Restoring Relations Crew Members (ages 15-18) add value to their communities, the environment and themselves through their dedicated service. Crew members participate in a rigorous program of work, education and training and complete environmental restoration projects within the Twin Cities area. Projects may include trail construction and maintenance, foot bridge building, landscaping, campsite development and invasive plant removal. Training includes local indigenous culture and values (primarily Dakota and Ojibwe), proper use of hand tools, safety, camping skills, Leave No Trace and team building. All work projects are completed outside, even during hot or cold weather and in rain (except in unsafe conditions such as lightning).
Program dates, schedule and compensation:
This program is available to all, without regard to disability, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or political affiliation. The Conservation Corps engages AmeriCorps members, 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. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.
Preferred Deadline: May 4, 2018
For more information, view the Restoring Relations Crew Member position description.
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-209-9900 x 33