The AmeriCorps 4-H Extension Youth Outreach Corpsmember (ages 18-25) position will focus on implementing youth development programs in natural resources and environmental education in northwestern Minnesota. Programs will be implemented in non-formal environments such as after school programs, camp programs, County Fair programs and workshops. The 4-H Extension Center for Youth Development partners with the University of Minnesota Foundation to fund operations and programs, including programs in outdoor education. Currently, Minnesota 4-H serves over 65,000 youth annually through 4-H community clubs, school enrichment, out-of-school programs, and special interest activities.
-- AmeriCorps service position (ages 18-25)
-- Term: May 16 – December 12, 2019
-- Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. typical. Flexibility required on occasion for workshops and programs.
-- Stipend: $1690/mo
-- Education award: $2960 upon successful completion of term
---- Rochester, MN
---- Crookston, MN
-- 4-year degree in area of education, natural resources, environmental education or other related fields
-- Ability to complete ATV safety training and certification course
-- Ability to work with and support youth and adults from a diverse range of experiences, cultures, and backgrounds
-- Demonstrated understanding of 4-H Outdoor Education youth development programs
-- Ability to provide leadership in planning, organizing, directing and evaluating educational programs related to outdoor 4-H education youth development programs
-- Ability to maintain and build volunteer involvement in all 4-H delivery modes
-- Flexibility and dependability
-- Willingness to learn new skills and ability to give and receive feedback
-- Computer skills
-- Skills in verbal and written communication and strong organizational skills
-- 18-25 years old.
-- Valid driver’s license, good driving record and access to personal vehicle.
-- Full term of service must be completed in order to receive the education award.
-- Gain valuable job skills applicable to any career
-- Earn an AmeriCorps education award for school expenses or to pay off qualified student loans
-- Learn about current environmental issues and network with natural resource professionals
-- Get field experience and gain natural resource management skills
For more details and a complete list of locations, qualifications and requirements, please visit our application page.
APPLY ONLINE: conservationcorps.org/apply
DEADLINE: March 29, 2019
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