One third of the people who live in the city of Duluth are living in poverty or are considered to be working poor. Community Action Duluth is doing whatever it takes to help people who are struggling to cover basic needs.

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Duluth Stream Corps Crew Member - Seasonal Position

Hiring 3 positions

Duluth Stream Corps is stream restoration and transitional employment program of Community Action Duluth.
Duluth Stream Corps employs Duluthians with employment barriers in transitional, wage-paid jobs, to plant trees and remove invasive plants. Crew members will receive employment and financial coaching (as part of their paid work week), to assist them in reaching the goal of finding and transitioning into permanent employment. Crew members will be expected to meet regularly with their coach.

The Position
The Crew Member position, is a 40 hours/week position, grant-funded through September 15, with a strong possibility that work would continue into January 2018, pending funding. Work hours are 7am – 3:30pm, Monday through Friday. The starting wage for this position is $13/hour. Benefits include: PTO, holiday pay and access to an Employee Assistance Program.

Major Responsibilities
As an integral part of our employment programs and green initiatives, the Stream Corps Crew Members have three key responsibilities:

  • Physical Labor
    Work 8 hour days lifting up to 50 lbs, planting trees, installing protection, cutting vegetation with handsaws and loppers, dragging brush, applying herbicide, carrying supplies to and from projects sites, shoveling, bending, etc.
  • Education and Training
    Help ensure a safe and productive work environment by completing safety training and maintaining equipment.
  • Represent Duluth Stream Corps and Community Action Duluth           
    Model the core qualities of crew member: Safe, hardworking, enthusiastic and knowledgeable, both in informal and formal public settings.

Application Deadline March 24, 2017
Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. Please send resume and two references via e-mail to jobs@communityactionduluth.org and put “Crew Member” in the subject line. Please also indicate how you heard about the position opening.

You may also mail/drop off resumes and references at our office:
Community Action Duluth
2424 West 5th Street, Suite 102
Duluth, Minnesota 55806 

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We are currently seeking to hire 3 Seeds of Success Crew Members!

We're looking for 3 folks who are have experienced long-term unemployment/under-employment or a lack of employment history to join our Seeds of Success crew. Candidates should have an interest in working outdoors in all weather conditions, be able to reliably work a set schedule, be open to constructive criticism and eager to work in a diverse environment. As a part of this program, crew members will receive employment, education and financial coaching as a part of their paid work week to assist them in reaching the goal of finding and transitioning into long-term employment or further education.

The Position
The Crew Member position, is a 32 hours/week position, grant-funded through mid- October 2017, with a possibility that work would continue into the winter months, pending funding. Work hours are 8am – 4:30pm, Monday through Thursday. The starting wage for this position is $11/hour. Benefits include: PTO, holiday pay and access to an Employee Assistance Program.

Community Action Duluth is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that diversity of background and perspective are strengths. We seek to continue to grow a diverse, highly committed, skilled, and collaborative staff.

A full job description is attached. Interested candidates can apply by sending cover letter, resume and references to jobs@communityactionduluth.org with the subject line "Seeds of Success Crew Member" by April 6, 2017. 

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Community Action Duluth is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We believe that diversity of background and perspective are strengths, and seek to continue to grow a diverse, highly committed, skilled, and collaborative staff. 

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