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Conservation Apprentice

Company Name: Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa

Job Responsibilities: Spend the summer working alongside natural resource professionals!

AmeriCorps Conservation Academy Apprentices (ages 18-25) serve in a Minnesota Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD), learning hands-on skills in managing soil and water resources. Management projects may include service and groundwater monitoring, wetland and watercourse inventories and assessments, preparation for cost-share and easement programs, field surveying and site inspections, and coordinating educational programs. Apprentices may also communicate with local landowners to develop management plans, gather input on best practices and provide education materials on water resources.

JOB DETAILS:
— AmeriCorps service position (ages 18-25)
— Term: May 16 – August 12, 2016
— Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. typical. Some evening and weekend hours may be required.
— Stipend: $1255/mo
— Education award: $1515.55 upon successful completion of term
— Location: 31 SWCD locations across Minnesota

For a full location map and list of participating SWCDs, please visit: http://www.conservationcorps.org/s/2016_AA_Map-s3tk.pdf

QUALIFICATIONS:
— Positive attitude and strong commitment to service and community work.
— Ability to work outdoors across varied terrain and in all weather conditions.
— Strong communication skills, with the ability to educate and interact with landowners and community members.
— Academic and/or field experience in natural resources preferred.

REQUIREMENTS:
— 18-25 years old.
— Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
— Full term of service must be completed in order to receive the education award.

PERKS:
— Gain valuable job skills applicable to any career
— Earn an AmeriCorps education award for school expenses or to pay off qualified student loans
— Learn about current environmental issues and network with natural resource professionals
— Get field experience and gain natural resource management skills

For more details and a complete list of locations, qualifications and requirements, please visit our application page.

APPLY ONLINE: conservationcorps.org/apply

Deadline: February 28, 2016

Questions? Contact Kellie Lager, Recruitment Coordinator
recruit@conservationcorps.org or 651-209-9900 x31

Pay Range: $1255/mo stipend

Company Address: 60 Plato Blvd E
Saint Paul, MN

Company Phone: (651) 209-9900

Fax:

Company Email: recruit@conservationcorps.org

Company Website: http://www.conservationcorps.org

Hours Per Week: Full-time, Temporary, Seasonal

Days: Monday-Friday typical

Hours: 40 hrs/week

Date Position Expires: 02/28/2016

How to Apply: Apply online via the company website

Requirements: Background Check

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