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The Minnesota Green Corps, a Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) program, is now accepting applications from organizations interested in hosting an AmeriCorps member for the 2017-2018 program year.  Applications from eligible organizations interested in hosting MN GreenCorps members are due by 5:00 pm CDT on Friday, March 17, 2017.

Host site application materials, including a detailed guidance document and the application are available on the Minnesota GreenCorps website. Please direct questions to

The MPCA plans to place up to 40 full-time members with various host sites across the state. Members serve approximately 40 hours a week for 11 months beginning in mid to late September 2017 through August 2018.

Minnesota GreenCorps is an environmentally focused AmeriCorps program coordinated by the MPCA, which places AmeriCorps members with organizations around the state to spend a year of service addressing critical environmental issues, while gaining experience and learning valuable job skills.

Eligible organizations include public entities (local, regional, state, tribal), school districts, not for profit institutions of higher education, and 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organizations. Organizations may apply for Minnesota GreenCorps members who will serve on projects in the areas of:

  • Air Quality (including Energy Conservation and Green Transportation)
  • Waste Prevention and Recycling
  • Green Infrastructure (including Local Foods, Stormwater, and Urban Forestry)
  • Living Green

To apply to be a host site and for more information on the program, please visit

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