Field Crew Member
AmeriCorps Field Crew Members (ages 18-25) receive on-the-job training to learn natural resources management skills and put those skills into practice completing habitat restoration projects throughout the Midwest. Crews complete natural resource conservation projects such as tree planting, exotic species management, trail construction, stream bank stabilization, prescribed burning, wildland fire fighting and emergency response. Crew Members also get the chance to work alongside conservation professionals and explore career options within the environmental field.
This is a full-time commitment for a year-long AmeriCorps service term. The Crew 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:
Locations: 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 Crew 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 Field Crew Member 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: March 8, 2017
Early application encouraged. If spots fill up, we may close applications prior to deadline. Term starts March 12; those applying close to the deadline will be expected to start immediately.
Questions? Contact Kellie Lager, Recruitment Coordinator
firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-209-9900 x31