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WisCorps - Crew Member - Multiple Opportunities

Company: Americorps
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

WisCorps - Crew Member - Multiple Opportunities Under the supervision of an experienced leader, crews of 4 to 6 Corps Members complete high-quality work as they gain technical skills and expand their knowledge of Wisconsin's natural resources. Members will serve across the state of Wisconsin. Some responsibilities may include land management activities, plant propagation, plant installation, seed collections and site preparation. Site preparation will include herbicide applications and the use of equipment such as pruners, backpack sprayers, and brush cutters to remove undesirable plants. This position requires strenuous repetitive manual labor and working outdoors under a variety of weather conditions. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here. Member Duties : Members will have to opportunity gain many hard skills in field conservation in this role. This may include an introduction to the use of trail tools, construction or maintenance of trails, the basics of pesticide application, and the use of power tools like drills, brush saws, etc. This role will also introduce members to many land management strategies including invasive species removal and erosion control. Members will also be living together during their off-hours which will create spaces to build-up soft skills like teamwork, communication, and responsibility. Many members will be camping throughout this experience as well. Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service , Stipend , Living Allowance , Training , Housing . Terms : Uniforms provided and required . Service Areas : Environment . Skills : Team Work , General Skills , First Aid , Environment .

Keywords: Americorps, La Crosse , WisCorps - Crew Member - Multiple Opportunities, Other , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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