Summer conservation apprentice opportunity at Cook County
A summer apprenticeship position for a young adult, age 18-25, is
available at the Cook County Soil and Water Conservation District
(SWCD) through Conservation Corps Minnesota. Apprentices spend their
summer working alongside natural resource professionals. The goal is
to train and mentor future conservation professionals by providing
apprenticeship service opportunities to Soil and Water Conservation
Apprentices will serve as AmeriCorps members and will receive a
monthly living stipend and an education award of $1,468 to use towards
qualifying education and student loan expenses. The member will serve
from May 20 through August 23.
The SWCD has been chosen as one of several placement sites throughout
the state. The program is funded through the MN Environment and
Natural Resource Trust Fund and LCCMR.
Applications are required and available online at www.conservationcorps.org/apply
. The application deadline is March 29, 2013. For more information,
please contact the SWCD at (218) 387-3649 or Conservation Corps
Minnesota at (651) 209-9900.