FREE Nonprofit Jobs Postings and News.

 

Job Details

Nonprofit Job in Saint Paul Minnesota

 
   

  Youth Outdoors Crew Member/Leader Job viewed 814 times.
  Job Description

AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors Members and Leaders (ages 18-25) perform natural resource restoration projects with a crew of their adult peers and engage Twin Cities youth in after-school service projects and environmental education. In spring and fall, corpsmembers lead crews of Twin Cities’ youth participants (ages 15-18) in environmental education and community service projects after school and on Saturdays. In summer, crews complete natural resource restoration projects. Corpsmembers inspire youth, conduct community outreach and restore habitat in partnership with resource management agencies, working alongside conservation professionals.

JOB DETAILS:
-- AmeriCorps service position (ages 18-25)
-- Location: Twin Cities, MN
-- Term dates:
---- Crew Leader: February 1 – December 15, 2017
---- Crew Member: February 16 – December 15, 2017
-- Schedule:
---- Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. typical during training and in summer
---- Tuesday – Saturday, varied hours, typical during spring and fall youth programming.
-- Stipend: Crew Leader $1690/mo; Crew Member $1355/mo
-- Education award: $5775 upon successful completion of term


QUALIFICATIONS: Crew Member
-- Ability to work hard in an outdoor setting in adverse conditions for a minimum of 40 hrs/week
-- Desire to work with diverse youth in conservation, education and recreation settings
-- Ability to present to large groups in an outdoor setting, sometimes consisting of over 60 people of all ages
-- Desire to learn skills in youth development and/or natural resource management; 15-20% of the service term is dedicated to technical and personal-skill training
-- Positive attitude, interest in service and community work and desire to make a difference

QUALIFICATIONS: Crew Leader (in addition to above Crew Member qualifications)
-- Prior leadership experience with peers
-- Experience coordinating project tasks and logistics
-- Experience and/or education in natural resource management, environmental education, youth development or outdoor recreation

REQUIREMENTS:
-- 18-25 years old.
-- Able to complete an arduous Work Capacity Test.  The arduous level requires individuals to walk 3 miles in 45 minutes while carrying a 45 pound pack on level terrain.
-- Flexible schedule to accommodate week-long out of town assignments and emergency response.   
-- Full term of service must be completed in order to receive the education award.
-- Crew Leaders Only: Valid driver’s license and safe driving record (no major moving violations or DUI’s in the past five years).

PERKS:
-- Learn valuable job and leadership 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 qualifications and requirements, please visit our application page.

APPLY ONLINE: http://www.conservationcorps.org/apply

DEADLINE: January 20, 2017

Early application encouraged, as spots may fill up. Applications considered as received.

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

  Metro Area Minneapolis MN
  Job Location City Saint Paul
  Job Location State Minnesota
  Job Category Communications, Education and Training, Project management, Youth Programs
  Prefered Experience 0 year(s)
  Job Type Temporary
 
  Job Posting Date Jan. 4, 2017
 

Organization Details

  Organization Name Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
  Organizational Focus Communications, Community Service and Volunteering, Conservation, Energy Conservation and Green Living, Environment and Ecology, Other Service Organization, Service Learning, Service Organization, Training, Youth Services
  Contact Person Kellie Lager
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email recruit@conservationcorps.org
  Web Address http://www.conservationcorps.org/apply

Email Newsletter Sign Up
Email:


Visit our
Nonprofit Network Blog

Free Nonprofit Job Posting  |  Find a Job  |  Find a Consultant  |  Blogs  |  Find a Resume  |  Find an Event  |  Find People  |  Find a Nonprofit
 
html>