La Crosse Mayor's Crew Member Position Description
Summer (June 21- July 30, 2021)
Applicants must be 16-18 years old and a resident of the City of La Crosse, WI.
$300/week, lunch provided daily, on the job training
*16 year olds are not eligible for AmeriCorps
Mayor’s Crew Members make a positive impact in La Crosse public lands, community spaces, and neighborhoods through a diverse set of projects. These projects focus on caring for the environment, helping community members, and assisting local non-profit organizations.
Crew Members experience a wide variety of learning experiences including environmental education, career exploration, and outdoor recreation. The Crew Member position is service orientated, where there are opportunities to grow professional and personal skills while contributing to the community. 17 & 18 year olds will also be enrolled in AmeriCorps and will earn an education award in the amount of $1,342.86 after completing 300 service hours.
Crew Members must have transportation to WisCorps in the morning and transportation home from WisCorps at the end of each day.
Be an active, inclusive, and contributing member of the crew
Maintain a positive attitude and commitment to caring for the community and environment
Follow instructions, focus on personal safety
Abide by all WisCorps policies and procedures
Ability to work the entire 6-week season
Complete 300 hours of AmeriCorps Service (17 & 18 year olds)
16-18 years of age
Resident of the City of La Crosse
Enjoys outside and helping people, animals, and/or the environment
Motivated to learn and work through challenging situations (weather, bugs, etc.)
17 & 18 year olds must pass a criminal history check to be eligible for AmeriCorps (16 year olds are not eligible for AmeriCorps)