Conservation Corps – Summer Jobs for Youth

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Conservation Corps Minnesota is a 501(c)(3) that specializes in developing youth and young adults through conservation and natural resource work.  Our central office is located in Maplewood, MN and our programs are located around the state.

Conservation Corps Minnesota
2715 Upper Afton Road #100
Maplewood, MN 55119
www.conservationcorps.org

The Summer Youth Corps Youth Crew Members will add value to themselves, their community, and the environment through their dedicated service. The member will participate in a rigorous program of work, education, and training and will complete environmental restoration projects. The member is responsible for following all rules and guidelines and adding positively to their team.

Position Posting:

Title: Youth Crew Member
Program Dates: June 16th-July 14th or July 21st- August 18th, 2012

(Youth may only participate in one of the 4-week sessions per summer.)

Requirements: Must be 15, 16, 17, or 18 years old on June 16th, 2012 for session 1

Must be 15, 16, 17, or 18 years old on July 21th, 2012 for session 2

(No exceptions because of child labor laws).

Reports to: Nina Eagin, Summer Youth Corps Coordinator
Supervised by: AmeriCorps Crew Leaders, ages 19-25.
Location: Due to windstorm damage to our St. Croix State Park base camp, training locations are still being determined.  Travel throughout MN and region to complete various environmental service projects.
Time-off Youth must participate in the full 4 weeks.  Time-off is granted only in the case of emergency.

(During weekends and holidays, youth will participate in recreational activities near their work location.)

Pay Youth will receive a living allowance of $185 per week.  They will be paid twice per month by paycheck.  Paychecks can either be sent home or held by Youth Corps Coordinator until end of program.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Position Posting:

Title: Youth Crew Member
Program Dates: July 9th – August 3rd 2012
Requirements: Must be 15, 16, 17, or 18 years old on July 9th 2012 (no exceptions because of child labor laws).
Reports to: John Stelzner, Youth Outdoors Coordinator
Supervised by: AmeriCorps Crew Leaders, ages 19-25.
Location: Monday – Friday crews will travel to a variety of sites within MN to complete work.
Time-off Youth will spend weekends at home. Youth will be picked up each Monday and dropped off each Friday at the same Twin Cities recreation center.
Pay Youth will receive a living allowance of $120 per week.  They will be paid twice per month by paycheck.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To apply:

Find these positions, download application at www.conservationcorps.org/applications-youth

Submit application by June 1, 2012.

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