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AmeriCorps Crew Leaders

2024 Position Dates:

Summer Session - 5/20 - 8/9 or 8/23/24

Fall Session - 9/2 - 11/15/24

Position Type:
$550 Per Week
Housing*, Food, Transportation & Certifications
Wilderness First Aid & Adult CPR
Chainsaw Safety Training
Herbicide & Pesticide Certification & Licensing
Trails & Restoration Trainings
Education Award
Up To $4,825

Will Begin Accepting Summer Applications in January 2024

Want to live, work & play outside?

We're hiring crew leaders for all crews! Take your skills to the next level. Develop your field leadership and conservation skills leading a group of motivated young adults on a wide range of natural resource management projects on Upper Midwest public lands. 

Ready To Apply?

  • Able to perform field duties while exposed to adverse conditions such as inclement weather and biting insects

  • Willingness and ability to use herbicide, chainsaws, and any other tools required to complete assigned tasks

  • Leadership experience as summer camp counselor, trip leader, mentor, tutor, resident assistant, or other related experience

  • Participants must provide their own personal camping items such as all-leather boots, sleeping bags, backpacks, water containers and raingear; WisCorps has a small library of outdoor gear that may be borrowed for a season (supplies limited)

  • Must be able to commit to the full 12 or 14-week season

  • Passionate about environmental causes and creating community through environmental service

  • Understanding or willingness to learn various conservation practices or land management techniques

  • Ability to problem-solve, make decisions, and think creatively

  • Proficient communication skills

  • Possess a valid driver’s license and excellent driver record

  • Upon hire, all WisCorps Crew Leaders must consent to a Criminal History Check; service with WisCorps will be considered probationary until all results are returned and have been reviewed

WisCorps provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran per applicable federal, state, and local laws. We are committed to assuring equal employment opportunity and equal access to services, programs, and activities for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability, and need to access information in an alternative format, or need it translated into another language, please contact us at 608-782-2494, by email at or Wisconsin Relay 711.


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