About Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps
Northern Bedrock's mission is to develop enduring workforce and life skills in young people through service learning that supports historic preservation for the common good. Our Pathways to the Preservation Trades AmeriCorps program provides young adults (ages 18-25) the opportunity to learn real-world skills, in an effort to open the door to a future career. During the six-month field season crews work on various historic sites and structures across the state of Minnesota.
The Crew Leader position is a 900 hour AmeriCorps service term commitment that runs from late April to November. Northern Bedrock Crew Leaders supervise and work alongside 5 Crew Members, preserving and repairing historic structures throughout Minnesota. This position involves physically challenging and team-oriented work. Projects may include masonry, plaster, cemetery monument resetting and cleaning, basic carpentry, and historic landscape restoration. Work is performed primarily outdoors in all weather conditions, and all projects involve extended camping near the project site. Crew Leaders lead camping and team-building activities, and are the on-site resource for their crew members and staff during each project.Crew Leaders earn a bi-weekly living stipend, and can take advantage of student loan forbearance during their service. Upon completion of the service term, AmeriCorps members receive an education award to be used on educational expenses. All Crew Members receive training and credentials in First-Aid/CPR, OSHA, and Leave No Trace.This position is supervised by the Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps (NBHPC) Program Manager.
Stipend and Ed Award:
- Living stipend is $947.50 every two weeks
- Segal AmeriCorps Education Award-$2,960
Service Terms and Hitch Schedules:
- April 29th – November 1st, 2019
- Each Hitch: 8 days, 10 hours per day 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM (typical) travel included, 6 days off, with each project requiring camping for 4-8 consecutive days.
All applicants must complete the online application on or BEFORE January 27th to be considered for the Crew Member position.
Apply at www.northernbedrockcorps.org/join-our-americorps-team/.
For More Information Visit www.northernbedrockcorps.org
Keywords: Crew Leader, AmeriCorps, Historic Preservation, Service
Posted: January 10, 2019
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