Position Summary:
The Recruitment Specialist supports the organization’s recruitment processes to enroll and hire 250+ AmeriCorps (ages 18-25) and 250 youth+ (ages 15-18) Corpsmember positions. This position works in coordination with CCMI’s recruitment manager, recruitment marketing team, and program staff to identify, coordinate and conduct outreach efforts aimed at targeted constituencies and organizations in both local and statewide markets. This position assists with the compilation of target lists and venues for recruitment activities, strategic outreach, and relationship-building efforts. Multiple positions available.

The Recruitment Specialist reports directly to the Recruitment Manager.

Key Responsibilities:
• Compile and build CCMI’s applicant sources by researching and contacting community organizations, schools, and internet sites; represent CCMI at job fairs and outreach events.
• Reach out to and connect with prospective applicants to share information about CCMI.
• Assist with posting CCMI positions on various job boards and websites.
• Work with the recruitment manager to implement tactics and measure progress against the organization’s established JEDI goals.
• Work in conjunction with recruitment manager to help maintain and leverage relationships with higher education and community partner placement offices as a source to generate recruiting opportunities. This includes participating in job/career fairs and community events to widen CCMI’s presence in the community.
• Research alternate places/markets to target for recruitment purposes to broaden CCMI presence and attract a diverse group of participants.
• Work closely with the marketing and communications team to ensure branding and messaging consistency in all recruitment materials, online job profiles, media, and advertising of positions.

Tagged as: Administrative Staff


• GED or equivalent and at least 2 years professional work experience.
• Excellent communication skills, and creative problem-solving skills.
• Outgoing, self-starter, comfortable with speaking on behalf of and representing CCMI with external audiences.
• Willingness to travel regionally to participate in outreach activities, job fairs, Corps events, and partner meetings. Some overnight travel may be required. Valid driver’s license required.
• Demonstrated commitment to just

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

How to Apply: Qualified candidates should apply by sending a resume AND cover letter to [email protected] Please include Recruitment Specialist in the email subject line. Priority application deadline: December 9, 2022