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Seasonal Field Crew Member

  • Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
  • 04/27/22
  • Saint Paul, MN
  • 55107
  • $1,610/month plus an education award of $1,678- $3 / Monthly
  • Full-Time
Seasonal Field Crew Member

Field Crews serve outdoors restoring habitat, managing natural resources, and occasionally responding to natural disasters or community needs. Field Crews prioritize personal and professional growth while teaching hands-on conservation skills in the field. Members develop technical skills throughout their term while completing challenging and impactful conservation projects. Field Crews complete projects in partnership with public land management agencies such as the State Department of Natural Resources, US Fish & Wildlife Service, National Park Service, cities, counties, and trail associations. Projects vary by location, but may include:

Invasive species management

Stream bank stabilization, erosion control

Prescribed burning

Trail construction & maintenance

Tree planting

Basic carpentry

Wild land fire suppression

Emergency response

We provide hands-on job skills training and certifications. This position does not require prior experience in natural resources.

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa envisions a world where everyone has equitable access to nature, is equipped to succeed in career and life, and is empowered to make a difference in conserving natural resources.

Women, BIPOC, LGBTQ people, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Entry level, no prior experience necessary

Term: May August or May December

Locations across Minnesota and Iowa

Typical schedule: Full-time 40 hours per week, Monday-Thursday, 7:00 AM 5:30 PM. Hours may vary by location and project. Overnight travel (4-12 consecutive days) is often required.


Stipend: $1,610/month

Education award: $1,678 - $3,172 that can be used on qualifying student loans or education expenses

Up to 20% of time spent on skills training, development, and certifications

Health insurance

Childcare assistance

Student loan forbearance on qualifying loans

Access to member assistance fund

Networking and career development events and opportunities

Access to the AmeriCorps alumni network


US Citizen, national, or permanent resident (per AmeriCorps eligibility guidelines)

Ability and desire to work well with others in a team setting, outdoors and in all weather conditions

Commitment to upholding Corps values of safety, service, respect, equity and community

High school degree, GED, or willingness to work towards obtaining a GED

For more details and a complete list of locations, qualifications, duties, and benefits, please visit our application page.

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