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2017 Youth - YO Fall

Twin Cities, MN
Youth Outdoors 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 brush hauling, rain garden installation, seed collection, wildlife habitat construction and leading volunteers. Crew members will also plan, create and carry out a youth-led service project that includes and educates local community members on an environmental topic of the crew’s choice. 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:
  • Program dates:
    • ASAP after September 7 - November 14, 2017
  • Schedule: 12 hours/week
    • Saint Paul/Ramsey locations: Tuesday 3:30-5:30 pm; Thursday 3:30-6:30 pm; Saturday 8 am-3:30 pm
    • Minneapolis locations: Tuesday 3:45-5:45 pm; Thursday 3:45-6:45 pm; Saturday 8 am-3:30 pm
  • Compensation: $9.50/hour
Recreation Center Locations:
SAINT PAUL         
945 Hazel St N
Saint Paul, MN 55119
El Rio Vista
179 Robie St E
Saint Paul, MN 55107
1000 E Wheelock Pkwy
Saint Paul, MN 55106
  West Minnehaha
685 W Minnehaha Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55104
North Dale
1414 Saint Albans St N
Saint Paul, MN 55117
Duluth & Case
1020 Duluth St.
Saint Paul, MN 55106
Dayton's Bluff Rec. Center
800 Conway St.
Saint Paul, MN 55106
North Saint Paul
2520 East 12th Avenue
North Saint Paul, MN 55109
1910 County Road B West
Roseville, MN 55113
North Commons
1801 James Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
3400 15th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55407

  • Desire and ability to work hard outdoors.
  • Desire to work with peers in conservation, education and recreation settings.
  • Ability to practice strong work habits, environmental ethics and team unity.
  • Positive attitude, interest in service and community work and desire to make a difference.
  • Previous experience is not required; 15-20% of program is dedicated to technical and personal-skill training.
  • Must be 15-18 years old on program start date. Due to child labor laws, no exceptions can be made.
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: October 6

Applications will be reviewed as they come in. Please apply early!
For more information, view the Youth Crew Member position description.
Questions? Contact youth@conservationcorps.org.
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