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Sherburne Soil & Water Conservation Seeks Summer Apprentice

Conservation Corps Minnesota is currently accepting applications for young adults, ages 18-25, for summer apprentice positions in 30 Soil and Water Conservation Districts throughout Minnesota. Apprentices will spend their summer working alongside natural resource professionals to learn hands-on skills in managing soil and water resources. Responsibilities will vary by site and may include communicating with landowners, providing educational materials, monitoring, inspecting sites, preparing reports and other conservation-related activities. The Sherburne SWCD apprentice will be based at the Elk River USDA office in Elk River, MN  55330.
Apprentices will serve as AmeriCorps members and receive a monthly living stipend of $1,235 as well as an education award of $1,493 to use towards qualifying education and student loan expenses. Educational credits may be arranged by the apprentice. The service term runs from May 18-August 14. 
Interested candidates should apply online at by March 22, 2015.
The program is funded through the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resource Trust Fund and LCCMR.