Minnesota GreenCorps AmeriCorps Member

Americorps Minnesota

Americorps Minnesota


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Job Description

Organization: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, MN GreenCorps Program

Position: Minnesota GreenCorps AmeriCorps Member

Minnesota GreenCorps, an AmeriCorps program coordinated by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, is looking for community-focused individuals to serve with local governments, non-profits, or educational institutions statewide for an 11 month AmeriCorps term, September through August.

Position Summary: Minnesota GreenCorps is a statewide AmeriCorps program coordinated by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, with a mission to preserve and protect Minnesota's environment and strengthen communities. MN GreenCorps members serve full-time for 11 months at environmental nonprofits, government agencies, or educational institutions throughout the state. Members address critical environmental issues while gaining green job skills and networking with environmental professionals.

Members serve on projects in one of the four environmental areas:

Member activities may include: delivering environmental education, implementing sustainability-related projects, collecting, benchmarking and analyzing data, improving habitat, implementing recycling programs, collaborating with community members, and mobilizing volunteers.

Term Dates and Schedule:

AmeriCorps Service Term: September 18, 2019 – August 18, 2020

Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm typical. Occasional evenings/weekends may be required for some positions.

Location: 44 positions are available in cities throughout Minnesota. Housing is not provided, members must secure housing near the service location. Applicants may indicate geographic area preferences on the application.

Benefits: Members earn a monthly stipend of approximately $1,428 per month, offer of health insurance, student loan forbearance on eligible loans, and an education award of up to $6,095 that may be used for education expenses or to pay off qualified student loans. Members receive training from the MPCA quarterly, develop green job skills, gain professional experience, network with environmental professionals, and are paired with a mentor who provides on-going guidance.


Application Instructions:

Visit www.pca.state.mn.us/mngreencorps to learn more about the program and apply. Applicants may indicate the focus area and region of the state where they want to serve on the application.

Application Deadline: June 28, 2019

Please direct questions to mngreencorps.pca@state.mn.us

Requirements & Qualifications

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