Minnesota GreenCorps, an AmeriCorps program coordinated by the MPCA, is looking for motivated, service-minded individuals to improve the environment and build community resilience throughout the state. The MPCA is recruiting 48 full-time members to serve for 11 months, from September 2022 to August 2023. Members are placed at local governments, nonprofit organizations, and educational institutions statewide.
Members serve on projects:
- Reducing air pollutants by encouraging green transportation, electric vehicles, and building retrofits.
- Conducting community outreach and education on environmental stewardship practices.
- Implementing green infrastructure improvements to reduce stormwater runoff and improve habitat.
- Reducing waste by implementing recycling and organics programs and encouraging material reuse.
MN GreenCorps members receive a living allowance, health insurance, student loan forbearance, and an education award for future education expenses or qualified student loans. As a professional development program, members receive training and the opportunity to develop green job skills, gain professional experience, and network with environmental professionals.
Visit www.pca.state.mn.us/mngreencorps to learn more about the program, review position summaries, and apply online. Applications are due Thursday, June 16. Contact email@example.com with questions.