Youth Outdoors Field Specialist
The AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors Field Specialist (ages 18-25 preferred) position provides training, education, coordination and leadership to Youth Outdoors corpsmembers and ensures a positive and safe experience for all participants. This position reports to the Youth Outdoors Program Manager. The Field Specialist will help fellow members achieve personal and program success through the principles of team work and service-learning. Specialists must be responsive to instructions and feedback delivered by the Field Coordinator, Regional Staff, and project hosts from land management agencies such as the DNR, USFWS, NPS, SWCDs, cities and counties.
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:
Stipend and award:
Location: Housing is not provided by the Corps. Member must secure their own housing near service location.
Training: As an AmeriCorps service learning program and to prepare members for habitat restoration projects, the Corps provides orientation and skills training at the start of the program year, and additional region or project specific training throughout the service term including:
For more information, view the Youth Outdoors Field Specialist 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.
Deadline: November 19, 2018
Apply online: http://www.conservationcorps.org/apply
Questions? Contact Megan Zeiher, Recruitment Coordinator
firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-209-9900 x35