Restoring Relations Youth Corps Leader

Location: Twin Cities, MN
Date Posted: 12-12-2016
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Application Instructions
This application will take 30-45 minutes to complete. Be prepared to complete the entire application in one sitting. There is not an option to save your progress and return at a later date. To complete this application, you will need:
  1. A valid email address
  2. A current resume and cover letter
  3. Contact information for two professional references (you must provide an email address for at least one reference)
Answering Essay Questions
During the application, you will be prompted to answer the following questions. Please take time to prepare your answers in advance. We recommend you save these essay questions in a separate document in case of internet/browser errors.
  1. Why are you interested in working with the Conservation Corps? Specifically, why the Restoring Relations Youth Corps?
  2. A crew leader position requires a high degree of energy, commitment and creativity. How do you see yourself meeting these requirements?
  3. Describe your experience supervising or interacting with high school age youth. What did you learn about yourself and others while doing this?
  4. Describe your experience learning or teaching about American Indian culture and values. How would this influence your leadership of a youth crew comprised of American Indian youth?
  5. What outdoor recreation, camping, and/or natural resource management experience/skills do you have?
  6. Crew Leaders are enrolled in AmeriCorps. Are you familiar with AmeriCorps? What does national and community service mean to you?

Restoring Relations Youth Corps Leader Application:


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Conservation Corps AmeriCorps programs engage young adults, ages 18-25, as defined under the American Conservation and Youth Service Corps Act, a subtitle of the National and Community Service Act of 1990.

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Citizenship Status:

To serve in the Conservation Corps, applicants must be eligible for AmeriCorps, which requires its members to be a citizen, national or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States.

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Employment and Education History:

Please upload your resume and cover letter as one file.

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References:

Please provide two supervisory references (individuals that have supervised your work in a job or volunteer position). Do not list friends or family members. We require an email address from at least one of your references. If the second reference does not have an email address, please enter their phone number.

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Experience:


 
CPR
First Aid
WFA
First Aid Instructor
First Responder
WFR
EMT
WEMT
Lifeguard
WSI
Other

 
Summer camp
Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Church/religious education
Taught in formal classroom situation
YMCA/YWCA
At-risk youth
Youth employment
Other

 

Essay Questions:


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Demographic Information:

Privacy Statement [in compliance with the Privacy Act of 1974]: The collection of this information is authorized by the provisions of the National and Community Service Act of 1990. The purpose of this data is for AmeriCorps grant reporting. All responses are strictly confidential.

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Unemployment is defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics as people who do not have a job, have actively looked for work in the past four weeks and are currently available for work (i.e. not attending school, serving in the military or enrolled in an AmeriCorps Program).

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If you only qualified for these state/federal benefits during an AmeriCorps term of service, select “No” for this question.

Criminal History:

All Corpsmembers must successfully pass a National Sex Offender Public Registry and criminal history check. Passing is defined as no positive hits on the NSOPR and no history of violent offenses on the criminal history check.

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Have you served a sentence in prison or been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony for which a jail sentence could have been imposed? You may answer "No" if the conviction or criminal records have been annulled, sealed, set aside or purged, or if you have been pardoned pursuant to law. NOTE: Vehicular charges (including DUIs) are criminal convictions. Any results revealed during pre-employment background checks that are NOT disclosed at this time may jeopardize an offer of employment.

 
Information concerning this question will not automatically bar you from selection, but may be used to direct your interest to areas less related to the area of your conviction. The Corps will perform criminal, sexual offender registry and driver background checks only if a position offer is made.

Driver History:

A valid driver's license and a safe driving record with no major violations (i.e. reckless driving, DUI) within the past five years is required for all Leader/Interpreter positions.

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Signature and Date:

I, signed below, certify that all answers given herein are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I authorize investigation of all statements contained in this application as may be necessary in arriving at a selection decision. In the event of selection, I understand that false or misleading information given in my application or interview may result in my dismissal from the program.

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