AmeriCorps Field Crews with Conservation Corps Minnesota and Iowa:

• Gain new skills
• Protect the Environment
• Meet New People
• Work Hard
• Serve The Community
• Build Professional Pathways

We accomplish this by working on a variety of outdoor projects including habitat restoration, trail construction and maintenance, tree planting/forestry, basic carpentry, invasive species management and other project work. The AmeriCorps Field Crew program prioritizes personal and professional growth while teaching hands-on conservation work and skills in the field. Members develop technical skills throughout their term while completing challenging and impactful projects outdoors.

Members have opportunities to meet new people, get outdoors and challenge themselves physically while working 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 occur throughout the Midwest, including urban and wilderness settings. No previous experience with natural resources or environmental science is required to join.

Program Dates: September 11 – December 14, 2023
Salary: From $1,810.00 per month

• Dental insurance
• Employee assistance program
• Employee discount
• Health insurance
• Paid time off
• Professional development assistance
• Referral program
• Tuition reimbursement
• Vision insurance

• 10 hour shift
• Day shift
• Monday to Friday

Tagged as: Conservation


• Must be a US Citizen, US National, or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien of the US
• Must pass a criminal history check
• High school degree, GED, or willingness to work towards obtaining a GED
• Ability and desire to work well with others in a team setting, outdoors and in all weather conditions
• Dedication to complete the full term of AmeriCorps service
• Ability to perform the Essential Service Functions, which include but are not limited to: 10 hour shifts involving physical tasks including

About Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa (CCMI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and AmeriCorps grantee that engages hundreds of youth and young adults each year in programs and initiatives that improve access to outdoor recreation, restore natural habitat, protect waterways, and respond to community needs and natural disasters. Our mission is to engage youth and young adults in meaningful service, leadership development, and environmental stewardship. Our vision is a world in which 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. Learn more at conservationcorps.org.

Application Instructions

Please visit https://conservationcorps.org/join/ to complete an application.