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Seasonal Individual Placement AmeriCorps Member

Various Locations, MN

The AmeriCorps Individual Placement positions (ages 18-35) are based at various locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Under the direct guidance of a project supervisor, the Specialist will assist with a variety of projects to expand the capacity and reach of the partner agency. See specific position descriptions for greater detail before applying. Up to 15-20% of the service term is dedicated to technical and personal skills training.

This is a full-time commitment for the 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. Members are directly supervised by Conservation Corps program staff and site supervisor. Members serve in a single placement setting with a partnering nonprofit/government organization. Members complete service projects with direction provided by partnering agencies and representatives of those agencies.
Term dates and schedule:

  • Term: May – December 2023
  • Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm typical. Some evenings or weekends may be required.  
  • Saint Paul, MN (Housing is not provided by the Corps. Member must secure their own housing near service location.)
  • Cass Lake, MN (Housing is provided)
Volunteer Outreach Specialist (St. Paul, MN)
Dates: May-December
  • The AmeriCorps Volunteer Outreach Specialist position is based at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in Saint Paul, Minn. The purpose of the Volunteer Outreach Specialist is to assist with development and improvement of the DNR’s Scientific and Natural Areas (SNA) Program Outreach Initiatives relating to volunteers and site stewards, as well as stewardship events and iNaturalist projects/events. This may include volunteer enrollment, retention, and recognition. It may also include coordinating to create innovative ideas for volunteer engagement. Evaluation and analysis of volunteer initiatives will be required.

  • Positive attitude and strong commitment to service and community work
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work with children and youth in outdoor settings
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written formats
  • Creative thinking and problem solving
  • College coursework and/or degree in a relevant field

Service Term: 900 - 1200 hour AmeriCorps positions

  • Living Allowance: $2,300/month
  • Education Award: $3,247.50 - $4,826.50, if eligible and upon successful completion of program
  • Student loan forbearance (on qualifying student loans)
  • Health insurance
  • Training, certifications, networking
  • 18-35 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).

Other Information
Women, BIPOC, LGBTQ people, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

CCMI requires all employees and AmeriCorps members to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 OR submit a medical or religious exemption request.

Contact our recruitment team at recruit@conservationcorps.org

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