La Crosse Mayor's Crew Member Position Description

Season:
Summer (June 21- July 30, 2021)
Position Type:
Full-time/Seasonal
Applicants must be 16-18 years old and a resident of the City of La Crosse, WI.
Compensation:
$300/week, lunch provided daily, on the job training

Quick Facts

AmeriCorps Members earn an award for tuition or qualified loans
*16 year olds are not eligible for AmeriCorps

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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)

Qualifications

  • 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)

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WisCorps, Inc.

789 Myrick Park Dr.

La Crosse, WI 54601

608-782-2494

staff@wiscorps.org