Here's an opportunity to work in the outdoors with young people improving the trails in Superior National Forest. Note the job application deadline is March 20, 2011.
Position: Field Specialist - Trail Maintenance
Number of Positions Available: 2
Location: Ely OR Grand Marais/Tofte Minnesota
Term: April 11 – September 15, 2011
Schedule: Full-time, Temporary, flexing schedule 10 hour days typical, some weekends required
Benefits: Stipend $1975 per month; post-service AmeriCorps education award $2675
More info at: http://conservationcorps.catsone.com/careers/index.php?m=portal&a=details&jobOrderID=384925. This photo shows a Minnesota Conservation Corps crew we saw working on trails in the BWCAW last summer. These crews are very well trained and, in our experience, build quality trails that will last for many, many years.