Serve outdoors with purpose!

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

Please note the application deadlines below and ensure you will be available for both the required group info session and interview during the respective timeframe for that application round.

AmeriCorps (ages 18-35)

Round Application Deadline Group Info Session Timeframe Interview Timeframe


Feb 15 Feb 19-21 Feb 26-29


Feb 29 Mar 4-6 Mar 11-15


Mar 14+ Mar 18-20 Mar 25-29


Mar 28* Apr 1-3 Apr 8-12


Apr 8 Apr 10-12 Apr 15-19


Apr 15 Apr 17-19 Apr 22-26


Apr 22 Apr 24-26 Apr 29 – May 3

+March 14: Returner priority deadline for SYC Crew Leaders
*March 28
: Application deadline for Crew Leaders

Youth (ages 15-18)

Priority Deadline March 31

Final Deadline

May 1


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Summer Youth Corps ASL Crew Leader

Summer Youth Corps American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreter/Crew Leaders motivate, direct and coordinate an American Sign Language (ASL) crew of young people in a rigorous program of work, education and training. The Interpreter/Crew Leader will be responsible for maintaining consistent discipline and fostering positive crew morale by utilizing teamwork among youth participants to complete natural resource projects. While serving alongside another AmeriCorps member, the crew leader will provide collaborative leadership for the crew, ensure safety procedures are followed and serve as the liaison with project partners.

Application Deadline: April 15, 2024
Start Date: May 28, 2024
Region(s): Minnesota, Northern MN
Age Range(s): 19-35 (AmeriCorps)
Region(s): Minnesota, Northern MN
Age Range(s): 19-35 (AmeriCorps)
Status: Open

Summer Youth Corps Youth Crew Member

Summer Youth Corps Youth Crew members will participate in a rigorous program of work, education and training and will complete environmental restoration projects. Projects may include trail construction and maintenance, foot bridge building, landscaping, campsite development and invasive plant removal.

Application Deadline: May 1, 2024
Start Date: July 6, 2024
Region(s): Minnesota, Northern MN
Age Range(s): 15-18 (Youth)
Region(s): Minnesota, Northern MN
Age Range(s): 15-18 (Youth)

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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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