Opportunities with WisCorps
The Conservation Corps Crew Program Manager guides projects through their lifecycle; ensures member, partners and programmatic and compliance needs are met; provides WisCorps management and supervision of Field Coordinators, Crew Leads and Crew Members; oversees crew logistics and budget monitoring; collaborates with partners on program evolution. Email cover letter and resume to Eric Robertson by 5pm on February 11th 2022.
Field Crew Member
AmeriCorps Field Crew Members live and work together for the entire project season, working Monday-Friday with weekends off to travel and recreate as a group. Together, they complete projects such as: new trail construction, trail restoration, bridge/boardwalk construction, reforestation, and invasive species management.
WisCorps Field Coordinator positions are full-time seasonal based out of the La Crosse, WI headquarters. Field Coordinators are responsible for supervising Crew Leaders as well as administrative, logistical and personnel support of 2-3 field crews. Email cover letter and resume to Eric Robertson by 5pm on February 25th 2022.
Local Crew Member
AmeriCorps Local Crew Members are assigned to our La Crosse Mayor's Crew partnership for 8.5 weeks. Local Crews for young adults provide members with job skills, leadership opportunities, challenging project work and personal and professional development all within the greater La Crosse area. Crew members, ages 18-25, live at home, but may occasionally camp. Local Crew Members serve on projects Monday through Thursday with Friday focused on education.
Myrick Park Center Event Staff
Event Staff are the on-site point of contact for guests at Myrick Park Center during event reservations. They help with any facility questions, concerns, or needs that arise. Event staff ensure the space is prepped and clean prior to, during, and after events.
As an AmeriCorps Crew Leader, you will be responsible for crew safety, ensuring high quality work, building community, crew work ethics, and personal development of the Crew Members, among other responsibilities. You must be comfortable with hard work in tough conditions commonly found living and/or working in the outdoors for weeks at a time.