2023 Individual Placement Opportunities
Program Support Team Member
10/2/23 - 5/31/24
Camp Decorah is a Boy Scouts of America (Scouts BSA) Camp that offers summer camp, and camp and cabin rentals. The purpose is to provide a variety of summer camp and other program experiences which expose youth to a variety of outdoor and life skills and provides a fun, safe program. Programs will be provided to both Scouting groups as well as other youth organizations and members of the public. The Program Support Team Member provides programming to youth attendees at Camp Decorah and also assist in providing a variety of support functions for other Camp Decorah & Gateway Area Council programming. They will also aim to grow support of Camp programming and property usage. When needed they will use their program skills to help provide programming to youth in the region.
Will Begin Accepting Summer Applications in January 2024
2023 Quick Facts
Full-time, temporary (35 weeks)
Monday, 10/2/23 --> Friday, 5/31/24 (35 wks)
Compensation / Benefits:
Weekly living stipend
Room & board provided at some locations
AmeriCorps Members earn an award for tuition or qualified loans
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.
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