Education and Outreach Corpsmember

Location: Saint Paul, MN
Date Posted: 08-27-2018
The AmeriCorps Education and Outreach Corpsmember (ages 18-25) will advance the nation’s monarch conservation goals by providing communications, education and outreach assistance with the Monarch Joint Venture, thereby raising public awareness about monarch conservation needs and opportunities to get involved. This position serves to build the capacity of important public service work for the Monarch Joint Venture, of which US Fish and Wildlife service is a partner. The service activities will be completed under the guidance of Monarch Joint Venture staff, in addition to US Fish and Wildlife Service staff, in a manner that assists the larger goals of the project.
 
This is a full-time commitment for a year-long AmeriCorps service term. The member will receive a monthly stipend and an education award upon successful completion of the term that may be used for education expenses or to repay qualified student loans.
 
Term dates and schedule:
  • Term: January 16-December 13, 2019
  • Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. typical.
 
Stipend and award:
  • Monthly stipend: $1690
  • Education award: $5920 upon successful completion of term
 
Location: Housing is not provided by the Corps. Member must secure their own housing near service location.
  • Saint Paul, MN
 
Qualifications:
  • Positive attitude and strong commitment to service and community work
  • Self-directed with a high comfort level for taking initiative and ownership of projects and demonstrated attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills as well as strong organizational and word processing skills
  • Relevant coursework in biology, ecology or related field of study and/or equivalent professional experience such that the applicant can adequately communicate natural phenomena
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with social media pages and outreach (websites, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Experience with public speaking and outreach activities
 
Requirements:
  • 18-25 years old.
  • Must be a US Citizen, US National or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien of the US.
  • Must pass the National Sex Offender Public Registry and criminal history check. “Pass” is defined as no positive hits on the NSOPR and no history of violent offenses on the criminal history check.
  • Full term of service must be completed in order to receive the education award.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and safe driving record (no major moving violations or DUI’s in the past five years).
 
Benefits:
  • Monthly stipend
  • Education award upon successful completion of term
  • Skills training and job experience
  • Health insurance
  • Student loan forbearance during service term


For more information, view the Education and Outreach Corpsmember position description.
 
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.
 
Apply online: http://www.conservationcorps.org/apply
 
Questions? Contact Megan Zeiher, Recruitment Coordinator
recruit@conservationcorps.org or 651-209-9900 x35
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