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2023 Individual Placement Opportunities

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Recreation Assistant
 2 Positions Available

Chequamegon-Nicolet’s West Zone Recreation Assistant will perform a variety of work in support of the recreation program based in Hayward, WI. The Recreation Assistant will assist recreation staff with maintenance and upkeep of multiple campgrounds, trailheads/trails, day use areas, and dispersed campsites throughout the CNNF’s West Zone Rec program

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Land Steward and Outreach Member

The AmeriCorps Land Steward and Outreach Member, serving with both Mississippi Valley Conservancy and Friends of the Blufflands, will provide opportunities for gaining practical conservation stewardship and outreach skills while exploring career options, to promote community service and environmental awareness through community engagement and volunteerism in the outdoors.

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Stewardship Coordinator

Waukesha County Land Conservancy and Tall Pines Conservancy's Stewardship Coordinator will have a wide range of responsibilities including leading stewardship workdays, conducting property monitoring visits, overseeing current and soliciting new volunteer positions, assisting with grant writing (excluding federal grants), land management planning, and more. They will also assist with activities that advance the missions of WCLC and TPC, by raising the visibility of our work and growing support among new and existing stakeholders.

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Environmental Education Coordinator

Camp Ehawee’s Environmental Education Coordinator will be responsible for leading garden and nature focused programs for girls attending Summer Camp as they complete the badge requirements for each week. The Placement will lead activities such as planting, harvesting, and live animal presentations. They will also act as the caretaker for the animals in the nature center. The Placement will provide meaningful experiences for girls as they teach and guide them through nature based curriculum.

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Recreation and Habitat Restoration Specialist

Perrot State Park’s Recreation and Habitat Restoration Specialist will perform a variety of conservation work regarding trail construction, habitat restoration, and park maintenance. They will also act as the point person regarding the Buffalo River State Trail which connects Fairchild, WI and Mondovi, WI.

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Summer Environmental Educator
4 Positions Available

Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary's Environmental Educators will work with the Program Coordinator to implement effective and interactive environmental education programs for youth at our facility. Environmental Educators can expect a fun, welcoming work atmosphere that also provides invaluable job experience.

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Summer Project Leader
 2 Positions Available

Kenosha County's Summer Project Leader will be responsible for providing opportunities through the Kenosha County Summer Youth Program. They will spend a majority of their time in the field leading projects alongside youth crews and crew counselors. The Summer Project Leader will also accomplish meaningful outdoor conservation projects and gain experience in other areas of conservation while exploring career options. They will be supported and mentored by Kenosha County Parks headquarters staff and leaders throughout their term of service.

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Naturalist
2 Positions Available

The Ridges Sanctuary is seeking motivated individuals to join our team of naturalists. The primary responsibilities will be developing and leading educational programs for The Ridges Backpack Adventure Camps, leading guided hikes for adults and families, and to assist visitors at the Nature Center and along the trail. Other experiences include weekly immersion into the operations of the Organization including our Orchid Research Project, Land Management, and other special projects throughout the summer.

2023 Quick Facts

Position Type:
Full-time, temporary (12 weeks)
Summer Dates:
Tuesday, 5/30 --> Friday, 8/18/23
Compensation / Benefits:
$500/weekly living allowance
Room & board provided at some locations
AmeriCorps Members earn an award for tuition or qualified loans
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Overview

Individual Placement AmeriCorps Members serve with WisCorps partner organizations focused on the areas of natural resource conservation and environmental education.   


WisCorps’ Individual Placement Program through AmeriCorps / Serve Wisconsin provides opportunities for dedicated AmeriCorps members to gain practical conservation and educator skills while working with a site mentor and exploring career options.

Members promote community service and environmental awareness through direct training and service in the outdoors while participating in community engagement projects. Service Members serve at a single placement site, receive a biweekly stipend and AmeriCorps benefits
that correlate to their term of service. Upon successful completion of their service hours, Individual Placements receive a Segal Education Award correlating to the number of service hours completed.

Individual Placement Members will be responsible for participating in valuable opportunities focusing on environmentally conscious activities through programming for community involvement. Members will spend time researching, maintaining and cultivating interest in area community gardens, community conservation programs, and assist with volunteer mobilization and recruitment. Members will be supported and mentored by WisCorps headquarters staff, placement site staff, and team leaders throughout their term of service.
 

 

Check out each position descriptions above for our current openings!

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