorps education award.  These positions have not been posted yet, but will be available in the next two weeks.  For more information, please visit: http://conservationcorps.org/apprentice-academy/