March 2012 Archives

Applications are being accepted for Summer Youth Sports Instructors/Coaches. These positions will instruct children on the fundamental skills of t-ball (3 - 5 years old) and softball (6 - 14 years old) and/or soccer (3 - 14 years old) in a fun, supportive, supervised and safe environment. Applicant must be able to attend all training and be available for all program dates and meetings. Program runs June 6 - July 31.


General knowledge of softball and/or soccer. Ability to lead a group of children independently, under limited supervision. Must have good judgment and decision making skills. Have a genuine desire to work with children. Ability to communicate orally and in writing. Applicant must be able to stand, talk, write, hear, balance, run, sit, kick, kneel, throw and lift up to 25 pounds. Applicant must have their own vehicle for transportation (some staff do move between park sites each night).

Special Requirements

Experience working with children in a structured and/or recreational setting. Course work in elementary education, child development, recreation programming or related field. First Aid/CPR Certification.

City of Brooklyn Center Youth Sport Coach, Summer 2012.pdf

The International Crane Foundation (ICF) is seeking to fill an Interpretive Naturalist Internship position in 2012.

Interpretive Naturalist Interns will develop and lead daily interpretive tours at ICF; interact and assist the general public with ICF site orientation on a daily basis; gain experience planning, designing, and evaluating interpretive programs; educate and inspire people about the world's 15 crane species and the ecosystems on which they depend; create, implement, and present one or several individualized, self-directed projects related to the goals and objectives of the ICF Communication and Education Department.

Interpretive Naturalist Internships begins June 2012 and runs through November 2012. A $550/month stipend and excellent on-site housing accommodations are provided.

Qualifications include a bachelor's degree; good communication and writing skills; and an ability to teach diverse audiences in a non-formal setting. Candidates should demonstrate a strong interest/background in the fields of interpretation, environmental education, conservation biology, ornithology, education, graphic design, film/documentary production, or other related fields. All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States at the time they apply. Candidates without a work visa must obtain one before they will be considered for an internship. Excellent oral and written English communication skills are necessary.

Applicants should send a one page cover letter, two page resume, and contact information for three references to: Mr. Cully Shelton, Interpretive Program Manager (

Deadline for submissions: Friday, April 20th, 2012.

ICF Interpretive Naturalist, Job Description.pdf

Summer Jobs at Chippewa National Forest

See the attached document.

Chippewa National Forest, Summer 2012

Summer Job Opportunity at Conservation Corps Minnesota

Conservation Corps Minnesota is hiring 22 crew leaders to co-lead teams of 6 high school aged youth on work projects in state and national parks this summer. The youth and crew leaders are paid for their work maintaining trails, renovating camp sites, removing invasive plants and other conservation work. Nights and weekends are spent camping in state and national parks as well as doing recreational activities near their work location. The position is through AmeriCorps so crew leaders have to be American citizens, and they receive a living stipend, free room and board, free transportation, and an education award for finishing their term of service.

The application is online at and is due March 23rd. More information can be found at

Please contact Nina Eagin for additional details.

Nina Eagin
Summer Youth Corps Coordinator
Conservation Corps Minnesota
2715 Upper Afton Road #100
Maplewood, MN 55119
Phone: (651) 209-9900 x27
Fax: (651) 209-9901

Internship Opportunity at Gopher Sports Marketing

Gopher Sports Marketing is currently accepting internship applications for the 2012-13 Gopher Sports Marketing Internship program. - These are for the listings of our full-time internships. - These are for the undergraduate Gopher Sports Marketing internships.

For more information, please contact Amanda Hoehn.

Amanda Hoehn
Assistant Director
Gopher Sports Marketing
4 Oak Street SE - Suite 159 - Minneapolis, MN 55455
612.624.4528 (o) - 612-209-7164 (c) - 612-626-8379 (f)

Park and Recreation Summer Job Opportunity in Coon Rapids, MN

See the attached flyers. Contact Ryan Gunderson for more details.

Ryan Gunderson
Coon Rapids Recreation Coordinator
Office: 763-767-6513

Coon Rapids Rec Aide

Rec Aide Position Description

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