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Employment

At Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa (CCMI), we are proud of our long history of public service for the benefit of our members, our partners, the environment, and our community. By joining our passionate and dedicated staff team, employees are part of an ecosystem much bigger than CCMI.

We are committed to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion and welcome people from all backgrounds to apply for staff openings. Even if you don’t meet all the requirements listed in a position description, please apply anyway if the position aligns with your goals and passions.

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Director of New Initiatives

Position: Director of New Initiatives
Program: Increasing Diversity in Environmental Careers (IDEC), Individual Placements, Minnesota Energy Climate Corps, and Veterans Corps
Location: St. Paul, MN
Salary: $80,000 – $90,000
Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM (typical); some evenings and weekends required. This is an exempt, full-time position.
Benefits: Health and dental insurance, paid time off, 401(k) Safe Harbor retirement saving plan

Position Summary: The Director of New Initiatives is a new three-year position that will lead and direct operations for four innovative new or growing conservation workforce development programs: Increasing Diversity in Environmental Careers (IDEC), Individual Placements, Minnesota Energy Climate Corps, and Veterans Corps. All four programs align to the mission of CCMI but operate outside of the traditional CCMI program structure and were launched by non-standard funding opportunities. This position will support the on-going evaluation of these programs, adjust as needed the program design to achieve intended outcomes and ensure their long-term financial stability.

How to Apply: Qualified candidates should apply by sending a resume AND cover letter to HR@conservationcorps.org. Please include Director of New Initiatives in the email subject line. Priority application deadline: April 29, 2024

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Accountant

Position: Accountant
Program: Finance
Location: St. Paul, MN
Salary: $55,000-$75,000 (DOQ)
Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Hybrid option with 2-3 days in the office
Benefits: Health and dental insurance, paid time off, 401(k) Safe Harbor retirement saving plan

Position Summary: The Accountant will be flexible to process Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, month-end procedures, financial reporting and forecasting; communicate with and train staff; and provide input on policies and internal controls to ensure sound fiscal practices.

How to Apply: Qualified candidates should apply by sending a resume AND cover letter to HR@conservationcorps.org. Please include Accountant in the email subject line. Priority application deadline: April 5, 2024

CCMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its staff and members. Employment decision with CCMI will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. CCMI does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, military service, union membership, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status with regards to public assistance, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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