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Field Specialist

Complete natural resource service projects as well as provide training, education, coordination and leadership to ensure a positive and safe experience for regional AmeriCorps members. Primary responsibilities include: fostering AmeriCorps member development through experiential learning, providing technical skills training, monitoring field safety and conducting equipment maintenance.

Application Deadline: December 13, 2023
Start Date: January 3, 2023
Program: Field Crews
Region(s): Iowa, Minnesota
Age Range(s): 18-25
Program: Field Crews
Region(s): Iowa, Minnesota
Age Range(s): 18-25
Status: Open

Seasonal Field Crew Leader/Member

Receive on the job training to learn natural resources management skills and put those skills into practice completing habitat restoration projects throughout the Midwest.

Application Deadline: May 8, 2023
Start Date: May 18, 2023
Program: Field Crews
Region(s): Iowa, Minnesota
Age Range(s): 18-25
Program: Field Crews
Region(s): Iowa, Minnesota
Age Range(s): 18-25
Status: Open

Field Crew Member

Receive on the job training to learn natural resources management skills and put those skills into practice completing habitat restoration projects throughout the Midwest.

Application Deadline: December 17, 2022
Start Date: February 6, 2023
Program: Field Crews
Region(s): Iowa, Minnesota
Age Range(s): 18-25
Program: Field Crews
Region(s): Iowa, Minnesota
Age Range(s): 18-25
Status: Open

Field Crew Leader

Lead crews in completing natural resource conservation projects such as exotic species management, herbicide application, stream bank stabilization and erosion control, timber stand improvement, prescribed burning, trail construction & maintenance, tree planting, basic carpentry, wild land fire suppression and emergency response in partnership with public land management agencies such as the DNR, USFWS, NPS, SWCDs, etc. Facilitatee training, education, coordination, and leadership to support a positive and safe experience for fellow AmeriCorps Crew Members.

Application Deadline: December 13, 2022
Start Date: January 23, 2023
Program: Field Crews
Region(s): Iowa, Minnesota
Age Range(s): 18-25
Program: Field Crews
Region(s): Iowa, Minnesota
Age Range(s): 18-25
Status: Closed

Iowa Monarch Crew Member/Leader

Receive on the job training to learn natural resources management skills and put those skills into practice studying monarch butterfly breeding habitat. Habitat projects may include but are not limited to pollinator counts, milkweed stem counts, and maintaining and organizing field data.

Application Deadline: May 18, 2022
Start Date: May 23, 2022
Region(s): Iowa
Age Range(s): 18-25
Region(s): Iowa
Age Range(s): 18-25

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