Host sites can get a great deal of benefit from GreenCorps members, who are bright, motivated, energetic and capable.
A couple of former host site supervisors share some thoughts on the value Minnesota GreenCorps brought to their organizations, and advice for those considering being a host site in the future.
CentraCare Health is a not-for-profit health care system serving more than 800,000 people throughout central Minnesota, and has hosted three GreenCorps members.
Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota (BikeMN) is a nonprofit operating throughout Minnesota. "Being a GreenCorps host site has been amazing...if you're on the fence for applying for a host site, you should definitely do it!”
Mississippi Park Connection is the nonprofit partner of Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, the Twin Cities’ local National Park.
Hutchinson (pop. 15,000) has a long history of innovation and interest in managing our impacts to the environment. Using members of GreenCorps has been a way to complement the work of municipal staff teams that work on environmental issues.
PartnerSHIP 4 Health is a collaboration of organizations in west-central Minnesota dedicated to improving the health of residents. They were selected as a host site for two GreenCorps member projects.