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Hello everyone. Thank you for clicking and reading the Founder's Blog. Today I'd like to offer you an inside track to a great job opportunity, and training for career advancement I found online. The position offered is an Administrative Assistant to the Payroll & Finance Manager of Conservation Corps of MN & IA.
As I believe Conservation Corps to be a nonprofit that believes in diversity, I personally encourage African Americans and persons classified as having minority descant to apply.
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After that please read up on the other exciting paid job, and career training opportunities for youth and young adults ages 15 to 25!
60 Plato Blvd, Ste 210, Saint Paul MN 55107
Conservation Corps is a 501(c)(3) that provides hands-on environmental stewardship and service-learning opportunities to youth and young adults while accomplishing conservation, natural resource management and emergency response work.
Position: Administrative Assistant
Location: St. Paul, MN
Reports to: Payroll & Finance Manager
- Provide a positive impression as the first point of contact with Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
- Provide administrative support to Conservation Corps headquarters staff
- Manage multiple databases for various departments
- Maintain office supply inventory and large conference room set-up
- Serve as primary contact for external inquiries, staff front desk / reception area and main telephone line
- Assist Finance department with timekeeping tracking system management and processing credit card statements
- Assist with general Finance duties as assigned
- Assist with planning and/or implementation of department and program-specific events as needed
- Assist Program staff with onboarding of program participants, including helping to prepare hiring paperwork and assisting with participant entry into payroll system
- Maintain office supply inventory, manage office equipment and large conference room setup, and make bulk program purchases
- Manage postage / postage machine and distribute incoming office mail to staff
- High School Diploma
- Advanced proficiency with MS Excel
- Experience managing databases
- Proficiency with MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint
- Excellent organization and communication skills
- Professional demeanor and good interpersonal skills
- Self-motivated, with proven ability to organize and prioritize work and meet critical deadlines.
- Positive attitude, enthusiasm and commitment to Conservation Corps mission and values.
- Bachelor’s Degree or 2-year Associates Degree in Office Administration or related field
- Previous experience with nonprofit organizations
- Familiarity with AmeriCorps and/or environmental conservation work
- This is a benefits-eligible, 30 hours/week, hourly position. Flexible scheduling available.
- Occasional evening and weekend work is required.
AmeriCorps Opportunities (ages 18-25)
AmeriCorps is a national service program that addresses challenges in our communities through the dedicated service of its members. Members join to give back to their communities while gaining a foundation of marketable skills for natural resource careers. If you are 18-25 years old, interested in national and community service and want to gain job skills in natural resource management, youth leadership, or energy conservation, join Conservation Corps!
- Field Crews based throughout Minnesota and Iowa complete natural resource projects and emergency response work during an 8-10 month or summer term. Field AmeriCorps members serve on a crew of their peers, all ages 18-25.
- Youth Outdoors Leaders engage Saint Paul and Minneapolis teens from low-income homes in educational activities and service-learning projects afterschool and Saturdays during fall and spring school semesters. When not leading youth, AmeriCorps members perform natural resource management projects.
- Individual Placements serve directly in nonprofit or government agencies that provide skills training in conservation-related projects such as educational and interpretive programs, volunteer management, community outreach, GIS mapping, and trail and wildlife surveying.
- Conservation Apprentices serve alongside a natural resource professional in a Minnesota Soil and Water Conservation District, learning hands-on skills in managing soil and water resources.
- Summer Youth Corps Leaders engage teenagers in a residential summer program, camping throughout the region to restore natural resources and learn about the environment.
Corpsmembers are participants (not employees) and receive a living allowance rather than an hourly wage. AmeriCorps members are eligible for an education award at the end of the service term and receive training in technical and work skills as well as civic engagement and leadership skills.
Want to see what our crews are up to? Check out our blog or follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram!
Looking for a staff position? Visit our employment page for current staff openings.
Youth Opportunities (ages 15-18)
If you would like to work outdoors in teams to improve the environment, check out Conservation Corps youth programs.
In the Summer Youth Corps, you will live in tents and help restore natural areas for four weeks, mid-June to mid-July or mid-July to mid-August. Starting with four days of training, you then spike camp throughout the region improving trails, removing invasive plants, planting trees, installing rain gardens and restoring native habitats. READ MORE.
Youth Outdoors is our afterschool program for Saint Paul, Ramsey County and Minneapolis teens, ages 15 to 18. You will meet at Rec Centers in your neighborhood for 12 hours per week. During weekday work, you’ll explore science and the environment and prepare for Saturday projects when you may lead neighborhood volunteers to improve parks and restore natural resources. READ MORE.
The Bridges Project provides the next step for teenagers interested in a career in the environmental field. This program builds on previous experience with Conservation Corps – or a similar work and training program – and places youth crews alongside professionals and scientists to offer in-depth experiences and advanced training. If you are interested in pursuing a career in the environmental field, this program is for you. READ MORE.