Minnesota GreenCorps is now accepting applications from organizations interested in hosting an AmeriCorps member for the 2021-2022 program year. The MPCA plans to place up to 48 full-time members with host sites across the state. Members serve approximately 40 hours a week for 11 months from September 2021 through August 2022. Applications are due Tuesday, March 16, 2021.
Organizations eligible to host Minnesota GreenCorps members include public entities (local, regional, state, tribal), school districts, not-for-profit institutions of higher education, and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. MN GreenCorps member projects must fit into one of four focus areas:
- Reducing air pollution
- Community readiness and outreach
- Green infrastructure improvements
- Waste reduction, recycling, and organics management