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Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa offers a wide variety of positions for youth and young adults from diverse backgrounds who are interested in connecting with nature, engaging in environmental stewardship, and giving back to their community.

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Applicants of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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Applicant Rounds

We are implementing a new application process to improve the applicant experience. Please note the application deadlines below and ensure you will be available for the required group info session and interview during the respective timeframe for that application round.

Round Application
Group Info
1 Oct 5 Oct 9 – 12 Oct 16 – 20
2 Oct 26 Oct 30 – Nov 1 Nov 6 – 10
3 Nov 9 * Nov 13 – 15 Nov 27 – Dec 1
4 Nov 21 + Nov 27 – 29 Dec 4 – 8
5 Dec 7 ^ Dec 11 – 13 Dec 18 – 22
6 Dec 18 Dec 20 – 21 Jan 2 – 4
7 Dec 29 Jan 2 – 3 Jan 8 – 12
8 Jan 8 Jan 9 – 10 Jan 12 – 17


*  Nov 9: Final Field Specialist Deadline
+ Nov 21:
 Final Individual Placement Deadline
^ Dec 7: Final Crew Leader Deadline

Questions? Please reach out to our recruitment team.

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Outdoor Education Crew Member/Leader

Outdoor Education Crew Members and Leaders operate a hybrid program with the first part of the year focused on natural resource and restoration projects in and around the Twin Cities metro area with other young adults. The second part of the year will be spent leading crews of Twin Cities’ youth participating in our Youth Outdoors program in environmental education, community service, and conservation projects after school and on Saturdays.

Application Deadline: December 18, 2023
Start Date: January 22, 2024
Program: Youth Outdoors
Region(s): Central MN, Minnesota, Twin Cities
Age Range(s): 19-25
Program: Youth Outdoors
Region(s): Central MN, Minnesota, Twin Cities
Age Range(s): 19-25

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Housing Resources

Wondering about housing options? While we only offer housing for a select number of positions, CCMI is here to support you in finding affordable housing. Join our Housing Facebook group and read through our housing resources.

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Reach out by email or call 651-209-9900.